Jamaica Adds Dedicated Volunteer Initiative Page To Official Website
Plan a wedding, adventure tour and now, volunteer opportunity, on Jamaica Tourist Board's official website, VisitJamaica.com
KINGSTON, JAMAICA - October 7, 2014 - The Jamaica Tourist Board has added a dedicated page to its website for visitors who desire to volunteer during their vacation trip to the island. Visitors can now easily plan volunteerexperiences through this voluntourism initiative. The combination of voluntary service with the traditional elements of a vacation has become increasingly popular in Jamaica and the website page is in response to this growing trend. One of the first of its kind in the Caribbean, the webpage offers a database of faith, health and education based volunteer programs, with more categories to appear as they become available.
"The Jamaica Tourist Board is focused on allowing our visitors to have an enriching experience while they vacation on the island," said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica's Director of Tourism. "While our Jamaican people will surely benefit from the assistance of altruistic travelers, we hope that they take home an experience of a lifetime, and share the celebrated Jamaican spirit and warmth with their friends and family."