Athletics superstar Usain Bolt has opened Jamaica’s latest Tracks & Records franchise at the New Pineapple Shopping Centre in Ocho Rios. The franchise is the latest tourism hotspot in the busy resort town on the north coast of the country. The Jamaican-themed restaurant was developed to capitalise on the global appeal of brand Jamaica, and to celebrate the success of the world’s fastest sprinter.
Ed Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Montego Bay
Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Beckham, Kevin Spacey, Usain Bolt, Rafael Nadal, Kevin Costner and Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickenson are among the favourites to win the World Travel Awards “Face of Travel 2010”. The winner will be announced at this year’s WTA Grand Final 2010, which takes place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Sunday 7 November.
The world’s fastest man, sprinting superstar Usain Bolt is to feature in a new TV commercial as part of Jamaica’s “Once You Go, You Know” campaign.
Jamaica’s “golden son” Usain Bolt rounded off a brilliant World Athletics Championshsips in Berlin by being guest of honour at an exclusive reception for travel and tourism officials at the Jamaica & Tui VIP Lounge, Park Inn Hotel. The top-level gathering applauded Jamaica’s successful leverage of its sporting heroes at the nine-day tournament and the island’s ambitions to become a sport tourism front runner.
Jamaican Tourism Minister watching Usain Bolt winning Mens 100m Final, IAAF, Berlin 2009. The World Record is broken. Jamaican Tourism Minister - Hon. Edmund Bartlett with his delegation at the Jamiacan and Tui VIP lounge in the Park Inn Hotel, Berlin.
With Sunday night’s record-breaking 100m sprint by Usain Bolt once again demonstrating why he is a once-in-a-lifetime sporting sensation, the small but hugely significant island of Jamaica showcased its brilliance once again to the world. Standing trackside for the victory, the island’s tourism officials were overwhelmingly jubilant, as nowhere better understands the link between sport and tourism.
Triple gold winner, triple world record holder and the iconic face of Beijing 2008, Usain Bolt visited The Westin Beijing Financial Street where he met child victims of the Chinese earthquake to make a donation to the Chinese Red Cross Foundation.(Photo: Smiles all round - Usain Bolt, Miss World, Zi Lin Zhang of China, and one of the earthquake victims)
The world’s fastest man took time out of his hectic training schedule to hook up with the world’s most beautiful woman at a glittering Jamaica National Day party ahead of the Beijing Olympics.Jamaican sprinter and current 100m World Record Holder, Usain Bolt, met reigning Miss World, Zi Lin Zhang of China, to celebrate Jamaica National Day. The body beautiful duo were out in force to celebrate the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica.