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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach at the Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios

  The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Hamish Stewart, who sent in this beautiful shot of the iconic palm trees at the Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

Underwater Caribbean: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Richard-Andrew Duval, who took this incredible shot under the sea in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Did you take a great underwater photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with Underwater …

CJ First Look: The New Moon Palace Jamaica Grande

 A major new all-inclusive in Ocho Rios By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — One of the most anticipated renovations and rebuilds in the Caribbean was finally unveiled earlier this summer in Jamaica. Located in the heart of Ocho Rios, it’s …

LATEST NEWS

 Another new hotel for brand By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton Worldwide has debuted its second Curio hotel in Jamaica. The Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort and Spa has joined Curio — A Collection by Hilton. The property, located in Ocho …

 NCL announces homeport change By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic will be returning to Florida in November 2016 after more than a year in Europe, NCL announced. The ship will become the line’s largest ship to homeport from Port …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line is expanding its shore excursion offerings, with new exclusive landside experiences, customized private tours and additional enhancements for families, the company said this week. With these additions, Carnival now offers nearly 1,200 landside …

 Above: Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill on a walk-through at the resort (JIS Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Resort and Spa is slated to hold a soft opening in July following a successful renovation …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Rose-marie Barrant, who sent in this beautiful shot from the Sky Explorer at Mystic Mountain in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 Above: the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell OCHO RIOS — It’s the newest resort in Sandals’ ever-expanding Caribbean portfolio. But it’s actually one of the brand’s original properties. Sandals Resorts International officially debuted its …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean cruise is never a bad idea but not all ports are created equal. These 10 ports of call, which offer a winning combination of passenger facilities and proximity to the island attractions we …

 Above: the new Jerk Shack By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Head’s up, jerk lovers! There’s a new place to get your fix of the fiery Jamaican barbecue. Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa opened its new Jerk Shack …

 Above: a rendering of the “new” Ocho Rios By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $3.8 million USD project will “transform” the Jamaican town of Ocho Rios, according to Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill. The project will include work on …

 Above: Ocho Rios By the Caribbean Journal staff There were a total of 937,000 cruise ship visitors to Jamaica in the first eight months of 2012, a 33.9 percent increase compared to the same period in 2011, according to Tourism …

 Above: Ocho Rios By the Caribbean Journal staff It costs Jamaica nearly $163 million for weather-related problems every year, according to new Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill, who said one of his main priorities would be to sensitise the country to …