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News Jamaica Travel: Jamaica awarded World's Leading Family Destination at World Travel Awards ceremony

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Jamaica awarded World's Leading Family Destination at World Travel Awards ceremony
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Jamaica_awarded_Worlds_Leading_Family_Destination1

KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jamaica took home several awards at the 26th World Travel Awards' Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman recently including World's Leading Family Destination and World's ...

News Jamaica Travel: Redefine romance! Here is how you can enjoy scenic beauty in Jamaica

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Redefine romance! Here is how you can enjoy scenic beauty in Jamaica
News source: https://www.aninews.in/news/lifestyle/travel/redefine-romance-here-is-how-you-can-enjoy-scenic-beauty-in-jamaica20191208135458/

Kingston [Jamaica], Dec 8 (ANI): Whether you dream of a rustic architectural feel, modern elegance or the traditional iconic concept, Jamaica's landscape provides the perfect backdrop for an ultimate romantic getaway.

News Jamaica Travel: Jamaica on alert for dreaded banana disease

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Jamaica on alert for dreaded banana disease
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/article/20191009/ARTICLE/191009691/1373

He added that the fungus spreads through infected plant materials and infested soil particles attached to any item, such as farm tools, shoes, clothes, animals and vehicles, which visitors to Jamaica, ...

News Jamaica Travel: “He recognized the flag and was happy to meet someone from Jamaica.” – The Vatican – Jamaicans Love to Travel

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
“He recognized the flag and was happy to meet someone from Jamaica.” – The Vatican – Jamaicans Love to Travel
News source: https://jamaicans.com/the-vatican-is-the-smallest-country-in-the-world-jamaicans-love-to-travel/

On my visit in 2001, I was wearing a T-shirt with the Jamaican flag and we stopped to eat Pizza at a pizzeria outside the Vatican gate. I was amazed as the server got very excited to see my T-shirt.

News Jamaica Travel: PICA and Jamaica Customs launch online passenger declaration form

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
PICA and Jamaica Customs launch online passenger declaration form
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/pica-and-jamaica-customs-launch-online-passenger-declaration-form_171242?profile=1373

“As protectors of Jamaica's borders, we have a duty and a mandate to carry ... Passengers are able to complete the form in advance of travelling once they have booked their travel arrangements.

News Jamaica Travel: Forget US transit visas: Kenya – Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon?

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
Forget US transit visas: Kenya – Jamaica direct on Kenya Airways soon?
News source: https://www.eturbonews.com/260390/forget-us-transit-visas-kenya-jamaica-direct-on-kenya-airways-soon/

This has been a challenge for the Caribbean, and Jamaica specifically to lessen the dependency on the American inbound market. Reaching out to additional tourism source markets can become a challenge ...

News Jamaica Travel: Couple who paid £46,000 for dream Jamaica wedding discover they’re not legally married after their ‘nightmare’ experience

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Couple who paid £46,000 for dream Jamaica wedding discover they’re not legally married after their ‘nightmare’ experience
News source: https://inews.co.uk/news/real-life/couple-who-paid-46000-for-dream-jamaica-wedding-discover-theyre-not-legally-married-after-their-nightmare-experience/

"We’ve walked away with bad memories of our wedding day" Andy Helsdon A couple who spent £46,000 on what was meant to be an idyllic Caribbean wedding say Heidi Brown and partner Andy Helsdon claim an error with the wedding register has meant their marriage is not official.

News Jamaica Travel: State Department yanks data on U.S. tourists harmed in Jamaica

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
State Department yanks data on U.S. tourists harmed in Jamaica
News source: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2019/07/23/state-department-american-tourists-jamaica/1796973001/

including a Detroit man who landed in Harper Hospital's ICU following his May vacation to the DR. Jamaica and the Dominican Republic are among nine Caribbean and Central American destinations that the ...

News Jamaica Travel: Cayman Airways adds extra Jamaica flights for Summer travel

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Cayman Airways adds extra Jamaica flights for Summer travel
News source: https://sflcn.com/cayman-airways-adds-extra-jamaica-flights-summer-travel/

GRAND CAYMAN – In anticipation of another busy Summer for visiting family and friends, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added an additional 28 roundtrip flights between Grand Cayman and Jamaica ...

News Jamaica Travel: Jamaica Travel Advisory Includes Warning on Visits to the USA and Canada

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Jamaica Travel Advisory Includes Warning on Visits to the USA and Canada
News source: https://jamaicans.com/jamaica-travel-advisory-includes-warning-on-visits-to-the-usa-and-canada/

The Ministry of Health and Wellness in Jamaica has advised travelers to make sure they are protected against measles if they plan to travel to countries known to be experiencing an outbreak of the ...

News Jamaica Travel: Jamaica Showcases Sustainability Initiatives

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
Jamaica Showcases Sustainability Initiatives
News source: https://www.travelagentcentral.com/destinations/jamaica-showcases-sustainability-initiatives

Jamaica is taking steps to alleviate the impact of climate change, beginning with the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, and an agricultural sector that aims to be climate resilient. Read more.

News Jamaica Travel: Traveling While Gay: Six Essential LGBT Travel Tips

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
Traveling While Gay: Six Essential LGBT Travel Tips
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/lgbt-travel-tips-1420383

The LGBT travel market is worth an estimated $211 billion worldwide ... More than 70 countries still criminalize homosexuality—including popular tourist destinations like Barbados, Jamaica, Egypt, ...

News Jamaica Travel: Warning after UK family forced to pay £21,000 extra on Jamaica holiday - how to avoid this

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
Warning after UK family forced to pay £21,000 extra on Jamaica holiday - how to avoid this
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/1131770/holidays-2019-travel-insurance-deals-cost-jamaica-abta

HOLIDAYS came with a whopping £21,000 extra price tag for one UK family, who were forced to fork out the huge sum following a trip to Jamaica. The incident has promoted an official travel warning. But are you making the same mistake?

News Jamaica Travel: Stir it Up! Virgin Holidays to Offer Free Trip to Jamaica to Bartend at Famous Floating Bar

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/stir-it-up-virgin-holidays-to-offer-free-trip-to-jamaica-to-bartend-at-famous-floating-bar/vi-AABovF9

If you’re looking for new horizons and have solid bartending experience, Virgin Holidays could send you on a free trip to Jamaica to serve drinks in paradise. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more. ...

News Jamaica Travel: Top Events Jamaica connecting visitors with local fun

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-observer/top-events-jamaica-connecting-visitors-with-local-fun_165350?profile=1056

launched the Top Events Jamaica initiative earlier this year — designed to increase visitor participation in local events and activities, islandwide. “We recognise that entertainment forms a large ...

News Jamaica Travel: TripAdvisor will now flag sexual assault warnings on travel reviews

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/05/15/tripadvisor-sexual-assault-warnings-travel-reviews/1194918001/

TripAdvisor will now flag sexual assault warnings on travel reviews The new safety measure comes months after a Free Press investigation found that sexual assaults are a long-standing and unchecked ...

News Jamaica Travel: Bluefields Bay: Feel Like A Local While Visiting Jamaica

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ranagood/2019/05/23/bluefields-bay-jamaica/

One of the most popular travel destinations in the Caribbean, it’s no surprise Jamaica has a wide variety of hotels to choose from and that many familiar hotel brands (Hyatt, Iberostar and Sandals) ...