Jamaica Joins Forces With Ziggy Marley for Promotion


KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica has joined forces with reggae icon Ziggy Marley and accommodation partner Moon Palace Jamaica for an exclusive promotion and special acoustic concert. The limited-time offer Ziggy Marley concert premiered on March 1, with two-week sweepstakes allowing consumers to win the grand prize of a four-night trip for two at the luxurious Moon Palace Jamaica Resort in Ocho Rios.

This partnership with the eight-time Grammy-winning reggae artist and eldest son of reggae icon Bob Marley follows the heels of Reggae Month, which ended on February 28. To watch the concert, go to www.YouTube.com/visitjamaicaofficial.  For a chance to enjoy this special escape to Jamaica, entrants must log on to http://www.visitjamaica.com/sweeps and complete the entry form by March 12th. All consumers are encouraged to watch the intimate acoustic Ziggy Marley concert whether they enter the sweepstakes.

“Our music continues to be an important reason why travelers visit our island, and we welcome the partnership support of Ziggy Marley to give consumers a taste of what they are currently missing,” said Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “We’ve partnered with Ziggy on similar initiatives. However, this was a special effort which saw him creating this exclusive acoustic concert series for the benefit of our followers and potential visitors.”

The Ziggy Marley Exclusive Concert Trip Give-Away Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous United States (including DC) who have the age of majority in their state or territory of residence as of the time of the Sweepstakes start date. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, March 12, 2021. One lucky winner will receive a four-night all-inclusive stay at Moon Palace Jamaica for two, including round-trip airfare and airport transfers. 

Two runner-up winners will receive an exclusive Marley Gift Pack from Tuff Gong Records containing vinyl albums and other collateral items from both the Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley collections.

Nestled in Ocho Rios, Moon Palace Jamaica is a 704-room AAA Four Diamond resort and one of Jamaica’s most luxurious all-inclusive resorts. The property offers guests the opportunity to experience 17-acres of private beach, lavish swimming pools, the only FlowRider® Double wave simulator, and the largest spa in Jamaica.

For more information on Jamaica and the music scene, go to www.visitjamaica.com.

About Jamaica Tourist Board  

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in Kingston’s capital city. JTB offices are also located in Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto, and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Mumbai, Tokyo, and Paris.   

Last year, the JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) for the thirteenth consecutive year, and Jamaica was named the Caribbean’s Leading Destination for the fifteenth consecutive year as well as the Caribbean’s Best Spa Destination and the Caribbean’s Best MICE Destination. As well, Jamaica copped the WTA’s World’s Leading Wedding Destination, the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, and the World’s Leading Family Destination. Additionally, Jamaica was awarded three gold 2020 Travvy Awards for Best Culinary Destination, Caribbean/ Bahamas: Best Tourism Board Overall and Best Tourism Board, Caribbean/ Bahamas. The Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) named Jamaica the 2020 Destination of the Year for Sustainable Tourism. In 2019, TripAdvisor® ranked Jamaica as the #1 Caribbean Destination and #14 Best Destination in the World. Jamaica is home to some of the world’s best accommodations, attractions, and service providers that continue to receive prominent global recognition.

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 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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