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Karisma Is Adding a Members-Only Wing at Negril All-Inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive brand Karisma is adding a new members-only wing at its Azul Beach Resort Negril in Jamaica, the property announced this week. The new room section, which will debut in November, will be exclusively for …

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Riu Renovating Negril All-Inclusive

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu is continuing its rapid renovation push, with another upgrade project underway in Negril, Jamaica. The Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel is currently in the midst of a “complete renovation,” according to the all-inclusive giant, with …

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New Rooms at Beaches Negril

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The all-inclusive Beaches Negril in Jamaica has announced the launch of a new range of both rooms and suites. The family-friendly resort on Seven Mile Beach has added a total of eight new room and …

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all-inclusive resorts

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

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 It’s one of the loveliest discoveries you can make in the Caribbean: the off-the-radar beach hotel, tucked away on its own little stretch of sand, charming and private, unpretentious and uncrowded. While the region teems with terrific beach hotels, some …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has announced a major new partnership with global soccer powerhouse Real Madrid. The partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation will implement the first-ever series of soccer clinics at Sandals’ Beaches Resorts in …

 By Alexander Britell Kingston’s Spanish Court is expanding to Montego Bay, and the long-awaited hotel is now planning a fall debut. The property, which had initially been known as the Spanish Court, will now be launched as the S Hotel …

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 By Alexander Britell Images by Michael Condran There’s a new Caribbean beach resort on the scene — and it’s instantly one of the region’s hippest places to stay. This is the Skylark Negril, a Caribbean beach resort that is the …

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 Often, when you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, the resort is high on your mind. Choosing the perfect place to stay is integral to an unforgettable Caribbean vacation. But there’s another way to think about your travel planning. What …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest spots in Jamaica is getting even cooler. The Skylark Negril Beach Resort, the sister property to Negril’s nearby Rockhouse Hotel, is slated to open this summer on Negril’s famous Seven Mile …

riu resorts

 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …

 Many resorts in the Caribbean are perfect for travelers of all ages, whether you’re looking for a family getaway or a romantic escape. But certain resorts are tailor made for the latter, with the perfect combination of comfort, seclusion and, …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

westjet growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican destination of Montego Bay saw big growth in the first half of 2017, according to the latest data from travel giant Expedia. Montego Bay saw nearly 20 percent growth in the first half, …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Gail Richards, who sent in this beautiful shot of a sunset on Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

couples resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Club Med may have invented the all-inclusive vacation, but Jamaican hotelier Abe Issa introduced the model to the Caribbean when he rebranded his 1949-built Tower Isle Hotel as Couples Ocho Rios back in 1978 and …