Hollywood, FL September 23rd, 2010 – Jamaicans.com, has announced the launch of a new application for use with Apple mobile devices. The app is dedicated to providing news, entertainment and information about Jamaica.
This marks the second phone app released by the award-winning site to help Jamaicans around the world stay in touch with friends and family, and stay informed about items of interest on the island. The app allows users to access the contents of Jamaicans.com from any location worldwide.
“As we stay competitive in technology, this second app adds to the series of apps being made available to the Jamaicans.com audience through their Apple devices,” said Karen Lee, a Jamaicans.com editor. “It’s a global world and now everyone can easily interact and learn about all things Jamaican with their iPhone, iPad and iPod.”
The app provides access to the latest news, information and community news from Jamaicans.com, including a community discussion forum that boasts over 30,000 members living in Jamaica and abroad. For those that want a taste of Jamaican cuisine, there are step-by-step cooking instructions for the creation of a variety of traditional dishes.
Those researching options for a visit, vacation or getaway to the island paradise can easily access a wide array of resources. There are links to help with travel arrangements, transportation, accommodations, dining and points of interest anywhere on the island. The site also contains a calendar with a comprehensive list of entertainments, festivals and special events around which to plan a sojourn on the isle.
Jamaicans.com features articles highlighting Jamaican musicians, artisans and authors, all of which can be viewed with the new app. Cultural information and a guide to Jamaican patois (pronounced patwah) is also available.
Jamaicans.com is the premiere website for all aspects of Jamaican culture, averaging over 1.75 million hits per month. The site has been serving the Jamaican community worldwide since 1995, as well as the ever-expanding market of visitors interested in vacationing on the beautiful island paradise.
The new app can be downloaded from the Apple store at www.itunes.com/appstore. It’s compatible with the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod.
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