MIAMI -- Air Jamaica Vacations unveiled a new product line called Top Class Escapes, a luxury collection featuring personalized, air-inclusive top-end packages to seven Jamaica resorts.

The program will expand to include more than 20 properties in nine Caribbean destinations.

Brian Shilling, president of Air Jamaica Vacations, said, Travel agents have been asking for new ways to sell the Caribbean, and were listening.

Agents can view the packages at and book through, earning a standard 13% commission and additional cash incentives at participating properties.

Package components include VIP check-in at Air Jamaicas Top Class counter at Montego Bays Sangster International Airport; special airport welcome with bottled water and cold towels; concierge-level accommodations; private transfers; optional exclusive tours; and use of a cell phone with unlimited incoming minutes throughout the stay.

Participating Jamaica resorts are Half Moon Montego Bay; Jamaica Inn; the Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort Rose Hall; Round Hill Hotel and Villas Resort; Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios; Sandals Whitehouse European Village and Spa; and the Tryall Club.

A sample five-night European Plan package in February with roundtrip air from New York (Kennedy), transfers and oceanview suite accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton starts at $2,749 per person, double.

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