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Why This Jamaican Hotel Gives You a Passport

 A clever new idea By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Rockhouse, a boutique hotel on the West End of Negril, Jamaica, has lunched an innovative new way to encourage their guests to explore the island and its culture. On arrival, guests ... [ Read More ]

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Want to Stay at a Luxury Boutique Hotel in Jamaica? Here’s How.

 New offers By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Island Outpost, a collection of hotels and villas in Jamaica, is offering a variety of special deals on winter getaways. Guests who book five or more nights at GoldenEye Resort in Jamaica will receive ... [ Read More ]

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Why Jamaica Always Delivers

 A Jamaican odyssey By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Every time I find myself in Jamaica, it never fails to amaze me that despite its economic woes, sprinkled with crime and violence, there is a vibe that infects me upon arrival that ... [ Read More ]

LATEST NEWS

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 Jamaica has confirmed its first case of the Zika mosquito-borne virus, the country’s Ministry of Health announced. The patient, who has now recovered, is a four-year-old child from Portmore. The government said the child began showing symptoms on Jan. 17, ... [ Read More ]

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 How to save on Jamaica right now By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Travelers this spring will find a variety of special packages, rates and discounts awaiting them in Jamaica. The deals range from budget-friendly to luxury accommodations, in everything from cozy ... [ Read More ]

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 As part of its companywide room transformation project, Sandals has unveiled its newest rooms in the Caribbean. The Sandals Negril Beach Resort has unveiled 72 totally renovated and reimagined rooms in its Bamboo Grove, Coconut Cove and Royal Cottage buildings, ... [ Read More ]

randie

 Chef Randie Anderson, the executive chef at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, is making history. Anderson is the first-ever Caribbean chef to receive the James Beard Foundation Scholarship to study at the Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism program. The 35-year-old ... [ Read More ]

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 Jamaican Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill is calling for Jamaicans to grasp the various investment opportunities available in the island’s tourism sector. Speaking at the opening of the Melia Braco Village in Trelawny, McNeill said the investment climate ... [ Read More ]

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 A massive new hotel project is coming to the Caribbean. Jamaica will be getting its first-ever casino resort, with the “Celebration Jamaica” project slated to break ground this year. The 2,000-room “integrated resort” will include a casino, entertainment facilities and hotel ... [ Read More ]

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 A major new hotel has opened its doors in Jamaica. Spanish hotel giant Melia has debuted its first-ever property in Jamaica, the Melia Braco Village. The beachfront resort has two pools, a bar, five restaurants and a spa, among other ... [ Read More ]

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 Sandals has become one of the Caribbean’s best-known and successful brands, but at its heart, it remains about the simple things: a well-made cocktail; good, old-fashioned, service; delicious food. Oh, and beaches like this one at Sandals Montego Bay. Here’s ... [ Read More ]

Margaritavilla in Montego Bay

 A new focus on reggae By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This February, Montego Bay will host its first annual reggae carnival. The carnival will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 AM every day throughout the month at varying locations. The ... [ Read More ]

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 If the Caribbean wants to continue its tourism growth, it will have to look south. Now, a major tour company in Jamaica is doing just that. Jamaica’s Glamour Destination Management has appointed São Paulo-based Mondo Travel Marketing as its sales ... [ Read More ]

catamaran

 Maybe you’ve been on a Hobie Cat — one of the most exhilarating watersports you can try in the Caribbean. But you probably haven’t seen it like this — from above and below the water. Check out CJ’s latest ride for ... [ Read More ]

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 The Marley family has been continuing to expand the power of its name for years, both in the musical realm and beyond. And it’s now clear that the newest branches of Bob Marley’s family tree are equally strong. Marley’s 19-year-old ... [ Read More ]

snorkeling

 Jamaica’s just as beautiful under the sea. Or is it even more beautiful? CJ recently took an offshore snorkeling excursion from the Sandals Montego Bay resort to see the life beneath the water off the coast of Montego Bay. Here’s ... [ Read More ]

burwood

 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 ... [ Read More ]

Montego Bay

 The lapping waves, the island breezes — Jamaica has a surfeit of all the things that make the Caribbean so enchanting. It’s what makes taking out a catamaran for the afternoon such a delightful experience — in this case an ... [ Read More ]