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Port Antonio

Port Antonio – located on the northeast coast of Jamaica, Port Antonio was a sleepy town until the late 1800s, when the banana trade began to boom and drove the local economy. Tourism gradually took hold here, with initial help by Hollywood actor Errol Flynn during the 1940s, and later by other prominent figures such […]

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Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios – located on the north central coast of Jamaica, Ocho Rios, which was once a fishing village, later became a port of call for cruise ships and cargo ships exporting sugar, limestone and bauxite. In terms of tourism, it gained attention when the James Bond film “Dr. No” was filmed there. International visitors […]

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About Jamaica

Jamaica, an island within the western Caribbean, is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. Located 145 km south of Cuba and 191 km. west of Hispaniola (Haiti & Dominican Republic), it immediately became a Spanish possession after Columbus’ discovery of it in 1494. With the British’s growing interest in the Caribbean, they drove the […]