A golden celebration for Jamaica

As it gears up for its 50th anniversary of independence, Jamaica has plans for a wide array of island-wide events to celebrate the landmark occasion. And with non-stop flights available from most major cities, it will be easy for Canadians to join in the festivities. John Lynch, director of tourism, said: “This is a significant year for us as a destination and we’re encouraging visitors, including Jamaicans living overseas, to come celebrate this milestone and experience a host of on-island events throughout the year. Now is a great time to book a Jamaican vacation and benefit from the special offers from a range of hotels and attractions.” Fashion ( ), music ( ; ; ), art, cuisine, sports ( ) and lots more will be happening on the island. For more, check out or visit .

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