Jamaica to stage virtual destination wedding of the year

Jamaica to host one-of-a-kind virtual destination wedding to give couples a little something to look forward to in these trying times

All India, 13th May 2020: As the world is undergoing a sea of change during the coronavirus pandemic, most weddings have been cancelled or postponed around the world. While one minute the couples were finalizing their vows and ordering confetti – the next, all that seemed to belong to an entirely vanished world.

To uplift couples’ spirit, Jamaica is coming up with something special to conquer love amidst lockdown. In an effort to spread positivity and celebrate love in the time of Corona, Jamaica will host a virtual symbolic celebration for up to 100 couples who have had to cancel or postpone either their domestic or international wedding as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. This will give the couples an opportunity to experience a destination wedding, albeit virtual, at a time when they are unable to hold their own ceremony.

Donnie Dawson, Deputy Director of Tourism, Sales, Jamaica Tourist Board, said, “Jamaica specializes in turning big dreams into romantic realities. This event is a new twist on this promise, and we are excited to be hosting this symbolic virtual wedding and look forward to welcoming these couples when they visit us for their bona fide celebrations, when the time is right”.

The virtual celebration will take place on Sunday, May 17th with the beautiful shores of Jamaica as the backdrop. Couples will be able to join the celebration from the comfort and safety of their homes using Zoom.

For further details on this and to take part in this special event, couples can visit http://www.DestinationWeddings.com/VirtualWedding

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, World’s Leading Cruise Destination and World’s Leading Family Destination. 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 Website at www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).  Follow the JTB on FacebookTwitterInstagramPinterest and YouTube. View the JTB blog at www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.

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Media Contact:
Ms. Ruma Gupta | Press Relations Manager | Jamaica Tourist Board c/o TRAC Representations (I) Pvt. Ltd.
E: pr@tracrep.com T: 011-23350269

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