The historic town of Port Royal, in Kingston, welcomed its first cruise ship, the Marella Discovery II, on Monday (January 20).
It was also the first time that a ship was stopping at the newly constructed Port Royal Cruise Port, constructed by the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ).
After the ship docked at approximately 8:00 a.m., Ministers of Government, led by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, toured the new facility and welcomed the passengers to the island.
Addressing the media, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said this is a historic day for the country, which should bring many economic benefits.Read more