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Minister with responsibility for the Environment Daryl Vaz says the ministry will be boosting its efforts to educate Jamaicans about the devastating impacts of natural disasters and climate change ahead of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 and ends on November 30. Vaz was ...
A public education campaign, aimed at changing Jamaicans' perceptions and attitudes towards climate change while fostering a more positive approach to the issue by individuals was launched on Wednesday (April 11). Dubbed 'Climate Change Information, Education and Communications Campaign' ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica is among three Caribbean islands to benefit from a four-year initiative that will help the country prioritise and invest in ecosystems that specifically reduce its risk of disasters related to climate change. The Dominican Republic and Grenada are the other two islands ...
Close to 70 per cent of Jamaicans believe that addressing issues of climate change is the sole responsibility of the Government. Indi Mclymont-Lafayette, communications specialist for the adaptation programme and financing mechanism of the Pilot Programme for Climate Change, said the statistics that ...
Jamaica is among three Caribbean islands to benefit from a four-year initiative that will help the country prioritise and invest in ecosystems that specifically reduce its risk of disasters related to climate change. The Dominican Republic and Grenada are the other two islands to benefit from the Resilient ...
NEWS OF a national spatial plan (NSP) that takes account of climate change and which has been some time in coming has been greeted with mixed views from civil society and academia. "The NSP is very important and it would be great if Jamaica could develop a good one which effectively takes into ...
KINGSTON — Three Kingston High School students were the winners of a climate change essay contest, sponsored by Bainbridge Island Citizens' Climate Lobby. Nilus Swanson, Eduardo Santillan and Anastasia Horne gathered a total $800 in prize money for their essays, which were in response to ...
Jamaica has suffered serious economic losses as a result of climate change-related events such as severe hurricanes, increased flooding, and ...
Tourism
One more Jamaican golfer will have the opportunity to qualify for the PGA Tour Latinoamerica's BMW Jamaica Classic. The winner of the Jamaica Pro League tournament, set for April 9-10, will get a spot in the prestigious golf tournament, scheduled for Cinnamon Hill from April 30 to May 6. At the launch ...
Edmund Bartlett yesterday said that Jamaica's tourism numbers for the first quarter of 2018 have hit new records. Bartlett, the tourism minister, was responding to concerns raised by the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) spokesman on tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill about “a declining rate of ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Despite a record breaking 2017, Jamaica tourism numbers for the first quarter of the year have hit new records, according to Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. “Total stop over and cruise passenger arrivals, stood at approximately 1.3 million for the first quarter of 2018 ...
Before we get too far ahead of ourselves enticing would-be tourists to "Celebrate Ontario" -- the banner under which the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport recently announced a record-breaking investment in festivals and events encouraging people to "discover and explore the province" -- we might ...
Hotels in Kingston are said to be overbooked with just two more days to go before the festivities come to an end. Delano Seivright, Chief Advisor and Strategist in the Ministry of Tourism, told Loop that the hotels are completely overbooked with even the Airbnb and other home sharing platforms ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has rapped his Opposition counterpart, Dr Wykeham McNeill, accusing him of delivering “fake news” after McNeill on Thursday released figures showing a sharp fall off in visitor arrivals during the first quarter of 2018. "I don't know where Dr McNeil got his figures from.
Bartlett said with the continued growth in arrivals, Jamaica is on track to surpass its target of 5 million annual visitor arrivals before 2021 under what is called his '5x5x5' growth strategy. In the meantime, the Opposition Spokesman on Tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill says there has been a decline in the ...
Despite a record-breaking 2017, Jamaica tourism numbers for the first quarter of the year have hit new records, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. "Total stopover and cruise passenger arrivals stood at approximately 1.3 million for the first quarter of 2018 (January to March). That is over ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says efforts must be made to reduce the ... people who are going to plant (crops, and from these,) process and use what we can locally (for general consumption) and in the tourism industry,” he added.
“We (Jamaica) are importing about nine million kilogrammes and we want to be a part of the process to arrest this situation. ... hands of serious people who are going to plant (crops, and from these,) process and use what we can locally (for general consumption) and in the tourism industry,” he added.
Tourism has been Jamaica's success story over several decades, and continuing its streak, it has coughed up what promises to be yet another winner. It might seem blasÈ to us because we have been talking forever about Port Royal's development potential. In fact, give Urban Development ...
There are points during the annual Road March through Kingston's streets, that the DJ hails persons from various countries and, as Carnival in Jamaica ... He thanked a number of organisations contributing to that, among them, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), ...
Hacker Hostel has a tourism component through which software engineers worldwide are brought in to spend their summer developing solutions for companies that bring problems to StartupRobot for resolution. In return, the tech developers get to experience Jamaica and other Caribbean islands ...
Since it was one or the other, he agreed to the sale of Belmont, which had little commercial prospects for Reynolds as a mining company, but was one of the most valuable scenic properties in Jamaica for tourism development. Belmont was purchased and vested in the UDC. It enhanced its position as ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says anti-visitor harassment measures being implemented in resort areas are bearing fruit. ... Bartlett said the positive outcomes are evidenced in Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) visitor opinion surveys which show that 60 per cent of the tourists ...
'Carnival in Jamaica' 2018, spearheaded by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett's Entertainment Network of the Tourism Linkages Council in the Ministry of Tourism, in conjunction with the Olivia Babsy Grange-led Ministry of Entertainment and several private sector stakeholders, including Bacchanal ...
KINGSTON – The Jamaica government says the anti-visitor harassment measures being implemented in resort areas are bearing fruit and that positive outcomes are evidenced in Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) visitor opinion surveys which show that 60 per cent of the tourists visiting Jamaica recently ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says anti-visitor harassment measures being implemented in resort areas are bearing fruit. Mr. Bartlett says the positive outcomes are evidenced in Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) visitor opinion surveys which show that 60 per cent of the tourists visiting Jamaica ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has attributed the record 12.8 per cent increase of visitor arrivals for the first week of April over last year's figures, to Carnival in Jamaica 2018. The Entertainment Network of the Tourism Linkages Council in the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Entertainment in ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today announced that Bonita Morgan, its director of resource mobilisation and development, had died in the United States, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Morgan, 61, who had been with ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island's Carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 12.4 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the ...
Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island's carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar of events ...
Defence attorneys representing the three Jamaica Defence Force soldiers who are charged with the alleged murder of Keith Clarke in May 2010, are seeking to have the criminal proceedings against the accused abandoned after producing immunity certificates purportedly signed by then Minister of ...
The Kingston SE tourism committee have collaborated with the Kingston District council to revamp their brochure with the theme of the beach starts here and the red and white colour ... Contact Pauline Williams at the Kingston Newsagency or Jenny Robertson at Aggies Teahouse to lodge your advert.
The Port Royal development would nicely complement downtown Kingston and the historic Spanish Town, as envisioned by former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, and thereby create a significant world business and tourism destination in that triangle. We should also revisit the idea for the construction of ...
More than 50,000 tourists visited Jamaica in the first week of April, which tourism minister Edmund Bartlett said is linked to the island's carnival celebrations. "Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar of events that attracts thousands of visitors to our island. This is why we have invested ...
He attended an internship last summer and received training from Lecturer K'adamawe A.H. K'nife of the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, in Jamaica and Mark Harvey of Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) St. Andrews, Kingston, Jamaica. “Tourism is the mainstay of our ...
... for Trelawny being the only parish other than Kingston and St. Andrew to reach and surpass the property tax target for the 2017/2018 financial year. ... The Mayor said it should also be noted that Falmouth is emerging as a major force in tourism, pointing to the cruise-ship pier as “the biggest of its kind ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (left) and Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid spar with words to the amusement of graduates in the inaugural graduation ceremony of the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) on Sunday, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
Jamaica Labour party (JLP) candidate for the Yallahs division in St Thomas Western by-election, John Lee, completed his nomination at the Yallahs Baptist ... The Ministry of Tourism is providing $100 million in a collaborative effort with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, to launch the first ...
Jamaica's failure to embrace and fully participate in Airbnb, a web-based directory of bed and breakfast-type vacation properties, which is redefining the global tourism product, will result in the country missing out on vast economic benefits to be tapped, according to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett.
The increase in the index is more pronounced for consumers in the Kingston region than in tourism and other areas, a reversal of the trend found in previous studies, Anderson said. "To a large extent they are feeding on the promise, and the clear realisation that the BPO [business process outsourcing] ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (left) and Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid spar with words to the amusement of graduates in the inaugural graduation ceremony of the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) on Sunday at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
Buoyed by their recent success as hosts of the 33rd Carifta Swimming Championships, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn stressed the importance of exploiting sports as a springboard to further boost tourism. Jamaica hosted the recently concluded four-day ...
Officials within the Tourism Ministry are happy with the growth of carnival in Jamaica, and believe the development will not slow down anytime soon. Speaking with The STAR during the Road March on Carnival Sunday, State Minister Alando Terrelonge said having witnessed a strong showing by the ...
St JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — The island's tourism product has been boosted with the graduation of the first cohort of 150 certified hospitality workers from the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI). The JCTI, which was created to increase access to certification for recent graduates as well as ...
What we decided in our marketing with Carnival in Jamaica is to break out a highlight period to use and concentrate in the market, how we market to tourists,” explained Bankay who sits as the Chairman of the Sports and Entertainment committee in the Ministry of Tourism under which the Carnival ...
Officials within the Tourism and Entertainment Ministries are happy with the growth of carnival in Jamaica, and believe the development will not slow down anytime soon. Speaking with The STAR during the Road March on Carnival Sunday, State Minister in the Entertainment Ministry, Alando Terrelonge, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett urged more Jamaicans to embrace innovative tourism enterprises, such as Airbnb, as they have the potential to have a major impact on the local economy. He noted that in 2017 some 910 Kingston hosts earned a collective ...
Photo: Michael Sloley Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, emphasises a point during a meeting with the staff and board of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), at the Ministry's New Kingston offices on Tuesday (April 10), where he outlined plans to restructure the entity.
Jamaica's Aisha Praught earlier today stunned 2015 World Under-18 and 2016 World Under-20 champion Celliphine Chespol of Kenya to win the 3,000m ... Some 910 Airbnb hosts in Kingston, Jamaica earned a collective US$2.4 million from the digital home sharing site in 2017, according to Tourism ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmond Bartlett (third left), makes a point to Vice President of the Jamaica Home Sharing Association, Sheri-Ann Llewellyn (left), at the launch of Airbnb's Kingston Host Club at Devon House, St. Andrew, on Tuesday (April 10). Also sharing in the conversation are President of ...
Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett recently declared that Jamaica is well positioned to benefit from the lucrative global health and wellness tourism market. Wait a minute! Why aren't renowned mineral baths such as Milk River and Bath Fountain already world-class brands? The jet set spend billions at inferior ...
With support from the US Embassy, the British Council, the Canadian High Commission, and the Jamaica Tourist Board, among others, Calabash Literary Festival will return to the Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, from June 1-3, 2018. This year's festival, titled 'Calabash Lit Up', will feature an astounding ...
Sherie-Ann Anderson is unequivocal about the visitor accommodation service's role in facilitating the bumper crowd of visitors to Jamaica for last weekend's Road March climax to 2018 Carnival in Jamaica. "If it were not for Airbnb, they could not hold. Everywhere in Kingston was sold out. People went ...
The first cohort of 150 certified hospitality workers from the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) graduated recently. The JCTI, which was created to increase access to certification for recent graduates and workers in the industry, saw, for the first time, persons being accredited as hospitality ...
The human capital development programme also includes Team Jamaica educating and generally sensitizing tourism workers at the broad grass root level to what the industry is all about; HEART National Training Agency providing training in various areas of competence for entry level into the industry; ...
Jamaican hosts earned almost $1 billion from the 55,000 individuals that came to the island through Airbnb last year. According to Minister of Tourism, Edmond Bartlett, the still budding relationship between the island and Airbnb, has been very fruitful. Bartlett made the announcement on Tuesday at the ...
Raft captains assigned to Rio Grande rafting, Portland's premiere tourists attraction site, have threatened to withdraw their services, which could result in a shutdown of operations at that facility. The irate raft captains are insisting that unless they are allowed to operate after the closure of the ticketing ...
In her return to COK Sodality since November 2016, Assamba an attorney-at-law who left the organisation in 2001 to become member of parliament for South East St Ann, minister of tourism, and later served as Jamaica's high commissioner to the United Kingdom is seeking to build on the $59.6-million ...
EDMUND Bartlett has announced plans to restructure the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to operate as a centre for innovation. The minister of tourism explained that the objective is to reposition the agency to better enable the tourism industry to respond to the needs of the ever-changing global ...
Airbnb launched the Jamaica Homesharing Association at Devon House on Tuesday, in a bid to help to improve the island's tourism product while enabling more Jamaicans to be involved in the industry. According to president of the Jamaica Homesharing Association, Havanah Llewellyn, the body will ...
As the organisers of Carnival in Jamaica 2018 revel in the record number of visitors it attracted (over 50,000 arrivals have been connected to the season by Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett), I am looking at the calendar of large scale entertainment events in Jamaica and wondering if it is getting to the point of ...
In 2017, Jamaicans who shared their homes through Airbnb received nearly $1 billion from the 55,000 visitors that came to the country through the service. According to Edmond Bartlett, Jamaica's Tourism Minister, the still-growing relationship between Airbnb and the island has been quite positive.
According to Bartlett, the new model will see the expansion of the TEF to include new divisions like the Tourism Linkages Network, the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation and the Craft Development Institute. "The TEF was used like the ATM of government and we were making commitments all over ...
The latest star in the global travel and tourism industry today is from Jamaica and no other than Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism. Travel and Tourism Security was high on the agenda when The Hon. Edmund Bartlett made his presentation at the ongoing 63rd UNWTO Regional ...
The latest Star in the Global Travel and Tourism Industry today is from Jamaica and no other than Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's minister of Tourism. Travel and Tourism Secutiry was high on the agenda, when The Hon. Edmund Bartlett made his presentation at the ongoing 63rd UNWTO Regional ...
Following a successful presentation on Jamaica's plans to establish a Centre of Tourism Innovation through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Jamaica was asked to lead the development of a similar centre for the region. “Jamaica is excited as we are honoured to be asked to establish this centre ...
We must get to the place where that US$850 million is not going overseas but is being used right here in Jamaica on our farms. “That is the mindset I want us to have… (to) eat what we grow and grow what we eat. Let's produce and take it to our hotels. Tourism is all about linkages and the linkage ...
I've tied my Jamaican roots in every aspect of my successes - at present focusing on the importance of solid healthcare accessibility in the country and leveraging these options as opportunity to increase and foster tourism, the economy and the country as a whole,” he continued, adding “I have such ...
... Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) has called for the establishment of a hotel to cater strictly to business persons who might not be interested in the fun, frolic and entertainment packages being offered by traditional hotels in Montego Bay, St James. While Montego Bay, the nation's tourism capital, ...
Kingston, Jamaica – Following a successful presentation on Jamaica's plans to establish a Centre of Tourism Innovation through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Jamaica was asked to lead the development of a similar centre for the Caribbean region. “Jamaica is excited as we are honoured to be ...
An air services agreement would also boost tourism between both countries. The two leaders who are attending the Summit of the Americas also pledged to deepen cooperation in several key areas of mutual interest. The leaders agreed to greater cooperation on investment and in particular enhancing ...
There should be a theatre strip along the tourist corridor between MoBay and Port Antonio utilising the abundance of our local talent. A Jamaican/Caribbean food strip along the same corridor could be a step in the right direction to create opportunities for our many talented chefs and food service ...
Last week he raised concerns that growth in tourism arrivals was declining: “Dr McNeill says the decline is most likely linked to the declaration of the state of public emergency in St James.”(April 6, 2018) Was this a scoop? Why did I not hear about this complaint from the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist ...
Dr Clarke's affinity with numbers and what ails Jamaica should result in him offering the PM a no-holds barred set of suggestions. ... and effectiveness, we should eliminate three ministries by putting culture, gender affairs, entertainment and sport under a Ministry of Tourism, Sports, and Culture; science, ...
In an article published by the Sunday Observer on February 18, 2018, and written by Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, he had this to say: “Developing countries including Jamaica experience a higher rate of tourism leakage than the rest of the world. It has been estimated that the rate of leakage ...
An air services agreement would also boost tourism between both countries. The two leaders, who are attending the Summit of the Americas, also pledged to deepen cooperation in several key areas of mutual interest. The leaders agreed to greater cooperation on investment and, in particular, ...
NEW YORK, CMC – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty says the territory is open for business, in the aftermath of last year's hurricanes. According to a USVI statement issued yesterday, Nicholson-Doty addressed several consumers and industry ...
On her Eisenhower Fellowship, Imani Duncan-Price will be travelling to 10 cities in the United States to learn different approaches to developing thriving industries/clusters in music, sports, and entertainment tourism in Jamaica. As she visits these cities - Philadelphia, Washington DC, Nashville, ...
Weir is a part of the United Nations Pageant, currently serving as Miss Tourism Jamaica UN 2018/19. "The act of giving back to society has always been a part of me, and ... this opportunity, has helped me to act on it," Weir told The Gleaner. Weir is also the founder of her own philanthropic organisation ...
Adding some more blossoms to this fun-filled programme, is the biggest fashion tour, "Style Week Jamaica" extending the Jamaican fashion hues till May 20th, 2018. This three-day of creative fever here, allow International designers to showcase exclusive accessories, blending in art and music, from all ...
Diana Stewart (2nd right) chairman of Stewart Automotive and recipient of the 2018 American Friends of Jamaica International Humanitarian Peacock Award with (from left) Delano Seiveright, senior adviser/strategist, Ministry of Tourism; Alexis Penna, businesswoman; and Ron McKay, former president ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — American Businessman and Former President of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Ron McKay today ... Luis Moreno and Brenda LaGrange Johnson; Senior Advisor/Strategist for Tourism, Delano Seiveright; Miami Herald Journalist, Jacqueline Charles; Business ...
Jamaica is excited as we are honoured to be asked to establish this centre, especially given the fact that we ourselves have created the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation. Our presentation was well received and has gone a long way in helping to establish Jamaica as a leading destination in the ...
Weakness in agriculture, slow recovery in mining, and a deceleration in manufacturing offset growth in tourism and construction. The multi-lateral agency is revising its growth forecast for Jamaica to just 0.9 per cent in FY 2017/2018. It has placed growth at 2¼ per cent in the medium term while noting ...
The Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, CD, MP, is attending the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which is set to begin tomorrow on April 18. Preceding the opening, he attended a T20 “Meeting of Tourism Ministers” at which he ...
"We are hoping our truck route will be added to the next programming." Valerie Gilreath, grant writing director for the county, reminded council that a tourism resource team visited Kingston last fall. "As a result of their report, you are eligible for a grant that the Office of Economic Development offers twice a ...
... things could look better is on the growth outcome". The IMF said the expansion of the Jamaican economy is estimated to have been a disappointing 0.5 per cent in 2017. Weakness in agriculture, slow recovery in mining, and a deceleration in manufacturing offset growth in tourism and construction.
I am focused on bringing some major sporting events to Jamaica, including the Commonwealth Games," Grange told The Gleaner last night. "My intention is to ensure that Jamaica is at the centre of sports tourism and sports tourism is at the centre of brand Jamaica," she added. Grange was at the ...
It is my great honour to be the 15th ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Jamaica. I am confident that with ... in November this year. I believe fine Jamaican brands including Blue Mountain Coffee, tourism, and reggae music will find a better market in China.
China-Jamaica relationship stands as a role model of equality and mutually beneficial cooperation between countries of different history and culture, different political systems ... I believe fine Jamaican brands including Blue Mountain Coffee, tourism, and reggae music will find a better market in China.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given high marks for Jamaica's performance under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), saying programme ... It was noted that weakness in agriculture, slow recovery in mining, and a deceleration in manufacturing had offset growth in tourism and construction.
"I am focused on bringing some major sporting events to Jamaica, including the Commonwealth Games. "My intention is to ensure that Jamaica is at the centre of sports tourism and sports tourism is at the centre of brand Jamaica." Grange revealed her plan at the the Norman Manley International Airport ...
Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) President Metry Seaga has said that “new and emerging” local industries and innovative products will ... He also noted that the traditional productive industries in Jamaica, including manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, and services, will all be on display, ...
The people of Jamaica rely on tourism, so ensuring you have a fun, safe journey is important to them. Engage in conversation with them, learn new things and you'll have a new friend for life. The culture and music are also major aspects of Jamaica that make it a worthwhile destination. There's a great ...
Kingston too has at least ten offerings including the National Museum, the outstanding National Gallery and of course the Bob Marley Museum. In both nations there are also many historic buildings and sites located away from the capital. More generally however, museums, galleries and historic sites ...
As part of the Grand Tour 2018, WTA is also hosting ceremonies in Athens (Greece), Jamaica, Hong Kong, Guayaquil (Ecuador), Durban (South Africa), with the winners progressing to the Grand Final in Lisbon (Portugal). The Grand Final will take place Lisbon, Portugal, on December 1. Find a full list of ...
Evans also said that the Diamond Mile has fantastic potential to play a role as a tourism earner and be another attraction for visitors to Kingston. ... We invite the local tour operators to work with us, to develop a package to bring visitors to Caymanas Park for the infield experience for the Diamond Mile ...
Addressing the G20 Tourism Ministerial Summit, Mr. Bartlett highlighted the invaluable contribution of SMTEs to tourism development in Jamaica. “Jamaica's tourism sector is dominated by a vast network of small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs) including: artisans and craft vendors, ...
"Right now, the way things set, Kingston, which usually receives the bad press, is sounding more like the tourist destination. Now, persons are not even safe in their own homes in Montego Bay." Chuck Fenda, who is promoting his peace song, Jah Listening, told THE WEEKEND STAR that he believes ...
"(Going back to Trinidad and Tobago) would be like going back in time, because people here are so more relaxed. It's also good for tourism; there are approximately four million visitors to Jamaica, and hotel concierges walk with weed when they come to greet their guests, so if they ask they can give it to ...
Vendors of Kingston Craft market say they are planning to roll out a series of activities to attract more tourists and local customers especially children to the facility that is the largest of its kind in the country's capital city. President of the Craft Market Association, Audrey Hinds told Loop News that part of the ...
Samuel Afonso Diaz, country manager for Hospiten Jamaica Limited, a private hospital located in Rose Hall, St James, indicates that the facility is in the process ... The hospital has been marketed as offering health security for the local tourism industry, located as it is where the Caribbean has its largest ...
With the increase in the number of flights, Jamaica will see approximately 960 additional airline seats per week and more access to robust Latin American markets, including Chile and Argentina. An elated tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, last Friday told The Sunday Gleaner that the move to daily ...
So why the loud lure to the island's Tourism Capital of Casual? For starters, it's simply a monstrous event! The Jamwest Speedway is currently rumoured to be the preferred track for racers in Jamaica, with greater points of acceleration on the straightaway tracks and corners to manoeuvre.
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, last week announced that one of Latin America's largest airlines, COPA, will increase to daily its service between Panama City and Montego Bay, starting in July of this year, bringing to eleven the overall number of flights weekly between both countries. Currently, Copa ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — American coffee chain Starbucks is set to open a second store Jamaica within the next four months, after opening its first store in late ... The Kingston branch is expected to be in the Liguanea Plaza. ... She said the customer base is split 50/50 between Jamaicans and tourist alike.
The meeting was the first of a series of market engagements across several South American nations by the JTB with industry leaders as Bartlett's team focuses on growing tourist traffic from Latin America which recorded an over 16 per cent increase in stopover tourist arrivals last year alone.
On her Eisenhower Fellowship, Imani Duncan-Price will be travelling to 10 cities in the United States to learn different approaches to developing thriving industries/clusters in music, sports, and entertainment tourism in Jamaica. As she visits these cities - Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Nashville, ...
Data show that Argentina and Chile account for the bulk of tourist arrivals from Latin America into Jamaica, with approximately 10,000 visitors from both nations. However, limited, cost-effective and seamless air connectivity has been a hindrance to attracting more tourists from South America to Jamaica.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has announced that one of Latin America's largest airlines, Copa, will now fly daily between ... I have set a target aimed at doubling the number of Argentinean and Chilean tourists coming into Jamaica from a combined total of 10,000 to 20,000 by ...
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Since 1999, opening Kaya Farms has been a dream of owner Balram Vaswani, who considers it a momentous occasion for both Jamaica and the economy. Now, locals and tourists alike who need marijuana for medicinal and therapeutic purposes can purchase it legally. “It has been an arduous journey ...
Diners at one of the largest restaurants in Santiago, Chile erupted in rapturous applause on Sunday night after a Chilean couple was presented by Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett with a free honeymoon in Jamaica. According to a news release from the tourism ministry, the minister was ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is projecting a near doubling of the number of Latin American tourists visiting Jamaica by 2021 to approximately 60,000. This follows a series of engagements with senior executives of two of the area's leading airlines Latam and Copa in Argentina and Chile. “Latam is ...
Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett is projecting a near doubling of Latin American tourists visiting Jamaica by 2021 to about 60,000. This follows a series of engagements with senior executives of Latam and Copa, the two leading airlines in Argentina and Chile. Bartlett said starting July, Copa will start having ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) is lending its support to this year's staging of the Calabash Literary festival by providing funds of over $1 million in a bid to boost the partnership between the organisation and community tourism in Jamaica.
Despite your bold talk at the Conference of the Americas in Peru about fighting corruption in Jamaica, this scourge seems to be intricately embedded within your administration. A few days ago, you advised the conference in Peru that "my administration continues to take bold steps to address the issue of ...
THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Despite your bold talk at the Conference of the Americas in Peru about fighting corruption in Jamaica, this scourge seems to be intricately embedded within your administration. A few days ago, you advised the conference in Peru ...
As part of the hosting strategy, Grange also disclosed that former chairman of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Mike Fennell, was appointed to lead an International Bidding Committee, to identify and recommend events, which Jamaica will negotiate to host. She said that sports tourism also ...
“With Copa Airlines... four flights a week into Kingston, Latam's entry would increase to 14 the number of non-stop flights out of Latin America into Jamaica every week.” Bartlett projects that the island's visitor arrivals from Latin America will reach 60,000 by 2021. Jamaica Tourist Board Director Donovan ...
... of experience of the National Carrier, SLAC is located at Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. It consists of six faculties - Travel & Tourism; Airport Services; Cargo & Dangerous Goods Regulations; Image Consultancy; Aircraft Maintenance Avionics; and Aircraft Maintenance Mechanicals.
Recent travel trends have revealed an increase in interest and bookings at boutique hotels, driven by travelers' desires for more authentic, local experiences, according to the Jamaica Tourist Board. That led the JTB to create a website, JamaicaInnsandHotels.com, to promote its small hotels, inns, villas ...
Diners at one of the largest restaurants in Santiago, Chile last night erupted in rapturous applause after a Chilean couple was presented by Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett with a free honeymoon in Jamaica after Andres Tejeda proposed to his girlfriend Ariel Stockl. Bartlett was having ...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Popular Argentinean reggae star, Mariano Javier Castro, made a special visit to a reception for travel media, tour operators, airline executives and travel agents in Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires last weekend. The reception, organised by the Jamaica Tourist Board ...
They were served with summonses more than a week ago by a team from the Jamaica Constabulary Force Tourism Unit after they were allegedly caught transporting tourists along the Rio Grande after the 4:00 p.m. cut off. President of the Raft Captain Association, Lawrence Chisolm, came out against ...
Allen said the county and Frontenac Islands have promoted Big Sandy Bay as a tourist destination, and by doing so have contributed to increased vehicle congestion at the ferry terminals. As many as 3,000 vehicles on average are left at the ferry terminal in Kingston in July and August, and getting more ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (left), presents Vice Minister of Tourism for Peru, Silvia Ruiz Zarate with a policy brief on the Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management and publication on the Global Mainstreaming of Small and Medium-Sized Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) ...
Vice minister of Tourism for Peru, Silvia Ruiz Zarate, welcomed the initiative and said that Jamaica and Peru have many things in common that can work together such as gastronomy, cultural tourism and small and medium tourism enterprises (smtes) and he looks forward to the collaboration in these ...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness (second right), listens as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of World Homes Jamaica Limited, William Lai (right), ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will in October sign a multi-destination marketing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Peru to strengthen ...
Fruit and vegetables reaped by farmers who participated in the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's drip irrigation project are laid out on a table, with water ... The REDI programme has invested in more than 100 interventions projects in the agriculture and tourism sectors, according to Sweeney, who notes ...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is working to build more affordable housing solutions for Jamaicans as part of a strategy to deal with ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will in October sign a multi-destination marketing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Peru to strengthen ...
SANTIAGO, CHILE - Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett this week announced that one of Latin America's largest airlines, COPA, will increase to daily its service between Panama City and Montego Bay starting July of this year bringing to eleven the overall number of flights weekly between both ...
Students from York Castle, Wolmer's Girls and Boys, Immaculate Conception High and Jamaica College spent the day having in-depth conversations with Dr Stephen Vasciannie, president of the University of Technology, and Dr Dale Webber, pro vice-chancellor of graduate studies and research at the ...
And hopefully one day, she would aim to replicate the model of a farm brewery in the Jamaican countryside, to bring jobs and tourism. ... Booker said by email: “I partnered with Lickinghole Creek because I saw an exciting future combining Jamaican flavors, craft beer, clean water and good people.”.
The Ministry of Tourism has been working on new airlift arrangements to move Jamaica towards a goal of 60,000 South American visitors annually by targeting middle-class travellers. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett met with senior executives of LATAM Airlines Group at their global headquarters in ...
Representatives of the Kingston Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area, Tourism Kingston and others got to tour inside and outside some of Watertown's historic buildings during a walking tour of the downtown ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett will sign a Multi Destination Marketing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Peru to strengthen tourism in both countries. The Multi-Destination MOU is slated to be signed in October this year. "The MOU, which aims to strengthen partnership and tourism ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Major American airline Delta will add new daily non-stop flights between Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston and New York City's John F Kennedy International Airport later this year. Making the announcement today, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that the ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett will sign a Multi Destination Marketing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Peru to strengthen tourism in both countries. The Multi-Destination MOU is slated to be signed in October this year. "The MOU, which aims to strengthen partnership and tourism ...
Minister Bartlett is currently in South America on a Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) coordinated tour. He is joined by JTB Head, Donovan White; Senior Advisor/Strategist, Delano Seiveright; JTB Deputy Director of Tourism, Sales/USA and Latin America, Donnie Dawson and other senior JTB and Ministry ...
The Multi-Destination MOU is slated to be signed in October this year. "The MOU, which aims to strengthen partnership and tourism products, will connect with Eco and Cultural tourism to include entertainment and then training through the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation," Minister Bartlett said.
... White proudly shows his award at the Governor General Achievement Awards ceremony held at Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in Kingston yesterday. ... Another recipient, Dorette Bernadette Abrahams, better known as 'The Paul Bogle Lady' in her community, is an experienced tourism professional on a ...
The pending merger of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association, JMA, and Jamaica Exporters' Association, JEA, has one central goal in mind - a more powerful lobby whose ... "We are being pushed behind everything, including tourism, BPO and the other sectors, and being treated as a bastard child.
Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Delhi and Tokyo. For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB's Web site at http://www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).
... Dwight Crawford, while gushing profusely over the hemp phenomenon and its potential for agriculture and by extension, the Jamaican economy, said other areas of focus will include the role of architecture in building national identity and driving revenue through tourism and foreign direct investments.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says he is satisfied that the Government has taken steps to revise its approach to achieving economic growth, ... Equally important, Holness added, is creating the linkages between sectors, citing agriculture and tourism as an example.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says he is satisfied that the Government has taken steps to revise its approach to achieving ... While highlighting the work of the Linkages Council, which has been established in the Ministry of Tourism, he underscored the need to ensure that ...
Twenty corporate companies spanning finance, distribution, insurance and tourism have this year registered for Circuit II of the Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge. Building on the success of the first staging, the Jamaica Moves programme continues to encourage and promote a healthier workforce.
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that tourist opinion surveys indicate anti-visitor harassment measures are working. He said that training and sensitisation programmes had left visitors satisfied. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said: “A guest who doesn't feel pressured is more likely to ...
... Bay for non-critical care. The additional wards that would be built at the Falmouth, Savanna-la-Mar, and St Ann's Bay hospitals will ensure that a growing tourist population and local (and aging) Jamaicans will not have to converge on Cornwall Regional Hospital for non-specialist and non-critical care.
According to PAHO, Jamaica and its Caribbean neighbours have, for years, been global leaders in the goal to eradicate diseases through vaccination. ... PAHO said international travel and tourism still puts countries of the Caribbean at great danger for these diseases and creates a real risk of them once ...
Speaking with JIS News, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Dahlia Garrick, who is the Commanding Officer for the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), said the four-day event will have officials from 25-member countries across the region, Ministers of National Security and Tourism, and ...
While acknowledging that Jamaica is growing “very slowly” and that the figures “are not what we want,” Holness said he was confident that “we are on the right track”. The prime minister ... Equally important, he added, is creating the linkages between sectors, citing agriculture and tourism as an example.
clusters in music, sports and entertainment tourism in Jamaica. As she visits these cities - Philadelphia; Washington, DC; Nashville; Louisville (Kentucky); Indianapolis; San Francisco; Colorado Springs; Sedona (Arizona); Bentonville (Arkansas); New York City - Duncan-Price will share with you, through ...
A veritable fusion of some of the Rock's best chefs threw down on the lawns of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel last Friday, when the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, with support from major sponsors the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), hosted its now annual fund-raiser Chefs on Show — in aid of the ...
The role of tourism in Jamaica in achieving its sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 2030 has been highlighted at the 19th annual Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) conference, held over three days at the Holiday Inn Resort. Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, ...
The tourism industry has always presented the opportunity for exponential growth, and this bond offer provides Chukka with an ability to continue on its growth trajectory, while further enhancing the tourism product, and with it communities across Jamaica. Sagicor Investments is proud to continue to play ...
“In other words, there is no one who could report that the behaviour of the security forces had a negative impact on the tourism product. Indeed, our strategic thinking is that, in the long run, when this is assessed… the credit will be given to the security forces and to Jamaica that we were able to use ...
Dropbike, which operated a bike-sharing project in Kingston as a pilot project last summer, is the leading candidate to run the city's service this coming ... Bike-sharing programs are touted as ways of reducing greenhouse gas, improving physical fitness, improving road safety and supporting tourism.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that crime and security concerns were hurting the Caribbean's potential to generate greater returns from its tourism ... These rumblings are not only in Jamaica, as they are in places like Trinidad, St Kitts, Belize, Bahamas, and Barbados," continued Bartlett.
... partnership with the Cuban Embassy in Jamaica, and inward trade missions from Cuba in 2015 and 2017. JAMPRO President Diane Edwards noted that based on the recently concluded inward trade mission, the agency's confidence in this strategy has grown. With the expansion of Cuba's tourism ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Edmund Bartlett, who pointed out the value of tourism to countries in the Caribbean, said the industry is “susceptible to ... “These rumblings are not only in Jamaica; they are in Trinidad, they are in St Kitts and Nevis, and they are in The Bahamas, and they are now in ...
The short career of popular Jamaican reggae singer Garnet Silk ended when he died in a fire in 1994 at his home in Hatfield, Manchester. Relatives of the reggae singer built another house on the land, but it still holds the remains of his former residence which has been an attraction for tourists. Member ...
"In other words, there is no one who could report that the behaviour of the security forces had a negative impact on the tourism product. Indeed, our strategic thinking is that, in the long run, when this is assessed… the credit will be given to the security forces and to Jamaica that we were able to use ...
If you look at the tourism industry, Spanish is a leading partner. For many of the Jamaicans trying to get a better opportunity with jobs in the sector, Spanish will become, more and more, an important tool, because the tourists will have to move from one destination to another [and there will be the need for ...
The Prime Minister said he is confident in making that prediction, as the island's allure is second to none, and when visitors think of a Caribbean vacation, Jamaica is almost always at the top of any list. “This is why the Ministry of Tourism has my full support in beating down a path to the doors of the big ...
Also, $80 million has been provided for the commissioning of CCTV systems and $150 million funded the training of 200 District Constables by the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) to strengthen formal security arrangements in resort communities and tackle visitor harassment.
Mrs. Ford used every opportunity, as she planned these events, to showcase Jamaica's rich culture and heritage as well as expose areas of tourism, trade, the arts and technology as part of Jamaica's national development. She has remained committed and passionate about promoting Jamaica and ...
The Prime Minister said he is very happy with the aggressive approach being undertaken by the Tourism Ministry as it relates to venturing into new markets and also in giving brand Jamaica a high-profile presence on the world stage. He noted that it is not just in the traditional markets of Canada, the ...
But those jitters quickly dissipated in the face of a narrative which indicated a determination to continue a tradition of the Caribbean been a safe, secure and seamless destination," he continued, noting that "As a result of which the first quarter of the year in Jamaica, we grew by 6.6 per cent in arrivals and ...
Faced with the reality of the Caribbean being the most tourism-dependent region on earth, Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has pointed regional ... President, National Organisation of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Mr Clarence Cox and Commissioner of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, ...
Last July the Ministry of Tourism hosted a highly successful thought leadership event in Montego Bay under the banner Smart Destination Jamaica. Smart Destination Jamaica was specifically tailored towards showing how technology can transform the hospitality sector. Over 300 delegates attended the ...
JAMAICA, QUEENS -- John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 4 has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced Monday. ... Huinink comes to the job from his current gig as program director of The Royal Dutch Touring Club, a tourism and recreation organization in the ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says safety and security issues represent the biggest problems facing global tourism and that Jamaica and the rest of the region must never lose sight of that reality. Addressing the opening of the 33rd annual general meeting and conference of the Association ...
“This is a good step to reassuring tourists, business owners and Jamaicans that security and safety is a priority area for the Government,” Mayor Davis noted. The Mayor, in his welcome remarks, urged commissioners and other delegates to work together in order to improve policing across the Caribbean ...
Having linkages in tourism was all about that, he said, adding, “education, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and cultural industries are the centrepieces of this process that will drive productivity and production.” Bartlett expressed a strong desire to see Jamaicans occupying top positions in the ...
Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang (right), speaks with Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson (centre) at the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St. James, on May 1. At left is the ...
"By sheer geography, Jamaica is placed in the midst of a trafficking route right across South America, North America and Europe. So while it (Jamaica) is ideally placed for a tourism paradigm, it is, unfortunately, also the ideal place for trafficking of various contraband, and among the contraband are ...
Adventure tourism outfit Chukka Caribbean Adventures has its eyes locked on at least two more regional markets even as it expands and improves the offerings in Jamaica. To refinance existing debt and fund its growth ambitions, the company has issued a $2-billion dual currency bond that was ...
Let us not take it for granted that any price is affordable to everyone. Always take into consideration that there are high associated transportation costs for even getting to the attractions. Enough of our people feel excluded from the local tourism experience, and for a public company that is awash in profits, ...
AN elated Beverly Ford, who was one of the recipients of the Prime Minister's Medal of Appreciation for Service to Jamaica, recently, said her passion is for her ... She said she used every opportunity to showcase Jamaica's rich culture and heritage as well as expose areas of tourism, trade, the arts and ...
Andrew Holness, says Jamaica's unemployment rate has declined to a record low 9.6 per cent as at the end of January 2018, down from the 10.4 per cent ... Mr. Holness also reported significant investments and development interest in business process outsourcing, tourism and hospitality, services ...
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has launched a regional tourism education and awareness campaign (RTEAC) aimed at fostering a discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage. The CTO ...
Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says Jamaica's unemployment rate has declined to a record low of 9.6 per cent as at the end of January 2018, down from ... Holness also reported that there are significant investment and development interests in business process outsourcing, tourism and hospitality, ...
Faced with the reality of the Caribbean being the most tourism-dependent region on earth, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has pointed regional commissioners of police to the need for an integrated approach to ensuring the safety and security of visitors. Bartlett was one of several ...
St. James business and tourism interests say they are in strong support of the extension of the State of Emergency (SOE) in the parish, arguing that “Montego Bay and neighbouring communities have never felt safer”. Mayor of Montego Bay, His Worship Homer Davis, told JIS News it is clear that the SOE ...
... says he will be working towards developing a new plan during this fiscal year for long-term growth and sustainability in Jamaica's agricultural sector. ... exports and for satisfying the requirements for raw material and intermediate goods for robust manufacturing and tourism sectors,” he told the House.
In making the case for allowing the SOE to remain in place in the parish that is home to Jamaica's tourism capital, Montego Bay, until August 2, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the measure has been yielding results. The SOE was introduced on January 18, and between January 1 and April 30, there ...
Andrew Holness, is confident that Jamaica can attain full employment based on the growth in job-creating projects, which has boosted employment, ... and there have been significant investment and development interests, particularly in the areas of business process outsourcing (BPO), tourism and ...
The Government has programmed capital expenditure of approximately US$950 million on business process outsourcing (BPO) and tourism projects, through Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), for the 2018/19 fiscal year. This was disclosed by Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries ...
“One of the things we would advocate for was increased tourism in the area because he knew that was something that would be a benefit in the Kingston area and would be a benefit in the Leeds Grenville, Gananoque and Brockville area. “He was always very supportive of working together and he ...
"Miami's status as one of the world's most iconic and glamorous cities, combined with its robust tourism infrastructure, makes Miami the perfect destination for Formula 1 and its fans," said Sean Bratches, F1's managing director for commercial operations. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez called next week's ...
It was a powerhouse of an event recently, when a US$1,000 fundraising dinner was held for Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, at the Jewel Grande Montego Bay. Bartlett, who also received the award for World Tourism Minister, was fÍted by his constituents and well-wishers at the function.
NEARING ON a year since the launch of the Green Business Jamaica (GBJ) certification programme, the National Environment and Planning Agency ... Waste Minimisation project (US$137,000) and through its Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystem Management project targeting the tourism sector ...
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, says he will be working towards developing a new plan during this fiscal year for long-term growth and sustainability in Jamaica's agricultural sector. “If we are going to chart a new course for the agricultural sector, we must ...
Antigua and Barbuda is being encouraged to learn from its regional counterparts that continue to make strides in the tourism sector, despite the issue of crime. President of the Antigua Hotels Association, Alex DeBrito told OBSERVER media yesterday that countries like Jamaica continue to attract droves ...
“We are working with the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank), the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) and the Factories ... Expo Jamaica 2018 saw displays from a number of small and medium-sized businesses involved in manufacturing, agriculture, tourism and services and sought ...
The Jamaica International Invitational Track Meet (JIIM) has received a major financial boost from the Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo). TPDCo has signed a sponsorship deal valued at 1.3 million dollars. The deal includes accommodation for the visiting athletes, signage at the ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says the ministry is working with the Jamaica ... Expo Jamaica 2018 saw displays from a number of small and medium-sized businesses involved in manufacturing, agriculture, tourism and services and ...
For Jamaica and the rest of the Anglophone Caribbean, having a tourism sector that is at least bi-lingual in Spanish and ideally multi-lingual, is likely to become a real issue as source markets multiply in number. While many visitors from the new markets in Europe, Latin America, Japan and China will ...
It was back in 2015 that Jamaica's legislative forces put its stamp of approval on a measure legalizing marijuana for medicinal use. The law gives any visitor 18 and older the right to purchase cannabis as long as they have permission from a doctor. But unlike the stiff-collar medical marijuana programs ...
In anticipation of what organisers are touting as a can't-miss event, business and tourism interests were out in their numbers last Thursday evening in ... is connected to the fastest man to have ever raced, and the MoBay City Run is on track to become the fastest-growing race of its kind in Jamaica.
Holness also reported significant investments and development interest in business process outsourcing, tourism and hospitality, services generally, mining, and construction and civil development. He noted, however, that the immediate constraint on the expansion of these enterprises is the availability ...
Jamaica's sporting industry is set for a boom over the next few years, says the minister with portfolio responsibility Olivia “Babsy” Grange. The minster, who was the guest speaker at the launch of the 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) on Wednesday at the Jamaica Pegasus ...
Ontario is partnering with the City of Kingston to improve the infrastructure needed to establish Kingston's first baby formula production facility, which will ... Sectors eligible for the fund include advanced manufacturing, food processing, life sciences, information and communications technology, tourism ...
Steve Shulman, Executive Director of Cultural Tourism DC told News4 that 53 embassies will be opening to the public — tied for the highest number of embassies that have ever participated. "The embassies represented by the automobiles are really excited," Shulman said. "It captured a part of ...
In anticipation of what organisers are touting as a can't-miss event, business and tourism interests were out in their numbers last Thursday evening in ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board says this is Pounder's second visit to Jamaica, the first being two years ago. In February this year, she was awarded The ...
The National Works Agency (NWA) and the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) have completed a major effort to replace 40 light-emitting diode (LED) lights along ... The Jamaica Cancer Society's (JCS) 16th annual flagship fundraising event, Relay for Life, will take place next month on the campus of the ...
... so I joined the Pantomime Company. The lure of the media called me to reporting news and current affairs, and that led to producing television programmes about Jamaican art, culture, and entertainment. The tourism sector was my next port of call. I learnt the intricacies of international tourism sales.
... and that led to producing television programmes about Jamaican art, culture, and entertainment. The tourism sector was my next port of call. I learnt the intricacies of international tourism sales and marketing and managed entertainment, public relations, and sport, and supervised activities and people ...
The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has become one of the latest companies to come on board and sponsor the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM). The State-run company recently added its name to the list of sponsors at launch of the event at Jamaica Pegasus hotel in ...
SIX third-year students from the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) School of Hospitality and Tourism Management on Thursday walked away with full scholarships to complete their programmes courtesy of the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards. The six made it an emotional afternoon ...
The expansion of Montego Bay International Airport by A G S Coombs between 1957 and 1959 became of crucial imperative to the tactical and strategic development of tourism in Montego Bay and across Jamaica. But as economic growth driven by tourism, banana and bauxite industrial activities ...
Other areas that continue to expand in Jamaica are tourism, agribusiness and manufacturing. There are also significant investment opportunities in the areas of new, renewable and alternative energy sources. Jamaica's renewable resources in wind, biomass, hydro and solar energy are an excellent ...
Quite apart from aesthetics in a country dependent on tourism and which prides itself on its natural beauty, Jamaicans should know first-hand about the ... solution must be to change behaviour by constantly hammering home the message that, in their own self-interest, Jamaicans must stop being nasty ...
MAY PEN, Clarendon — The Clarendon Health Department wants Jamaicans to strengthen their defence against applicable diseases by getting ... health for Clarendon Dr Kimberly Scarlett-Campbell said the success of vaccination in Jamaica has contributed to the development of tourism in the country.
Geoff Waycik, director of historic sites for the St. Lawrence Parks Commission, is seen inside Kingston Penitentiary G Range. The popular tours are starting up again on Wednesday May 9. (Ian MacAlpine/The Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network) ...
Director of Tourism Donovan White, who hosted the affable star to a five-course gourmet Jamaican dinner on the patio of the Half Moon Sugar Mill ... leisure schedule included seeing the sights in western Jamaica, including the Museum West inside the Montego Bay Cultural Centre and sites in Kingston.
"Tourism is set to grow faster than many other economic sectors," with revenue projected to swell by four percent annually through 2025, noted lead-author ... As in decades past, the United States is the single largest emitter of tourism-related carbon emissions, with other wealthy nations — Germany, ...
Goulioni is also the recipient of the 2018 Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Actress for her role. Jamaica, directed by Andreas Morfonios, won the ...
The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is maintaining its position that illegal tyre ... Domestic and international tourism account for eight per cent of ...
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett does not hold back when addressing the issue of safety and security for the visitors and residents.
The ministry is currently discussing a project involving the Tourism Enhancement Fund and the Housing Agency of Jamaica, which is expected to ...
At the time, Olivia Grange, the entertainment minister, said the Artiste Ambassador and Tour Support Programme's aim is to strengthen Brand Jamaica ...
The City of Kingston wants your input on vision concepts for a master plan of Belle Park. “Last year, we collected ideas for Belle Park from residents.
As one of his first official assignments since taking up his new post as Ambassador of the Republic of China to Jamaica, Tian Qi recently toured the Chinese Garden ... The Chinese Ambassador was joined on the tour by Lady Allen, patron of the Chinese Garden, together with the chairman of the Nature ...
Speaking on Tuesday afternoon in Parliament at his Sectorial Presentation on Tourism, Minister Edmund Bartlett declared that growth in the sector continues to exceed set targets. Indeed, for the second consecutive year, the growth of the tourism sector in Jamaica exceeded the projected five per cent ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (left), conversing with Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) Director, Donovan White (second left), during a recent JTB reception for travel industry stakeholders in Santiago, Chile. Others (from third left) are Senior Advisor/Strategist, Ministry of Tourism, Delano Seiveright; ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced a number of initiatives aimed at providing housing solutions to workers in the tourism sector. In his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in Parliament on Tuesday, Bartlett said that the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the Housing Agency of Jamaica ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says for the first quarter of 2018, tourist arrivals were at record levels. Making his contribution to the 2018/19 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives today, the minister informed that for the period, total arrivals were at 1,298,674, ...
One the first day of the four-day conference, Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's tourism minister, bemoaned the fact that the Caribbean region was losing billions of dollars in potential earnings because of crime and security concerns. The conference was held under the theme 'An Integrated Approach against ...
WESTERN BUREAU: Calling "leakage" a major stumbling block to any form of growth, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that more needs to be done to keep revenues generated from the sector into the pockets of ordinary Jamaicans. The minister, who was making his contribution to the Sectoral ...
We have Jamaican leaders squabbling over credit for a highway that Jamaicans didn't finance, Jamaicans didn't build, and whose revenues do not accrue ... sinks when you consider that he's basically an indentured servant for the foreign-based overlords that control the Jamaican tourism infrastructure.
The enormity of the tourism sector today is even recognised by Wall Street as global travel is now being recognised as an attractive investment area... . We recognise that tourism is a main driver of economic growth and development for Jamaica, and this is why we have established measurable and ...
Calling "leakage" a major stumbling block to any form of growth, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said that more needs to be done to keep ...
Bartlett says the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will be aggressively using social media and other channels as promotional platforms for what he ...
“More of this shows must happen so that we can count about fifty shows for Ghana. This will improve tourism in Ghana and everyone will love to visit Ghana because of these shows like the way everyone want to be in Jamaica and UK for all their big shows.” He said. Watch video below: Video Credit: ...
The minister said this means that Jamaica recorded 80,000 more visitors for January to March, 2018, compared with the same period last year.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is to provide $1 billion over the next five years ...
The long-awaited tourism workers pension scheme is to be rolled out this year, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. Bartlett said that the ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Revenue from the tourism sector grew by 12.1 per cent in 2017, delivering $62.2 billion to the local economy, according to ...
Photo: Donald De La Haye Minister of Tourism, Hon. ... Through discussions with the TEF and the Housing Agency of Jamaica, a number of initiatives ...
For the first quarter of 2018, tourist arrivals were at record levels, says Tourism ... Mr. Bartlett said that Jamaica's tourism sector is poised to exceed its ...
Last year, 4.3 million tourists visited Jamaica's shores, with the country making history with 500,000 new visitors to the island in a single calendar year.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Since its inception 4 years ago, the Destination ... Auliana Poon – Founder and Managing Partner, Tourism Intelligence: ...
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has labelled the People's National Party ... to the local economy, according to Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett.
Through discussions with the TEF and the Housing Agency of Jamaica, a number of initiatives have been proposed, which include developing parcels of land identified for housing for tourism workers, and providing basic infrastructure for informal settlements in which a number of tourism workers reside.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Revenue from the tourism sector grew by 12.1 per cent in 2017, delivering $62.2 billion to the local economy, according to Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. Bartlett, in the 2018/19 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives yesterday, said the sector is expanding at an ...
The decline in our tourist industry, while a bit sensitive to social unrest and homicides, is the result of failed government strategies, a failed minister of tourism, a failed sea bridge and pilferage of money due to Virgin Atlantic for flights made to Tobago. Who has more crime than Jamaica with its thriving ...
Parliament recently extended the measure until August 2. The tourism minister, who was making his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in Parliament on Tuesday, added that "every well-thinking Jamaican" and "many of our partners overseas" welcomed the initiative as a necessary step and one that will ...
The tourism minister, who was making his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in Parliament on Tuesday, added that "every well-thinking Jamaican" ...
CCH Pounder gets sweet taste of Jamaica at Sugar Mill ... which included board members of the Jamaica Tourist Board and general manager of the ...
MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that it has become critical for the Government to put in place infrastructure to meet the changing demands ...
The Tourism Minister said the ultimate goal of the Global Resilience Centre will be to assist destination preparedness, management and recovery from ...
The Ministries of Tourism; and Education, Youth and Information are ... established Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), which graduated ...
Edmund Bartlett, who said the development, to be located at the Falmouth cruise ship terminal in Trelawny, will signal the resuscitation of Jamaica's ...
“Having Fisherman's Beach in the mix has elevated the tourism fortunes of Ocho Rios and, by extension, Jamaica to levels we have never seen before ...
Jamaicans need to be at the centre of foreign investment activities for the ... especially jobs in management and entertainment in the tourism sector.
Photo: Donald De La Haye Minister of Tourism, Hon. ... resulted from the World Tourism Conference, which was held in Jamaica last November. ... The Tourism Minister said the ultimate goal of the Global Resilience Centre will be to ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says the Global Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which is to be established at ...
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has labelled the People's National Party (PNP) as an obstructionist for “its continued attempts to undermine the national ... Revenue from the tourism sector grew by 12.1 per cent in 2017, delivering $62.2 billion to the local economy, according to Minister of Tourism, ...
She noted that tourists spend at least 50 per cent of their budget on food, and in order to experience Jamaican cuisine, they must spend time outside of ...
The Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) has expressed outrage at statements that were reportedly made by Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, ...
Director of Tourism Donovan White presents the work of Jamaican artist ... "If the islands would consider themselves not just Jamaica, or Trinidad, ...
The P J Patterson toll roads opened up exciting vistas, but Kingston is ... Old Harbour Bay fishing tour and St Thomas sugar and Lighthouse events?
According to Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, “leakage” represents a serious setback for any type of growth. Bartlett said that more effort ...
He said Jamaica has signed such agreements with 29 countries and is ... the development of Jamaica's international trade, investments, tourism and ...
Executive Director of the Jamaica Island Nutrition Network (JINN), Patricia Thompson, says gastronomy, or the art and knowledge involved in ...
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is pleased to announce a new winter air service out of the United States, starting in December 2018.
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, said that safety and security issues represent the biggest problems facing global tourism. He urged ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says prospects for economic growth in the Caribbean region are improving ...
The IMF says the prospects for economic growth in the Caribbean region are improving with growth in both tourism-dependent economies and ...
Last week, SportsMax hosted the PGA Tour Latino America in Jamaica for the second time in two years. They were here for the BMW Jamaica Classic.
It said Jamaica which will register growth of 1.5 per cent this year, will see the figure rising slightly to 1.8 per cent next year, while Suriname growth of ...
Delroy Chuck, has hailed Jamaica's relationship with the European Union (EU) as ... Tourism creates great opportunities, knowledge sharing, cultural ...
But it's not all about tourists, he stressed, indicating that the new technologies would also allow ordinary Jamaicans significant access to benefits from ...
Some of the participants in the Jamaica Tourist Board's 'Feel The Vibe' promotion in West Orange, New Jersey, on Tuesday night. From left: ...
Executive Director of the Jamaica Island Nutrition Network (JINN) Patricia Thompson says that gastronomy, or the art and knowledge involved in ...
46 investment leads were generated from both JIF 2012 and 2015 across several sectors, including Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Tourism ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has tasked the Jamaica Tourism Linkages Council to complete the ...
ST JAMES, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tasked the Tourism Linkages Council to complete the tourism demand study by August ...
These are agri-business, business process outsourcing, energy, logistics, manufacturing and tourism, for which presentations will be made for ...
He was speaking at Thursday's (May 10) launch of the 2018 Jamaica ... such as our world-renowned tourism product, agri-business, manufacturing, ...
In this Friday, May 11 photo released by the US Geological Survey, a weak ash plume rises from the Overlook Vent in the Kilauea volcano on the Big ...
Her husband, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett; along with their son Edmund, his wife, Sarah, as well as, their children William and ...
After these several crime plans this was the result: 'Jamaica struggling to cut .... I am positive that the majority of tourism workers are not tremendously ...
Jamaican politicians, like their counterparts in other jurisdictions, are known to make serious verbal .... TOURISM MINISTER, EDMUND BARTLETT.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett will leave the island today to participate in the 9th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC) and ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) on Saturday launched its Join Me In Jamaica digital marketing campaign, a series of 90-second videos featuring ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board has a memorandum of understanding with Airbnb, and in his Sectoral Debate presentation last week, Bartlett disclosed ...
KINGSTON - The 2017-2018 Ulster County Tourism Travel Guide recently received a Gold Service Industry Advertising Award. The full-color ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, was scheduled to leave the island on Sunday to participate in the 9th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC) and the ...
'Join me in Jamaica,' a new digital marketing campaign aimed at promoting destination Jamaica, which launched on Saturday (May 12) by Tourism ...
Tour guide for the Chinese Garden, Christopher Creary, tells the touring ... up his new post as ambassador of The People's Republic of China to Jamaica, ... and community tourism at the Tourism Product Development Company.
JIF is centred around six key sectors: tourism, agriculture, manufacturing, energy, logistics and business process outsourcing; and will feature 39 ...
Abraham Issa, often referred to as the father of Jamaican tourism, built Jamaica's first resort in 1949 and pioneered the Caribbean's all-inclusive ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), engages with (from left) Director of Tourism, Donovan White; Executive Director, Tourism ...
MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria ...
MONTEGO BAY, JamaicaJamaica's Director of Tourism Donovan White recently hosted a special welcome dinner for renowned actress and activist ...
In a recent release, the Entertainers of Jamaica Association (EJA) raised ... Hah-R-Mony Entertainment is able to register in Jamaica, calling itself a ... We create jobs and we make a valuable contribution to the tourism product,” he ...
The Jamaica tourism sector grew by 12.1 percent in 2017, netting $62.2 billion to the local economy, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism in Jamaica continues to experience unprecedented growth as the industry plays a lead role in the government's ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism says it has restructured some of its key agencies to meet changing demands of the global tourism ...
L-R: Darragh Fitzgerald Selby, Sales Director at Digicel Group; Tourism ... CEO of Trend Media and Harry Smith, Chairman of Digicel Jamaica.
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, May 15, CMC – Investment and Trade Minister Asot Michael has tendered his resignation from the Cabinet of Prime Minister ...
I met with the minister, the permanent secretary in the ministry of Tourism, ... ways in which cricket could be used for Sport Tourism in marketing T&T. ... St Lucia and Jamaica and we have already gotten some positive responses, ...
Kingston, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Tourism in the Caribbean attracted almost one million visitors despite the negative impact of hurricanes Irma and ...
Surely the park offers the perfect venue to showcase Jamaica and our ... buildings are not considered an attraction to visit by most tourists and locals ...
... that goes to show how much our tourism industry and Jamaica need these educators," said Carl Beviere, general manager of Sandals Montego Bay.
ROSE HALL, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that by the middle of June the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is slated to roll out a new ...
... Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank), Lenworth Tracey, has indicated that the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF)-crafted $1-billion special loan facility with ...
Underscoring the fact that tourism was vital to the fulfilment of the mandate of Vision 2030 – making Jamaica the place to live, work, raise families and ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett disclosed that the ministry has invested $30 million in the establishment of a fully ...
According to Bartlett, this will be "a game-changer, not only for the Asian region but for countries like Jamaica who will need to prepare for the influx of ...
Among the agencies that have undergone changes is the Jamaica Tourist Board which has been re-engineered and will change its methods of ...
... the improper disposal of neonates at Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) morgue. ... Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett disclosed that the ministry has ...
Jamaica Tourism has shortlisted four agencies to pitch for its advertising business: McCann, J Walter Thompson, Ogilvy and travel specialist Beautiful ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's Tourism Linkages Network received positive feedback during the 9th Asian ...
Jamaica's Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson ... trade and investment, tourism, energy, agriculture, logistics and education.
Jamaica minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett called for a holistic sustainable tourism roadmap in Asia. Recognising the growing and future potential of ...
Jamaican Ministry of Tourism had invested J$30 million in the development of the fully integrated website that has been developed in conjunction with ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and ... intends to tackle the issue of food imports in the tourism industry head-on.
Minister Shaw to Tackle Food Imports in Tourism Sector ... Stories – From Farm to Shelf' at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on May 15.
PanJam has seen positive returns on its investments in the tourism and ... recently expanded its Caribbean footprint to Jamaica - having already set up ...
Director of Tourism Donovan White (left) in a jovial mood as he chats with Robert Russell of Summerfest Productions at the launch of Reggae Sumfest ...
"It would take Jamaica's name to the world as it would be broadcast internationally, plus the tourism spill-off would be phenomenal and it could lead to ...
Also participating (from left) are Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Godfrey Dyer; Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation ...
Minister of Sport Olivia Grange (left) with Jamaica Olympic Association ... to ensure that Jamaica is at the centre of sports tourism and sports tourism is ...
A. Tourism and residential living can be a big boom in St Thomas and Portland once the roads to access them from Kingston are fixed. Traditionally ...
Many of these migrants contribute more to Jamaica's economy and ..... The tourists that come to our shores have been taught to say “Jamaica – no ...
The linkages between the banana industry and the tourism sector, with ... well for the people of Port Royal, his constituency, Kingston and Jamaica.
Private, high-level sessions — with ministers, tourism officials and others ... Grant recipients gathered at the American Embassy in Kingston last ...
The Missing Piece | The 4 C's for Jamaica's Growth ... to developing thriving industries/clusters in music, sports and entertainment tourism in Jamaica.
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a national delegation say they are optimistic about the future of tourism in the Caribbean nation ...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone ... which have primarily been based on the out-turns from agriculture, tourism and ... Dr. Deans points out, however, that where Jamaica can and will potentially ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaJamaica's business climate remains ripe for ... Outsourcing, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Tourism, Logistics and Energy.
The UN World Tourism Organisation projected annual growth in ... Minister of tourism for Jamaica Edmund Bartlett insisted: “Overcrowding is a ...
Last Saturday's Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National ... This response of our people to visitors is the bedrock of our tourism success, ...
Travel experts have warned that over-tourism could be the biggest threat to the ... Minister of tourism for Jamaica Edmund Bartlett disagreed, saying ...
Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority, Dr. Eric Deans, pointing out several areas of Special Economic Zone operations.
Here we look at a month in the life of Jamaica tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, to see what he gets up to each day of the week as he works to put the ...
Jamaica's business climate remains ripe for investment and the island's ... across several sectors, including Outsourcing, Tourism and Infrastructure.
Jamaica names new Ambassador-designate to Brazil ... Miller, who has 35 years of experience in the Jamaican Foreign Service, ... are pursuing deeper bilateral ties, especially in trade, tourism and investment,” said Johnson Smith.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has issued an open call for manufacturers of locally produced corporate gifts to apply for the ...
Volunteer tour guides are ready to share the history of Kingston's City Hall, a national historic site, through free tours starting today and continuing into ...
... Everything Fresh Limited, is listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. ... The company's eye for the tourism market comes at a time when there is ...
Meanwhile, Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's minister of tourism, argued that a greater challenge is many countries' lack of resilience in the face of natural ...
Jamaican economy expands 1.2% in March quarter ... Total arrivals of stopover and cruise tourists increased by 6.6 per cent to 1.29 million visitors.
... for the development of downtown Kingston and was also integral in initiating the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism destination.
We note his commitment to ensure that Jamaican farmers benefit more from linkages to the hotel/tourism sector. We are told that 60 per cent of ...
“Canada is very important to us as Jamaica's second largest market,” said Hon. Edmund Bartlett, tourism minister. “We welcomed 405,173 Canadians ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says a Tourism Innovation Council will be developed, under the newly restructured Tourism ...
... Jamaica Defence Force soldiers, as well as personnel from the Tourism Product Development Company, Early Childhood Commission, and several ...
In Jamaica, economic sectors such as tourism are already feeling the impact of climate change. Rising sea levels have caused beach erosion in Negril ...
Travel and tourism was a 24/7 job for Carlos, and it showed with his results. At the Sustainable Tourism Conference in Jamaica, he again gave his ...
She has previously served as deputy chief of mission at the Jamaican ... especially in trade, tourism and investment,” said Minister Johnson Smith.
Costa Rica's "Little Jamaica" coast struggles to ride out climate storm ... Tourism is a mainstay on the tropical coast, some 200 km (125 miles) east of ...
Tourism is a mainstay on the tropical coast, some 200 km (125 miles) east of San Jose, where many are descended from the Jamaicans who originally ...
They will have the opportunity to showcase their goods to key tourism ... will help to ensure that Jamaicans own the consumption side of tourism,” he ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that the biggest and newest branded ship for the world's largest cruise ...
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says many of the laws of Jamaica with ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that the biggest and newest ...
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says many of the laws of Jamaica with ... problems for residents and threatening key fishing and tourism industries.
... Limited will make a big splash as it graciously receive the Tourism Award, ... Guest speaker for the evening is Jamaica-born Florida resident, senior ...
The question was, 'What can Jamaica do to boost tourism?' I wrote about the music. I came second and got a little trophy. I want Bass Odyssey to be ...
The new restaurant, which boasts 5,300 square foot of space, honours the quintessential Tracks and Records vibe, with vibrant colours, Jamaican ...
Bartlett handed over the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Ministry of Tourism (Jamaica) Global Legend of the Caribbean ...
In addition to serving the needs of local residents, the Latin Quarter will give us an opportunity to generate neighborhood tourism and encourage ...
The patron for this performing arts endeavour is Michele Rollins of Rose Hall, a longstanding philanthropist and tourism leader in Jamaica.
... construction and 'enclave economic sectors', including tourism and mining. ... In Jamaica, contrastingly, the majority of firms in the MSME sector are ...
Tourism is a mainstay on the tropical coast, some 200km east of San Jose, where many are descended from the Jamaicans who originally came to ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Tourism Linkages Network will be staging its 'Christmas in July' trade show on July 19 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in ...
The Tourism Linkages Network will be staging its 'Christmas in July' trade show on July 19 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. The event ...
This was announced last Wednesday by Minister of Tourism Edmund ... tourism officials, at Carnival's Miami headquarters that Jamaica is definitely ...
Honourable Edmund Bartlett, C.D., M.P., Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Abdulla Ghiyas, PATA Face of the Future 2018 and President – Maldives ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will participate in the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of ...
Tourism stalwart and current Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board John Lynch has been appointed as Chairman of the Montego Bay Convention ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of the Montego ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (third right), engages with (from left) Chairperson, Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig; Tourism ...
“Heritage tourism is an emerging trend for travelers researching their ... Buoyed by a strengthened global economy, international tourism last year ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior ... Tourism stalwart and current Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, John ...
Treasure Beach is known as the home of community tourism in Jamaica and Two Seasons Guest House, a garden oasis located in a quiet ...
“What we are seeing today, particularly as more and more of our tourist sector, including parts that were previously Jamaican-owned, are being sold to ...
KINGSTON, JAMAICA - Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of the ...
Kingston:—A first for TBY, The Business Year: Jamaica 2018, a publication that ... Jamaica's global brand, first rate human capital, and excellent ties to ... hub not just for tourism, but also for many other sectors, including manufacture.
Tourism stalwart and current chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board John Lynch has been appointed chairman of the MBCC. Other members of the ...
Reading buddies at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston. ... the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and generous donors, the Boys and Girls Club ...
She was speaking at this morning's Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's President's Breakfast Forum at the Pegasus Hotel in St Andrew, where ...
... of infrastructural expansion and increased provision of tourism services. ... Jamaica, Dominican Republic and many other Caribbean and Latin ...
In a very short time span, Sagicor Jamaica Life Insurance Company ... chain, which entered the business travel end of the Jamaican hospitality tourism ...
Jamaican companies with interest in the European market and players within the tourism industry are sanguine that they took the required action to ...
Tourism stalwart and current Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, John Lynch has been appointed Chairman of the MBCC. Other members of the ...
Wykeham McNeill (left), Jamaica's Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, and Kevin Krone, Southwest's Chief Marketing Officer, exchange gifts after ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has partnered with wedding experts Peter Shoucair and Jo-Anne Paxton to showcase the best wedding honeymoon ...
This annual guide is created in collaboration with the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) with support from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), ...
"With respect to Mr Seiveright, we are aware that there are publications indicating him as an adviser to the minister (of tourism). I was advised by the ...
The problem in Jamaica today is not so much poverty, but unhappiness ... is at the commanding heights of the Jamaican economy is tourism today.
... the conference is being attended by the UNWTO secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett and Basque ...
... in oil prices, and supported by buoyant tourism and construction activities. ... In 2017, loans were approved for streetlight retrofitting in Jamaica and ...
... largely through higher economic activity driven by strengthening performance of the US economy (which drives both tourism flows and remittances ...
VMIL, which listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange in December following an initial public offering of shares, IPO, aims to take equity positions in small ...
UNWTO organises Gastronomy Tourism Conference in Thailand ... of Tourism, Jamaica, and Joxe Mari Aizega, Director, Basque Culinary Center.
With greater interest from the tourism sector, he said that St Thomas would ... Back inna di days, every weekend, a lot of people from Kingston would ...
A $100 million deal with Sagicor Group Jamaica will see the five ... for growth and development for the people of Jamaica and the tourism sector.
According to Robert Montague, Portfolio Minister, the Jamaica Railway ... Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is participating in a cooking ...
Managing director of J. Wray & Nephew Limited (JWN), Jean-Philippe Beyer, will share insights on what made Jamaica attractive to the Campari ...
... year, assisted six impressive third-year students enrolled in the School of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech).
He also initiated the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism destination. His vision for Jamaica by connecting the road networks to ...
And earlier, the abolition of the slave trade in 1807 and the end of slavery itself in 1838 delivered over time incisive body blows to Jamaica's premier ...
Just ask Maleek Powell and Fiona Fennell, senior director of corporate communications, Ministry of Tourism, who witnessed the unveiling of the new ...
JAMAICA'S's fifth prime minister, the Honourable Edward Seaga, who has ... Road, despite this sordid background, is an important road in Kingston. ... He also initiated the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism is slated to hand over six satellite phones to destination assurance managers in furtherance of its ...
Jamaica Investment Forum Focusing On Priority Sectors and Business ... and tourism, and how these sectors can drive Jamaica's continued growth ...
Senior officials who attended the forum included UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili, tourism minister of Jamaica Edmund Bartlett, director ...
Among other things, it will see the Jamaica Tourist Board presenting the Marcia Vickery-Wallace Award for excellence in travel journalism, and the ...
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is reporting that Jamaican cuisine made a huge impact on the global gastronomy ...
... Business Combination and Establishes a Leading Position in Jamaica ... growth and development for the people of Jamaica and the tourism sector.
... Group Jamaica announced earlier today that it has closed the deal with NASDAQ-listed Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V., to combine their tourism assets ...
Sagicor Group Jamaica, the principals of of Sagicor Real Estate X Fund ... will ultimately see tremendous expansion in Jamaica's tourism industry.
RELEASE — The City of Kingston is seeking people interested in ... Kingston Community Health Centre, Tourism Kingston, the United Way, and the ...
... the people of Jamaica and the tourism sector,” said Richard Byles, Chairman of Sagicor, one of the two Sagicor appointees elected to Playa's board.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett today presented destination assurance managers from each of the island's resort areas with ...
He is also a senior adviser and consultant to the minister of tourism. ... [So, is he working] full time in the Ministry of Tourism at $4 million-plus?".
A Gleaner story on May 17, 2017, noted that since Jamaica signed up with CCRIF in ... My research shows that Jamaica, one of the loudest agitators for the ... given we are all countries surrounded by water dependent on tourism and ...
Commenting on each sector, Duncan noted that Jamaica continues to attract significant interest and attention as a tourist destination, which is evident ...
President and CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica, Chris Zacca, says the combination of assets will result in expansion in Jamaica's tourism industry.
“We know already that the tourism leadership – World Travel and Tourism Council, ... Montego Bay, Kingston, Ocho Rios, Falmouth, Portland and St. Thomas. ... National Emergency Operations Centre, resort areas, and wider tourism ...
Jamaica tourism performance has hit yet another record with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett today reporting that stopover arrivals for the first five ...
Playa Completes Acquisition of Five Resorts in Jamaica ... for the people of Jamaica and the tourism sector,” said Richard Byles, Chairman of Sagicor.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will this week share his strategy on creating a cohesive tourism model to increase economic ...
This, he said, was important to Jamaica's tourism industry, "where Jamaica will be positioned as the medical tourism capital for the world, bringing ...
First announced during the UNWTO Global Conference on Sustainable Tourism in St James in November 2017, the centre, which is the first of its kind, ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (left), examines a satellite phone, during a ... across the island at the ministry's New Kingston offices on Monday.
KINGSTON – A proposal to merge two Kingston planning commissions was sent ... Kingston is the only municipality in New York State which has both an ... Urban Cultural Park Commission, to manage New York State tourism grants, ...
For further information: Michael Beleza, Brand Marketing & Communications, Tourism Kingston, 613-530-5048, beleza@kingstoncanada.com ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) are now meeting behind closed doors ...
Tourism Kingston has set up a special display to celebrate the high number of advance ticket deposits for the 2020 Brier curling championships.
To mark the outstanding number of advance tickets bought for the 2020 Canadian men's curling championships, or the Tim Horton's Brier, Tourism ...
For Jamaica to realise its goal of becoming a sport tourism destination, we must have, as part of the package, the entire well-being of the athlete, not ...
Jamaica tourism performance has hit yet another record with Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett pointing out that stop over arrivals for the first five ...
The Public Administration and Appropriations Committee of Parliament (PAAC) this morning descended into an uproar after the chairman revealed ...
Tourism strategist Delano Seiveright racks up almost $9M in travel expenses ... Total: $993,010.00 (Cost borne by the Jamaica Tourist Board).
Speaking at the official handing over ceremony for the satellite phones, at the Ministry of Tourism's New Kingston office, the Minister said that, “To ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Delano Seiveright has dismissed questions being ... He also pointed to the tourism sector's performance record since 2016.
PAAC members clash regarding political hiring at Tourism Ministry ... Development Company (TPDCo) are affiliated to the Jamaica Labour Party.
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, will this week share his strategy on ... “I am going to be presenting the way forward for Caribbean tourism. ... of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB); Donovan White, Director of Tourism; and Fiona ...
He also asserted that his travel bill was money well spent, as over the period, Jamaica gained value in the "billions of dollars". "Tourism travel should ...
NEW YORK, United States — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the ... and Crisis Management will be housed at the UWI, Mona in Jamaica.
Mr. Seiveright asserted that he and other officials have been involved in engagements that have resulted in the best performance of Jamaica's tourism ...
... and capacity building, as the first ever Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management will be housed at the UWI, Mona in Jamaica.
According to Tuesday's voting at the Organisation of American States (OAS) to suspend Venezuela from the 34-member group, Jamaica was among ...
"Permanent Secretary, when I was at the Ministry of Tourism, you were very strict in how procedures went, generally ... "Are these persons Jamaicans?
Seivright also charged that McNeill was using his chairmanship of the PAAC to "distract from the world-leading performance of Jamaica's tourism ...
Jamaica's tourism continues to prove itself to be resilient and robust. I am pleased that through the hard work of our team and sector workers, and ...
CRH, the premier hospital for western Jamaica, located in Montego Bay, St James, the tourism capital of this country, was allowed to fall into disrepair.
SENIOR communications strategist in the Ministry of Tourism Delano ... He argued that 500,000 more tourists visited Jamaica in 2017 over 2016.
Seiveright also charged that McNeill was using his chairmanship of the PAAC to "distract from the world-leading performance of Jamaica's tourism ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has called for a new architecture as it relates to Caribbean tourism so as to add more value ...
The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has launched a “Worry Free ... The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort, Montego Bay in Jamaica also has a ...
A second man has died after a tour bus carrying dozens of passengers ... Changlin died at Kingston General Hospital, which received four patients ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. ... and the Global Conference on Small and Medium Sized Tourism Enterprises in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will play an important ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — With more than 70-members strong, the Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) has endorsed the Global Centre for ...
Capacity to recover swiftly crucial to tourism resilience - Bartlett ... on Small and Medium Sized Tourism Enterprises in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will play ...
A United States fugitive, who was on the run for more than a year-and-a-half, turned himself over to authorities at the Kingston US Embassy on ...
Recall the revelations in the WikiLeaks cables of Mr Seiveright complaining to American diplomats in 2009 about the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) ...
Tourism is undoubtedly Jamaica's lead driver for substantial growth and development. The work that the Edmund Bartlett-led and -inspired Ministry of ...
We've joined forces with the Jamaica Tourist Board and Sandals Resorts to give you the chance to win a romantic, five-star, Luxury Included® ...
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), which presents the event each year, proudly brings together top chefs and mixologists from the ...
With that influx, the connection to tourism is strong and the organisers' event info said "community tourism is a global attraction for Jamaica and is ...
Continuing incidents of seaweed inundation could threaten popular vacation spots and have a negative impact on Caribbean tourism. Sargassum is a ...
NEW YORK – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has called for a new architecture as it relates to Caribbean Tourism so as to add more ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica tourism performance has hit yet another record with Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett pointing out that stop over ...
In an era in which we are wasting time quarrelling over whether a highway, which the Jamaica people are paying for daily through toll charges, should ...
Jamaica, the premier Caribbean tourism destination has a diverse and unique weather condition and is an attractive and ideal tourist spot, known for ...
The 2018 award was presented to Rodney last Thursday by Jamaica's Tourism Director Donovan White at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in New ...
Now Minister Bartlett is a guy I like who I believe holds down the tourism ... My plans to write about Miss Jamaica and Miss America jettisoning the ...
... Calabash needs to be "supported fully" by entities such as the Jamaica Tourist Board and the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), remarked Aloun ...
“The tourist industry continues to use plastic straws and plastic cups, and they don't ... He encouraged more Jamaicans to care for their environment.
And is it true that the deputies and other heads in the Jamaica Tourist Board have been tossed out? And who is this new director of tourism, Donovan ...
“Sandals Resorts International, a truly Jamaican resort company, pointed out quite forthrightly that 80 per cent of their entertainers are Jamaican, with ...
Dr McNeill reportedly said, “Permanent Secretary, when I was at the Ministry of Tourism, you were very strict in how procedures went, generally ...
Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley (right) and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Business Development ...
The new mandatory tax is to replace a voluntary levy created by Kingston ... development, major event attraction and other strategic tourism goals.
The statement essentially suggests that the efforts of the minister, the head of the Jamaica Tourist Board, the other hard-working professionals in the ...
He sounded as if he was exclusively responsible for Jamaica's tourism successes. How come we haven't fired the minister, the permanent secretary, ...
The Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, personally awarded Gail at a recent gala event and shared that it is presented annually for ...
"The “Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica” campaign, which is spearheaded by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and ...
Having been named exclusive airline partner for Reggae Sumfest 2018, JetBlue said it will be working with Reggae Sumfest and the Jamaica Tourist ...
The Shadow Minister of Tourism, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, MP, is calling on Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett to address concerns swirling in the media ...
The ministry said the “Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica” campaign, which is spearheaded by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), the Tourism Enhancement ...
N. America Golf Tourism Convention coming to Sunriver ... Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness today ... He also initiated the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism ...
... responsible for the development of downtown Kingston. He also initiated the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism destination.
The Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica campaign, which is spearheaded by the Jamaica Environment Trust, the Tourism Enhancement Fund and Wisynco, is a ...
... the development and expansion of Ocho Rios as a tourism destination. ... Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Jamaica Tian Qi pointed ...
... Prime Minister Edward Seaga, because of his contribution to the development of downtown Kingston and the development of the tourism product on ...
Marketing, IT and product leaders are going so far as swapping talent between their functions as digital transformation reshapes the way organisations ...
... revolving loan scheme through the Tourism Enhancement Fund and the Exim Bank to further to assist with investment for micro and small Jamaican ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett will, starting today, meet with key tourism stakeholders as part of efforts to discuss concerns raised ...
“This gives us an opportunity to not only grow tourism in Kingston but also to keep pace with our competition and do more things to bring the world to ...
Hugh Mackenzie, vice-chair of Tourism Kingston, said the organization's board “unanimously” supported the Municipal Accommodation Tax, adding it ...
One of the main sponsors is Tourism Kingston because they feel it's a huge boost to the city's economy. Teams stay in hotels, eat at restaurants and ...
The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) thinks it should be though and wants to adjust the island country's brand away from its tourism, island ...
NEW YORK – Jamaica was in celebration mode during the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) annual Caribbean Week in New York City, ...
Finally, Mr Seiveright' s travels, for which he is not responsible for deciding, are generally on significant and well-publicised tourism minister-led ...
The Diaspora community within the United States has seen and felt the excellent job that the tourism ministry is doing from the many non-Jamaicans ...
Jamaica Tourism is also at pitch stage this week, with McCann, J Walter Thompson, Ogilvy and travel specialist Beautiful Destinations facing off.
“Terra Nova holds a special place in Jamaica's tourism history,” Edmund Bartlett, the tourism minister, said during his keynote address.
Andrew Holness, addressing a session on day two of the Jamaica ... Outsourcing, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Tourism, Logistics and Energy.
Travel Agent recently chatted with Donovan G. White, Jamaica's new director of tourism, and asked him everything from his main goals as the ...
She adds: “Jamaica was known as the pearl of the Caribbean in the 1960s. It was a ... Bauxite, alumina and tourism were its main income earners.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (fourth right, front row), joins operators and staff of the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in celebarting the hotel's ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that with the addition of more hotel rooms in the country's capital, Kingston is ...
Minister of Jamaica Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met with members of the Tourism Linkages Council and major hoteliers to discuss a range of ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism today issued a release in which it stated that figures used in a column in the Daily Gleaner about the ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Jamaica has big plans for Kingston as a center for urban tourism, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett.
... Donavon White, director of Tourism, shares a laugh with Professor Nuts, who will be one of the artistes to perform during the highly anticipated event ...
... UCC, has secured 25 acres of land at Caymanas Estate, on the outskirts of Kingston, to be developed as a knowledge city and edu-tourism venture, ...
It's the only Kingston hotel to receive the AAA Four Diamond Award, ... to take the steps to be recognised as a centre for city tourism," said Bartlett, ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has set up a seven-member working ... The working group will comprise representatives from the Jamaica Hotel and ...
ST JAMES, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has made an urgent call for more investment in the supply side of the tourism value chain.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has set up a seven-member working ... The working group will comprise of representatives from the Jamaica Hotel ...
During a factory tour of National Rums of Jamaica and Clarendon Distillers Limited ... “There is still so much unexploited opportunity for Jamaica in the ...
Jamaica showed off its celebration credentials during Caribbean Week in New York City. The event is sponsored by the Caribbean Tourism ...
... in your newspaper titled 'Boot McNeill as tourism spokesman' (June 11, 2018) ... Jamaica was run for more than 18 consecutive years by the PNP ...
So if the crime is better monitored by the task force, the tourism sector would benefit positively,” he reasoned. Jamaica has recorded over 1,000 ...
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is urgently calling for more investment in the supply side of the Tourism value chain. Speaking at the Jamaica ...
During a factory tour of National Rums of Jamaica and Clarendon Distillers Limited in Lionel Town, Clarendon, on Thursday, Shaw said Jamaica's ...
Jamaica doesn't, at this time, appear to have a coherent and clearly articulated foreign policy." Foreign affairs, like tourism, is one of the shining ...
President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) Omar Robinson addressing the annual general meeting of the group yesterday in Ocho ...
In recognising the negative impact that exploitation in all its forms can have on Jamaica's image, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) is ...
Little did Danny Williams dream that this salesmanship would have sky rocketed Butch Stewart to the pinnacle of the tourism world. Long before ...
Portland eco-tourism project promotes local artiste ... work with the paint medium can be seen along the sidewalk murals on Fleet Street, Kingston.
Eco-tourism project promotes local artiste ... Lifechild's work with the paint medium can be seen along the sidewalk murals on Fleet Street, Kingston.
“We cannot allow any threat or challenge to interfere with this product [because tourism] is the only sector in Jamaica that has grown consistently for ...
The team will ensure that the event is staged yearly and remains as one of Jamaica's tourism offerings. “We are prepared for a bumper crowd at the ...
Poorest will suffer most from slide in Jamaican dollar - PSOJ ... there are concerns about the percentage of tourism earnings which remain in Jamaica.