Canada, Jamaica Agree to New Era of Cooperation to Strengthen Tourism
The long-established relationship between Jamaica and Canada, its second largest tourism market, has been strengthened with an agreement reached yesterday to enter a new era of cooperation and collaboration in tourism, resilience and sustainability.
Bartlett – Jamaica Secures 283,000 Seats Out of Canada – Well Ahead of 2019 Numbers
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has reported success in increasing airline seats out of Canada, Jamaica’s second largest visitor market. “So far, we have been successful in commitments that will see the number of airline seats at a record 283,000 out of Canada to Jamaica this winter; 26,000 more seats than was recorded in 2019, pre-COVID-19,” he announced this afternoon. These are from major travel partners such as Air Canada Vacations, WestJet, Transat and Sunwing.
Escapism exists and is thriving in Ocho Rios Jamaica
I recently had the good fortune to stay at the unique and quite remarkable Golden Eye resort in Ocho Rios Jamaica. This is no ordinary resort or hotel, it is a private collection of lovingly cared for private villas, cottages and beach huts. Before I wax lyrical about the rooms, the service and the incredible beauty of the resorts surroundings, let me first take you on a fascinating historical journey.
Bartlett wants greater investment to fuel post-COVID-19 tourism recovery
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has called for a new investment thrust to help the industry recover from the fallout caused by the 40 per cent gross domestic product (GDP) loss brought about by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Resort of Smiles
If you’re looking for a family beachfront getaway with an intimate private beach, a Pirates Island Waterpark, extra large accommodations, the only all-inclusive golf program for kids and near Jamaica’s best attractions, Beaches Ocho Rios is for you.
Sandals Sets Opening Date for New All-Inclusive Resort in Jamaica
Sandals has an opening date for its highly-anticipated new resort in Ocho Rios The new Sandals Dunn’s River is officially opening its doors on May 24, 2023, Sandals Resorts International confirmed. This weekend at the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards held in Oman Sandals won the prestigious award for World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company 2022.
Frontier Airlines Honors Sandals Resorts Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart
Sandals Resorts International (SRI) founder, the late Gordon “Butch” Stewart, was honored yesterday by Frontier Airlines with the naming of a new aircraft to be delivered in 2023.
UPTON ESTATE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB IN OCHO RIOS
Give yourself the perfect golf vacation, with rolling fairways lined by sweeping views of the sea and mountains. This magnificent 18-hole course rises 700 feet above sea level in the lush hills of Ocho Rios, with a practice range, putting and chipping greens, pro shop, restaurant, and snack shack.
UK IS FASTEST GROWING RECOVERY MARKET FOR JAMAICA
On the heels of the destination welcoming 2 million stopover arrivals last month, Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that the United Kingdom (UK), is the fastest growing recovery market for the island.
174% jump in UK visitor room nights sold in Jamaica over 2019
British Airways Holidays told Jamaica’s senior tourism officials at the World Travel Market in London on Monday that the entity has sold more than 15,800 room nights for their British customers coming to Jamaica this year, nearly triple what they sold in pre-pandemic 2019, which was just under 5,800 room nights.
Saudi hotel chain Boudl Hotels and Resorts confirm plans to invest in Jamaica
Following a visit to Jamaica in July by a large delegation of Saudi Arabian government and business interests, one major participating Saudi investor has now confirmed with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett that he is currently actively searching for a significant hotel investment on the island.
New brand for Jamaica being revealed
The personality of the Jamaica brand is as big as a country. Everything they do as a brand reflects their culture. They are colorful. They are proud. They are magnetic. It’s their confidence in themselves that allows them to be so inviting. It’s in their nature to show the world rather than be shown up. A personality that sets them apart from any other destination.