The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) for the eighth consecutive year rewarded its top selling Jamaica Travel Specialists with a three-night getaway at Hyatt Ziva. The getaway which included tours, world-class dining and shopping, culminated with the “One Love Affair” gala held at Half Moon Conference Centre. The gala recognized the top 50 performing agents from across the United States, Canada and Top 5 from the United Kingdom.
Lindsey Johnson of Tropics Travel Agency in Kentucky, who emerged the top booker this year, was presented with her special award by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. She booked a total of 23,462 room nights. Rounding out the top five were: Anthony Tucker of All Inclusive Outlet in Kentucky, Michelle Wiseman of Toms Tours in Michigan, Donna Daniels of Fox Travel American Express in Texas and Matt Brelsford of BlueSun Vacations in Arkansas. The top agents booked a total of 174,837 room nights, collectively for the year.
Jamaica’s A One Love Rewards Program serves as a dedicated training platform for the travel agent community to become certified experts on the destination. The program guides agents through vibrant, picturesque online pages that provide insider knowledge about the island. It also takes the travel agent community into the heart of the destination showcasing the island’s rich history. In addition to learning about the island, travel agents earn valuable rewards points when they record their bookings at www.oneloverewards.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 2019. Also this year, the International Council of the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) named Jamaica the Destination of the Year and TravAlliance Media named JTB Best Tourism Board, and Jamaica as
Best Culinary Destination, Best Wedding Destination and Best Honeymoon Destination. Additionally, the JTB has been declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) for thirteen consecutive years between 2006 and 2019. 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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. View the JTB blog at www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.