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Regent Seven Seas Is Adding New Caribbean Ports

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for …

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Jamaica Looking to Create “Mini-Destinations”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. They’re some of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean — not just Jamaica. But Jamaica is now looking to expand beyond its traditional tourism hubs with the creation of what …

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The 15 Best Jamaica Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Does any island in the Caribbean have a more diverse hotel product than Jamaica? It’s a destination that has a simply staggering number of high-quality hotels, each with a strikingly unique identity and character — every one a destination in its …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor On our travels to Jamaica we’ve sampled all manner of culinary delights, from world-class sushi in a fancy Kingston restaurant to a “secret” and sumptuous breakfast buffet in Port Antonio and flavorful Indian dinner in …

 A huge new highway project is coming to the island of Jamaica. The Southern Coastal Highway Improvement Project will entail the rehabilitation of the 110-kilometer roadway between Harbour View in Kingston and Port Antonio in Portland. It’s slated to launch …

Portland Jamaica

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Most visitors flock to the well known Jamaica tourist hubs of Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios. But there’s even more magic to be found further east, in the coastal parish of Portland. Lush and peaceful, Portland …

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 Sandals is working on a major new hotel in Portland, Jamaica. The company has begun work on a $100 million redevelopment of the former Dragon Bay Hotel in Portland, with the property set to start operation in 2019. According to …

 Jamaica has big plans for the destination of Port Antonio on the island’s eastern end. The small destination has been receiving increased attention in recent years in large part due to the efforts to two hotels: Geejam and Trident — but …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Gregory Crawford, who sent in this terrific shot of the old railroad tracks in Port Antonio, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

 By Alexander Britell With an eclectic collection of hip hotels, the Jamaican enclave of Port Antonio is the country’s fastest-growing destination, according to new data from global travel giant Expedia. Port Antonio, a still-largely-untouched area of the country’s far northeastern …

 Above: Port Antonio By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor FROM MY EXPERIENCE, I have found that the best way to introduce squeamish people to new foods is to include lots of familiar ingredients along with the unfamiliar. This became particularly apparent when …

 Above: the view from the Hotel Mockingbird Hill in Port Antonio By the Caribbean Journal staff Innovation in the management of energy could provide a boost to Jamaica’s tourism sector, Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill said this week. With an increasingly …

 Above: The Port Antonio Resident Magistrate’s Court in Boundbrook By the Caribbean Journal staff Certain ganja cases in Jamaica may soon be heard in the Petty Sessions Court, as the government seeks to reduce the backlog of cases in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is prioritizing the expansion of its seaports, according to Works Minister Mike Henry. The country is aiming to capitalize on the country’s location in relation to other countries in the hemisphere, especially given the …