New Excellence Adults Only All Inclusive Resort to be Built in Jamaica

From Travel Weekly: Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts plans to open the adults-only Excellence Oyster Bay in Montego Bay in the first half of 2018. It will be the debut of the Excellence brand in Jamaica. Construction is slated to start next month on the 325-suite all-inclusive resort. Currently, the Excellence brand has two […]

Jamaica Resort Updates: Royalton Negril, Melia Braco Village

Former Grand Lido Negril to become the Royalton Negril by Blue Diamond Resorts (shared from the Jamaica Gleaner) Blue Diamond said it will invest US$150 million (J$17.25b) to redevelop the property into a 500-600-room resort, but did not address whether – as stated by JIA president Ann Hodges – it will demolish the existing structure […]

Karisma to Open Second Azul Property in Negril, Jamaica

(Shared from Travel Agent Central, by Joe Pike) Less than two years after Karisma Hotels and Resorts expanded to the Caribbean in the form of Azul Sensatori Jamaica in Negril, the company is looking to build a second hotel in Negril and Travel Agent has the scoop. There is not timetable in place for the groundbreaking or […]

Major New Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort Debuts in Jamaica

Major New Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort Debuts in Jamaica

Update on Breezes Grand Negril–to Become “Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa” Once Again

The above photos were taken by JamaicaMania when this resort was a SuperClubs Resort, the Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa.  It later became Breezes Grand Negril Resort & Spa, and will now once again be the Grand Lido Negril. Thanks to the Travel Desk at for the below update.  Read their full article here: […]

Jamaica Set for First Disney Call, New Luxury Hotels in 2013

Great article by Joe Pike from Travel Agent Central about some new offerings in Jamaica… Some bullet points: New projects in Port Antonio: the oceanfront, 13-villa Trident Hotel and the landmark Trident Castle has been converted into an eight-room luxury hotel The Trident Hotel (opening April 15) comprises 13 studio and one- and two-bedroom villas with […]

Happy 50th Birthday Jamaica!

Congratulations on 50 years of political independence!

Red Stripe–New Rum and a New Beer

The Jamaica Observer reports today that Red Stripe has officially launched its D & G White Overproof Rum and is ready to go head to head with the white rum giant, J Wray & Nephew, which has 80 per cent of sales.  The new product is Red Stripe’s latest innovation after the  introduction of Talawah Lager […]

Jamaica Posted Highest-Ever Tourist Arrival Numbers in 2011

Jamaica is now the Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise destination and has set an all-time Caribbean record for increase in visitor arrivals. Read the article from Travel Pulse Travel News:  Jamaica Posted Highest-Ever Tourist Arrival Numbers in 2011 By Brian Major    

Breezes Trelawny to Close in Two Months

From the Jamaica Gleaner: Breezes Trelawny to Close in Two Months SuperClubs announced on March 29, 2012, that Breezes Trelawny Resort and Spa would be closing on May 31 due to an impending sale to an overseas hotel operator.  Related: SuperClubs to Close Breezes Rio Bueno Resort in Jamaica Related: Two Hotels to Reopen in Jamaica […]