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01.03.2021. - FLIGHTS FROM UK TO JAMAICA STILL ON HOLD UNTIL MARCH 22
01.03.2021. – AS OF MARCH 4, ALL PERSONS COMING INTO JAMAICA MUST PRESENT A NEGATIV COVID19 TEST

It is important that we look at all avenues for protecting JAMAICA. As of March 4, ALL persons coming into Jamaica must present a negative COVID19 test not older than 3 days on the date of travel. They will NOT be allowed to board without the test.

Accepted test are: PCR test, Nucleic Acid Amplification test (NAA), RNA or molecular test & Antigen test. NB Antibody tests will NOT be accepted and Home-based test kits will NOT ne accepted. Lab Specifications can be found on www.visitjamaica.com

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06.02.2021. BOB MARLEY 76th BIRTHDAY
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On February 6th, 1945. Bob Marley was born. Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician and the most famous reggae music perfomer in the world.

Visit BOB MARLEY museum - www.bobmarleymuseum.com

Listen to some of his world famous hits:

- No women no cry

- Get up stand up

- Redemption song

- One love

- Jamming

- Is this love

26.01.2021. - JAMAICA INCREASED COVID-19 TESTING CAPACITY
11.01.2021. - JAMAICA LANDS COVETED PRIZES AT 27TH ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
JAMAICA LANDS COVETED PRIZES AT 27TH ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

In early December 2020. The World Travel Awards announced the winners in its coveted World division and Jamaica once again showed its prowess snagging the top prizes in three categories. Jamaica was named the World's Leading Wedding Destination, World's Leading Family Destination for the second consecutive year, and the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, which it has won every year since 2006. Jamaica’s Fleming Villa @ GoldenEye and Round Hill Hotel & Villa were also awarded the World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa and World’s Leading Villa Resort, respectively.

Earlier this year, the Jamaica Tourist Board won the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board, which it has won for 13 years. The destination Jamaica was also honored with the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination, Caribbean’s Best Spa Destination and the Caribbean’s Best MICE Destination.

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993. to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. To learn more about the World Travel Awards, go to wwww.worldtravelawards.com.

09.01.2021. – JAMAICAN BLUE MOUNTAIN COFFEE DAY
JAMAICAN BLUE MOUNTAIN COFFEE WEEK STARTS TODAY

It's time to SIP, SHARE & CELEBRATE one of the world's greatest gifts!

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day is this Saturday, January 9, 2021 and we’re inviting you to “SIP and SHARE the GREATNESS”.

Let the celebrations begin!


22.12.2020. - FLIGHTS FROM UK TO JAMAICA ON HOLD FOR 2 WEEKS
09.10.2020. - NEW TRAVEL INSTRUCTIONS STARTING FROM 10.10.2020.
06.08.2020. - JAMAICA 58th INDEPENDENCE DAY - “Jamaica 58 Resilient and Strong”
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Annually, over the past 57 years the period between the last weeks of July and the first half of August, highlighted on Independence Day August 6, has been a period of impressive celebration in Jamaica as the nation celebrates its independence from Britain with a variety of events known as the Jamaica Festival...


01.08.2020. - JAMAICA COVID 19 - TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION over the period August 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020
JAMAICA COVID 19 - TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION

All persons travelling to Jamaica require a Travel Authorization document. A Travel Authorization is NOT required to book your flight. It is however a requirement for check-in and boarding and the airlines will not allow passengers to board without it. In order to obtain a Travel Authorization document, persons ordinarily resident in Jamaica (nationals as well as non-nationals resident by virtue of marriage, work permit, etc.) should apply at https://jamcovid19.moh.gov.jm/immigration.html and non-residents at https://www.visitjamaica.com/travelauthorization.

27.07.2020. - Buju Banton Wins 2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition
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The Festival Song Competition in Jamaica began in 1966. and was conceptualised to give Jamaicans a feel-good vibe at Independence time.
This year, Buju Banton has won the 2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition with his entry 'I am a Jamaican'. Buju emerged the winner from a field of 10 finalists. This year, there were more than 250 entrants.

Enjoy the 'I am a Jamaican' winning song .

16.06.2020. - Jamaican Diaspora Day 2020
Jamaican Diaspora Day 2020

This year, 2020, is the 17th anniversary of the day a resolution was proposed during the first Jamaica Diaspora Conference in 2004. It was declared a year later by Jamaica’s late Governor-General, Sir Howard Cooke, and is now celebrated annually.

Jamaicans worldwide will join together to celebrate Jamaica Diaspora Day with a full day of virtual sessions.

Happy Diaspora Day!

May 2020. - CONTROLLED RE-ENTRY OF JAMAICAN RESIDENTS STRANDED OVERSEAS - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS