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Sunwing Launches New Jamaica Flight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched a new route to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay. The new route is operating out of Greater Sudbury Airport in Ontario, with weekly flights on Thursdays running through …

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Sunwing Opens Two New Hotels in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two new Memories-branded hotels have officially debuted in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced the opening of the new Grand Memories Splash and the Grand Memories Punta Cana. The two new …

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A New All-Inclusive Is Coming to Grenada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing Travel Group’s Royalton brand, which has been growing at an exceptionally fast pace in the Caribbean, is adding another resort in the region. Sunwing has announced plans to open the new all-inclusive Royalton Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s most highly-anticipated resorts in some time has officially debuted in Greater Montego Bay. Excellence Group has opened its new adults-only Excellence Oyster Bay, the brand’s first property outside of Mexico and the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The “Helen of the West Indies” reported a total of 386,127 stayover …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing all-inclusive brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean, this time in Punta Cana. Royalton has officially opened the new Royalton Bavaro on the beautiful Arena Gorda in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. Royalton …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

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 Canadian travel giant Blue Diamond Resorts is taking over the management and operation of Antigua’s Jolly Beach Resort and Spa, the company announced Monday. The move will take effect beginning Sept. 1, the company said in a release. “We look …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

 Canadian hotel brand Royalton is expanding its wellness offering in a big way. The company has announced the launch of Royalton Fit, a program that offers a mix of fitness and wellness classes for guests. Royalton Fit will offer more …

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 The island of St. Lucia is in the midst of a full-fledged hotel development boom. The Eastern Caribbean island will add some 2,000 new rooms to its hotel stock over the next four years, according to tourism officials. Chief among …

 Blue Diamond Resorts’ Royalton brand is expanding again in the Caribbean. The hotel has announced the development of the new Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana, an adults-only resort that will be adjacent to the company’s existing Royalton Punta Cana property. …

 There’s a pair of new places to stay in Negril. Blue Diamond Resorts has officially opened its new Royalton Negril and Hideaway at Royalton Negril resorts in Jamaica. The complex includes Royalton Negril, which is family-friendly, and Hideaway at Royalton …

 The island of St. Lucia has a pair of new resorts. The all-inclusive Royalton Saint Lucia and adults-only all-inclusive Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia have opened their doors. It’s the latest Caribbean resort for the rapidly-expanding Royalton brand, which now …

 The pace of new hotel development in the Caribbean hasn’t slowed in recent years as more investors jump into the Caribbean and management companies continue to expand. That means there’s another exciting slate of new hotel properties set to come …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

 Celebrating Marley with a special cocktail I’m in Jamaica, on the beach with Bob Marley. Alas, it’s not the dearly departed king of reggae himself. Instead, this Bob Marley is a red, green and gold-colored frozen concoction that Winston, the …

Royalton Caribbean Expansion

 Royalton Luxury Resorts is making a big expansion in the Caribbean region, with a number of new hotels set to come on stream in the next few months. The Royalton Blue Waters resort in Montego Bay will be ready Oct. …