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The St. Ann Development Company (SADCO) – a division of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) – managed attraction Dunn’s River Falls and Park (DRFP), has been nominated ‘USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Best Caribbean Attraction’.

The nomination which comes on the heels of DRFP receiving the TripExpert 2017 Experts’ Choice Award and the Best In Jamaica Award, affords the attraction the opportunity vie for, alongside 19 other Caribbean attractions, the coveted USA Today10Best Readers’ Choice Award and badge of recognition as the 10Best Readers' Choice.

According to the USA Today, nominations are made by its panel of three renowned Caribbean travel experts, Sara Greaves Gabbadon, Melanie Reffes and Chelle Koster Walton who recommend 20 Caribbean Destinations which are voted on by readers for a 28 day period. The nominee with the most votes is conferred with the award.

Mr. Jomo Pitterson, Manager at the St. Ann based facility has expressed how honoured both he and the DRFP team are to have been placed in the running for this award. He noted “we at DRFP are deeply humbled by this nomination, though the voting period has not come to an end and the final results have not yet been tabulated, the mere nomination proves that we are doing something right and for that we are extremely proud”.

Voting for the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Best Caribbean Attraction’ will end on February 4, 2018. The public is encouraged to visit USA Today 10Best’s website or click the link to vote for Dunn’s River Falls and Park.    

Over the years Dunn’s River Falls and Park has achieved significant milestones. The facility was named most popular and exciting attraction by cruise officials during 2004 and Leading Caribbean Tourist Excursion by the World Travel Awards in November 2009 and 2010.

The UDC’s relationship with Dunn’s River Falls and Park began in 1976, when the Corporation acquired the Belmont Property. Since 1998, the UDC has been engaged in major upgrading of the property with a view to ensuring parity with other world class attractions and enriching the Dunn’s River experience.

For further information, please contact
The Corporate Relations and Marketing Department
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard
Kingston, Jamaica
Tel: (876) 656-8031

December 19, 2017