Jamaica Once home to famed playwright Noel Coward and conductor Arturo Toscanini, rich in history, and filled with endless outdoor adventures, Jamaica also offers numerous and varied meeting and incentive venues to suit a variety of budgets and styles.
Island Info * VITAL STATISTICS tropical climate, average annual temperature a balmy 80 degrees Fahrenheit * from U.S., non-stop, direct air service available via Air Jamaica (code-share with Delta Air Lines), American, Northwest, US Airways * on Eastern Standard Time, driving on the left, English official language
* RECENT DEVELOPMENTS a flurry of new property developments and additions * Sunset Beach Resort & Spa, Ritz-Carlton, Wyndham Sugar Mill Falls opened in Montego Bay; Couples Negril, Hilton, Le Meridien, Courtleigh Hotel and Suites in Kingston * Half Moon's David Ledbetter Golf Academy; Sandals Dunn's River's new spa, Grand Lido Sans Souci 36 new suites with Jacuzzi
* MEETING VENUES Jamaica Conference Centre, located in Kingston * luxury resorts, small and large, for meetings and/or incentive groups include Hilton New Kingston and Jamaica Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel in Kingston; Wyndham Rose Hall Resort, Jamaica Inn, Half Moon, Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort, Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Tryall Golf, Tennis & Beach Club in Montego Bay; Breezes in Runaway Bay; Plantation Inn, Ciboney Resort, Jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios; Swept Away Resort, Grand Lido Resort in Negril; Braco Village Resort
* RECREATION/SIGHTS TO SEE plantations, Dunn's River Falls, Y.S. Falls, Great River, bamboo rafting * craft markets, art galleries, Kingston's Bob Marley Museum * outdoor adventures, Nonsuch Caves, championship golf, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding, diving, parasailing, tennis, raquet ball, aerobics, croquet * spectator sports include soccer, horse races, cricket, rugby
* SPECIAL EVENTS & THEME PARTIES varied and tailor-made to meet group needs * Pirate Night, plantation gala, beach barbecue