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A New Jamaica All-Inclusive Opens Its Doors

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held …

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Jamaica Has Big Plans for Trelawny

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Trelawny the next Montego Bay? The parish of Trelawny, the next parish east of the tourism hub of St James (home to Montego Bay), is seeing significant hotel development growth. “Trelawny can no longer …

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MSC’s New Cuba Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking up for Jamaica’s tourism industry. The destination, which just concluded its annual Jamaica Product Exchange tourism conference in Montego Bay this week, looks to have strong momentum both for this upcoming tourist …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals has already taken the overwater bungalow concept into the Caribbean — and now it’s going further. The Caribbean resort brand has debuted a new overwater bar at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista ship has made its debut in Galveston. The ship immediately becomes the largest ever ship to homeport in the Texas port. Carnival Vista, part of the company’s newest and largest …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joani Zaccaro, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Earlier this year, Canadian carrier WestJet launched its new low-cost airline, Swoop. And it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the new carrier launched its first Caribbean flights. Well, its happened. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet had big traffic numbers in August, according to the latest data report from the company. WestJet reported 2.73 billion revenue passenger miles last month, an 8.1 percent increase compared to the same …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is at it again, adding more new routes to its ever-expanding Caribbean network. The latest expansion for the low-cost carrier is out of St. Louis, where Southwest is adding new nonstop flights to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its new planned service from New York to the Caribbean, Delta Air Lines is resuming its routes from the Northeast. Delta is relaunching five new seasonal routes to the Caribbean out of Boston …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching a major Caribbean expansion out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is launching new nonstop flights to some of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, including …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again, this time with more nonstop flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new service out of Sudbury, Ontario will launch Dec. 20, operating weekly on Thursdays. “Our seasonal Sudbury …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet is adding a new route to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season. The airline will launch new twice-weekly nonstop service between Calgary and Montego Bay, Jamaica beginning Nov. 3, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s adults-only all-inclusives in Montego Bay and Cancun have unveiled new-look spas, following a transformation project by parent company Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Zen Spas at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancun and the …