Tag: hotel


Jamaica Set To Get 3,000 New Hotel Rooms Soon

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says the ground is to be broken for 3,000 hotel rooms over the next few months. Speaking at a virtual ground-breaking ceremony for the new Sandals Dunn’s River Resort in St. Ann, on May 26, the Minister also noted that he recently concluded, in Spain, arrangements for another 1,000 rooms. He said that of the […]


Guyana Up The Ante In New Hotel Building

Guyana is plowing back money into the country’s infrastructure development and new ventures with its newly found oil wealth. The country, in one of its latest building moves, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the construction of a US$90 million 289-room hotel. The MOU is with integrated oil and gas service company, TOTALTEC. More than 25 Guyanese contractors and […]


U.S. Hotel Takes A Beating

The hotel sector in the U.S. is taking a beating because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has put most business activities on pause, and one of the hardest-hit sectors is tourism. The U.S. hotel industry said it faces a default disaster, in which 25% of hotels are at risk of foreclosure. The report, sent to the Congress this week and […]


Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett Applauds Owners Of RIU Hotel

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has hailed the owners of the Spanish hotel chain, RIU Resorts, for their continued investment in Jamaica. The owners have pumped over J$11 billion (US$85 million) into the renovation of its Ocho Rios property in St. Ann, including the building of a state-of-the-art water park, making the hotel chain one of the largest in Jamaica. The […]


Jamaica Jammin’ On Tourism

Oh, yeah Well, alright We’re jammin’ Sing it, I want to jam it with you We’re jammin’, we’re jammin’ And I hope you like jammin’ too Ain’t no rules, ain’t no vow You can do it anyhow…Bob Marley According to the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), visitor arrivals to the island continue to be at a record high since the start […]


Jewel Paradise Cove Gets Props From Oyster Hotel Review

Looking for Jewel Paradise Cove? Well, you will find it here by just asking Google — Silver Spray, Runaway Bay, St. Ann, Runaway Bay, Jamaica. The Jewel Paradise Cove is true to its name, and one would be hard pressed to find another adult-only, all-inclusive resort that offer the same value for money in Jamaica. Although not located in the […]


The Cliff Hotel Gets Top Luxury Caribbean Hotel Rating From TripAdvisor

The Cliff Hotel, located in Negril, Westmoreland, has received two accolades in the TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards. The hotel boasts pristine sea views, magical sunsets, and intoxicating Jamaican culture as well as savory cuisine, a relaxing, rejuvenating Spa experience, and luxurious guest suites and villas. “Whatever your desire – a romantic getaway, the perfect honeymoon, a destination wedding, a […]