Latest 2018 Photos of Excellence Resort Oyster Bay, Trelawny due to open in June

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It has been almost a decade since the project began, but contractors are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The US$110-million Excellence Resort Oyster Bay hotel is expected to open its doors to guests in June of this year. Thanks to Senior Advisor/Strategist to the Tourism Minister Delano Seiveright, we have...

Pictures of Freedom of the Seas on Fire in Falmouth Harbour

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This morning while waiting for the bank to open, someone ran from the parking lot next to the bank and said: “the ship is on fire!” When we ran over, we saw the Freedom of the Seas on fire. The fire was on the uppermost deck. The fire was blazing, but the ship was still...

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Makes Falmouth Jamaica New Port of Call For 2016-2017

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will make its maiden voyage to Falmouth Port of Call, Jamaica during the 2016-2017 cruise shipping season. This was showcased in the British based cruise line’s Worldwide Cruises 2016/17 brochure. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is a small line, but appears to be in expansion mode for the upcoming season. Their four cruise...

Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier to be Expanded Soon – Sea Wall and Road Repair to Follow

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Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier to be Expanded Chairman of the Port Authority of Jamaica, Gordon Shirley, announced in April, that soon, the Falmouth Port will be undergoing expansion. This is to accommodate the new largest ships in the world. It seems the current title holders, the Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas...

Outameni Experience Bought For $180 Million By National Housing Trust (NHT)

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Outameni Bought For $180 Million By NHT Outameni, the entertainment/tour business in Trelawny, has been purchased for $180 million by an unlikely purchaser, the National Housing Trust (NHT). The business and property was formerly owned by Lennie Little-Whyte. Location Outameni is located at Orange Grove, near Coopers Pen (4 miles out of Falmouth town center). Orange...