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Jamaica Readies for Investment Forum

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is readying to host the second-ever Jamaica Investment Forum in Montego Bay next week. The conference, which is being hosted at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, will focus …

Hyatt Opens Second All-Inclusive Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

 Above: the new Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has officially opened its second all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, the company announced Saturday. The Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall opened on Saturday at the former home …

Sandals Carlyle Resort to Remain Sandals-Branded Property

 Above: Sandals Carlyle By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sandals Carlyle in Jamaica will remain a Sandals-branded resort, the company announced Monday. Sandals Resorts International had earlier announced that the property would be transitioned to one of its other brands, …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the audience at the Western Jamaica Economic Forum By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Montego Bay become Jamaica’s first “Smart City?” That’s the possibility under the Inter-American Development Bank’s Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative, which will be launched next …

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines will be starting weekly seasonal service from Minneapolis to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and Nassau in the Bahamas starting in January, the carrier announced. The flights will be …

 Above: the soon-to-be Grand Pineapple Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals is rebranding one of its Jamaican resorts. The company announced Thursday that it would be rebranding its Sandals Carlyle Inn in Jamaica into the Grand Pineapple Montego …

 Above: the Lobster Trapp in Hopewell (All photos by CJ) IT’S THE KIND of place where you have to order before you get there. Not because it’s hard to get a table. It’s that they won’t even put a table …

 Above: the Gallery of West Indian Art in Montego Bay (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon There only 125 shopping days left until Christmas, and it’s never too early to start making that list! So next time I’m in …

 Above: a Southwest Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines officially launched its first-ever international service on Tuesday with flights to three Caribbean destinations out of Baltimore. The company began service from Baltimore/Washington to Aruba, Montego Bay, Jamaica …

 With healing waters, inspiring nature and dreamy vistas, you might say that the Caribbean itself is one big spa. But when you’re looking for a that extra level of relaxation and therapy, the region has you covered, with some of …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Lynette Filipov, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of sunset from the Sunspree Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send …

 Above: an InterCaribbean Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff InterCaribbean Airways is launching new service between Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica. The service will include 16 weekly flights each way, with the Montego Bay-Kingston flights offering onward flights to …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller at the launch ceremony (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $20 million general hospital is planned for Montego Bay, Jamaica. The project, which is being developed by the Spain-based Hospiten …

 MONTEGO BAY — Every place has its own special taste, its own signature flavour. In Jamaica, that’s undoubtedly jerk, the world-famous seasoning with a history as old as the island. And if you’re looking for true Jamaican jerk, Scotchie’s is …

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — What’s ahead for Caribbean tourism in 2014? After a 2013 that saw increases in hotel occupancy and tourist arrival numbers, the Caribbean is now looking to keep up …

 By Myrtle DwyerCJ Contributor Montego Bay — a Caribbean classic. The Jamaican tourism stronghold remains a major draw for travelers, with adventures to satisfy any area of travel desire. Here are five of my favourites. Spa Unwind Must You are …

 Above: Frontier Airlines planes By the Caribbean Journal staff US-based Frontier Airlines has officially launched nonstop service from Denver to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The seasonal service will operate once every Sunday during the winter tourist season. The new flights are …

 Above: the Riu Place Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Palace Jamaica resort officially opens Friday, the company announced. The 238-room hotel, which is Riu’s fifth property in Jamaica, will be an “adults only” resort. The total investment …