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Monday Jul 21 | Jamaica Observer

Big jump in revenues

The Montego Bay Convention Centre , unkindly termed a white elephant in the past, has hit the jackpot with an impressive 53 per cent jump in revenues over the previous year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Travel Weekly

Early 2015 opening targeted for Moon Palace Jamaica Grande

The Moon Palace Jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios, the former 730-room Sunset Jamaica Grande, will open in early 2015, following a $50 million renovation that begins Sept.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Standards provide peace of mind

It occurred to me when I was on a trip to Jamaica a few years ago. We're really lucky in America to have building codes, established several years ago, that most houses on the market in just about any city must adhere to.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre Tonight

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall tonight, 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the great ... (more)

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The Gleaner

Tourism Minister launches 'Jamrock Summer - 90 Days, 90 Ways'

The variety and vibrancy of Jamaica's cultural expressions are being packaged to promote the destination to worldwide tourism markets as the land of not merely sun, sea, and sand but excellent entertainment.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Police: US man found dead at Jamaica beach resort

Police in Jamaica say a missing U.S. man has been found dead on the compound of a resort in northern Jamaica where he was vacationing.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Lesser-Known Caribbean Vacation Destinations That Will Benefit Developers and Tourists

The Caribbean is a perennially popular vacation zone for Americans, but -- shockingly -- not everyone booking an island getaway wants to lounge in the Bahamian sun.

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Courthouse News Service

Man Can't Pin Heart Attack on Airline Stress

A man who says an airline caused his heart attack does not deserve more than a $150 reimbursement for a flight-change fee, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

KVR Trade Finance: Miami firm aids small and mid-sized businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A private fund that finances small and mid-sized companies in Latin America and the Caribbean that are underserved by other financial institutions.

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NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Jamaica

We spent a wonderful week in Negril, Jamaica, attending Feat Fest 2014, which is five nights of music on the beach from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., followed by a bonfire with food down at the Far Bar.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Montego Bay - centerpiece of Jamaica's tourism.

Montego Bay is like the melody in a reggae tune: it's the centerpiece of Jamaica's tourism.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Salon

"No to Homo Agenda": How evangelicals spread anti-gay hate to Jamaica

Homophobia is notoriously prevalent in Jamaica, with 82 percent of Jamaicans seeing male homosexuality as "morally wrong" according to a 2011 survey by the University of the West Indies in Kingston.

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USA Today

Rock band 311 to host concert cruise on Norwegian Pearl

Rock band 311 to host concert cruise on Norwegian Pearl Multi-platinum alternative rock band 311 announced plans for its fourth concert cruise.

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Travel World News

Jamaica Launches 'Fall in Jamaica' Destination-Wide Promotion

Jamaica is offering the 'Fall in Jamaica' destination-wide vacation deal with savings of up to 50 percent when booking at www.getallrightjamaica.com .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Carribean Vacations Are Becoming Big Business for Airlines, Cruise Lines, and Even Rail Lines

The summer vacation season is in full swing, and it seems like everyone's focus is on the Caribbean.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre, July 19

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Uttoxeter Advertiser

Could this be your Dream cruise?

THOMSON Cruises' new winter 2014/15 shore excursion programme is now on sale and holidaymakers can browse and book excursions online before travelling - with advance bookings offering great savings on the on-board price.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Southwest makes inaugural flight to Jamaica

MINISTER of Tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill led a team of tourism officials and several representatives from the Montego Bay business community in welcoming the inaugural non-stop international flight from America's largest carrier, Southwest Airlines, to the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.

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Jamaica Observer

Southwest makes inaugural flight to Jamaica

MINISTER of Tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill led a team of tourism officials and several representatives from the Montego Bay business community in welcoming the inaugural non-stop international flight from America's largest carrier, Southwest Airlines, to the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Independent

Atlas Mountains, Jamaica and Crete: Travel deals

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