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More Details on Marriott’s “Home and Villas” in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

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Jamaica’s New $250 Million Hotel Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain H10 has launched construction on a 1,000-room hotel project in Jamaica. It will be the first-ever Jamaica hotel for the chain, which has a heavy presence in Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican …

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A New Jamaica All-Inclusive Opens Its Doors

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Trelawny the next Montego Bay? The parish of Trelawny, the next parish east of the tourism hub of St James (home to Montego Bay), is seeing significant hotel development growth. “Trelawny can no longer …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joann Jagla, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at Silver Sands in Trelawny, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

 One of the most beautiful beaches on Jamaica’s north coast has gotten a new look. Burwood Beach, located in Falmouth, Trelawny, was upgraded at a cost of around $232,000 USD by Jamaica’s Tourism Enhancement Fund. There is also a plan …

 Above: the view from the “Party Bar” in Montego Bay (all photos by CJ) IT SEATS four people on a good day, and it’s sandwiched between a few beach chairs and a wooden storefront. And this tiny enclave on the …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is committed to providing affordable housing, according to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. “My administration is focused on getting houses and lands into the hands of as many persons as …

 Above: the PNP supports the party’s local election win, with National Security Minister Peter Bunting (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following its electoral sweep in Jamaica’s general election in December, the People’s National Party took a strong victory in …

 Above: Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke and JAS President Glendon Harris in Trelawny (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is seeking to revive its traditional crops, with sugar at the top of the list. There is currently around $6.6 …