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Jamaica Tourism Numbers Keep Climbing

 Jamaica’s tourism arrival number continue to climb, six months since the country reopened its borders for international tourism.  In fact, the country reported its highest seven-day arrival figures since the reopening for the period Dec. 22-28, with just over 21,000 …

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Jamaica’s Half Moon Reopens Founders Cove Resort

 Since 1954, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s iconic resorts. And now it’s back. Jamaica’s Half Moon has reopened its signature Founders Cove resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening comes after Half Moon recently relaunched its newest addition, the …

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WestJet Relaunching Aruba Flights

 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is relaunching its service to Aruba as part of a broader resumption of Caribbean service.  The carrier will launch once-weekly service between Toronto and Aruba on Jan. 5.  That’s along with a relaunch of service between …

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 The peak tourist season is now underway in Jamaica, and the country’s tourism officials are expressing “cautious optimism” that the industry will continue to experience a recovery.  More than 4,000 passengers arrived in Jamaica on Dec. 12, the highest daily …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch two daily routes to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The low-cost carrier will be relaunching daily flights from both Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway to Montego …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has debuted its newest adults-only resort in Jamaica, the product of a complete transformation of the Riu Montego Bay resort.  The new adults-only Riu Montego Bay officially opened its doors this week, set on the beach …

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 Caribbean Airlines is relaunching its flights between New York and Montego Bay, Jamaica, the carrier said this week.  On Dec. 19, the Trinidad-based airline will resume the route, with flights from Montego Bay to New York on Saturdays and Sundays …

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 JetBlue has launched its newest service to the Caribbean with a new route from Newark to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new route, which kicked off this week, is operating weekly on Saturdays. “We are very happy to …

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 Canada’s Sunwing Airlines has officially returned to the Caribbean.  The first Sunwing flight to the Caribbean since March landed this weekend in Punta Cana, part of a return to what the company is calling “responsible travel.” Sunwing will be running …

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 If a fortune teller had stirred her tea leaves left instead of right one day in 1962, the world outside of Jamaica might never have heard of ska, reggae, or Bob Marley. That’s how close legendary record producer and Island …

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 Southwest Airlines has kicked off its newest international route, with new service from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The move marks the reestablishment of the carrier’s service to Puerto Vallarta, with daily nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  …

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 One of Jamaica’s top wellness resorts has reopened its doors with the relaunch of the Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica resort.  The all-inclusive Rose Hall-area resort welcomed back its first guests this weekend.  The reopening of the 49-suite property means parent …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another resort in the Caribbean, this time its newly-transformed Sandals South Coast resort in Jamaica.  The all-inclusive resort has relaunched with a new kind of hotel room for the brand: the Swim-Up Rondoval Suites, which …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is returning to the Caribbean in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Oct. 4, West Jet will be relaunching flights to a host of Caribbean destinations, including Kingston, Montego Bay and Cancun.  That will include routes …

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 JetBlue is continuing its plans for a major expansion in the Caribbean this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company’s recently-announced Caribbean push will also include a trio of new routes from Raleigh-Durham to the wider region.  That will …

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 JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, the carrier announced this week, with new routes across the region from Aruba to St Maarten.  On Nov. 19, JetBlue will be launching seven new nonstop routes to the …

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 Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop will be relaunching its service to popular Caribbean destinations including Cancun and Montego Bay, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Swoop will relaunch its operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Oct. 25, with plans to resume flights …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …