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Tourists To Jamaica This Summer Can Expect Above Average Rainfall

Those planning to visit Jamaica this summer will likely experience above-average rainfall compared to previous years. The Caribbean Climate Outlook (CCO) has reported that between the months of June and August, Jamaica and the region extending to Puerto Rico will experience a wetter than normal summer season. For those seeking the warmth of Jamaica, the …

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Jamaica On Track To Set New Record For Summer Arrivals In 2022

In 2019 Jamaica had its busiest summer to date, with an influx of approximately 250,584 visitors. The latest data makes it clear that the summer of 2022 will be even busier than the summer of 2019. According to the Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, the number of bookings and other indicators show that the country …

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American Airlines Launches New Flights To Montego Bay From Austin, Texas

Jamaica’s white-sand beaches, laid-back culture, and stunning landscapes continue to pull more and more visitors to the beautiful island nation. As a result, airlines are offering more options for travelers to reach this preferred destination. The latest itinerary addition comes from American Airlines, with the addition of a non-stop flight option between the populous city …

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Jamaica Zoo Ordered Closed After Recent Lion Biting Incident

After facing backlash over the taunting of a resident lion, Jamaica Zoo has been ordered to close. On Wednesday, June 1st, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) rescinded its environmental permit, which gave Jamaica Zoo Attractions Limited the license to operate a zoo. As a result, the Jamaica Zoo has officially been closed to …

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New Hilton Hotel Coming To Kingston, Jamaica In August

This coming August, Kingston is set to welcome the new ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Reservations are now being accepted for August 29th and later. The hotel is located in the art district in downtown Kingston and overlooks the Harbor and Kingston Waterfront. Across the street from the hotel lies the National Gallery …

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U.S. Issues New Travel Advisory For Jamaica

On May 31st, just before the start of the summer tourist season, the United States Department of State issued a level three travel advisory for several parishes in Jamaica due to crime. The parishes included in the advisory were: Westmoreland, St. James, St. Ann, St. Catherine, Hanover, Clarendon, Kingston and St. Andrew, and Montego Bay. …

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Montego Bay Airport Worker Arrested After 1 KG Of Cocaine Found

An airport employee at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay was placed under arrest on Sunday after being connected to the confiscation of one kilogram of cocaine. Details regarding the identity of the airport worker have not been released, and the authorities have said that investigations are still underway. The cocaine was found on Sunday …

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NOAA Forecasts More Active Than Normal Hurricane Season For Jamaica

Travelers can’t predict the future when planning a vacation but being aware of potential disruptions to a travel plan is always beneficial. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has recently forecasted that the hurricane season in Jamaica for 2022 will be more active than typical years past. For Jamaica, hurricane season starts on June …

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Sandals Resorts Will Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors After Guests Die At Property

An announcement from Sandals Resorts was made on Wednesday, May 25th stating that the company will be installing carbon monoxide detectors in all of its properties in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean. The decision comes after the death of three guests who were staying at the company’s property in The Bahamas, the Emerald Bay Resort. …

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Top All-Inclusive Resorts In Jamaica According To Travel And Leisure

Vacation is a time to unwind and leave the worries of everyday life behind, and what better way to do it than by booking a stay at an all-inclusive resort? Booking at an all-inclusive takes the stress out of day-to-day planning while on vacation. Almost everything a traveler needs can be found on-site, and the …

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