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Playa Acquires Five Hotel Properties in Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest hotel transaction in the Caribbean so far in 2018, Playa Hotels and Resorts has acquired a substantial portfolio of resorts in Jamaica. The company has acquired the Hilton Rose Hall, the Jewel …

A Great Little Jerk Shack in Montego Bay

 It isn’t hard to find jerk in Jamaica – particularly in Montego Bay, where the area’s main highway on the way to Ocho Rios is filled with roadside jerk shacks, led by the world-famous Scotchie’s. But there’s one shack in …

The Best Cigar Shop in Montego Bay

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t always easy finding a great Cuban cigar in the Caribbean. That’s why you’re always best off heading for an official Habanos Point or Casa del Habano, those officially licensed by Habanos. But in Montego Bay, …

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 Brokerage’s regional presence grows By the Caribbean Journal staff Top real estate firm CBRE has named Mary Jo Eaton its new president for Florida and Latin America, the company announced. The move is a promotion, as Eaton had been leading …

 Above: the new Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has officially opened its second all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, the company announced Saturday. The Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall opened on Saturday at the former home …

 Above: the new Hyatt at Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has named the general manager for the two new Hyatt all-inclusives set to open in Jamaica later this year. Carl Hendriks will be the general …

 Above: the Hilton Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Jamaica is up for sale. Global firm CBRE Hotels has been tapped to market the property, the …

 Above; the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff The purchase of the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Jamaica’s Montego Bay is not yet complete, according to Playa Hotels & Resorts, which had been reported to have purchased the property. …

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton will be ceasing management at its Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall in Jamaica’s Montego Bay, the company announced this week. The 427-room property will no longer be …