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                                          JAMAICA WINS BIG AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 

October 21, 2015 – For the tenth consecutive year, Jamaica has been awarded the Caribbean’s Leading Destination at the 2015 World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony. Hospitality industry leaders, international media and specially invited guests, gathered at Sandals Emerald Bay in the Bahamas on Saturday October 17 to celebrate excellence within the tourist industry. Destination Jamaica was the toast of the evening, winning a number of awards including the coveted Caribbean’s Leading Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board as well as Caribbean's Leading Cruise Destination and Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port (Ocho Rios).

We are truly honored that travel professionals around the world have bestowed on Jamaica the designation of the Caribbean’s Leading Destination,” said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “This recognition, along with the other awards received at this year’s gala, are a testament of our truly unforgettable tourism product. Kudos to our valued industry partners who continue to deliver world class service, desirable attractions and the best accommodations in the Caribbean. We are delighted to be a shining example of excellence.”

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourist industry. At this year’s gala, Jamaica and her travel partners brought home a number of awards covering accommodation, attractions, airport and travel lounges.



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September 2015 - Whether you are a first time visitor or you consider Jamaica your second home, events are a great way to get to know more about Jamaica. Each year the event calendar grows with exciting food, music, cultural and sporting events that each gives a unique look at the destination.

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9 October 2015 - Summer fun is still on in Jamaica, with sunbathing temperatures still climbing and picturesque beaches open year round. It’s a great time of year to spend quality family time,making the most of low season rates typically lower hotel occupancy in the Fall months. 

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October 22, 2015 – Visitors looking for their ahh moment of rejuvenation can seek refuge on the pristine shores of Jamaica’s white sand beaches. The island is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean and for good reason – its resorts continue to rank amongst the best for their service, amenities, and range of activities and there is easy access to the island from major gateways. 

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