Jamaica Tourist Board has welcomed the launch of the second annual Jamaica Rum Festival during an event at the Campari headquarters in New York. The festival celebrates and recognises the outsized impact the destination has had on the world with its rum, food and music.
The introduction of cruise shipping to Port Royal, and by extension Kingston, has been planned for more than two decades. Port Royal joins Montego Bay, Falmouth, Ocho Rios and Port Antonio in the Jamaican market.
Unveiling a new advertising campaign, Donovan White tells Breaking Travel News about the out sized influence of Jamaican culture around the world, while also revealing all about new capital investments and record visitor numbers in the country.
LATAM Airlines Group has launched a new, non-stop service between its hub in Lima, capital of Peru, and Montego Bay in Jamaica. The three-times weekly frequency arrived for the first time at Sangster International Airport in the Caribbean tourism capital earlier.
Having caused a stir with calls for an international oversight body for travel advisories, Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, here expands on the ideas as he speaks to Breaking Travel News during World Travel Market in London.
The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the launch of its new on-location webinar series. The initiative, which is aimed at Jamaica travel specialists, provides a live visual element to enhance how travel agents can better understand and sell the destination to their clients.
Jamaica now offers an online version of the Immigration & Customs Declaration form for arriving travellers at the island’s international airports. The online form will enable passengers to be processed more seamlessly through the arrival process on the island.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for the Caribbean island of Jamaica, is set to meet with partners at the United Nations this week to discuss developments in the sector. While in New York, he will also meet with potential investors.
The meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions department at Jamaica Tourist Board is embarking on a new campaign to engage top North American planners. The aim is to present the destination as the ideal Caribbean location for MICE events of all kinds.