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New regulation to boost resort shopping in Jamaica next year

New regulation to boost resort shopping in Jamaica next year

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction in Jamaica, a new regulation will be introduced by the Ministry of Tourism next year. Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett announced Thursday, December 13th that, “Cabinet is to consider the presentation shortly and […]

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American Airline’s begins non-stop service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

American Airline’s begins non-stop service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

MIAMI – American Airlines made its inaugural non-stop flight from the Miami International Airport to the Argyle International Airport on Saturday December 15th 2018. The year-round AA 1427 service will operate on an Airbus A319 every Saturday leaving the Miami International Airport at 11:00 a.m. and arriving at the Argyle International Airport at 3:40 p.m.; the return […]

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Bahamas People-to-People Program a hit with Florida Travel Agents

Bahamas People-to-People Program a hit with Florida Travel Agents

FORT LAUDERDALE – Authentic Bahamian cultural activities, including the Changing of the Guard at Government House and the country’s ‘People-to-People Experience,’ were a big hit for a recent group of Florida travel agents who visited Nassau for a Familiarization trip. The group included travel agents from the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando areas, all of whom […]

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The Bahamas Host VIP Black Meeting Planners at National Conference

The Bahamas Host VIP Black Meeting Planners at National Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Islands Of The Bahamas were the sponsors of a VIP Planners Only Breakfast at the recent National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP) 2018 Annual Conference, which took place in New Orleans, LA, November 28 – December 1, 2018. The Bahamas was the only Caribbean Destination sponsor at the Conference and in […]

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R Hotel Kingston pledges Support for Community Tourism in Jamaica

R Hotel Kingston pledges Support for Community Tourism in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Alexander Pike, General Manager, The R Hotel Kingston has pledged support for community tourism in his presentation as guest speaker at the International Community Tourism Conference Welcome Reception held last month at the Spanish Court Hotel, Kingston. Spanish Court was one of the Conference Sponsors. Mr. Theo Chambers, Master of Ceremonies, CEO PanaCarib […]

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Jamaica will not be a Casino Destination

Jamaica will not be a Casino Destination

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica’s first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020 but Jamaica will not be a casino destination. This was disclosed Friday (December 7) by Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett as he wrapped up remarks at a seminar on Hospitality Industry and Casino Operator’s Guide to Managing […]

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Jamaica Ranks Number Five Among Kayak’s Top Trending Destinations

Jamaica Ranks Number Five Among Kayak’s Top Trending Destinations

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is one of the top five trending destinations to travel to in January 2019 as designated by international travel website Kayak. In a recent report by Kayak.com, Jamaica landed at number five among the top ten trending destinations which included locations such as Palm Springs, Florence, Zurich and New Orleans. This designation underscores the island’s […]

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Silversands Grenada Opening Compliments a Pure Luxury Caribbean Destination

Silversands Grenada Opening Compliments a Pure Luxury Caribbean Destination

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA– Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean is offering different options in the luxury end of the market with a brand new member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Silversands Grenada. Joining the class of the family owned luxury resorts of Spice Island Beach and Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel, Silversands Grenada […]

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Cayman Airways Takes Delivery of The First Max 8 In The Caribbean

Cayman Airways Takes Delivery of The First Max 8 In The Caribbean

SEATTLE – Cayman Airways took formal delivery of its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) on November 28, 2018 at a ceremony in Seattle hosted by Boeing to mark the occasion. “This year, as we celebrate 50 years of safe and reliable service, we take great pride in introducing the […]

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Jamaica to vie for World Travel Awards Titles in Lisbon

Jamaica to vie for World Travel Awards Titles in Lisbon

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett departs the island for Lisbon, Portugal, to participate in The World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony, where recent Jamaican awardees will go head-to-head with other winners of WTA’s six regional ceremonies, for the coveted world titles. The event, which will take place at Lisbon’s […]

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