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Faster immigration service at local airports

16 December 2014

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Faster immigration service at local airports

This month, an estimated 23,000 travellers using the 15 newly installed automated border control (ABC) kiosks will each experience immigration processing time of less than 60 seconds at the island’s two leading airports. With these kiosks now in operation in the busy winter tourist and festive holiday seasons, Jamaica has become the first country in […]

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Jamaica finishes 2nd in Clipper Race 2

13 October 2013

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Jamaica finishes 2nd in Clipper Race 2

Despite claiming line honours in Race 2 of the 2013–14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Jamaica Get All Right was relegated into second place after a time redress of 1 hour and 11 minutes moved PSP Logistics into pole position. After 5,000 miles of racing and 27 days at sea, Race 2 culminated in […]

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Jamaica back in Clipper global yacht race

16 September 2013

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Jamaica back in Clipper global yacht race

For the third time, Jamaica will field an entry in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – a 40,000-mile, 11-month adventure at sea that will deliver global promotion to Jamaica and boost tourism in scenic Port Antonio when the 12 new state-of-the-art ocean racers arrive at the Errol Flynn Marina at the end of […]

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Locals encouraged to ‘Experience Jamaica’

5 June 2012

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Locals encouraged to ‘Experience Jamaica’

Jamaicans are being invited to rediscover the beauty and magic of their island home through the “Experience Jamaica” campaign, which was launched by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) on May 8 with an impressive trade show at the Wyndham Kingston Hotel in New Kingston From now until December 15, Jamaican residents can access great deals […]

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No Jamaica stop for Clipper yachts in 2012

15 May 2011

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No Jamaica stop for Clipper yachts in 2012

After fielding a vessel in the last two Clipper Round the World Yacht races, which included a stop at the Errol Flynn Marina in beautiful Port Antonio, Portland on each occasion, the 11-12 race will be without a Jamaica-branded yacht and the fleet is set to make a spirited dash from Panama to the United […]

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Controversy surfaces out of the Blue

15 May 2011

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Controversy surfaces out of the Blue

It’s a scenario that plays out ever so often in Jamaica – environmental lobby groups sound the alarm over development projects that threaten to damage or potentially destroy areas that fall within the island’s treasured natural patrimony. On this occasion, the location in question is the fabled Blue Lagoon, known as Blue Hole to the […]

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Maps and mobile app for Roaming Donkey

13 January 2011

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Maps and mobile app for Roaming Donkey

The brainchild of web developer Monique Powell, Roaming Donkey is a local online user-based surveyor that monitors and rates nightclubs, beaches, hotels, restaurants and other attractions and activities. The interactive website www.roamingdonkey.com was officially launched on October 5, 2010, and since that time it has established itself as the ideal forum for users to share […]

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Love lost for Lover’s Leap

28 December 2010

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Love lost for Lover’s Leap

It’s one of the most breathtaking coastal vistas you’ll ever see in Jamaica, or anywhere in the world for that matter. However, despite its stunning beauty, Lovers’ Leap in Yardley Chase, near Southfield in the parish of St. Elizabeth, has become a kind of unpolished jewel in the South Coast tourism crown that has been […]

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River ride on the wild side

16 May 2010

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River ride on the wild side

Jamaica’s south coast is famed for its natural beauty and rugged charm. Black sand bays, idyllic beaches, quaint fishing villages, lush foliage, waterfalls and an interesting variety of fauna in the wetlands create a picturesque setting that is alive with adventure. If it’s this thrill and closeness with nature that you seek, look no further than […]

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