As one of the most comprehensive vacation experiences in the Caribbean, Sandals Resorts is taking its watersports programming one step further with the introduction of the increasingly popular sport of paddleboarding. Set on some of the most pristine beaches in the world, Sandals Resorts continues to maximize its unparalleled watersports offerings, including unlimited SCUBA for certified divers and PADI Certification courses for those wishing to learn the sport, in addition to sailing, kayaking and snorkeling. Expanding upon the Luxury IncludedÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â® experience, paddleboarding is now offered as a part of the vacation package at all Sandals Resorts in Jamaica and will be rolled out to other islands and Beaches Resorts within the year.
Kingston, JamaicaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ February 23, 2011 ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ Jamaica Hosts First Cruise Passengers To Arrive To Historic Falmouth Cruise PortÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ Passengers of Royal CaribbeanÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Voyageur of the Seas were the first to arrive to Historic Falmouth Cruise Port Thursday, February 17.
Guests to the port have access to more than 60 attractions in and around the Falmouth area, including the historic Good Hope Great House (pictured). Additional attractions include a walking tour of the 240-year-old town, ATV tours, zip-lining, and horseback riding.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), with nine properties in the Caribbean region, confirmed its commitment to developing the region's vital tourism sector by offering qualified hotels and resorts a 50 percent reduction in brand standard affiliation fees.
Speaking at last week's Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Caribbean Marketplace in Montego Bay, Bill Clegg, regional vice president of Choice Hotels, said he was encouraged with the responses from tourism delegates to the Choice Hotels value message and "many were coming to our booth to give us a first look."
"Our message of superior value for guests, high quality accommodations at rates that are affordable, along with the security of staying at hotel brands that guests already know, is resonating well," said Clegg.