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.
Sandals Royal Caribbean’s 12 new over-the-water bungalows have opened and welcomed their first guests. These gorgeous bungalows based in Montego Bay, Jamaica deliver complete immersion of the fine turquoise waters and rich marine life below.
Jamaica is known for its gorgeous beaches, turquoise seas, tropical terrain and rich island culture and now, visitors to the paradise island will have a new way to explore ‘real Jamaica’ thanks to Island Routes Caribbean Adventures’ brand new Mini-Routes Driving Tour.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica is recognised by the World Travel Awards for his three decades of hospitality leadership in the Caribbean and reveals his plans for the coming year.
Horace Chang, ministry of economic growth and job creation, Jamaica, reveals how important it is for the Caribbean destination to be honoured by the World Travel Awards during the 2016 Grand Final Gala Ceremony in the Maldives.
For the first time, the Jamaica Tourist Board will host the destination’s own tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, on the September 29th-30th at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. The event will provide the ideal business-to-business platform for British tour operators and agents to meet with Jamaican suppliers and partners directly.
This month sees Half Moon, a luxury resort in Montego Bay, re-launch the Sugar Mill Restaurant, one of the most renowned fine dining establishments in Jamaica. Serving up an array of authentic Jamaican dishes with a modern day twist, The Sugar Mill Restaurant is committed to delivering a zestful culinary experience, cultivating seasonal, locally grown produce from the resort’s herb and vegetable garden.
Jamaica is offering the Fall in Jamaica destination-wide vacation deal with savings of up to 50 percent when booking at www.getallrightjamaica.com.
Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel, has met with Portia Simpson-Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, earlier while on a trip to the island to celebrate the opening of the Sensatori Jamaica resort, and discussed with her the role of TUI Travel in the future of Jamaica’s tourism. Thomson, part of TUI UK & Ireland, now operates more flights to Jamaica than any other European Airline.
One of Jamaica’s best-known resorts, Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Montego Bay, has earned the highly regarded Hospitality Assured certification, a symbol of service and business excellence in the tourism and hospitality sector internationally and in the Caribbean. This means that the fabled property – which has welcomed numerous business, political, entertainment, athletic, and cultural celebrities since its opening in 1953 - now has the Hospitality Assured quality framework in place, proof of its commitment to continuously raise service quality standards, focus on customers’ needs, increase customer satisfaction and loyalty and improve overall business performance.
Michael Cambell, Managing Director, Island Car Rentals, talks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market 2012