Travel Destinations: Jamaica

I’ve Been There: Jamaica

When Canadians think of a beach vacation, the popular choices are Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica. All four destinations have golf, but only Jamaica combines a real laid back Caribbean holiday with some of the most spectacular golf courses you will find anywhere in the world. Read More

Jamaica Some Did You Knows …

Jamaica - The land of wood, water, and sunshine! | Photo credit: The Palms Resort Negril, Jamaica

It’s all in a name The island’s indigenous Arawakan-speaking Taíno inhabitants named the island Xaymaca, meaning the “Land of Wood and Water”, or the “Land of Springs”. Once a Spanish possession known as Santiago, in 1655 the island became English, and later British, colony, known as “Jamaica”. Jamaica achieved full independence in 1962. With 2.8 […] Read More

Jamaica: Meet the People

What better way to experience a country than through its people? Read More

Jamaica is about to get jazzy

As if you needed another reason to escape the cold and head for Jamaica, consider that from January 26 to 28 the island will be welcoming a handful of world class performers as they host their annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Read More

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