PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN – Rainforest Adventures is pleased to announce that Rockland Estate St. Maarten’s The Flying Dutchman, the world’s steepest zipline, has received the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Award for “Innovative Shorex of the Year.” Cherinah Franken, Product Development Assistant of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau accepted the award on behalf of Rainforest Adventures Rockland Estate at the Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 held on September 19, 2018, at Páto da Galé in Lisbon, Portugal.
St. George’s, Grenada – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean opened its 2018/2019 cruise ship season with an inaugural visit from the Carnival Breeze. The large cruise ship has a capacity of 4,428 passengers and 1,386 crew members.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay was among the big winners at this year’s Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Culinary EXPO. The 518-room resort earned a Culinary Excellence Award in recognition for its exceptional authentic Jamaican cuisine.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – As part of its ongoing commitment to giving back to the Jamaican community, The Courtleigh Hotel Group is encouraging guests to donate various supplies to benefit notable local charities when visiting Jamaica over the coming months. The effort is being coordinated in conjunction with Pack For A Purpose, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization aimed at positively impacting communities around the world by assisting travelers who want to take meaningful contributions to the destinations they visit. Beneficiary charities of The Courtleigh Hotel Group Pack For A Purpose program are as follows: