ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) -  Non-stop flights from New Orleans to Jamaica will begin May 17, 2014 for six night stays with Saturday departures. The flights all leave first thing in the morning and return in the late afternoon, giving vacationers more beach time on the first and last night of their vacation. Jamaican vacation packages have never been more accessible with non-stop flights offered exclusively by

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said, "This announcement is proof of the growing demand for service in the New Orleans region as we continue to build a world-class airport. The additional flights will introduce exciting new destinations for those traveling to and from our region and we believe the service will be well received by our community."

"International service is very important to our community and we look forward to once again partner with this quality service," said New Orleans Aviation Board Chairwoman Cheryl Teamer. "Their introduction of this new international air service to New Orleans will be a win-win for both the operator and our community." 

"We are excited to see direct access into the Caribbean with these nonstop flights into Montego Bay, Jamaica from New Orleans. We are also happy to see the nonstop flights frequency increase on Cancun, Mexico flights from the New Orleans Airport," said Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation for the New Orleans Airport. also operates non-stop charter flights to Cancun twice weekly from New Orleans every Summer.

Uniting with Miami Air International, a top rated airline; they offer a first free checked bag and are available exclusively through Plus, they provide a first class upgrade for just $75 per person, per direction; an incredible value. These non-stop flights are great for couples, families and groups looking to get away. While the airfare only option is offered on all routes, travelers are opting for vacation packages that include airfare and all-inclusive resort stay. When going "all-inclusive," you pay one price for your accommodations, meals and drinks. Unlike a cruise vacation where vacationers often end up with a large bill as they get off the ship, all-inclusive resorts include almost everything except for little extras such as spa treatments and tours -- and even those are included at some of the five star options. Budgeting has never been easier, whether you stay at a three, four or five star resort.

Honeymooners, they can enjoy a luxe 6-night stay at the beautiful Jewel Paradise Cove Resort, which is strictly an Adults-Only Getaway. Depart on 5/17 or 5/24/2014 and guests can take advantage of flights, plus all-inclusive stay for $1299 per person. Families who are beginning to plan for their annual vacation have the option of an amazing family deal for only $799 per person. This includes a 6-night stay at Mystic Ridge Resort with non-stop flights! Plus, receive a free pass to Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park. Choose to depart on 5/17 or 5/24/2014.

Teeming with romance and beauty, Jamaica has become one of the most popular destinations for honeymoons, and now families. The picturesque beaches of Negril, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Trelawney/Runaway Bay are favorites of those wishing to relax and enjoy the sun, waves and sand of this gorgeous island. Filled with activities like ATV tours of the lush vegetation, exploring Dunn's River Falls or playing on championship golf courses; every traveler from the adventurous to the one who prefers the spa will find their dream vacation in Jamaica. Foodies will also relish in the delicious local dishes of Jamaica like Jerk chicken, Escovitch fish, baked breadfruit and Ackee and saltfish.

While offers a variety of resorts including all of the well-known chains, the sister company Blue Diamond operates the beautiful Royalton White Sands in Montego Bay. The resort boasts all things luxury; from accommodations and dining to destination weddings. To see all the exciting Vacation Express options in Jamaica, visit or call us at 800.309.4717.

About Vacation Express: Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group Inc., has been in existence for 25 years and offers quality vacation packages to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica with a focus on value and client satisfaction. Always on the brink with communicative technology, prides itself on originality and unique customer messaging.

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