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On-site PCR testing at Jamaica resorts in the works, says JTB
The government of Jamaica has approved a number of private labs to conduct COVID-19 testing for Canadian travellers in destination, plus on-site testing at select resorts in Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Negril is in the works, says the JTB.
Riu Montego Bay reopens for adults only
Sunwing has welcomed the return of Riu Montego Bay as an adults-only resort.
Sunset Resorts delays reopening of two Jamaica properties
Sunset Resorts has announced that two of its properties in Montego Bay, Jamaica will remain closed until January 2021 due to the global pandemic.
Swoop will fly to Cancun, Montego Bay and more this winter
Swoop has added popular Sun destinations as part of its winter schedule, including Montego Bay, Cancun, Las Vegas, Orlando and Tampa Bay.
Iberostar, Spice Island Grenada, Holiday Inn Montego Bay announce temporary closures
Three more hotel companies have announced temporary closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montego Bay’s Half Moon officially opens Eclipse resort
The doors have opened at Half Moon’s highly anticipated luxury resort, Eclipse at Half Moon.
Sandals completes overhaul in Montego Bay
Sandals has completed its transformation of flagship resort Sandals Montego Bay with the recent opening of two new restaurants.
Sandals promotes social groups with new booking option for agents, perks for clients
Agents now have more options for booking groups — including social groups — with Sandals Resorts, thanks to a group code option, expanded meeting spaces and perks for clients.
Sunwing inaugurates Sudbury-MoBay and Thunder Bay-Punta Cana
Sunwing’s flight inaugurations roll on, with Sudbury-Montego Bay and Thunder Bay-Punta Cana launching yesterday.
Swoop celebrates sold-out inaugural flight to Montego Bay
It was a sold out flight for Swoop yesterday, which launched its first international flight from Hamilton to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
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