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Sandals South Coast Resort Reopens in Jamaica

 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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From Jamaica to Cancun, WestJet Is Returning to the Caribbean

 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 …

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JetBlue Adding New Flights to Jamaica, Puerto Rico

 JetBlue is continuing its plans for a major expansion in the Caribbean this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company’s recently-announced Caribbean push will also include a trio of new routes from Raleigh-Durham to the wider region.  That will …

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 JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, the carrier announced this week, with new routes across the region from Aruba to St Maarten.  On Nov. 19, JetBlue will be launching seven new nonstop routes to the …

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 Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop will be relaunching its service to popular Caribbean destinations including Cancun and Montego Bay, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Swoop will relaunch its operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Oct. 25, with plans to resume flights …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …

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 The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay is taking steps to safeguard vacations by reinstating its annual “Hurricane Guarantee.” The program provides consumer purchase protection against possible travel disruptions due to hurricanes, covering the entire 2020 hurricane season. “COVID-19 has …

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 Choice Hotels has completed the onboarding of more than 50 AMResorts all-inclusive resorts to its network.  The move is the result of a strategic agreement with AMResorts’ parent company, Apple Leisure Group, signed last year, which allows for members of …

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 All-inclusive giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened a pair of resorts in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Riu Reggae resort in Montego Bay and the Riu Ocho Rios have reopened.  Both resorts have reopened after having received …

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 The hottest new hotel in Montego Bay has officially relaunched, Caribbean Journal has learned. The S Hotel Jamaica, which launched last year and quickly injected a wave of new energy into Montego Bay’s “Hip Strip,” is now open once again. …

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 The island of Jamaica first reopened its borders for tourism on June 15, and now the destination has put in place some revised measures for travelers.  Most notably, Jamaica is now requiring all travelers from what it deems “high-risk” areas, …

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 The Hilton Barbados resort has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 355-room hotel, set just outside of Bridgetown, is now open and welcoming guests following Barbados’ tourism relaunch on July 12.  It’s the latest Hilton-branded resort to reopen in …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another three of its Caribbean resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has officially reopened its all-inclusive Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma in The Bahamas, along with the Sandals Grande St Lucian resort …

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 American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, …

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 Delta is adding what the carrier is calling a “significant amount of capacity” to the Latin America and Caribbean region, the carrier announced.  The move comes in response to a growing number of destinations that have reopened their borders to …

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 The Tryall Club villa resort in Jamaica is reopening on Aug. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The prominent golf resort, set on 2,220 acres in Montego Bay, has a collection of more than 70 luxury villas.  The property, which first …

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 Hyatt’s portfolio of all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean will kick off a regional reopening in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Four Hyatt-branded all-inclusive resorts will reopen on July 1, including the Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun and the Hyatt …

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 Virgin Atlantic will be returning to the Caribbean, the carrier announced.  On Aug. 1, Virgin will resume flying from London Heathrow to Barbados, kicking off a Caribbean return that will continue in October.  In October, Virgin Atlantic will be resuming …