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On-site PCR testing at Jamaica resorts in the works, says JTB
The government of Jamaica has approved a number of private labs to conduct COVID-19 testing for Canadian travellers in destination, plus on-site testing at select resorts in Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Negril is in the works, says the JTB.
More RIU resorts reopening in the D.R., Bahamas, Aruba and Mexico
With the start of summer RIU will have more than 50 hotels and resorts reopening in 16 of the 19 countries where it operates, including Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Aruba, the D.R. and the Bahamas.
Riu Ocho Rios shines like new following major refurbishment
Riu Ocho Rios in Jamaica, available exclusively with Sunwing, has debuted a new water park and accommodation options as part of its most recent renovations.
Couples Sans Souci closing May 1, 2020 for US$7 million reno
Couples Resorts Jamaica has US$7 million worth of upgrades slated for its Couples Sans Souci luxury all-inclusive resort in Ocho Rios.
Sandals debuts new Over-the-Water wedding chapel in Ocho Rios
Sandals has raised the bar once again in the destination wedding market with the unveiling of its newest Over-the-Water Serenity Chapel at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort.
Unplug and Reconnect at the New Hilton La Romana All Inclusive Resorts
Nestled along a pristine, breathtaking beach—and surrounded by lush, tropical jungle—overwhelm your senses with inimitable beauty and unsurpassed comfort
The Future of Travel: Caribbean Comeback: A virtual conference presented by Travelweek, Sept. 30, 2020
The live event featured keynote speakers from across the travel industry
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Guests and agents being notified of more Carnival cancellations
Carnival Cruise Line is extending its pause in U.S. departures through April 30, 2021 and cancelling Australian...
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