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Jamaica’s Tryall Club Adds Two New Villas

 The Tryall Club villa resort in Jamaica has debuted a pair of brand-new villas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new additions to the luxury resort include the 11,000-square-foot Oceans 8 villa and the five-bedroom Bella Vista.  Each villa comes with …

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Jamaica Expanding Testing Capacity for Travelers

 Jamaica says it is expanding its testing capacity across the island to help visitors comply with the new CDC requirements for returning travelers.  A number of hotels and resorts are already providing on-site testing for guests, and the country’s Ministry …

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The 15 Best Luxury Resorts in the Caribbean for 2021

 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 Jamaica’s tourism arrival number continue to climb, six months since the country reopened its borders for international tourism.  In fact, the country reported its highest seven-day arrival figures since the reopening for the period Dec. 22-28, with just over 21,000 …

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 Since 1954, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s iconic resorts. And now it’s back. Jamaica’s Half Moon has reopened its signature Founders Cove resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening comes after Half Moon recently relaunched its newest addition, the …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is relaunching its service to Aruba as part of a broader resumption of Caribbean service.  The carrier will launch once-weekly service between Toronto and Aruba on Jan. 5.  That’s along with a relaunch of service between …

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 The peak tourist season is now underway in Jamaica, and the country’s tourism officials are expressing “cautious optimism” that the industry will continue to experience a recovery.  More than 4,000 passengers arrived in Jamaica on Dec. 12, the highest daily …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch two daily routes to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The low-cost carrier will be relaunching daily flights from both Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway to Montego …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has debuted its newest adults-only resort in Jamaica, the product of a complete transformation of the Riu Montego Bay resort.  The new adults-only Riu Montego Bay officially opened its doors this week, set on the beach …

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 Caribbean Airlines is relaunching its flights between New York and Montego Bay, Jamaica, the carrier said this week.  On Dec. 19, the Trinidad-based airline will resume the route, with flights from Montego Bay to New York on Saturdays and Sundays …

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 JetBlue has launched its newest service to the Caribbean with a new route from Newark to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new route, which kicked off this week, is operating weekly on Saturdays. “We are very happy to …

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 Canada’s Sunwing Airlines has officially returned to the Caribbean.  The first Sunwing flight to the Caribbean since March landed this weekend in Punta Cana, part of a return to what the company is calling “responsible travel.” Sunwing will be running …

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 If a fortune teller had stirred her tea leaves left instead of right one day in 1962, the world outside of Jamaica might never have heard of ska, reggae, or Bob Marley. That’s how close legendary record producer and Island …

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 Southwest Airlines has kicked off its newest international route, with new service from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The move marks the reestablishment of the carrier’s service to Puerto Vallarta, with daily nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  …

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 One of Jamaica’s top wellness resorts has reopened its doors with the relaunch of the Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica resort.  The all-inclusive Rose Hall-area resort welcomed back its first guests this weekend.  The reopening of the 49-suite property means parent …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another resort in the Caribbean, this time its newly-transformed Sandals South Coast resort in Jamaica.  The all-inclusive resort has relaunched with a new kind of hotel room for the brand: the Swim-Up Rondoval Suites, which …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is returning to the Caribbean in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Oct. 4, West Jet will be relaunching flights to a host of Caribbean destinations, including Kingston, Montego Bay and Cancun.  That will include routes …