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Jamaica Recognized as Caribbean Best Spa Destination by World Spa Awards
Jamaica Recognized as Caribbean Best Spa Destination by World Spa Awards

Jamaica Recognized as Caribbean’s Best Spa Destination by World Spa Awards

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Jamaica has been recognized by the World Spa Awards as the Caribbean’s Best Spa Destination for 2018. The award was bestowed on the destination at the 4thannual World Spa Awards which recently took place at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. The star-studded gala ceremony brought together pioneers, influencers and leading figureheads of the global spa and wellness industry.

Jamaica’s leading properties also received top awards that evening including “Jamaica’s Best Hotel Spa 2018” given to The Ocean Spa at Jamaica Inn, “Jamaica’s Best Resort Spa 2018” given to FieldSpa at GoldenEye and “Jamaica’s Best Wellness Retreat 2018” given to Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa.

“On behalf of Jamaica, we are honored to be awarded the Caribbean’s Best Spa Destination this year,” said Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “This much sought-after accolade demonstrates the destination’s success and our ongoing commitment to offering our visitors a world-class array of spa and wellness experiences.”

This award follows a string of recent accolades won by Jamaica. In September, at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, Jamaica snagged the Caribbean’s Leading Destination and Leading Cruise Destination designation. In June, the island earned the TravelAge West’s Wave Award for Best Caribbean Destination by Canadian Travel Agents, for the seventh consecutive year and in the UK, the World of Cruising Wave Award for Favourite Destination. In March, Jamaica was the overall winner in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Caribbean Destinations, ranking #1 out of 10. It also ranked #14 Best Destination in the World.

World Spa Awards is the sister event to World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. For more information about the 2018 World Spa Awards, visit worldspaawards.com.

For more information about Jamaica, please visit www.visitjamaica.com.

About Jamaica Tourist Board

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. JTB offices are also located in Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam and Mumbai.

TripAdvisor® ranked Jamaica as the #1 Caribbean Destination and #14 Best Destination in the World in 2018. Also this year, the International Council of the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) named Jamaica the Best Destination for Adventure Tourism and TravAlliance Media named the JTB the Best Tourism Board Overall. Additionally, the JTB has been declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) for twelve consecutive years between 2006 and 2018. Jamaica also earned the WTA’s award for the Caribbean’s Leading Destination, Leading Cruise Destination and Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2018 for the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Jamaica is home to some of the world’s best accommodations, attractions and service providers that have won several awards throughout the years.

For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB’s Web site at www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).  Follow the JTB on FacebookTwitterInstagramPinterest and YouTube. View the JTB blog atwww.islandbuzzjamaica.com.

About World Spa Awards

World Spa Awards was developed in reaction to overwhelming demand from the spa industry for a programme that was fair and transparent; a programme with a mission to serve as the definitive benchmark of excellence, and to help to foster a new era of growth in spa tourism.

For further details visit worldspaawards.com

Download the World Spa Awards media pack at: worldspaawards.com/mediadownloads

Photo by Adrian Motroc on Unsplash

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