MIAMI, FLA – Jamaica recently took part in Taste of the Caribbean, South Florida’s premier culinary competition, which showcases the best of Caribbean cuisine. The island’s national culinary team led by 2018 Taste of Jamaica champions – Chef of the Year Michael Barnett and Pastry Chef of the Year Oberio Walker – competed against 10 other Caribbean national teams. Collectively the team took home six medals including a silver medal in the national team competition, a bronze medal in the individual chef competition and a silver medal in the bartender competition.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA  – The Jamaica Tourist Board recognizes with pride the announcement that Ostróda in Poland has signed a partnership agreement with Ocho Rios in Jamaica, to become twin towns. The agreement was signed at the Ostróda Castle during the official visit of the Jamaican delegation led by Mayor of St. Ann’s Bay and Chairman of the St Ann Municipal Corporation, His Worship Michael Belnavis. 

BAHAMAS - Comfort Suites Paradise Island, the 223-suite hotel commonly regarded as "one of the most family friendly and affordable Bahamas hotels in Paradise Island", has entered the coveted TripAdvisor Hall of Fame as a result of earning the leading travel site's Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.

Sandals Resorts, the luxury all-inclusive leader, takes its Overdrive Unveilings tour to Sandals’ home territory. The events were recently held in Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia and Barbados. Over 2,110 Sandals Resorts team members attended these educational events, along with local dignitaries and important figures and members from the community including local vendors, business owners, taxi drivers and more.

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