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Jamaica unveils fall fam line-up

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and WestJet Airlines are inviting Canadian travel agents to experience and learn about some of the Jamaica’s top tourist destinations with 10 options for familiarization tours this fall. All trips are four nights in duration and are scheduled as outlined below. Each trip will wrap with a farewell Jamaican beach party in Montego Bay. The five options for Montego Bay and Ocho Rios are: Sept. 6 to Sept. 10; Sept. 14 to Sept. 18; Sept. 20 to Sept. 24; Sept. 28 to Oct. 2; and Oct. 11 to Oct.15. The five options for Montego Bay and Negril are: Sept. 7 to Sept. 11; Sept. 13 to Sept. 17; Sept. 21 to Sept. 25; Sept. 27 to Oct. 1; and Oct. 12 to Oct. 16. The fam Trips cost $299 and include return flight from Toronto to Montego Bay with WestJet Airlines; shared accommodation in a twin-bedded room; all meals; local transportation and sightseeing; and all taxes and fees. Agents should note that the add-on charges for connecting flights to Toronto are the agent’s responsibility, along with overnight hotel accommodation in Toronto). Add-on rates for connecting flights are as follows: Ottawa, $60; Montreal, $70; Quebec City, $70; Vancouver, $100; Calgary, $90; Edmonton: $90; Winnipeg, $70; Regina, $80; Saskatoon, $80; and Halifax, $80. To apply, log on to http://www.visitjamaica.com/canada and click on ‘Fam Tours.’ Please note that these trips are available to agents only and not intended for companions or spouses. Application deadline is Aug. 10 (successful applicants will be advised by Aug. 14). Space is limited.

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