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Royalton to Open Hotel in Negril

 Above: the Grand Lido Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond’s Royalton brand is planning to open a resort in Negril. The company has announced that it would be opening the Royalton Negril at the former Grand Lido Resort …

These are the Must-Visit Beaches on 10 Caribbean Islands

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Trying to earn your Caribbean beach bum credentials? You can’t consider yourself a coastal connoisseur until you’ve planted your posterior on (at least) one of these marquee strands. Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica So what …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Negril

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Chris Crispo of Canada, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of sunset at Sandals in Negril. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patty Morgan, who took this snapshot while on a visit to Jamaica at the famous Rick’s Cafe in Negril, Jamaica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 Going all-inclusive shouldn’t leave you out of pocket. We’ve found a week’s-worth of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts where all-you-can-everything comes at a price tag almost anyone can afford. (Note: rates are per person, double occupancy, unless otherwise noted). Our team of on-the-ground …

 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week come to us from CJ reader Doris Gross, who took this snapshot of the beach in Negril, Jamaica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with “Caribbean …

 Above: the Beaches Negril Resort & Spa Few things go together quite as well as rum and reggae. That’s particularly true in Jamaica, the home of the world-famous Appleton Rum and the Beaches Negril Resort. It’s the latter that has …

 Above: a rendering of a renovated room at Hedonism II By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hedonism II resort in Negril, Jamaica has begun a $5 million renovation project. The move comes after the property was sold to Marshmallow Limited …

 It might be argued that Negril invented Caribbean tourism. Even before there was widespread travel to the region, there was Negril. And the world-famous Seven Mile Beach on Jamaica’s northwestern coast is one of the most entertaining places in the …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning a “major rehabilitation and upgrading” project this year in the country’s resort areas, including Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril and Port Royal. The group of projects will come at …

 Above: the new Memories Resort in Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Sunwing has acquired the Breezes Negril Grand Resort & Spa in Jamaica, the company announced this week. Sunwing’s Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts management arm will manage …

 Above: the Riu Palace in Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff There will be an injection of more than $200 million USD in Jamaica’s tourism sector in 2013, according to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. The Prime Minister, who was …

 Above: the Grand Pineapple Beach Negril’s staff marks the reopening By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Grand Pineapple Beach Negril celebrated its reopening earlier this week. Parent company Sandals Resorts International had initially announced plans to close the resort in …

 Little Bay, Negril, Jamaica Selective Homes Limited has broken ground on a $12 million beachfront development in Negril, the Little Bay Country Club. The mixed-use project, which is targeted both at banking and tourism executives, along with second-home buyers, is …