“Escape To Jamaica” Delivers Virtual Taste Of The Destination, Debuts Today
The Jamaica Tourist Board is kicking off its “Escape to Jamaica” Instagram Live series today, featuring one of the country's leading DJs, ZJ Sparks, who will host a virtual dance party spinning the latest reggae and dancehall hits live.
The event starts jamming at 9 p.m. ET today (3APR).
"Escape to Jamaica" will occur weekly on the @VisitJamaica Instagram channel. In addition to sharing irie vibes, the series will also feature cooking demos and wellness sessions.
“We’re aware that people from all corners of the globe may be in need of an escape with what’s happening right now. With this live series, Jamaica offers a virtual getaway through our music, cuisine, culture, warm people and that unmistakable Jamaican spirit,” said Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism.
“Since visitors are unable to come to us at the moment, we want to bring the 'Heartbeat of the World' to their homes. Jamaica will be here to welcome travellers when the time is right. We want our followers to know we can only get through this together.”
Here's the current “Escape to Jamaica” schedule, with additional dates to be announced:
3APR: ZJ Sparks
6APR: Empress Thandi Wise - Certified Yoga Instructor
8APR: Chef Andre Fowles - Food Network Chopped Champion & Culinary Ambassador for Miss Lily’s
10APR: DJ Delano - Renaissance Disco
15APR: Rousseau Sisters – sister duo who own of SummerHouse restaurant in Kingston, authors of Provisions, The Roots of Caribbean Cooking
17APR: ZJ Chrome