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Hotel In Montego Bay Ranked As One Of The Best Globally

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Montego Bay based S Hotel’s ranking as one of the best hotels in the world speaks volume as to how brand Jamaica is being viewed in the international marketplace. Mr. Bartlett said the fact that the ranking was coming from Conde Nast Traveler, the world’s foremost travel magazine, makes the honor even […]


Jamaica Set To See Non-Stop Flights From Denver To MBJ

Jamaica will welcome new air service from Denver International Airport to Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay starting November 4. United Airlines will operate the non-stop flight, once a week on Saturdays utilizing the brand-new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. With the addition of this new service, the carrier will now serve five routes from the US to Jamaica. Support The […]


Reggae Sumfest Set To Draw Large Influx Of Overseas Visitors

According to Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, there are indications that the tourism mecca Montego Bay should see a huge influx of overseas visitors in the coming weeks. “Montego Bay will be buzzing, and everyone is excited with what the Festival brings to our shores and the trickle-down effect on businesses all over. After three decades of providing patrons […]


Spirit Airlines Set To Increase Service To Jamaica

U.S.-based Spirit Airlines is increasing service to Jamaica with direct nonstop flights between Connecticut and Montego Bay. The service will begin on December 15 this year and operate four times weekly. Delano Seiveright, the Senior Strategist in the Tourism Ministry, says the new flight will boost the number of gateways to Jamaica.  Support The Readers Bureau Buy A T-Shirt Today […]


Montego Bay, Jamaica Tops Summer Destination Cities

KINGSTON, Jamaica; June 29, 2022: Jamaica’s second city has been ranked the top summer travel recovery city of 2022. The revelation follows a summer travel Outlook Report that was produced for the World Travel Market (WTM) by ForwardKeys (provider of travel trends and analysis). The summer travel outlook 2022 report revealed that “at the city level, summer travel recovery is being […]


American Airlines Set To Make Non-Stop Flight From Texas To Montego Bay

American Airlines has announced new non-stop flights from the international hub of Austin, Texas to Cozumel, Mexico, and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning June 11, the airline will commence a once-weekly Saturday service from Montego Bay and Cozumel. American undertook a major Caribbean expansion out of Austin, Texas last fall, with flights to destinations like Cancun, San Juan, Nassau, and Punta […]


Mermaid Statue Attracting Curious Visitors

Photo credit – Sharon Earle The recently unveiled mermaid at the Montego Bay Marine Park (MBMP) is gaining popularity and in response to the increasing number of queries from curious visitors, Executive Director, Hugh Shim, and staff at the park have added color to the statue. They will also be erecting an information board near the waterfront’s latest attraction. Mr. […]


$1.3 Billion Harmony Beach Park Opens In Montego Bay

The Harmony Beach Park in Montego Bay, St. James, developed at a cost of $1.3 billion, was officially opened by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, recently. Among the amenities on the 16-acre park are 132 parking spaces, restroom facilities, an activity center, a jogging trail, a promenade along the beach, and a multipurpose court. There will also be […]


British Airways Set To Fly To Montego Bay In October

Starting October 13, British Airways says it will be operating flights from London Gatwick to Montego Bay. The new flights will be twice weekly, departing on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The airline resumed flights from Kingston on Monday. British Airways says customers whose flights were affected over recent months, and who claimed a voucher, can use it towards the flights. Readers […]


American Airlines Up The Ante In Flights To Jamaica

According to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, American Airlines will be sending 15 flights into Montego Bay every Saturday, starting December. The Minister applauded the move and noted that it will be a record for any single carrier. He also posited the view that the new thrust by the airlines will ensure that Jamaica’s tourism continues to soar, “moving us closer […]