Jamaica’s Goldeneye is Expanding

 An iconic property adding more units By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Goldeneye hotel is getting larger. The hotel that was once the home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming is adding 26 new beach huts, slated to open at ... [ Read More ]


How to See James Bond’s Jamaica

 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Get your Goldfinger on at Jamaica’s GoldenEye Hotel & Resort (former home of James Bond creator, author Ian Fleming), where they’ve just announced a new promotional package that allows guests ... [ Read More ]


In Jamaica, A Good Reason To Go A/C Free?

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon,CJ Travel Editor There are two types of Caribbean travelers in this world: People (like me) who walk into their hotel room and immediately set the air-conditioning to tundra-like temps. And those who love nothing better than to ... [ Read More ]



 Above: Goldeneye By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Jamaica’s Goldeneye resort is most famous as the former home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, and boasts a loyal following of effortlessly elegant travelers who converge at its oceanfront Bizot Bar to ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica IF IAN FLEMING had concocted a rum punch, this would have been it. The Goldeneye Punch is equal parts James Bond, Chris Blackwell and Jamaica. Goldeneye, the estate on Jamaica’s Oracabessa Bay where Fleming created James ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the view at Fleming Beach THIS DESK was where James Bond began. At this desk, Ian Fleming wrote all 14 of the novels about the world’s most famous spy. Today, the grounds of the 22-room Goldeneye (which proved the ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Chris Blackwell’s Jamaica-based Island Outpost resort group has named Rachel Harrison its new Chief Marketing Officer, the company announced. Harrison will be responsible for creating and implementing the marketing strategy for ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff There is a general ignorance of tourism’s contribution to Jamaica, according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett, and there is evidence that some people are prepared to position the industry in a ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Ian Fleming villa at Jamaica’s Goldeneye By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism-related jobs in the Jamaican economy have increased by 3,000 over the past three years, with another 21,648 potentially on the way through 2013, according to the ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotels will receive a boost from the Inter-American Development Bank, which is granting $2 million to help the tourism sector in eight regional countries improve their energy efficiency. The four-year ... [ Read More ]