Reggae Hill impresses FCCA team
A fantastic show that featured the Jolly Boys mento band and guitar maestro Ernie Ranglin, fine food, and a salubrious atmosphere at the newly created attraction, Reggae Hill, impressed a visiting team of Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) platinum members on a recent tour of the location.
The tour of the venue, situated on the Irie River property, involved representatives from several cruise lines, including Norwegian, Carnival and the Royal Caribbean.
The tour also took in the popular Bamboo Beach Club, which incidentally operates Reggae Hill.
"It was the first introduction for the cruise ship executive and it was quite encouraging," said Sam Wieselberg, who represents the parent company.
"They have visited hundreds of ports of call, so it makes us feel that we're doing something right. We had a very short time to prepare and the artistes didn't have time to prepare for a full show, but they were a delightful treat, they were marvellous. "
Reggae Hill, on the Irie River property, offers river swimming, reggae music and exquisite gourmet dining.
The visitors were treated to authentic Jamaican food with a menu consisting of, among other delicacies, ackee and salt-fish with fried ripe plantain, mahimahi fish with roasted breadfruit, spicy cherry salamari on saffron rice and escovitch fish on polenta.