The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is inviting travel advisors from across the country to join destination representatives and suppliers at Jamaica Travel Expo & Destination Weddings Showcase events in Calgary on Nov. 7, Montreal on Nov. 9, and Toronto on Nov. 10.
Jamaica’s multi-market Canada Trade Week events will give agents an exclusive opportunity to meet with local and on-island suppliers and destination wedding vendors to learn about the latest product updates and resort developments in Jamaica.
Each regional event will feature dedicated product training sessions from 3 to 5 p.m. followed by a Destination Showcase from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with live entertainment, Caribbean-inspired cuisine, games, photo opportunities and prize giveaways.
“The Jamaica Travel Expo and Destination Weddings Showcase will be the JTB’s first major in-person show since 2019, and we are anticipating more than 450 agents to join us for these exciting trade week events across the country,” said Angella Bennett, regional director, Canada, JTB. “We can’t wait to bring the vibrant spirit of Jamaica to Calgary, Montréal and Toronto this fall. Each regional event will give retail agents a chance to learn from the country’s top suppliers, hear the latest destination developments, and enjoy some world-class island fun and prizes.”
Schedule of Events
Calgary - Tuesday, November 7, Best Western Premier Calgary
Montreal - Thursday, November 9, Intercontinental Hotel Montréal
Toronto - Friday, November 10, Pearson Convention Centre
Travel advisors can sign up to attend the Jamaica Travel Expo & Destination Weddings Showcase events in Calgary, Montréal and Toronto for free here. The registration deadline is Friday, October 27.
The JTB will also host a public Jamaica Travel Expo event on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton.
The free event will bring together Jamaica’s top hotels, resorts, attractions, and bridal specialists who will be on site throughout the day to help Canadian travellers plan their dream island vacation, honeymoon or destination wedding.
The event will feature a live band, kids’ activities, free swag, delicious Jamaican food and drinks, fashion shows, destination presentations, hourly vacation prize draws, and a grand prize giveaway valued at $5,000 courtesy of redtag.ca.
For more about the Jamaica Travel Expo & Destination Weddings Showcase for travel advisors, go here. For more about the Jamaica Travel Expo consumer show in Toronto, go here.