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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

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Jamaica looks set for a record-breaking year in tourism numbers

Jamaica has recorded a significant increase in tourists since the start of the year, according to the Jamaica Tourist Board. The organisation predicts 4.2 million international travellers visiting Jamaica by the end of the year, which will beat last year’s record of 3.84 million visitors. The number of cruise arrivals and tourism industry earnings have also increased this year.

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Excellence Oyster Bay resort in Jamaica welcomes reservations ahead of 2018 opening

The Excellence Oyster Bay in Jamaica is now accepting bookings ahead of its planned opening next summer. The luxury adults-only resort in Montego Bay is due to open its doors to guests in June 2018, with 315 suites with private pools or rooftop terraces and facilities include eight restaurants, nine bars, two beachfront swimming pools, and the Mile Spa.

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Excellence Oyster Bay Jamaica scheduled to open in 2018

The Excellence Group has announced that it will open a brand new hotel in Montego Bay in Jamaica. The Excellence Oyster bay resort will be the first adults-only hotel of its kind in the area, and the Victorian-style luxury property will have 325 guest suites, as well as upscale facilities including a rooftop lounge with swimming pool, eight restaurants, nine bars, two beachfront swimming pools and modern fitness centre.

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Jamaica surpasses one million visitors in first six months of 2017

The Caribbean island of Jamaica celebrated a milestone recently after it recorded its one millionth visitor since January. It’s the first time, the nation reached this number of visitors in the first six months of a year, and it indicates ongoing positive growth for Jamaica’s tourism numbers and the economy. During this period, the country earned over $1.2 billion in revenue.

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The Sugar Cane Jamaica the new project of Karisma Hotels and Resorts

Karisma Hotels and Resorts has revealed that it is planning to develop a brand new luxury resort, entertainment and retail complex in Jamaica. The Sugar Cane Jamaica project is estimated to cost $1 billion and it will be located near Ocho Rios. The complex will have seven hotels with 5,000 guest rooms, including Nickelodeon and Margaritaville-branded properties, and it will open in stages over the next decade.

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AMResorts collection to continue expanding portfolio in Caribbean

Following an uptick in bookings at their Sunscape Splash Montego Bay resort, AMResorts recently announced plans to expand their properties and to introduce a number of innovations at their existing resorts. The company owns 52 resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, and hopes to expand into Cuba in the near future.

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Jamaica looks set to welcome one million visitors by end of June, 2017

The Minister of Tourism in Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett, has revealed that the country looks set to record one million visitors by the end of this month. If successful this will be the first time in Jamaica’s history that the island will receive one million travellers in the first six months of the year. Earnings for the first four months of 2017 have also hit an all-time high of more than US$1 billion, which is a 6.5 per cent increase on the same period in 2016.

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Half Moon Resort in Jamaica announces new programme of kids’ activities for 2017 Camp Half Moon

The Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay in Jamaica has revealed its new programme of activities for the 2017 Camp Half Moon. The annual summer camp for kids runs from 10th July to 18th August, and cater for children aged between four and 12. The activities range from horse riding and cooking, to martial arts and yoga, and children will have the chance to learn new physical and mental skills.

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Jamaica records increase in British and Irish couples getting married abroad

The number of British and Irish couples getting married abroad in Jamaica in 2016 increased by 40 per cent compared to the year before. According to the Jamaican Tourist Board, the number of visitors from the UK and Ireland reaches more than 210,000 last year, and more than 10,300 couples stopped over on the Caribbean island for weddings or honeymoons.

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Excellence Oyster Bay adult-only has broken ground, in Jamaica

The Excellence Hotel Group has officially broken ground on its brand new all-inclusive resort in Jamaica. Excellence Oyster Bay will be the first adults-only hotel in Montego Bay, and it will sit on a private peninsula overlooking the sea, and will offer 325 suites, eight restaurants, seven bars, a tennis court, luxury spa, onsite archery range and several swimming pools.

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Jamaica looks set for a record-breaking year in tourism numbers

Jamaica has recorded a significant increase in tourists since the start of the year, according to the Jamaica Tourist Board. The organisation predicts 4.2 million international travellers visiting Jamaica by the end of the year, which will beat last year’s record of 3.84 million visitors. The number of cruise arrivals and tourism industry earnings have also increased this year.

Excellence Oyster Bay resort in Jamaica welcomes reservations ahead of 2018 opening

The Excellence Oyster Bay in Jamaica is now accepting bookings ahead of its planned opening next summer. The luxury adults-only resort in Montego Bay is due to open its doors to guests in June 2018, with 315 suites with private pools or rooftop terraces and facilities include eight restaurants, nine bars, two beachfront swimming pools, and the Mile Spa.

Excellence Oyster Bay Jamaica scheduled to open in 2018

The Excellence Group has announced that it will open a brand new hotel in Montego Bay in Jamaica. The Excellence Oyster bay resort will be the first adults-only hotel of its kind in the area, and the Victorian-style luxury property will have 325 guest suites, as well as upscale facilities including a rooftop lounge with swimming pool, eight restaurants, nine bars, two beachfront swimming pools and modern fitness centre.