'Good Times' in Jamaica for John Amos as actor celebrates 83rd birthday

Jamaica continues to be a celebrity playground this winter tourist season, with veteran Hollywood actor John Amos the latest to soak in the island's offering of sun, sea and sand.

The 'Good Times' actor celebrated his 83rd birthday in Jamaica this week with his son K C, who shared several videos of their island adventure including a visit to the Sugar Pot Beach in Rio Nuevo, St Mary and a trip to a rural cook shop to buy fritters.

Amos is the latest in a string of international celebrities to visit the island over the last few weeks.

American music stars Cardi B and Offset vacationed in the island for the latter's birthday, enjoying visits to popular tourist attractions in Ochi and the dancehall in Kingston.

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy performed in Kingston last week, attracting thousand of visitors to the island, before vacationing in Montego Bay.

American actress Tracee Ellis Ross also vacationed in the island, sharing steamy bikini shots of herself which attracted the attention of many of her celebrity friends.

What's more, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in the island with his family for a week-long vacation. For obvious security reasons, the details of his trip have not been released.

According to recent projections by the tourism ministry, Jamaica will see its strongest winter travel season ever this year, with anticipated record arrivals of 950,000 stopover visitors and 524,000 cruise passengers.

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