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Major Montego Bay Port Development “Back on Track”

 A major port development project in Montego Bay is now “back on track,” according to Gordon Shirley, the chairman of the Port Authority of Jamaica. The construction phase of the $19.3 million USD project is going ahead, he said, after …

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A New Caribbean Air Transport Hub?

 The Turks and Caicos Islands has a big plan: to become a new regional air transport hub for the Caribbean. That’s the vision by the territory’s government and its largest air carrier, InterCaribbean Airways, which has released a new expanded …

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How Delta Is Dealing With Hurricane Matthew Cancellations

 Delta has announced it will be waiving change fees for travelers who cancel flights to destinations affected by Hurricane Matthew. The waivers apply for locations in Jamaica, the Bahamas, Haiti, Turks and Caicos and the coastal United States. The company …

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Sandals Montego Bay

 Sandals is continuing its Caribbean-wide renovation push with a major upgrade at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The property has unveiled a number of new changes, along with the completion of the Palms building, the introduction of new …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 You can always find fascinating Things to Do in Montego Bay. And Jamaica’s greater tourism hub is also an exciting tourist town, with plenty to offer every type of traveler. So we’ve rounded up six of our favorite Things to Do, see and …

Spanish Court Montego Bay

 A major new hotel is coming to Jamaica’s Montego Bay. The Spanish Court hotel brand in Kingston is expanding to Jamaica’s tourism hub with the new Spanish Court Hotel, Montego Bay. The property is the result of a redevelopment of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Sandals hotel is undergoing a room renovation and expansion project. The Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica has announced a renovation project that included the addition of new-build suites. The new rooms are available …

 By Guy Britton No Caribbean hotel company is growing faster right now than this one: AMResorts. The Apple Leisure Group subsidiary signed 17 new resort management contracts in 2015, easily the most of any company in the region. And now …

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor MONTEGO BAY—Anyone interested in the development of the Internet in Caribbean may have already heard of CaribNOG, the Caribbean Network Operators Group. Over the past decade, this volunteer-based community of computer engineers has grown into a formidable influencer in the …

 Sandals has a special kind of spa experience, and that’s nowhere more true at the Red Lane Spa at the Sandals Montego Bay. It’s all about finding Zen, with an emphasis on relaxing, tranquil environments. Here’s a glimpse of what …

 It’s calm, it’s clear, it’s perfect. The waters of Montego Bay in Jamaica are simply lovely, particularly at the Half Moon resort, home to one of the nicest little stretches of beach on the whole islad. Here’s what it’s like:

   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 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, …

 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 …

 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 …