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The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Montego Bay

   Montego Bay, Jamaica’s “Second City,” is not only the gateway to the island for millions of visitors, it’s also a hub for the island’s numerous all-inclusive resorts. In many ways, this is one of the Caribbean capitals of all-inclusive …

Royal Caribbean’s Latest Ship Makeover

 Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas cruise ships is returning for Western Caribbean itineraries after a month-long dry dock. The ship will be homeporting in Galveston, Texas for seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries. The ship will visit destinations including Belize City, …

Expedia Says Demand For This Caribbean Island Is Surging

 Antigua seeing a huge surge in travel demand right now, according to the latest travel data from Expedia. The Eastern Caribbean island reported nearly 50 percent growth in travel demand via the company’s platforms in the third quarter of 2015. The …

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 Sandals has become one of the Caribbean’s best-known and successful brands, but at its heart, it remains about the simple things: a well-made cocktail; good, old-fashioned, service; delicious food. Oh, and beaches like this one at Sandals Montego Bay. Here’s …

 A new focus on reggae By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This February, Montego Bay will host its first annual reggae carnival. The carnival will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 AM every day throughout the month at varying locations. The …

 Jamaica’s just as beautiful under the sea. Or is it even more beautiful? CJ recently took an offshore snorkeling excursion from the Sandals Montego Bay resort to see the life beneath the water off the coast of Montego Bay. Here’s …

 There’s a reason so many people come to Montego Bay every year – it’s one of the most beautiful places in Jamaica, and home to some of the island’s finest resorts. Chief among them is the legendary Half Moon, which calls …

 In the Caribbean, an airport hotel means something very, very different than what you’re used to. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe you’re traveling with little ones; jetting off on a quick getaway; or you’ve already flown across the country …

 American Airlines has officially begun its new nonstop service from Los Angeles to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The carrier will be operating twice-weekly service to Jamaica from the West Coast on Fridays and Saturdays. The flights will depart Los Angeles at …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Jamaica-based tour operator Island Routes is bringing some sass to the safety video with a musical version that debuted on board the company’s new fleet of buses this week. Written, produced and performed by a …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guests at the all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay will enjoy an easy, affordable way to hit the links with the launch of a new Golf Away package. The package – available to adults ages 18 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is continuing its Caribbean expansion out of its hub at Houston’s Hobby Airport. The carrier launched service between Houston and Montego Bay, Jamaica on Sunday. The Houston-Montego Bay flight departs at 10:35 AM, returning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hospital has officially opened its doors in Jamaica. The $19.3 million USD Hospital Montego Bay was officially opened by the Spanish-owned Hospiten group in the Rose Hall area of St James. The …

 The Jamaica Product Exchange begins By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — Jamaica’s leading tourism conference, JAPEX, opened to an enthusiastic crowd Sunday evening at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. This is the 25th edition of JAPEX, which first launched in 1990. At the time, …

 Expansion in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel firm Sunwing is offering new all inclusive cruises from both Havana and Montego Bay, the company announced. The all-inclusive packges will be on board the MSC Opera beginning in …

 A big step for the Canadian carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet has taken delivery of the first of four new Boeing 767-300 extended range aircraft, the company announced. The new planes will allow the airline to begin serving …

 A major Caribbean hotel expansion By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts is having a big 2015. The company announced that it would be adding three more all-inclusive Caribbean resorts to its development pipeline: Breathless Montego Bay Resort and Spa, Breathless …

 Jamaica’s Elegant Corridor lights up By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor has unveiled a major new lighting project. Jamaica’s Tourism Enhancement Fund has financed the installation of 797 new state-of-the-art LED lights. The lights cover a 27-kilometre stretch of Jamaica’s …