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Caribbean Hotels Where You Can Stay for Less Than $100 a Night

 There are so many resorts clamoring for the travelers’ attention in the Caribbean that it’s easy to overlook smaller but more budget-friendly hotels where it’s still possible to book a room for under $100 a night. The tradeoff for paying …

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More New Daily Nonstop Flights to Jamaica 

 Jamaica just topped 1 million visitors in 2022, an arrival pace that shows no signs of slowing down.  That’s been buoyed by what has been dramatic airlift growth for Jamaica amid the pandemic, including yet another route that launched this …

The Best Hotels in Port Antonio, Jamaica

 Travelers who want to enjoy the legendary north shore beaches of Jamaica but avoid the big tourist districts of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril have long known to detour east to the small resorts in Port Antonio, a coastal …

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 It’s easier than ever to visit the island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning March 1, 2022, Jamaica will no longer require visitors to complete a Travel Authorization form.  It’s “one less hurdle for travelers to Jamaica” the Jamaica …

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 Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, which …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Eric David, who sent in this lovely shot of Bloody Bay in Negril, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

hidden beaches

 Some are in far- off, remote islands that are secrets unto themselves. Others are in well-traveled destinations but still a bit off the beaten path. Some, well, require a little extra digging.  But isn’t that what traveling to the Caribbean …

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 Bob used to come here in the 1970s.  So did the Rolling Stones.  There’s music all over the place — The Harder They Come posters on the walls; the tributes to the Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Brown. And every room …

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 Jamaica is already in the midst of a faster-than-expected tourism recovery. And now the island is expanding its tourism reopening — with more options for accommodations and experiences now available to visitors.  For the last year, Jamaica’s tourism industry has been …

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 Whether it’s serenity of the cliffs of Negril, the sands of Montego Bay’s crescent shores or the sizzle of jerk in Port Antonio, Jamaica is the Caribbean’s sensory feast, a vibrant, endlessly energetic destination that never ceases to make you …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has now completed the reopening of all of its properties in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. Luis Riu, CEO of Riu Hotels and Resorts, confirmed the move, with the relaunch of a total of four hotels in …

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 Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has officially added another new route to the Caribbean from Miami.  The company has continued its regional expansion with the launch of new thrice-weekly flights between Miami and the tourism hotspot of Montego Bay, Jamaica.  “We’re …

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 Millions of people who started working from home during the pandemic are likely never going back to the office. Likewise, remote work programs — launched by destinations and resorts to attract untethered but stir-crazy workers — are likely to outlast …

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 Negril may seem like just another Jamaican destination for big resorts and all-inclusive hotels, on par with Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. But travelers with longer memories may recall that Negril got its start as a mecca for backpackers and …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened its Beaches Ocho Rios resort in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the  family-friendly all-inclusive resort means Beaches has now reopened all three of its properties in the Caribbean, including Beaches Turks and …

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 Sandals will complete its brand-wide reopening by the end of March, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has already reopened 10 of its resorts in the Caribbean, with the remaining five set to relaunch over the next six weeks. That …