“Jamaica presents a magnificent palette of experiences, a kaleidoscope of colours and sounds that make the island the most precious jewel in the Caribbean, a land of unique culture, engaging activities, breath-taking landscapes with warm and welcoming people.” Said Ms. Simeron Ghei, Jamaica representative, TRAC Representations (I) Pvt. Ltd
Q. Tell us about the Tourism Sustainability Strategies and Trends in Jamaica.
Jamaica’s national development plan, Vision 2030 Jamaica, presents and articulates the notion of the green economy. The notion of the Green Economy as defined by the United Nations Environment Programme is, “an economy that results in improved human wellbeing and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities”.
Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals has been integrated into Vision 2030 Jamaica. Vision 2030 Jamaica is grounded in the premise that national development will be sustainable and inclusive, engaging all Jamaicans in the planning, designing and implementation processes and providing equitable opportunities for all Jamaicans to benefit.
Q. What are your expectations for the current year from India?
We are actively working with many major airlines for developing new routes to travel to Jamaica and make the travel from India even more seamless. We are very keen to open new routes between India and Jamaica, making the destination more accessible for Indian tourists. Meanwhile, we are working with travel and hospitality partners to develop special offers for Indian travellers to restart tourism.
Q. What does Tourism in Jamaica do to promote off-the-beaten track destinations to Indian travellers?
Jamaica provides its visitors with unforgettable experiences. Feel the vibe of Jamaica that makes your holiday unique and memorable. Come find your holiday rhythm amidst Jamaican culture, which is loved across the globe for its vibrancy and diversity.
Q. What is the average length of stay recommended for the first time traveller from India to your country and what range of experiences can one expect during their stay?
We will suggest a week to ten days - long trip to Indian travellers. One can experience the beautiful beaches of Jamaica, a mix of adventure activities like surfing, zip-lining, etc., enjoy scrumptious food, experience the culture and nightlife of Jamaica, the coffee plantations in the Blue Mountains and much more.
Best connections are available out of London, New York and Miami. We are actively working with many major airlines for developing new routes to travel to Jamaica and make the travel from India even more seamless.
Vaccination and quarantine rules in Jamaica
All Covid-related restrictions have been recently removed.Jamaica has recognized Covishield vaccine for the Indian travellers.
Jamaica provides visa on arrival to Indian travellers.
Jamaica is a tropical paradise set in the beautiful Caribbean and can be visited all around the year.