Port Authority commits to Trelawny health sector with donation to Friends of Falmouth Hospital

Date:  Categories: in Charity, Community Service, Health, Port   Comments: 2

PAJ Committed to Falmouth Hospital The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) underlined its commitment  to the Trelawny health sector with a donation to the pediatric department through Friends of Falmouth Hospital. According to Professor Gordon Shirley, President and CEO of Port Authority of Jamaica, it is necessary for Falmouth to have a first class hospital...

St. Lucian caught attempting to board ship in Falmouth with one pound of cocaine

Date:  Categories: in Crime, Port   Comments: 0

The Trelawny police arrested a St. Lucian national on Monday, as he attempted to board the Norwegian Escape cruise ship with one pound of cocaine. The drug has a local street value of JMD$625,000. A Jamaica Constabulary Force release said that at about 4:30 pm, the drug was discovered during a security check as he...

Falmouth Artisan Village construction to begin soon for completion end of 2018

Date:  Categories: in Attractions, Culture, Development, Port, Shopping, Things To Do   Comments: 2

Falmouth Artisan Village Construction If we are to take Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett by his word, construction on the long announced Falmouth Artisan Village will commence soon. According to Travel Weekly, when asked about the Falmouth Artisan Village, Bartlett is quoted as saying: “We expect to start construction on that soon for completion by the...

TPDCo Implements Measures to Prevent Tourist Harassment in Falmouth and Beyond

Date:  Categories: in Port, Travel   Comments: 2

TPDCo Implements Measures to Prevent Tourist Harassment Tourist harassment is a big Jamaican problem. It has plagued the cruise ship ports of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and is threatening to undermine the success of the Falmouth Port. Related: Falmouth Pride launched to counter visitor harassment. The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has finally shown a...

Proceeds from JN Foundation Run/Walk to Upgrade Falmouth Infirmary

Date:  Categories: in Charity, Health, Port, Sports   Comments: 0

  The 3rd annual JN Foundation/Usain Bolt Foundation Run/Walk will once again assist a local charity. This time, it will be the Falmouth Infirmary.   From the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) This year’s proceeds from the JN Foundation Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk, will go towards upgrading the Trelawny Infirmary. The infirmary, which currently houses 52...

Jamaican living in Canada to construct Culture Market in Trelawny – construction begins this month

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Jamaican living in Canada to construct Culture Market in Trelawny The govenment has long prolonged its announced artisan village. It is still not certain when it will become a reality. A private Jamaican/Canadian investor is planning to create his own, starting this month. Speaking with the Jamaica Observer, Doyle Smith told of plans to construct...

The Main Reason Cruise Ship Visitors Stay Away From Falmouth and How To Get Visitors To Come To You

Date:  Categories: in Business, Port   Comments: 5

Falmouth To Be Named Jamaica’s First Heritage Township It has been said too often that Falmouth is not benefiting from the cruise ship pier located in the town. The government has heard, and is seeking ways that the town can benefit from the thousands of visitors who enter the port each week. They recently announced...

Pictures – Historic Docking of Harmony of the Seas (World’s Largest Cruise Ship) in Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in Photo, Port   Comments: 3

On the 22nd of March 2011, Falmouth saw the biggest crowd I have ever seen in the town in my lifetime as it welcomed then largest cruise ship in the world, Oasis of the Seas. Today, the town attained another milestone in welcoming Harmony of the Seas, the now biggest cruise ship in the world....

Falmouth to Welcome New Largest Cruise Ship in the World (Harmony of the Seas) on November 22

Date:  Categories: in Port   Comments: 3

Falmouth to Welcome New Largest Cruise Ship in the World Falmouth will welcome Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas on November 22, 2016. This is the new “largest cruise ship in the world.” A beautification of sections of the town is now being fast-tracked to make way for the arrival. This means that Falmouth will...

Jamaica National and Usain Bolt Foundation Heroes in Action Run on October 16, 2016 in Falmouth

Date:  Categories: in Charity, Health, Port, Sports   Comments: 0

The second staging of the Jamaica National Foundation Heroes in Action Run, will take place in Falmouth, Trelawny on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Venue will be the at the Historic Falmouth Cruise Port in Trelawny. The inaugural staging of the event took place last year’s Heroes weekend.   #teamJN + @UsainBoltF and #ChildDevelopment Agency at launch of #HeroesInActionRun...