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Hotel Developments Expected to Boost Jamaica’s Tourism

Hotel Developments Expected to Boost Jamaica’s Tourism

New And Exciting Tourism Developments Underway In Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s tourism sector continues to make huge strides with regard to product development.  Last year, approximately 3,000 new and refurbished hotel rooms were added to the island’s accommodation stock and in 2017, the destination expects to add more than 1,100 new rooms. Furthermore, it […]

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Jamaica Native Anthony Rattigan Joins Hyatt Trinidad Culinary Team

Jamaica Native Anthony Rattigan Joins Hyatt Trinidad Culinary Team

Hyatt Regency Trinidad Appoints Anthony Rattigan As Executive Sous Chef Port of Spain, Trinidad – Hyatt Regency Trinidad has proudly announced the appointment of Anthony Rattigan as Executive Sous Chef. Ideally located in Trinidad’s capital city of Port of Spain, Hyatt Regency is considered the Caribbean’s leading business hotel. In his new role, Rattigan will be […]

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Park Hyatt St Kitts Will Make Brand Debut In The Caribbean Region

Park Hyatt St Kitts Will Make Brand Debut In The Caribbean Region

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The tiny dual-island Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis will gain a new luxury resort this summer with the launch of the 126-room Park Hyatt St Kitts to be located on the beach at Banana Bay in St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour development. The agreement for the construction of the Park Hyatt […]

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Bahamas Mega Resort, Baha Mar Opens First Phase

Bahamas Mega Resort, Baha Mar Opens First Phase

The Rt. Hon Perry. G. Christie Prime Minister and Minister of Finance give his remarks at the First Phase Opening of Baha Mar on Friday,  April 21st, 2017. NASSAU, The Bahamas – The First Phase of  the Bahamas Baha Mar opened on Friday, April 21st, 2017. Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Perry G. Christie was […]

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Carnival in Jamaica Gets A Major Boost

Carnival in Jamaica Gets A Major Boost

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Preparations are in top gear ahead of the inaugural staging of Carnival in Jamaica, which was recently launched at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston. The initiative is a project of the Sports and Entertainment Network of the Ministry of Tourism’s Linkages Network and has facilitated the developers and organizers of many of […]

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MSC Fantasia Cruise Ship to Begin Calls to Port of Spain

MSC Fantasia Cruise Ship to Begin Calls to Port of Spain

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The MSC Fantasia will begin calls to Port of Spain during the 2017/8 cruise season. The announcement was made at the MSC Cruises Travel Partners Event hosted by MSC Cruises and co-sponsored by the Tourism Development Company last month. The MSC Fantasia has a passenger capacity of 3900 with 1200 crew […]

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JetBlue Expands Non-Stop Service To Port-Au-Prince From Orlando

JetBlue Expands Non-Stop Service To Port-Au-Prince From Orlando

JetBlue Will Serve Haiti’s Capital From More U.S. Cities Than Any Other Airline NEW YORK – JetBlue announced its intent to operate service between Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) later this year. JetBlue intends to launch this route, which currently does not have nonstop service, in December pending government approval. Seats are expected […]

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United Airlines CEO, “Sorry”, But Stands By Staff

United Airlines CEO, “Sorry”, But Stands By Staff

United Airlines CEO: We are sorry but we stand by staff when doctor was dragged off overbooked flight HOUSTON – The CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, cannot seem to make up his mind over an incident where a passenger was dragged off a flight in a bloody mess. The United CEO issued an apology to all […]

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Jamaica ‘A Jewel’ In Cruise Shipping – FCCA President

Jamaica ‘A Jewel’ In Cruise Shipping – FCCA President

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The highly influential Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), representing 19 cruise lines, has recommitted to supporting the continued growth of cruise shipping in Jamaica. FCCA President Michele M. Paige has branded Jamaica as “a jewel” and the ports of Ocho Rios, Falmouth and Montego Bay as among the “best in the world”, while […]

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United Airlines Increasing Flights To US Virgin Islands

United Airlines Increasing Flights To US Virgin Islands

NEW YORK – United Airlines will boost air capacity to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) this summer. Following talks with United Airlines executives in Chicago this week, USVI Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty reported the carrier will increase its frequency of flights from Houston to St. Thomas during the summer season. Commissioner Nicholson-Doty, who attended […]

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