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Nigel Spence: Another Reason to Love Jamaican Food

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor The more health related remedies that show up on the market as the newest and latest innovation, is the more I realize that the standard old school Jamaican way of life before fast food joints showed …

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The 15 Best Jamaica Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Does any island in the Caribbean have a more diverse hotel product than Jamaica? It’s a destination that has a simply staggering number of high-quality hotels, each with a strikingly unique identity and character — every one a destination in its …

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LATAM Launches New Flights to Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica, like many Caribbean destinations, has long talked about courting more tourism from Latin America. Now, it’s about to get a lot of help in that regard. Leading Latin American carrier LATAM Airlines Group has …

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spirit jamaica flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is planning a big expansion to the Caribbean island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which has been significantly ramping up its flight network in the Caribbean, will be …

jamaica caribbean golf

 By Alexander Britell ROSE HALL — As you move up the circular driveway, past bougainvilleas, peering at white columns, it reminds you of a place in Georgia, even if for only a moment. This is the Half Moon Golf Club, the …

caribbean hotel industry sluggish

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is missing a huge opportunity to reap the economic benefits of tourism, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Frank Comito said this week. Empty hotel rooms are costing the region billions of dollars …

barbados caribbean vacations

 The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats. And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to …

jamaica all inclusive new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held …

jamaica trelawny

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Trelawny the next Montego Bay? The parish of Trelawny, the next parish east of the tourism hub of St James (home to Montego Bay), is seeing significant hotel development growth. “Trelawny can no longer …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking up for Jamaica’s tourism industry. The destination, which just concluded its annual Jamaica Product Exchange tourism conference in Montego Bay this week, looks to have strong momentum both for this upcoming tourist …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals has already taken the overwater bungalow concept into the Caribbean — and now it’s going further. The Caribbean resort brand has debuted a new overwater bar at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista ship has made its debut in Galveston. The ship immediately becomes the largest ever ship to homeport in the Texas port. Carnival Vista, part of the company’s newest and largest …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joani Zaccaro, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

LATAM Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

barbados caribbean vacations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Earlier this year, Canadian carrier WestJet launched its new low-cost airline, Swoop. And it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the new carrier launched its first Caribbean flights. Well, its happened. …