Jamaica Tourist Board Launches Bridal Twitter Chat #JaBrides

The Jamaica Tourist Board is set to host its first Weddings & Honeymoons Twitter Chat via the destination’s official online wedding concierge Weddings in Jamaica (@WeddingsinJa). The chat, scheduled for Wednesday, August 14 at 2 pm ET, will answer questions and provide insight on the number of romantic locations and expert wedding vendors found in Jamaica. The […]

Celebrity Wedding Expert Renee Strauss to Attend Jamaica Bridal Expo

Celebrity bridal expert Renee Strauss will offer a virtual bouquet of  advice gathered from three decades devoted to I do’s as she helps to make everything irie for Caribbean brides-to-be at the Jamaica Bridal Expo. The star of the TLC series Brides of Beverly Hills will be the special guest at the Jamaica Bridal Expo, […]

Jimmy Cliff, Star of “C’mon Get Happy” Super Bowl Ad Honored in Jamaica

Getting behind the wheel of a Volkswagen took him on a mental journey to Jamaica in the popular “C’mon Get Happy” Super Bowl commercial, and now actor Eric Nicolaisen and a music icon are helping to steer the public’s attention to the beauty of the island where everything is irie. Photo: Director of Tourism, John […]

Christina Milian Enjoys Vacation in Jamaica

The Voice‘s social media correspondent Christina Milian is singing Jamaica’s praises after her first destination vacation with her family to the island nation. During her recent stay the Grammy-nominated songbird unpacked her luggage at Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, a 20-acre haven complete with the verdant visions of seaside gardens, transcendental treatments at Red Lane […]

Deal of the Day: Sandals “Perfect Package”

Sandals Resorts have a well-deserved reputation as romantic spots, whether for destination weddings or honeymoon travel. That’s hardly surprising, given their spectacular Caribbean beach locations, luxury accommodations, and pampering, all-inclusive services which make couples feel they have come to the “perfect” place. Now, Sandals’ “Perfect Package” gives newlyweds another reason to start their new life […]

Iberostar Offers “Free Wedding” Package

Thrifty-minded couples will love this deal! Have that Caribbean destination wedding of your dreams while enjoying the pampering elegance of Iberostar Hotel and Resort’s Grand Collection of five-star properties in Jamaica, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. An Iberostar Grand wedding combines exquisite service and cuisine, gorgeous natural settings and endless pampering. The Grand Collection presents […]

Our Latest Project Hits the Shelves

It’s always exciting for us when we receive the first copies of a new book, even when it’s a book project we’ve worked on for many years. Today we received our author copy of Fodor’s Caribbean 2011, set to hit the shelves on August 31. Since 2000, we’ve been writing the Jamaica chapter of this […]

Former Sandals Resort Becomes The Jewel

We just received word that the former Sandals Dunn’s River Resort, located in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, will soon be The Jewel. The resort will be managed by Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality and right now it’s undergoing an extensive makeover, which will include new room products as well as new technology and flat screen TV’s. The Jewel […]

Facebook Friday, July 23, 2010

It’s time for Facebook Friday! Every week we highlight three fan pages of special interest to romantic travelers, showcasing pages ranging from resorts and hotels to travel blogs. If you have a Facebook fan page you’d like considered for a future Facebook Friday article, please be sure to add a comment below or leave us […]

Our Fodor’s Book Looks Great!

We just received our authors’ copies of the new edition of our Fodor’s In Focus Jamaica guide. This is the second edition of this handy pocket-sized guide but this version looks much different than its predecessor: it has color photos throughout! We’re proud to say some of our photos are included in the guide as […]