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Montego Bay Named As One Of The Top Destinations For U.S. Travelers This Summer

Montego Bay, Jamaica has been ranked as one of the top destinations for American travelers for the summer of 2022. More than 1,175,000 flight itineraries were analyzed to rank which destinations were most popular with American travelers for upcoming 2022 summer travel. Montego Bay was ranked number 4 after Cancun, San José del Cabo, and …

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Record Numbers Of British Tourists Are Visiting Jamaica

During Jamaica’s 60th anniversary of Independence Edmund Bartlett, the Minister of Tourism, announced that a record number of British tourists visited Jamaica during the month of February. The announcement was made on April 25th at White City Studio in London as part of Bartlett’s global marketing tour to boost visitor arrivals. “This record number of …

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Jamaica Tourism Authority Aims To End Illegal Rafting On White River

The Jamaican tourism authorities are concerned about the illegal rafting taking place on the White River, located on the border of St. Ann and St. Mary. This illicit activity has angered the operators of White River Calypso Rafting and Tubing, who are fully licensed to operate. Authorities are working to stop illegal rafting and protect …

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Passengers On Flight To Jamaica Incorrectly Told They Need Tests

A group of travelers began their trip with disappointment when they were not allowed to board a Swoop flight leaving Toronto on Tuesday the 19th. Swoop Airlines staff told passengers that a negative COVID-19 test was still required to board, even though the Jamaican government had eliminated that requirement last week. A passenger on flight …

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Travel To Jamaica Is Easier Than Ever As All Travel Restrictions Have Been Lifted

Visiting one of the most visited destinations in the Caribbean just got a lot easier. Travelers interested in visiting Jamaica will no longer need to get a Covid test before departing for the popular Caribbean Island. This new ruling is in effect as of April 16th. It comes after many of Jamaica’s health protocols, such …

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Roadblocks And Protests In Jamaica Have Ended After Agreement With Government

Desmond McKenzie, a Kingston Western Member of Parliament, was able to bring peace and understanding to some of his constituents on April 19th, three days after the killing of Horaine Glenn. After the 32-year-old Glenn was killed by a member of the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF), allegedly in cold blood, protesting residents blocked several streets …

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Less Than 5 Percent Of Montego Bay Street Food Vendors Have Food Handling Permits in Jamaica

Last Thursday, the acting mayor of Montego Bay, Councilor Richard Vernon, pressed the St. James parish’s local health officials to outline a plan to combat the lack of food handler permits by the majority of vendors on the streets of Montego Bay, Jamaica. There is a risk to the public from food-borne illness due to …

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