Let there be light!
Tourism interests have welcomed the signing of a multimillion-dollar contract to install street lamps along the 27.1 kilometre Elegant Corridor in Montego Bay, a long overdue development.
The Elegant Corridor extends from the roundabout at the Sangster International Airport to the Iberostar Hotel and Suites at Rose Hall, St James.
A $248 million contract was inked between the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) (representing the Government) and YP Seaton and Associates at the Montego Bay Convention Centre last Friday to install the lights over an eight-month period.
Chairman of the Montego Bay Resort Board, Evatt Bloomfield, said the lights are necessary to give greater visibility at nights for those traversing this heavily trafficked area.
"The reality is that it has been long overdue. We have been working on this issue for the last five years, and it is really unfortunate that it took so long, but we are not complaining ... read