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Jamaica sees a fantastic year developing for Canadian visitors
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By Travel Week
Published on 10/12/2007
 

The Jamaica Tourist Board has recorded 99,101 visitors from Canada in the first five months of the year, a 29.2% increase from 2006.

Jamaica is looking to have its strongest year ever from Canada with more flights available departing from numerous gateways this fall.

According to Sandra Scott, regional director Canada, Tourist Board, “this winter we hope to firmly establish Jamaica as the preferred Caribbean destination for Canadians seeking sunshine, adventure and amazing entertainment on their vacations.”


Jamaica sees a fantastic year developing for Canadian visitors

Jamaica is looking to have its strongest year ever from Canada with more flights available departing from numerous gateways this fall.

According to Sandra Scott, regional director Canada, Jamaica Tourist Board, “this winter we hope to firmly establish Jamaica as the preferred Caribbean destination for Canadians seeking sunshine, adventure and amazing entertainment on their vacations.”

This fall and winter season, enhancements in air service to Jamaica from major gateways in Canada make the destination easier than ever to reach. Most regular departures begin in November or December and flights are subject to change. Here is a complete update:


Sunquest Vacations will have five flights to Montego Bay from Toronto. Sunquest will also continue to sell once-a-week departures from Calgary, Hamilton, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver and Winnipeg. The operator will also have once-a-week flights from Halifax and Quebec City (beginning in February 2008).
Air Canada Vacations will continue to offer daily service from Toronto to Montego Bay in the winter season. Air Canada Vacations will also maintain weekly flights from Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa and Winnipeg starting in December, and weekly departures will also be available out of Halifax beginning in February 2008.
Air Transat Holidays will offer weekly flights from Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg to Montego Bay in December. The tour operator will also offer flights from Halifax and Quebec City in February.
Sunwing Vacations will be offering three weekly flights out of Toronto and one flight out of Montreal this winter season.
Signature Vacations will be offering a weekly flight out of Montreal and Toronto to Montego Bay every Saturday.
• TMR will offer a Saturday flight from Quebec City and Montreal to Montego Bay starting in February.
• Air Jamaica will continue to offer service out of Toronto to Kingston and offers daily flights in both directions. The carrier will also continue selling the codeshare with Air Canada for Toronto to Montego Bay flights.
• WestJet Vacations will begin selling three weekly departures from Toronto to Montego Bay beginning in December.


Story by TravelWeek.ca