Jamaica

The Sweets and More in Jamaica (video)

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The Sweets and More in Jamaica (video)

Why is travel to Jamaica so great? I think I have interviewed Dian Holland four or five times at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure show in Los Angeles and it is always a good time. This interview is no different as we talk about Jamaica: it’s foods, flavors and fun. I am still trying to find a great Jamaican patty in Los Angeles. More about Travel in Jamaica Fiji on In The Know Traveler Basic information about Jamaica Travel...

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Meet the People in Jamaica

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Meet the People in Jamaica

  JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD ENCOURAGES VISITORS TO ‘MEET THE PEOPLE’ AND EXPERIENCE THE JAMAICAN WAY OF LIFE KINGSTON, JAMAICA – October 28, 2013 – To offer visitors a chance to explore beyond the resort and experience the Jamaican way of life, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) created the Meet the People in Jamaica program, available at no cost to individuals and families. Whether visitors are seeking to learn how to dance to the infectious sounds of reggae, prepare an authentic Jamaican dish,meet with a famous Jamaican artist to learn the...

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Holiday Deals at Jamaica Resort

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Holiday Deals at Jamaica Resort

The Cliffs of Negril, Jamaica – Make a splash this holiday season with an unforgettable stay at Moon Dance Cliffs, a stunning, peaceful seaside resort and spa perched on the dramatically beautiful, westernmost edge of Jamaica. Book now and take advantage the resort’s Holiday Specials offering up to 30% off nightly rates. From December 22, 2012 through January 2, 2013, stay four 4 – 6 nights and receive 20% off Moon Dance Cliff’s nightly rates. Stay 7 nights and enjoy even deeper savings with 30% off its nightly rates. Negril’s newest luxury...

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Holidays deal at Moon Dance Cliffs

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Holidays deal at Moon Dance Cliffs

The Cliffs of Negril, Jamaica – Make a splash this holiday season with an unforgettable stay at Moon Dance Cliffs, a stunning, peaceful seaside resort and spa perched on the dramatically beautiful, westernmost edge of Jamaica. Book now and take advantage the resort’s Holiday Specials offering up to 30% off nightly rates. From December 22, 2012 through January 2, 2013, stay four 4 – 6 nights and receive 20% off Moon Dance Cliff’s nightly rates. Stay 7 nights and enjoy even deeper savings with 30% off its nightly rates. Negril’s newest luxury...

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Jamaica Hosts First Bloggers Meet Up

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Jamaica Hosts First Bloggers Meet Up

And yes, In The Know Traveler was there — dg — KINGSTON, JAMAICA – July 23, 2010 – The Jamaica Tourist Board ramped up its social media and marketing efforts with its first-ever “Bloggers’ Meet-up in Jamaica.” Jamaica hosted a four-night visit, from July 15-19, establishing a proactive dialogue with influential travel bloggers who will continue to share personal and first-hand travel experiences with their audiences. “This is just the first of many blogger meet-ups that the Jamaica Tourist Board will host,” said John Lynch,...

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Food Fantastic Jamaica

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Food Fantastic Jamaica

For the last several days, I have been enjoying the warm Caribbean Sea in Jamaica. The visit proved predictable in many ways. I heard lots of infectious reggae music, chatted with plenty of friendly Jamaicans, swilled fruity drinks in fluted glasses on sandy beaches, and was nipped by the occasional damned mosquito. However there was one big surprise. The food was great. Every meal impressed me. I never grumbled about the Jamaican food from my previous trip, but this time around things were different. Fruits and greens were particularly fresh...

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Jamaica Prepares for Bob Marley’s 65th

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA – February 5, 2010 – This Saturday, Bob Marley would have turned 65 and music fans around the world are preparing to celebrate the legacy of Jamaica’s greatest musical icon. “Bob Marley is one of the foremost proponents of the Jamaican culture. He embodies the spirit and soul of the island,” says John Lynch, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board. “In every corner of the world you will find Bob Marley fans and every year thousands of music fans visit Jamaica just to find out more about a true musical icon who offered his...

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Jamaica Live for 2009 (video podcast)

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For the third time in as many years, I caught up with Dian Holland of Jamaica Tourism at the Los Angeles Times Adventure Travel Show. Hear what she has to say about travel on her island. As with all of our videos Quicktime 7.0 or better is required to see our great videos in all of their luster and highest quality. However, we have now added a new feature so YouTube users can see this video here as well. We are also on iTunes, Youtube, Current TV, and Google video. And be sure to scroll all the way down to see the...

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Jamaica’s Winter Discounts

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 26, 2009 – As the temperature continues to drop and the snow piles up, travelers will find Jamaica offers an affordable and accessible warm-weather escape this winter season. The destination is a fun-filled getaway for families and friends, and a romantic retreat for couples, and for a limited time travelers can take advantage of specially priced winter packages. “With the chilly winter weather in full-swing, now is a perfect time for travelers to take advantage of special savings when booking a trip to Jamaica,”...

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Jamaica Jazz and Blues Begins Tonight

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 22, 2009 – The newly-branded Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will kick off the island’s calendar year of exciting events tonight at the Aqueduct at Rose Hall Montego Bay. Situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Rose Hall golf course, the festival provides an idyllic but exciting atmosphere for the expected 5,000-7,000 tourists and thousands of attendees who flock to Montego Bay for music and to enjoy the island’s offerings. The festival begins Thursday, January 22 and runs through Saturday, January 24. It will...

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Father’s Day in Jamaica

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WOW DAD THIS FATHER’S DAY WITH A TRIP TO THE ULTIMATE DESTINATION: JAMAICA Special Air Jamaica Vacation Packages Start at $525 Per Person Still stumped on finding the perfect Father’s Day gift? Celebrate the importance of this special person in your life with an all-inclusive trip to Jamaica, the ultimate destination for Father’s Day. Think white sand beaches, turquoise waters, lush green golf courses, and pure relaxation – and it’s easy and affordable with these incredible deals. Air Jamaica Vacations has created special packages with...

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Caribbean All-Inclusive Vacations

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JAMAICA’S FIRST FAMILY OF TOURISM PUTS FAMILIES FIRST WITH AFFORDABLE VACATIONS AT SUPERCLUBS RESORTS Caribbean All-Inclusive Vacations from $60 Per Person/Per Day; Kids Stay Free + Single Parent Promotions Today’s families have it tough when it comes to planning vacations. Several generations of one family can be scattered across towns, cities and even countries, and with their varied, hectic schedules, getting them all together can be a logistical and pricey nightmare. This summer, family-run SuperClubs Resorts comes to the rescue with...

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Jamaica Opens New Spas

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JAMAICA OPENS THREE MAGNIFICENT NEW SPAS A Magnet for Upscale Travelers, Jamaica Reinforces its Leadership Position as the Caribbean’s Premier Spa Destination Jamaica is attracting a new generation of elite travelers looking for island-inspired pampering and luxury with the opening of three spectacular new spas: Soothe Spa at Rose Hall Resort & Country Club, Driftwood Spa at Jake’s Resort, and Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon. Using indigenous natural ingredients like Blue Mountain coffee, mango, ginger and allspice, these innovative...

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Customized Weddings in Jamaica

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Couples Resorts is pleased to announce the launch of the new “Weddings by Couples” with an emphasis on customization, personalization and choices. In addition to the free wedding service currently available to guests, the revamped wedding program allows couples to choose their wedding date online at any of the four resorts, register for their honeymoon, register for Romance Rewards and even spread the word on the resort’s unique message board. All four all-inclusive Couples Resorts are recognized for their spectacular beach locations infused...

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Introducing Kids to SCUBA in Jamaica

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Rose Hall, Jamaica (May, 2007) -Just in time for summer Half Moon, the luxury family resort located in the exclusive Rose Hall enclave in Jamaica, is introducing brand new water sports activities for children. “We have introduced Supplied Air Snorkeling for Youth or “Sasy” as it’s commonly referred to, for children ages 5-10. This gives them a feel for SCUBA diving which most Sasy kids gravitate to,” said Half Moon’s water sports captain, Bryan Langford. “We are also offering Bubble Maker courses for children up to 12 years old who want to...

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