GoldenEye, Jamaica, to welcome new luxurious beach huts

March 2016 will see the vision of Island Records founder, Chris Blackwell, take one step further with the completion of 26 new beach huts on the luxurious Jamaican resort of GoldenEye. Designed by Jamaican architect Ann Hodges, the 26 freestanding one or two bedroom beach huts seamlessly merge outdoor and indoor living. The octagonal design and private veranda, oversized louvered windows and high ceilings, eradicate the need for air conditioning, providing the perfect spot for relaxing from the Jamaican heat. Custom-designed Jamaican furniture and African fabrics enhance the understated cool…

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Jamaica welcomes record number of UK visitors in 2015

The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the number of tourists from the UK & Ireland visiting between January-December 2015 has surpassed the 200,000 mark for the very first time. There were a total of 201,364 arrivals on the island. This represents an increase of 12.2 per cent from the previous year which saw 179,433 pass through Jamaican shores. These figures do not include cruise visitors – only holidaymakers staying overnight. Jamaica is hosting more tourists than ever before and is one of the leading Caribbean destinations among UK and Irish…

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