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Jamaica in food focus

Jamaica in food focus

30 September 2011 Travel Events News

Jamaica is holding a prestigious cooking competition for its most talented chefs next month which aims to provide opportunities for young local chefs to showcase their cooking skills to holidaymakers..

Jamaica looks toward South America for tourism growth

Jamaica looks toward South America for tourism growth

Leading members of the Jamaican establishment have called on the destination to look toward South America in order to boost visitor numbers. With holidaymakers from the United Kingdom, the biggest source market for Jamaica outside of North America, hit by Air Passenger Duty, prime minister Bruce Golding and tourism minister Ed Bartlett have called for a change of focus.

Jamaica visitors climb six per cent in August

Jamaica visitors climb six per cent in August

23 September 2011 Tourism News

Jamaica’s 2011 visitor arrivals have climbed 5.7% through August, as nearly 2.1 million visitors chose to holiday in Jamaica. The news comes as the holiday island prepares to welcome World Travel Awards for the annual Caribbean & the Americans Gala Ceremony, which will be hosted by Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island in October.

Jamaica celebrates official opening of Falmouth Port

Jamaica celebrates official opening of Falmouth Port

23 March 2011 Cruise News

Luxury Caribbean holiday destination Jamaica is celebrating the official opening of the new Historic Falmouth Port, with the arrival of the first cruise ship. Last year Jamaica was recognised as the Caribbean’s Leading Destination by the prestigious World Travel Awards and the latest developments are set to cement its reputation as the best in the region.