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The Caribbean’s Best Spas – 2014

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Montego Bay

 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 …

InterCaribbean Airways Launching Kingston-Montego Bay Flights

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 Above: the new Carnival Sunshine By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Carnival Sunshine cruise ship set sail on its inaugural voyage from New Orleans to Cozumel and Grand Cayman this week. The 3,006-passenger ship underwent a $155 million, 75-day …

 Above: Air Canada Rouge in Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada Rouge made its inaugural flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica on Friday. The first flight, which originated in Toronto, touched down at Sangster International Airport in Montego …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is ramping up its Caribbean flights out of Fort Lauderdale, with new nonstop service to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the company announced Tuesday. JetBlue …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Kameka Harris, who took this snapshot from Clarridge View in the hills of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Do you have a great photograph of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com and it might …

 Above: the Oasis at Sunset (Photos courtesy of Sunset Resorts) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel will open its doors in Jamaica’s Montego Bay this fall. The Oasis at Sunset is a 124-room boutique hotel adjoining existing …

 Above: the former Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Jamaica’s Montego Bay will soon become a Hyatt. Hyatt Ziva, which will focus on families, is one of a series of all-inclusive resorts …

 Jamaica has one of the most diverse tourism products in the Caribbean. You can hike in the Blue Mountains, sun in Negril, search for culinary nirvana in Kingston … the attractions are endless. So we thought we’d offer a short …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning a “major rehabilitation and upgrading” project this year in the country’s resort areas, including Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril and Port Royal. The group of projects will come at …

 

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