Category: Travel and Tourism

What’s Right With Jamaica? The Blue Mountains

How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country teeming with enthusiasm, brilliance, talent and heritage as lush as our verdant landscapes. There is much in this little island to be grateful for, and here at diGJamaica, we don’t

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The Road Calling: diGJamaica’s Ultimate Carnival Checklist

Carnival season is earmarked on many calendars as a time for excitement and fun. In Jamaica, Carnival has become a staple around Easter time. Bands clad in brightly coloured costumes can be seen palaving and parading their way through streets,

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Categories of Non-Immigrant US Visas Most Used By Jamaicans

Travel to the United States is one aspect of life about which many Jamaicans are extremely proud. However, there are still many persons who are unclear about the different categories of visas that exist and which one is necessary for what

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10+ Cool Things to Look Out for at Rebel Salute

Rebel Salute is one of the most anticipated reggae festivals in Jamaica annually. Each year, thousands of ‘Saluters’ from home and abroad gather to enjoy the musical offerings from Jamaica’s finest reggae performers. Now a staple on many calendars, Rebel Salute has

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10 Milestone Years in Jamaica’s Civil Aviation History

Jamaica has come a long way where air travel is concerned. Moving from its first flight ever in 1911, to the establishment of Air Jamaica Ltd, and the opening of our airways with the establishment of groups such as the

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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Joan Webley

Name: Joan Elizabeth Webley aka Nanook Age (optional): 33 Name of business: Nanook Enterprises Ltd.  Your job title: Attorney/Managing Director Age at which you started your business: 25 What do you think is the most important character trait in a

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Jamaica, the Caribbean & De-Risking

    There has been much talk about de-risking in economic circles recently, centering especially around the impact it will have on Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region. The consensus from these groups seems to be that if left unchecked,

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5 Facts: Tourism In Jamaica

World Tourism Day, September 27, was created to talk about the global impact of tourism. Under the theme “1 Billion Tourists, 1 Billion Opportunities”, this day seeks to highlight and encourage tourism as used for the greater good of development. Though a tiny

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Make A Splash At These Water Parks

We’re winding down our #diGSummer July special, but we wanted to make one last splash before we go. We’ve already hit up the rivers and falls across the island, as well as our country’s incredible beaches. Today, we invite you

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Cool Waters – Beat The Heat At These Rivers And Falls

It’s Travel Tuesday, and although it’s almost too hot to even think about leaving the comfort of your home AC or fans, you still need a little fun in the sun. A little road trip with friends will do the

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