UN Tourism Focuses on Resilience Building in Jamaica

(IN SHORT) During an official visit to Jamaica, UN Tourism led by Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili emphasized the importance of building a resilient tourism sector. With international arrivals nearing pre-pandemic levels, the focus has shifted to protecting the industry from future shocks. The visit coincided with the second Global Tourism Resilience Day, marked by high-level meetings… Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines Announces Additional Flights for Trinidad Carnival Season

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines will add more flights between Trinidad and several destinations for the period February 12 to 26, for the Trinidad Carnival. The addition of these services aligns with the airline’s commitment to improve inter-regional travel and promote seamless connectivity. The additional flights are now… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean launches 2024-2025 year-long and summer Caribbean cruises

Year-round and Summer Cruises Across Eight Ships and 20 Destinations Make for a Lineup of Adventures in the Eastern, Southern and Western Caribbean MIAMI, FL, 2022-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On the heels of winning “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean” for the 20th year in a row*, Royal Caribbean International has introduced its 2024-2025 year-long and… Read the full press release

SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration to support Jamaica in clearing passengers for travel pre-departure

Digital Travel Declaration will allow travelers to submit all travel and health documentation required for entry into Jamaica through a single platform. Kingston, Jamaica, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Top Caribbean tourist destination Jamaica will adopt SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration solution allowing travelers to submit all immigration, customs, and health documentation required for entry… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & The America winners announced

Jamaica, 2022-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands from across the Americas and the Caribbean have been unveiled at a star-studded Gala Ceremony in Jamaica. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & The America’s Gala Ceremony 2022 to find out who amongst them had been crowned… Read the full press release

Riu Montego Bay enhances its All-Inclusive 24h by RIU entertainment programme with the addition of Riu Party events

The country’s first Riu Get Together Party was held at the refurbished Riu Montego Bay and brought together almost 2,500 people Palma de Mallorca, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The recently refurbished Riu Montego Bay has now added Riu Party events to its All-Inclusive 24h by RIU entertainment programme. Every Friday, hotel guests from the Riu Montego Bay, as… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards opens voting for the Latin America categories of its 2022 programme

London, UK, 2022-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has opened voting for the Latin America categories of its 2022 programme. Travel industry professionals, the media and consumers worldwide are invited to cast their votes for travel brands that they consider… Read the full press release

British Airways launches January sale

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched their 2022 January sale today, offering huge savings across both flights and holidays This is British Airways’ largest sale of the year with more than 100 destinations up for grabs at discounted prices It includes return flights to New York from £326 and European holiday packages from… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays celebrates the reopening of the USA with tempting price reductions

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are celebrating the imminent reopening of the USA by offering a selection of tempting price reductions Return flights to New York and Orlando start from £320 and £330 respectively and seven-night package holidays to Orlando are available from £439pp The sale also includes other popular holiday destinations, including Canada, Dubai, Jamaica and Antigua… Read the full press release

Swoop to operate new non-stop, twice weekly service between Toronto and Jamaica

TORONTO, ON, 2021-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop today (September 10, 2021) announced new non-stop service between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Kingston Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Jamaica. As part of the airline’s winter schedule, the new service will operate twice weekly, beginning December 8, 2021. To celebrate today’s announcement, Swoop… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines unveils its largest schedule it has ever operated from Orlando

Orlando’s largest international carrier unveils growth plan giving MCO more flights to more cities than ever before ORLANDO, Fla., 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Florida’s Hometown Airline is leading the Orlando International Airport’s resurgence with newly-announced plans to offer more than 80 departures per day at MCO by the end of 2021. Today (July 8,… Read the full press release

Jamaica’s International Airport leading the way with TPT MedTech’s Digital Passport system

We believe this Partnership is the first fully operational, comprehensive advanced testing platform in effort to keep travel open  San Diego/London, US/UK, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world searches for a complete testing solution and “Covid/Health Passport,” Jamaica’s International Airport has already partnered with TPT Global Tech, Inc. www.tptglobaltech.com (“TPTW or the… Read the full press release

RIU Hotels & Resorts celebrates its 20th anniversary in Jamaica

On arrival in Jamaica in 2001, RIU became the first Spanish chain to commit to the country as one of its principal destinations Two years after the launch of Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril, the chain now has six hotels, 3,300 rooms and more than 1,500 workers in the country Mallorca, Spain, 2021-Feb-17 —… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines kicks off services from Orlando to Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for a spring break getaway, Spirit Airlines is kicking off more service from Orlando International Airport (MCO). Beginning today (Feb. 28, 2019 ), Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) will operate nonstop flights between Orlando and Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Starting tomorrow,… Read the full press release

Sandals® Montego Bay in Jamaica will host the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019 on Monday 28th January

London, UK, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The newest and hottest resort in Jamaica, Sandals® Montego Bay, is hosting the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019 on Monday 28th January. The gala ceremony will be the premier gathering of the Caribbean and North American hospitality industries, with the key players and VIPs from… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to start nonstop service from Orlando, Florida to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Denver, Colorado

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The new routes just keep coming in Orlando! Spirit Airlines(NYSE: SAVE), Florida’s hometown airline, is celebrating its recent expansion with three more routes from the City Beautiful to the beautiful island of Jamaica* and the Mile High City. Starting February 28, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Montego Bay,… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes new twice-weekly, non-stop WestJet service to Montego Bay, Jamaica starting November 3, 2018

Airline adds Calgary/Montego Bay and more flights from YYC CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet, the airline offering more flights to more destinations from Calgary than any other, will offer guests a new route to escape the cold this winter when the airline starts twice-weekly, non-stop service between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches new service to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Montego Bay, Jamaica this Winter 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Just when the winter chill will be ready to take hold, here come more options for a warm tropical escape with Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE). Beginning November 8, 2018, Spirit will start daily nonstop service from Newark Liberty International Airport(EWR) to Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic*.  On December 20, Spirit will… Read the full press release

Marriott International on Hurricane Matthew: Our hotels in Jamaica, Haiti, and Cuba have reported no direct impact from the storm

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  Marriott International, Inc. is closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Matthew and the potential impact on our hotels in its path.  We have established hurricane plans and our hotel teams are well-versed in implementing these plans.  In addition, we are in close contact with local authorities and,… Read the full press release

Viator selects the top three coolest ways to experience five of the hottest spring break destinations like an insider

Viator Announces Top 3 Picks for Experiencing More in Five Hot Spring Break Meccas San Francisco, CA, 2015-3-9 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s Spring Break 2015… leave the same old beach and bar scene behind (at least for a few hours). Viator – the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities worldwide – has… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines inaugurates service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities

Southwest Vacations Offers up to $200 off Select Travel Packages to New Destinations: Aruba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas DALLAS, 2014-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The Employees of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today launched an international future for America’s largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. Southwest Airlines’ first international departure, Flight… Read the full press release

Olympic medalist Yohan Blake to promote Thomson Cruises 2014 and 2015 sailings from Montego Bay, Jamaica

Awe inspiring stunts showcase Thomson Cruises’ new Jamaican home port Luton, UK, 2014-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Olympic medalist, Yohan Blake takes on world renowned freerunners in a new film from Thomson Cruises, to promote its 2014 and 2015 sailings from Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Dream Runners video sees 3RUN, who’ve worked on Hollywood blockbusters like… Read the full press release

Southwest Airline to start service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica from July 1, 2014

BOOK NOW! Service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica Begins July 1 Integration of AirTran Airways into Southwest Airlines Enters Final Phase Dallas, TX, US, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today delivered Customers a trio of Caribbean beach destinations just in time for summer travel planning. The largest carrier of domestic passengers in the… Read the full press release

Meliá Hotels International continúa su expansión en el Caribe y anuncia la próxima apertura de Meliá Jamaica

El Gobierno jamaicano confía a Meliá Hotels International la gestión de un emblemático resort situado en Montego Bay El presidente de la hotelera, Gabriel Escarrer, concluye así su gira caribeña, tras firmar también la incorporación de su primer hotel en Bahamas Palma de Mallorca. España, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Meliá Hotels International prosigue su alto ritmo de… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announced Caribbean & North American winners at Gala Ceremony in Antigua

Antigua, 2013-09-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Sandals Resorts International, Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines were among the top tourism industry stakeholders to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North American Gala Ceremony this evening. The event was hosted by the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority and Sandals Grande Antigua Resort… Read the full press release