As Jamaica battles back from the Covid-19 pandemic, Emily Clark visits the luxurious Half Moon to find out more about the Caribbean delight. With the peak season just beginning, she finds an idyll perched between the azure sea and imposing Blue mountains
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has saluted legendary hotelier Heinz Simonitsch, who died over the weekend. The body cited him as one of the foremost pioneers of sustainable tourism development in the region.
Nestled between the lush rolling hills of Montego Bay and the glistening Caribbean Sea, Eclipse at Half Moon is a celebration of authentic Jamaican culture reflecting its surrounding natural beauty.
The board of directors of Half Moon, one of the Caribbean’s most iconic resort destinations in Montego Bay, Jamaica, has selected Salamander Hotels & Resorts to manage the award-winning 400-acre property.
Luxury Jamaican hotel Half Moon has added its first vegan eatery, Ital Café, to its award-winning collection of culinary offerings. Working in partnership with Aris Latham, considered to be the father of gourmet ethical raw food cuisine in America, Ital Café grows fresh, organic fruit, vegetables and herbs to be used on their menu.
The resort, located in Rose Hall, Montego Bay, broke ground in May last year on a US$75 million investment, which will see the additions of new room and suite accommodations, Great House lobby, two new restaurants, three new bars, marketplace with coffee shop and vegan café.
Half Moon is investing $75 million to renew its legacy as the Caribbean’s most iconic resort, in celebration of its upcoming 65th anniversary. Enhancing the property and delivering transformative experiences for generations of discerning travellers, the rebirth of the Half Moon legacy will be realised in November 2018.
With the property currently undergoing a comprehensive redevelopment, Breaking Travel News here speaks to Sandro Fabris, general manager at the luxurious Half Moon in Jamaica, about his ambitious plans for the resort. He also tells us about the significance of hospitality as a driving force in the development of the human capital of the Caribbean island.
Luxury Jamaican resort Half Moon, in Montego Bay, has unveiled an exciting new programme of activities for its 2017 Camp Half Moon, the resort’s annual summer camp for children.
World-renowned Jamaican resort Half Moon has revealed it will undergo an extensive 18-month renovation, beginning in May 2017. This phase follows the 2015 refurbishment of the award-winning Sugar Mill Restaurant, resort lobby, Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed golf course and the introduction of the popular Lester’s Café.
Effective immediately, Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica will no longer operate under the management of RockResorts, a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. The change in management comes following a mutual decision between Half Moon Bay, the owners of Half Moon Resort, and RockResorts following a five-year partnership.