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Ritz-Carlton to Cease Management at Montego Bay Resort

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton will be ceasing management at its Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall in Jamaica’s Montego Bay, the company announced this week. The 427-room property will no longer be …

AirTran Adding Nonstop Flights from Chicago to Montego Bay, Punta Cana

 Above: Tortuga Bay in Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines’ AirTran Airways will be adding new nonstop service from Chicago to Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The nonstop flights will service Montego Bay in Jamaica and Punta …

Montego Bay Receives First Flight from Czech Republic

 Above: Rose Hall in Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever flight from the Czech Republic arrived in Montego Bay Friday, part of what Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry said is an effort to tap new and emerging markets. The …

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 Above: Tourism Minister Wykeham McNeill (far left) with Russian Ambassador Vladimir Polenov (far right) (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Russian air carrier Transaero will begin nonstop service from Moscow to Montego Bay on Jan. 1, 2013. The service, …

 Above: Jamaicans marching Friday against domestic abuse By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaicans took to the streets Friday to voice their outrage over the country’s continued crime wave, and particularly a recent incident involving the rape of five women in …

 Above: Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Lloyd Smith with cancer survivor Clover Allen Wilson (left) and Davon Crump, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has begun …

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller opened the Jamaican Investment Forum in Montego Bay Thursday, a conference organized by the Inter-American Development Bank. More than 400 participants attended the …

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s tourism industry could see as many as 20,000 new jobs, along with 15,825 new rooms completed by 2013, according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Holness was speaking at the …

 Barbados and Panama are “on the verge” of cementing air links between the two countries, according to Industry Minister Denis Kellman. Kellman was speaking at the official opening ceremony of Barbados’ trade mission in Panama. The Minister said officials had …

 Above: OAS Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean businesses need to innovate and diversify their operations, instead of folding and breaking, according to Ambassador Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General of the Organisation of …

 Above: Clinton in Guatemala last week (State Department Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended a high-level meeting between foreign ministers and CARICOM yesterday in Montego Bay, where she announced several new U.S. initiatives …

 Eximbank China’s Export-Import Bank has plans to launch a $1 billion fund to invest in Latin America and the Caribbean, following several years of significant spending in the region. In 2009, China invested $7 billion in the region through private …