NEW YORK, NY – The Jamaica Tourist Board’s booth was a big hit during The New York Times Travel Show, held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center from January 24-26th. Travel professionals and eager attendees flocked to the Jamaica booth to receive information on new developments, attractions and vacation packages to the destination from partners Melia Hotels International, Palladium Hotel Group and Rose Hall Development.
JTB’s District Sales Manager Northeast USA Marcia Sinclair was among the featured presenters at the trade day on Friday. During the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO’s) Focus on the Caribbean seminar, Ms. Sinclair highlighted the destination’s events and festivals being celebrated throughout the year including Jamaica Rum Festival, Bob Marley Celebrations, Carnival in Jamaica, Reggae Sumfest and more.
During her presentation Ms. Sinclair shone the spotlight on the island’s unprecedented growth in 2019, welcoming 4.2 million visitors. She highlighted the newly unveiled campaign, ‘JAMAICA Heartbeat of the World,’ sharing a vibrant video as she provided a stark reminder to the audience of Jamaica’s Reggae rhythm, infectious vibe and invigorating pulse that is like no other.
The New York Times Travel Show is the ultimate travel and tourism event in North America with close to 600 exhibitors from across the globe. Over 30,000 consumers and travel professionals attended the three-day weekend extravaganza in hopes to be informed and excited about the next destination they plan to visit.