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Jamaica Seeing Strong Visitor Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is reporting strong visitor growth in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Jamaica Tourist Board. The destination reported 1.25 million stayover tourist arrivals from January to June, a 5.9 percent increase in …

The Round Hill Villa Where John F. Kennedy Vacationed in Jamaica

 By Alexander Britell In the winter of 1960, then-president-elect John Fitzgerald Kennedy was looking for a getaway before the tempest of White House life began in earnest a month later. He settled on Round Hill, already a jet-set favorite after opening its …

A Celebration of Tourism in Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The best of Jamaican tourism was on display in Kingston this weekend as Caribbean Journal presented the Caribbean Travel Awards to Jamaica’s winning contingent, highlighted by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett receiving the award for Caribbean …

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 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 BY ALEXANDER BRITELL The best kind of luxury is never loud, especially in the Caribbean. It means a beach with only the sound of soft waves; a window with just the sound of the palms, the rediscovery of the little …

 I’m sitting in a chair, looking through a picture window to the turquoise sea. There’s a four poster bed behind me, a telescope at my right. There are no sounds, no speakers, just waves and birds and wind. This might be …

 Delta Airlines has expanded its Caribbean network for the peak holiday season, the company announced this week. The expansion focuses on the peak holiday period through the first half of January; Delta serves 26 destinations in the wider Caribbean region and …

Round Hill Jamaica

 One of Jamaica’s leading resorts has announced two new hires. The property just outside of Montego Bay has named Nikeshia Clarke its new sales and marketing manager and Keniesha Clarke its new Wedding and Event Planner. “We are proud to …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Guests of Round Hill Hotel and Villas will now have the option choose the new Weekly Villa Hideaway Experience. This select offer presents guests with accommodation in one of the property’s 27 secluded villas within …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …

 They’re historic, but they’re not about the years. They’re elegant, but they’re not just about luxury. These hotels aren’t fixed in time — they transcend time. They’re places that, at one point or another, crystallized their view of the perfect Caribbean …

 Above: Round Hill in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s landmark Round Hill resort has unveiled a series of additions to the property, highlighted by a new fitness center/gym. The 2,300-square-foot facility includes an open courtyard, an open pavilion …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list of …

 Above: Round Hill, Jamaica THERE ARE terrific all-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean. But there are also some wonderful EP properties that also offer all-inclusive options, meaning that you can have the best of both worlds. Here are 10 “secret” all-inclusives …