Chill & Chat with Jamaica Tourist Board’s Canadian BDMs

TORONTO — Launching today, Jamaica Tourist Board’s BDM team in Canada is hosting a weekly Jamaica ‘Irie’ Hour on Zoom for Canadian travel agents to reconnect virtually and learn updates about the destination.

Each ‘chill & chat’ session takes place from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET and will feature a new special industry guest every week:

  • Gavin Jimenez of Bahia Principe Resorts, May 5
  • Marsha Mattos of Mystic Mountain / Jamaica Bobsled, May 12
  • Sebnem Richtmann of Palladium Resorts, May 19
  • Kerry-Ann Quallo-Casserly of Blue Diamond / Royalton Resorts, May 26

To register go to

And to help agents feel ‘Irie’ at home, the Jamaica Tourist Board has also included a few tropical drink recipes. Cheers!

Blue Lagoon

Created by Chef Noel Cunningham

Prep Time: 2 mins

Servings: 1



2 oz. Jamaican Rum

1 oz. Blue Curacao

5 oz. Lemonade

Garnish: Lemon or Orange wedge, fresh mint, cherry



  1. Pour the rum and blue curacao into a cocktail shaker and stir.
  2. Add lemonade to the shaker and shake vigorously for five to 10 seconds.
  3. Strain liquid into a glass over ice.
  4. Serve with a garnish of your choice. Options include fresh mint, lemon, orange and/or a cherry.

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