Montego Bay


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Montego Bay

(mŏntē`gō), city (1991 pop. 82,002), NW Jamaica. One of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean with highly developed tourism facilities, Montego Bay is also a port and commercial center. There is an active trade in sugar, bananas, coffee, and rum. The city has various light manufacturing industries.

Montego Bay

 

a city in northwestern Jamaica. Population, 42,800 (1970). Montego Bay is a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is linked by railroad with Kingston and has an international airport. Sugar, coffee, and bananas are exported. The city is a tourist resort.

Montego Bay

a port and resort in NW Jamaica: the second largest town on the island Pop.: 83 446 (1991)
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Montego Bay, on Jamaica's north coast, is a great beach destination and is another popular sun destination this Christmas
Firstly, a car carrying three men and a child pulled up near a business on the popular tourist destination of Sunset Boulevard in Montego Bay -- a main road away from the airport -- when it was sprayed with bullets.
The firm said that it would open its new banking and financial services centre in Fairview, Montego Bay, on November 13.
As we passed the infamous Rose Hall Great House, on the outskirts of Montego Bay, our guide Carey Dennis and driver Tony revealed the chilling legend surrounding it - that of sadistic "White Witch" Annie Palmer.
Glyn Samuel, prosecuting, said it was accepted Haye was "not a big player in this" and his reward was a free trip to Jamaica where the cannabis was probably put into his luggage by baggage handlers at Montego Bay.
It argues that the minor ports, as represented by Lucca, Montego Bay, and Savanna-la-Mar, became important places to trade after the passing of the Free Port Act of 1766.
A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We can confirm the death of the British honorary consul on Montego Bay in Jamaica.
AirTran Airways released schedules for new service to Nassau, Bahamas, and Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Moving east to Montego Bay, staying at the Rose Hall Resort, I spent a night at the Jazz and Blues Festival, headlined by Diana Ross (left).
The pre-port talk on Montego Bay, Jamaica, hinted that caution was in order once on shore.
Insurance Association of the Caribbean: Conference, Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Michaels has announced that his firm has been retained by two highly respected development companies to finance the development and construction of a luxury condominium project, located immediately adjacent to the Ritz Carlton in Montego Bay, Jamaica at the Rose Hall estate.