JN Offers Special Diaspora Package for Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Track Meet

FT. LAUDERDALE – “A complete experience” is what Jamaicans living abroad and other overseas visitors can expect this weekend when they attend this Saturday’s (May 1) staging of the JN Jamaica International Invitational track meet at the National Stadium in Kingston.

From discounted airfares to hotel accommodation and the opportunity to watch world class sprinting in the cradle of world class sprinters, locals, tourists and Jamaicans in the Diaspora are set to experience a thoroughly organised all-inclusive event.

“Air Jamaica return trips from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Kingston are as low as $162 and only $238 for return tickets from New York to Kingston,” discloses Leon Mitchell, Jamaica National Building Society Marketing Executive. “And, accommodation is offered at Kingston’s finest hotels including The Spanish Court, the Hilton and Knutsford Court Hotels.”

Transportation is also available via JUTA Tours or for those wishing to drive themselves rental cars can be accessed from Compact Car Rental.

“This is a package that will enhance what is already an all-inclusive track meet. To reserve tickets and learn more about our packages persons only need to visit our webpage at and access the JN Invitational Experience,” Mr. Mitchell says.

The event, which is in its 7th staging of the JII Meet, is set to feature 25 of the world’s finest athletes headlined by the world’s fastest man, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt; the USA’s Tyson Gaye, who recently clocked under 45 seconds in the 400 metres; world leading 100 metre sprinter, American, Carmelita Jeter; Olympic 200 metre Champion, Veronica Campbell- Brown and a host of other athletic stars.

Inside the stadium, patrons will also be treated to a pre-meet concert featuring Reggae icon Freddie McGregor, Kohnshens, Chino, Laden, I-Octane, and Soca Queen Alison Hines; as well as an after party, Yush, inside the National Arena.

“We are offering our Jamaicans living abroad and visitors a chance to experience first hand the prowess of our Jamaican athletes as well as taste some of our entertainment culture. It will be an experience to remember,” Mr. Mitchell says.

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