Jamaica Data

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 ...
IN ITS ongoing efforts to enable climate change mainstreaming across government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), the Climate Change ...
Canada's High Commissioner to Jamaica, Her Excellency Laurie Peters, stresses a point while addressing a workshop dubbed: 'Conversations on ...
When an Oregon valley, famed for its wine, heats up under the afternoon sun, Pacific Ocean winds rush through a dip in the mountains, cooling the ...
The current limits were responsible for a downsizing of the solar array recently installed at Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain. Lifting the cap would ...
Fittingly, Canada's next ambassador to climate change was appointed to a three-year term on World Environment Day. Patricia Fuller, a Queen's ...
As chair of the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means, Jamaica Plain Representative Jeffrey Sánchez is one of the most powerful ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has highlighted the importance of crop modelling, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw is informing that adverse weather conditions have led ...
Just because the Trudeau Liberals aren't being honest with the public on the issue of man-made climate change, doesn't mean Andrew Scheer and ...
There is a Climate Change Policy Framework for Jamaica adopted in 2015; the policy framework "provides for development of research, technology, ...
“The Caribbean's increasing vulnerability to climate change is evident in higher temperature," said Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.
As the United States plans new defences against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ...
A researcher has said Jamaica and other Caribbean countries could experience a decline in tourist arrivals from Europe due to climate change and ...
Steve Lyston | Climate change: An apocalyptic event ... and even Jamaica should not have designated the Caymanas area for building, but for water ...
MORE THAN 30 specialists from Jamaica and the Eastern Caribbean will meet here next week for the first time to discuss two very important topics ...
WITH THEIR fears running from water security to disease prevalence, natural disasters and wars, Jamaican youth want more of a say in the national ...
Highlighting the urgency of concrete global action on climate change now, ... "I should note here that Jamaica is ranked as one of the most at-risk ...
Climate adaptability and mitigating climate change can only be achieved ... "You are among the generation of Jamaicans who have not experienced ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Forestry Department is urging Jamaicans to take steps that will count towards a climate resilient future by planting a tree, ...
Mr. Holness expressed concerns over his country's vulnerability to a raft of social, economic, environmental, financial and trade-related hazards.
PM Holness to co-chair UN climate change financing initiative ... which Secretary-General Guterres noted Jamaica's leadership on the issue of climate ...
THE EDITOR, Sir: Is Portmore an afterthought? Are Portmore residents not deserving of a similar green area masterpiece as that of Emancipation Park ...
There is an ominous warning about the possible economic fallout for Jamaica due to changes in the climate, as outlined in the latest United Nations ...
Lecture on climate change solutions in Kingston on Oct. 17 ... Wooden Boat School at Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston.
Jamaica is among eight Caribbean states to benefit from a climate change assessment programme being spearheaded by the Republic of Korea ...
KINGSTON – Rob Matheson, a former city councillor, said Kingston is in a position to take on a leadership role in fields that he said will be in need of ...
Jamaica's minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade says the widespread flooding in Trinidad and Tobago is another example of the adverse effects ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The government of Jamaica says the recent ... of the Caribbean's struggle to combat the adverse effects of climate change.
(JAMAICA GLEANER) – Jamaica's minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade says the widespread flooding in Trinidad and Tobago is another ...
Climate change is a far and abstract topic to the average Jamaican. With the cautionary accounts and the negative implications one question is: How ...
Jamaica is one of three countries participating in a US$35.7 million project designed to strengthen resilience of urban areas through ...
Principal director of the Climate Change Division in the Economic Growth and Job Creation Ministry, Una May Gordon, shares in a photo opportunity ...
The government of Jamaica has said it is prepared to take a proactive ... dollars each year in response to natural disasters caused by climate change.
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness will deliver the feature address at the one-day high-level ...
Given that the current effects we are experiencing from climate change is due ... low-laying islands and coastal countries and cities, including Jamaica.
Jamaica Monday called for a comprehensive review of the impact of climate change on the Caribbean, including the “cancers” not yet integrated into ...
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Jamaica yesterday called for a comprehensive review of the impact of climate change on the Caribbean, ...
Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host a large United Nations conference on climate change next year, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, leading ...
KINGSTON – The provincial government's new plan to address climate change is “entirely insufficient” and will result in the taxpayer paying big ...
In this October 2016 photo, residents of Kingston watch the waves build as Hurricane Matthew approached the island. Prime Minister Andrew Holness ...
Meteorological officers from the Meteorological Service of Jamaica have been introduced to the products through a Climate Product and Climate ...
Earth Today | Gender and climate change: Subject of new documentary from ... Directed and produced by Jamaican Esther Figueroa, the documentary ...
The November issue of the journal Climatic Change contains a ranking of the climate-change plans of 63 Canadian municipalities — and Kingston ...
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.
Each spoke of the impact their events have had on community tourism as well as on promoting Jamaica on a global scale. When The Gleaner asked ...
THE EDITOR, Sir: Are we really benefiting from tourism? According to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, 30 per cent of every dollar stays in Jamaica ...
"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 ...
... has been creating waves primarily in the restaurant and tourism industries. "We have become the number one e-commerce business in Jamaica," he said, ... some challenges since its start-up, but they were not unique to Jamaica.
A simple online search would show that the Jamaica Tourism Board reported record figures of 4.3 million visitors last year, due to increase this year.
Border town Alexandria Bay in northern New York State relies on tourism, like ... Minister Justin Trudeau, these small tourist industries may be in for a hit. ... On the Canadian side of the border, Kingston Mayor Brian Paterson says ...
Olivia Grange (second right); and Executive Director of the Tourism ... The project was undertaken by the Rotary Club of Kingston as part of a special ...
Busts of Jamaica's seven National Heroes were unveiled in Emancipation ... Downsound Records, Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Yello Media ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, with Silke Feike, International Marketing Leader, Eurowings at the ITB in Berlin, Germany in March 2018 - ...
Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is to embark on a series of activities to ensure that imports to the tourism sector see a drastic ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be established in Jamaica to deal with ...
The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be established in Jamaica to deal with climate-related issues, is expected to ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management is ...
More of rural Southland is being shown off to tourists, thanks to the establishment of a new booking and information centre in Kingston. The booking ...
MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says his ministry will be working ... and producers while enabling visitors to enjoy the Jamaican experience.
Hosted by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and Minister of Culture, ... and the Jamaica Tourist Board, the event featured traditional and contemporary ...
WASHINGTON: Jamaica is looking outside the tourism industry for economic growth. Audley Shaw, Jamaica's minister of industry, commerce, ...
Jamaica's tourism sector and, by extension, the worldwide tourism industry, is to benefit from the setting up of a global centre for tourism resilience and ...
Jamaica's reggae band, Third World, Cyril Neville, others to thrill Ghanaians at the Ghana ... The Ghana World Music Festival is organised by the International Arts Solutions and supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture.
Jamaica's reggae band, Third World and New Orleans Legend Cyril Neville live in Ghana ... The Ghana World Music Festival is organised by the International Arts Solutions and supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture.
Jake's is in Treasure Beach, mecca of farmers and fisherman, and both represent all that's right about Jamaican tourism: not imported food and ...
Rifai stepped down as secretary general of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) after ... Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica.
Additionally, the Jamaica Tourist Board will sponsor a reggae band featuring former Third World drummer Willie Stewart and a DJ, courtesy of ...
The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce's Tourism Committee is hosting a discussion with Rep. Mathew Muratore, R-Plymouth, and Park Plymouth ...
At the time, former Jamaican tourism minister Wykeham McNeill said the project represented a fraction of the $470 million hospitality suppliers had ...
Members of the Jamaica Tourist Board team in Canada led by Philip Rose, Regional Director (centre) pose with the “Best Caribbean Destination” ...
Senior strategist in the Ministry of Tourism Delano Seiveright and founder and managing director of Market Me Consulting Limited, Lyndsey ...
Team Jamaica is a programme offered by the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), which provides persons in the tourism sector with the ...
Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett says the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is to provide $50 m towards the design of Jamaica's first entertainment centre, ...
The project was undertaken by the Rotary Club of Kingston as part of a special ... Paul Bogle is sponsored by the Tourism Enhancement Fund.
Bartlett noted, too, that marketing assistance would be available through the soon to be launched, fully-integrated Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) website ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says his ministry remains committed to building the capacity of local service providers in the ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry remains committed to ... will provide much-needed support to Jamaica's craft and artisan industry.
As you come down to 'earth' you enjoy glimpses of Kingston and the ... Tourism interests may well want to give some attention to the Bog Walk Gorge, ...
Be more than just about the numbers – PwC Jamaica leader advises ... McKnight spoke in the context that despite the Caribbean being a top tourist ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to participate in the first 'Resilience Through Tourism Summit' ...
Earlier this year, Jamaica's tourism minister urged tourists not to be put off visiting the county, despite an ongoing military operation to deal with gang ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is to seek more international support for the establishment of the Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis ...
Tilson said they worked with Kingston Tourism to spread the word about the ... “Kingston as a whole and in our neighbourhood, there are a lot of ...
Too many Jamaican workers in the BPO sector, the tourism sector and our security guards have been caught up and being exploited in this unfair ...
Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has commended Tourism Minister ... dividends,” added Stewart, who is also chairman of the Jamaica Observer.
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island on Saturday to participate in the first 'Resilience Through Tourism Summit' in Amman, Jordan.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says music tourism is a rapidly expanding market, which plays perfectly into Jamaica's strength as the top ...
Given the global impact of Jamaica's music industry, it's no surprise that the country's tourism sector is now looking to ramp up the growth of music ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has announced the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner, Wilfred ...
Under the new agreement, the city's Tourism Public Improvement District -- which is funded ... "The idea was not that it's too expensive," Kingston said.
He recently met with members of the Tourism Linkages Council and major hoteliers on the issues. He also met with Spain's Ambassador to Jamaica ...
PWC's Wilfred Baghaloo to guide tourism working group ... arrangements for a Tourism Working Group assessing various issues in Jamaica's rapidly ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett departed the island on Saturday to participate in the first 'Resilience Through Tourism Summit' in Amman, Jordan ...
Senior PwC exec to guide expanded tourism working group ... for a Tourism Working Group assessing various issues in Jamaica's rapidly growing ...
"The community was number one back in the day, because we had a lot of tourists and the buses stopped for people to come eat, drink and just hang ...
Viewers to Television Jamaica (TVJ) will be able to enjoy the action in the TPDCo Tourism Quiz, as the quarter finals, semi-finals and finals air on that ...
Opportunities Untapped; Tourism Stakeholders Purchasing locally and ... of receptivity among tourism sector stakeholders to local goods and services. ... and tapping into the sector including the JHTA's Jamaica Product Exchange ...
The first quarter results suffered a setback which Dolphin Cove attributed to the State of Emergency in St James, the home parish of Jamaica's tourism ...
... with repercussions that can destroy the all-important tourism industry. ... The State spared not a thought for the average Jamaican and how the ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamaica's Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today announced the unveiling of The ...
The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) says it is steadfast in its strong support of the proposed ban on single-use plastic and styrofoam ...
KINGSTON — The Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind resource in the Caribbean, will be operational by ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade ... in return, will assist Jamaica in the areas of aviation, ports and tourism.
Kingston Council Takes Delivery of Damen CSD 350 ... Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has ... Reg Lyon said, “Council has a thriving fishing industry and extensive tourism industry.
In fact, he argued that with its ease of doing business ranking and geographical location, Jamaica is a great prospective health tourism destination.
Jamaica needs more social investors with significant amounts of capital, like Kenny Benjamin, to unearth the true potential of idle, dilapidated and ...
Jamaica/Panama activates port, aviation management agreement ... Afro-Panamanian Community Tourism Exchange programmes. • Bolstering ...
Jamaica-Panama activates port, aviation management agreement ... Afro-Panamanian Community Tourism Exchange programmes. - Bolstering ...
We used to attract an elite tourist clientele. Jamaica used to be the place to be. However, over time, instead of getting better at what we did, we only got ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has unveiled the new Global Center for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind ...
Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Tourism Minister, announced the establishment of the first-of-its-kind Global Center for Tourism Resilience and Crisis ...
Under the county's plan, tourism railroad operations can continue on the Kingston and Phoenecia segments. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has warned governments in the region about the adverse ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Effective Sunday, July 1, all tourism accommodation providers will be required to implement a mandatory “Room ...
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A federal agency has declared a 38-mile segment of railroad in the Catskills abandoned, clearing the way for construction of ...
Newly elected JMEA Deputy President Richard Pandohie (left) and President Metry Seaga, at the first annual general meeting of the Jamaica ...
Effective today, a mandatory room rate levy will be applied to all tourism destinations in Barbados as part of efforts to raise money to reduce its ...
What a contrast to Jamaica! Here, the majority of us are excluded from beautiful beaches. Those are too good for us. It's tourists and wealthy ...
Sandals' Overdrive Caribbean tour 2018 stormed into Jamaica's western city Monday night, packing hundreds of resort staff into the Montego Bay ...
Schools, communities, tourists, Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), and travel agency representatives have given the thumbs up to the ...
Mr. Bartlett says never in the history of Jamaica's tourism has there ever been such keen interest in investing in the industry as is currently being ...
Bartlett, who departed Jamaica over a week ago to participate in the first 'Resilience through Tourism' Summit in Amman, Jordan, contends that there ...
KINGSTON - The city is upping its “cool” quotient with $10 million in state money for infrastructure, business, traffic, housing and tourism projects, Gov.
All three women have worked with the country's longest-serving tourism worker, Wordsworth Watson, between 27 and 35 years, respectively. Watson ...
When RJR News spoke Monday with Director of Tourism Donovan White about the impact this will have on Jamaica's image, he said the Jamaica ...
Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest Expands to Eight Days This Year ... favorite artists in a great setting,” said Donovan White, Jamaica's Director of Tourism.
To this rarefied group belongs one Jamaican brand, Sandals. ... With Adam Stewart serving as chairman of Jamaica's Tourism Linkage Council it is ...
Back in March 2017 at ITB Berlin, Edmund Bartlett, Minster of Tourism for Jamaica, celebrated with Eurowings crew the announcement that the carrier ...
At the forefront of the effort is Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's tourism minister, who in June announced the launch of the Global Centre for Tourism ...
The tourism industry in Jamaica drives up prices because visitors to the country can afford it. But many goods that are relatively inexpensive in Canada ...
“In Kingston Heath GC and Victoria GC, we know we have two proven ... Kingston Heath GC will host its eighth Australian Open, while Victoria GC will host ... Cup, the Australian Open is great for golf in Victoria and great for tourism.”.
“In Kingston Heath GC and Victoria GC, we know we have two proven ... Kingston Heath GC will host its eighth Australian Open, while Victoria GC will host ... Cup, the Australian Open is great for golf in Victoria and great for tourism.
“In Kingston Heath GC and Victoria GC, we know we have two proven ... Kingston Heath GC will host its eighth Australian Open, while Victoria GC will host ... Cup, the Australian Open is great for golf in Victoria and great for tourism.”
In our Road Trip Ontario series, we've already taken a tour of Guelph, and offered a list of drive-in movie theaters around Ontario. Now, we're taking ...
Jamaica's resort town of Ocho Rios in St Ann will be twinned with the ... to tourism, culture and sports and the exchanging of representatives of local ...
“Many others have decided to stay at home or on the corner and decide that they don't want to be better Jamaicans. But you have taken the step to say ...
The importance of safeguarding the environment was underscored by Executive Director of the Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey ...
Batista is responsible for managing operations in eight countries within Central America, the Caribbean and South America, including Jamaica.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Janet Olisa, says that country's motion ... “I have discovered that culture, tourism and our movie industry most ...
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett presented a token of appreciation to Special Envoy for Japan's EXPO 2025, Masaki Iwakura ...
In July, Tourism Kingston is playing host to the British TV series Great Canal Journeys hosted by Timothy West and Prunella Scales. The show takes ...
Jamaica showed the world that it was safe despite a state of public emergency in the tourism capital St James, and new tourism figures show that the ...
The recent launch of the “Join Me in Jamaica'' digital marketing campaign by the Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett is a clear indication that the ...
Jamaica's resort town of Ocho Rios in St. Ann is being twinned with the ... ceremony Friday in Ostroda, a town considered a growing tourist site.
Quick and sustained interventions by the Tourism Ministry and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), to counter the effects of the implementation of the state ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett displays the proof of earnings during a press conference at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, yesterday.
Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund, Dr Carey Wallace (right) tries out one of the 27 laptops in the $2.5 million Computer Room ...
IRVINE, California — Miro Batista, President of Latin America & the Caribbean at Alorica Inc., the world's leading platform for all tourism customer ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Quick, aggressive and sustained interventions by the Edmund Bartlett led Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Tourist ...
Quick, aggressive and sustained interventions by the Edmund Bartlett led Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Tourist Board, to counter some effects ...
The Heads are in Jamaica for the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM from July 4 to ... I like the historic tour.
Jamaica showed the world that it was safe despite a state of emergency (SOE), and the island has been rewarded with record tourist arrivals for the ...
Foreign direct investment, FDI, flows to Jamaica fell for the second ... Mining and tourism attracted the bulk of investments, accounting for 29 per cent ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is confirming strong regional support for the establishment of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis ...
The heads were in Jamaica for the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM from July 4 ... I like the historic tour.
MONTEGO BAY, St. James - Quick, aggressive and sustained interventions by the Edmund Bartlett led Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Tourist ...
Wykeham McNeill (left), Jamaica's Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, and Kevin Krone, Southwest's Chief Marketing Officer, exchange gifts after ...
By BBN Staff: Prime Minister Dean Barrow's wife, Kim Simplis-Barrow, was taken on a tour of Jamaica's historic town of Falmoth along with other First ...
“Last year, increased airlift amounted to a total of 1,494,124 air seats, helping Jamaica's tourism sector earn in excess $3 billion in revenue,” said ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is confirming strong regional support for the establishment of the Global ...
“Minister (of Tourism), I must tell you, in my moving around I am giving you a message to take to Cabinet that the citizens of St James are saying, 'We ...
With Hurricanes Irma and Maria not far behind in tourism's rearview mirror, the progress report from Jamaica's tourism minister Edmund Bartlett ...
Jamaica is a good example of how one dedicated tourism minister can change the perception of a country and turn a security challenge into a tourism ...
The government is unveiling a set of new regulations today meant to control the growth of tourism-related private businesses and collect more tax ...
The Vista was on the way from Miami to Ocho Rios, Jamaica during a cruise around the Caribbean that began Sunday and will end Saturday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett and Education minister, Senator Ruel Reid will tomorrow sign an agreement for a ...
UTech, Jamaica Mourns the Passing of Dr. Janice Lindsay ... Dr. Lindsay was appointed Director of Arts and Culture, UTech, Jamaica in ... She obtained numerous awards in recognition of her work in sustainable heritage tourism.
She received awards in recognition of her work in sustainable heritage tourism. She was one of two representatives from Jamaica to serve on ...
The Ministry of Tourism, through its beautification programme, Spruce up Jamaica, has embarked on a $340 million programme aimed at providing a ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says for tourism to maximise its full potential, every Jamaican must be factored in any growth strategy going ...
Singapore session – Around 60 business, tourism and trade leaders ... Tours and innovative start-up business Go Boats, based at Kingston Foreshore.
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (centre), shares a good laugh with Executive Director of Jamaica Vacations Limited (JamVac), Joy Roberts ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says discussions are being finalised for the acquisition of certain lands to expand the ...
Real estate company 138 Student Living Jamaica has its eyes on education tourism as an avenue for growth. That's according to past chairman and ...
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett says discussions are being finalised for the ... which will showcase the rich diversity of Jamaican achievements.
Kingston, Jamaica - The Ministry of Tourism, through their beautification programme, Spruce up Jamaica, has embarked on a Three Hundred and ...
The government is unveiling a set of new regulations meant to control the growth of tourism-related private businesses and collect more tax revenue ...
The Ministry of Tourism, through their beautification programme, Spruce up Jamaica, has embarked on a Three Hundred and Forty Million dollar ...
Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Opposition Spokesman on Tourism, has expressed strong discontent with the disbandment of the Craft Council of Jamaica.
Since tours of Kingston Penitentiary began in 2016, the popular attraction for tourists and locals alike has contributed approximately $1.54 million to ...
The joint initiative forms part of the tourism ministry's human capital development plan, driven by the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation JCTI, which ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that the ministry, its agencies and partners in the public sector are engaged in the country's largest ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is being positioned as a smart destination. This is through the use of digital platforms to ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced U.S. travelers booked around 1.63 million airline seats to the island so far for travel from May to December ...
Vanessa Webbe, Tourism Officer in Nevis, shared similar sentiments and noted that St. Kitts and Nevis can succeed in its quest to reduce the use of ...
Ruel Reid, and Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, during a ceremony at Jamaica House on Wednesday (July 11). Minister Reid said he ...
The MOU was signed by Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid and Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett during a ceremony at Jamaica House on ...
The youth arm of the Jamaica Labour Party, Generation 2000 (G2K), is calling for Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Opposition Spokesman on Tourism, to retract ...
To develop and initiate the Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme, the Ministry of Tourism pledged one hundred million Jamaican Dollars ...
Recently released data entry collected from November 2017-2018 shows the number of Canadian visitors to Jamaica continues to steadily rise.
To develop and initiate the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program, the Ministry of Tourism pledged one hundred million Jamaican Dollars ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — High school students are to gain internationally recognised entry-level qualifications in hospitality and tourism starting this ...
The Ministries of Tourism and Education, Youth and Information recently ... includes the establishment of the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation, ...
The exhibition has been designed so that representatives from the tourism sector, corporate Jamaica, embassies and overseas missions - as well as ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is being positioned as a smart destination through the use of digital platforms to strategise ...
“You're dreaming that there's somebody famous on that ship, said Chris Whyman, the city's Town Crier, who's also with Tourism Kingston. “Just like ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government says a contract valued at $722.5 million was awarded to Surrey Paving and Aggregate Company Limited for ...
Romario Scott/Photographer Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett addresses the final consultation on the Tourism Workers Pension Scheme in Kingston ...
... to install a similar facility in Port Royal by this winter tourism season. ... Port Royal in east Kingston will be the first place in the Caribbean where the ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the Tourism Workers' Pension ... tour operators, red cap porters, contract carriage operators and workers at ... Meanwhile, Bartlett says Jamaica is being positioned as a smart destination.
... minister in the Education Ministry Senator Ruel Reid and Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlet during a ceremony at Jamaica House on Wednesday.
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett stated that Jamaica is being ... A stop at the National Gallery of Jamaica exposed participants to ...
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, yesterday (July 11) described the Tourism Workers' Pension Scheme, which will receive $1 billion ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — An estimated $50 million has been allocated to ... to participate in the newly transformed Tourism Summer Internship (TSIP)/ ...
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (center) looks at a book titled 'Chat Bout: An Anthology of Jamaican Conversations', by Shelly ...
He said he will be working with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in ... in place to increase export of Jamaican products to other Caribbean countries ...
THE Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) yesterday said it fully supports and endorses the proposed Tourism Workers' Pension Scheme ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that $28.5 million will be spent to place 1,800 high-school students across Jamaica in a six-week ...
“The objective, before the next tourism season, is to make significant progress in cleaning up our beaches and to implement some of the measures ...
"Cultural and tourist exchanges between Ocho Rios and Ostroda will be a wonderful opportunity for Jamaica and Poland to learn more about each ...
When contacted, Senior Communications Director in the Ministry of Tourism Delano Seiveright told OBSERVER ONLINE that the Ministry of Foreign ...
“We are accommodating these (gift producers) to showcase what it is that they have to offer to corporate Jamaica, the tourism industry, the missions ...
President of the agency, Diane Edwards, who spoke with JIS News, said that Jamaica continues to attract significant interest and attention as a tourist ...
Jeju Island in South Korea, although only a fraction the size of Jamaica, welcomes approximately 300 flights per day and 15 million tourists per year, ...
President of the agency, Diane Edwards, said that Jamaica continues to attract significant interest and attention as a tourist destination, which is ...
The event, hosted by the Tourism Linkages Network and its partners, is slated for July 19 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Activities get ...
Kingston has always been the business travel epicenter of Jamaica, but the country's new tourism director is hoping more leisure travelers will take ...
According to Barlett, Jamaica's tourism product have been boosted by the Ministry of Tourism employing a number of technology-based solutions, ...
Jamaica is reporting strong visitor growth in 2018, according to the latest ... Stayover arrivals accounted for $1.459 billion earnings in Jamaica, ...
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — St Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared that although the Caribbean is the most tourism dependent ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaJamaica celebrated an overall market growth of 5.4 percent for the first six months of the year, with stopover tourist arrivals ...
A premiere Caribbean desination continues to post impressive visitor growth. Overnight, land-based visitor arrivals to Jamaica increased 5.9 percent ...
Director of the Jamaica Tourist Board Donovan White reiterated the importance of this new level of air connectivity, noting that, “Seamless air ...
The streets of Jamaica will be filled with music and fun at an annual festival that's coming to the neighborhood in August. ... a multicultural experience through music, food, and more while supporting the local economy and tourism.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other officials recently formally ... Director of the Jamaica Tourist Board, Donovan White, reiterated the ...
Jamaica celebrated an overall market growth of 5.4 percent for the first six months of the year, with stopover tourist arrivals increasing by 5.9 percent ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, who made the announcement yesterday, said he “couldn't think of a more appropriate gesture for these brave ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other officials on Wednesday afternoon formally welcomed new nonstop flights by German airline Eurowings, ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said he “couldn't think of a more appropriate gesture for these brave and extraordinary young men than to have ...
In recognition of the tremendous success of the Jamaica Tourism Centre of Innovation (JCTI) and the significant role of Minister of Tourism, the Hon.
CHESTER, Pa.– Philadelphia Union announced today a new partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), the official tourism board of the ...
He continued: "The reality of tourism in Jamaica is that we will have the small hotels down in Negril owned by a family with 10, 20, 30 rooms, but to ...
The capacity is here in Jamaica, and we must not listen to the hype about things not being able to be done here in Jamaica," the Tourism Linkage ...
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has extended an invitation to the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were ...
Jamaica to invite Thai boys, coach on free vacation ... Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said he “couldn't think of a more appropriate gesture for ...
The Union announced a partnership with the Jamaica Tourism Board. Union fans will have to wait to see who their side plays next in the U.S. Open ...
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has extended an invitation to the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were recently ...
In his remarks, Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace, said the show is “Brand Jamaica at work”.
Expansion of Airlift from Germany and Latin America to Boost Tourism ... Strategic airline partnerships have been a cornerstone of Jamaica's tourism ...
Minister Bartlett said that crucial to the development of the island's tourism ... “There is little doubt that if Jamaica is to maintain its competitive edge in tourism, ... A large delegation of tourism officials was on hand to greet Eurowings' ...
Now Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett wants to give the 13 a well-deserved vacation following their ordeal. “The [Jamaica] Tourist Board and the ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett offered the team an all-expense-paid vacation in Jamaica, saying that he “couldn't think of a more ...
“The [Jamaica] Tourist Board and the Ministry of Tourism, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will send a diplomatic note to the people of Thailand, ...
The Tourism Linkages Network staged another highly successful “Christmas in July” trade show yesterday (July 19) in Jamaica, which saw a large ...
(SNO) – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett have announced that their countries are hoping to host the ...
With western Jamaica being predominantly dominated by the hospitality sector, ... "The Caribbean is a tourism destination, so NCB is very upbeat and ...
The Guyana Tourism Authority is developing a package to promote visits to indigenous communities. It will include funding for eco-tourism lodges and ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said expansion of airlift from the emerging markets of Germany and Latin America is guaranteed to take Jamaica's ...
St Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett made the announcement yesterday during the Saint Lucia ...
Printing company Maxi Press Limited, based in Negril, has found a niche for its services in the tourism sector, specialising in entertainment signage, ...
Then again, there are substantial travel perks if you have tourism responsibilities, and in any other ministry, the prospect of unlimited telephone calls ...
The latest students to tour the resort, as part of the 'Tourism in School' programme, were from the HEART Trust/NTA Stony Hill campus, housekeeping ...
Mr. Martin said the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is again on board as a major sponsor, and that the long term goal is to use the festival as a template ...
“Having Fisherman's Beach in the mix will elevate the tourism fortunes of Ocho Rios and by extension Jamaica to levels we have never seen before,” ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has endorsed the 12th annual Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, signing on as a major sponsor of the event, to be held on ...
The Government of Jamaica says it will be inviting the Wild Boars Thai soccer ... The island's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, was quoted by the ...
Jamaica shooting ace, Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock, is Jamaica main hopes when ... We are trying to grow the sport in Jamaica, as it is big all over the world. ... Meanwhile, tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, believes the tournament has ...
In terms of marketing, this would be great for Jamaica. I like Mr Bartlett because he's a man of vision and foresight. He was not awarded Tourism ...
He is chairman of the Tourism Linkage Network, a government-promoted ... linkages between tourism and other sectors of the Jamaican economy.
WINDHOEK – Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his high level ... In Walvis Bay he will tour the Namibia Port Authority (Namport).
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) said on Wednesday that the island continues to experience significant tourism growth. The JTB said Jamaica ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and ... more hotels in utilising local produce and products in the tourism sector.
Jamaicans traveling to the Republic of Namibia for business or tourism will not be required to obtain a visa. It's the first of several agreements between ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaJamaicans will not be required to obtain a visa to enter ... We need to encourage travel between our two countries for tourism.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaicans travelling to the Republic of Namibia for business or tourism will not need a visa to do so. The two ...
The agreement was one of several, including visa-free entry for Jamaicans to Namibia for business or tourism, that was signed between the ...
Jamaicans will not be required to obtain a visa to enter the Republic of Namibia for business or tourism. The two governments this morning agreed to a ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – On the heels of the successful digital marketing campaign 'Join Me In Jamaica', the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) ...
MOODY'S Investors Services has maintained its B3 rating for Jamaica, but ... “The Jamaican authorities have shown a strong commitment to fiscal ... to its geographic location and high reliance on the tourism industry,” Moody's said.
JAMAICANS travelling to the Republic of Namibia for business or tourism will ... The Governments of Jamaica and Namibia yesterday agreed to a visa ...
Holness, who is the first Jamaican head of government to pay Namibia an official ... two leaders discussed cooperation in the areas of sports, logistics, tourism, ... sincere appreciation for the strong ties between Jamaica and Namibia.
On the heels of the successful digital marketing campaign “Join Me In Jamaica,” the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) says it has deepened its footprint in ...
JAMAICAN prime minister Andrew Holness yesterday urged Namibians to invest ... He also encouraged tourism activities between the two countries.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and ... July 23 at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of ... was hosted by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)-/Jamaica Flour Mills, ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – As Jamaica's premier summer reggae festival, Reggae Sumfest culminated in the island's tourist capital Montego Bay, the ...
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has met with the Tourism Working Group that has been set up to review a range of issues within ...
Tourists with a medical card from their home country can legally purchase ganja in Jamaica, but for now there's only one place to do so — Kaya Herb ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has met with the Tourism Working ... President of the Jamaica Cooperative Automobile and Limousine Services ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says he has met with the Tourism Working Group that has been set up to review a range ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says infrastructure and professionalism are going to be key components if Jamaica is going drive its sports tourism ...
Craft vendors and traders from Jamaica's main tourism resort areas, Negril, Montego Bay, Falmouth, and Ocho Rios, have flatly rejected Tourism ...
Jamaica eyes participation in Namibia's banking sector ... cooperation with Jamaica include fisheries, education, logistics, tourism and fisheries.
Chairman of the Ministry of Tourism's Destination Assurance Council ... the Jamaican logo with the caption 'Boston Jerk Portland Jamaica Worlds #1'.
Hosted by Jamaica Promotions Agency under the sponsorship of the prime minister ... glimpse at some of its industries, including tourism, manufacturing, energy, ... There's no doubt that Jamaica is home to some of the finest cuisine, ...
#Recently, in Montego Bay, tourists were told not to leave their rooms after a state of ... For several years, Jamaica has recorded more than 100 murders a month. ... Jamaica is also rated high in firearm deaths internationally.
THE EDITOR, Sir: In response to an article in The Gleaner of July 25, the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd (TPDCo), an agency of the ...
In Alexia Arthurs's new short-story collection, How to Love a Jamaican, .... “I always wanted to go to Jamaica as a tourist—to see the island as an ...
Prime Minister wants Jamaica to participate in Namibia's financial sector ... He emphasized that Jamaica has many opportunities available in sectors such ... technology, ICT, the knowledge economy, logistics, tourism as well finance.
“The Grenadian economy grew by an estimated 4.5 per cent in 2017, driven by strong activity in construction, tourism, and education sectors.
ST MARY, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has underscored that “our culture and heritage are the bedrock upon which Jamaica's tourism ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Tourism, Dr Wykeham McNeill is calling on the Minister of Tourism, ...
Put another way, if the industry is to progress in Jamaica or elsewhere in the region, it must do more to ensure that the average worker in tourism has a ...
As Jamaica's premier summer reggae festival, Reggae Sumfest, culminated in the island's tourist capital, Montego Bay, the Jamaica Tourist Board ...
ST MARY, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism says the Marking Stone Beach, which has been upgraded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) at ...
ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary – The people of Annotto Bay (in St Mary, Jamaica) and ... Marking Stone Beach, which has been upgraded by the Tourism ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the Rio Nuevo Village attraction in St Mary is making a major contribution to ...
The Minister encouraged Jamaicans in Canada to “get on board” the ... Philip Rose noted great ideas and interest in Diaspora Business Tourism.
“We're excited about this because tourism is growing at an enormously fast pace and the growth in Jamaica is a reflection of the global rate that is ...
The initiative, which is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) ... Mr. Bartlett said he hopes that Jamaicans will make use of the facility.
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has underscored that “our culture and heritage are the bedrock upon which Jamaica's tourism has been built” and ...
He said the decline is not detrimental to the Jamaican people. ... We are concerned about the supply at a time when we hear that tourism is booming ...
From left: Port Antonio Mayor Paul Thompson; Francesca Von Habsburg, founder of Alligator Head Foundation; Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett; and ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization is a tourism development agency with 24 ... Its purpose is guided by the concept of Leading Sustainable Tourism. ... the UNWTO Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth in Jamaica.
... best-qualified coaches in Jamaica today, and we are happy to welcome him back to our team,” said White, who is also Jamaica's director of tourism.
Bartlett, in driving home the need for the centre, recalled that for two hours Jamaica was oblivious to the danger of the Honduras tsunami alert after a ...
Kingston Airport, or also known as Norman Rogers Airport, recently announced it is ... The city of Kingston truly has a lot of potentials—from tourism to ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett heaped praises on the strides made by the Alligator Head Foundation, a Portland based environmental body, ...
Seeking to capitalize on the tourism and the booming cannabis market within Jamaica, Epican has installed Endexx's AutoSpense™ system to ...
In a report from the Jamaica Observer, Edmund Bartlett, the current Jamaican minister of tourism, estimated the global marijuana tourism market at ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. ... include a floating dock, new equipment for non-motorised water-craft activities and an improved interpretive visitor centre.
According to the Jamaica Tourism Board (JTB), the growth rate in tourism market in Jamaica grew by 5.4 percent during the first half of 2018. Stopover ...
Golfing is one of MoBay's biggest and most distinct draws for tourists. ... Despite the threat to safety, Jamaica is experiencing a tourism boom, with ...
Hailing the Hotel Four Seasons as a standard-bearer for small properties in Kingston, Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett said the 60th ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Tourism has enormous potential to promote Caribbean regional integration. So said Jamaica's Tourism Minister, ...
Hailing the Hotel Four Seasons as a standard-bearer for small properties in Kingston, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said the 60th anniversary of ...
The Tourism Ministry in a release today said the event forms part of the Jamaica 56 Emancipation and Independence celebrations under the theme ...
He points out that tourism authorities and stakeholders recognise that “purposeful action” is required to promote and market Jamaica as a leading ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaJamaica's new female sprinting-sensation, Briana Williams was congratulated by Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett for ...
He pointed out that tourism authorities and stakeholders recognise that "purposeful action" is required to promote and market Jamaica as a leading ...
Buoyed by an already fruitful tourist-driven economy, Caribbean countries such as Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, and Colombia are already ...
HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — Tourism officials says the tourism industry shows signs of recovery although the country closed the first semester with ...
Press Release:– Tourism has enormous potential to promote Caribbean regional integration. So said Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett ...
“We are looking forward to 2019 to start marketing Portmore as a tourism ... When asked about the possible competition from Kingston he said, ...
KINGSTONTourism spending in Ulster County represents 45 percent of all tourism dollars in the Catskill region. In 2017, the county was number ...
Kingston Craft Market to host 'Augus Mawnin' cultural event ... Vendors who do business at the Kingston Craft Market, one of the largest facilities ... out to the education ministry and various stakeholders in the tourism industry to look ...
Kingston, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica will reinforce employment conditions in the hotel industry through the development of several initiatives ...
St. Lucia Prime Minister Allan Chastanet and Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett have extended an invitation to host the 12 boys from a ...
ST JAMES, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says cruise ship passengers will be treated to a variety of cultural activities more frequently, ...
The Minister was speaking at the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission ... so that it can be sustained,” and has asked Tourism Minister, Hon.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday August 3, 2018 – Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says 10 beaches are being upgraded this year under the ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry is investing some $20 million towards the further development of the ...
Special focus is also being placed, by the Tourism Ministry, on culinary training through their Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI).
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, cruise ship passengers will be treated to a variety of cultural ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is investing some $20 million towards the further ...
MIAMI, United States (CMC) — The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the non-profit organisation Tourism Cares, and the Caribbean ...
She said the CDC has already spoken to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and the Jamaica Labour Party's caretaker for the area, Education Minister ...
“As time goes by, I think we will be able to embrace recreational cannabis as part of the (tourism) industry,” Shaw told the Sunday Observer. Shaw, the ...
In April 2018, 150 individuals were certified by the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), with several of them awarded certification from the ...
Jamaica is set to host the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas in September, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.
Kingston Says 'Get Up, Stand Up' to Win Back Tourism ... Entrepreneurs are drawing tourists away from walled resorts, to Kingston, a center for culture ...
... a recent Gleaner Editors' forum at the company's North Street office in Kingston. ... "Contact us via any of those avenues and we can arrange a tour.
Tourism reflects the Jamaican spirit of resilience. Tourism continues to grow every year. Ed Bartlett, knowledgeable Minister of Tourism, outlines the ...
Senior General Manager of RIU Hotels and Resorts, Jamaica, Frank Sondern, is the recipient of the St James Municipal Corporation's (SJMC) Spirit of ...
Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's tourism minister, announced the country will host a tourism resilience summit September 13. Held at the University of the ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says he is currently reviewing the policy governing the use of the Black River in St ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is reviewing the policy governing the ... of current operations on the river, which is a popular tourist attraction. ... and going up into the Black River Lower Morass, Jamaica's largest wetland area.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says reports of fraud at the major St Ann attraction, Dunn's River Falls and Park must be ...
"Jamaica is not a nationality, it is an experience," said Minister of Tourism ... "The culinary attributes of Jamaica are the most defining means of which ...
... social consequences of unsustainable tourism development in Jamaica". Figueroa summarises the issues in this way: "We have enormous tourist ...
Jamaica's investment ties with Mexico in the area of tourism could be strengthened in the coming months, following talks between Minister of Tourism ...
STDF's Director of Tourism Charles Lindo and Product Development Manager ... of Country-style Community Tourism in Jamaica Diana McIntyre-Pike.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) says visitor spending has risen for the 10th consecutive quarter. The BTA's chief ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and producers in the resort city of Montego Bay to put ...
UWI is currently partnering with the Government of Jamaica, The Ministry of Tourism and Minister Bartlett, in establishing the Global Tourism Resilient ...
Tourism Kingston helped the club with its bid. Brooke Lenser is the organization's sports tourism development manager and says successfully hosting ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and ... more and more of our local Jamaicans to benefit from the growth of tourism.
“I believe that Hanover can become one of the fastest growing parishes in Jamaica by virtue of the potential you have in tourism. Let's get this crime ...
Additional Boost for Hanover's Tourism Product ... Additionally, he said visitors are now coming to Jamaica to get out and interact with ordinary ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said the Old Fort Craft Market in Montego Bay will receive upgrades valued at $33 million. The work ...
For his part, Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Josep Maria Bosch Bessa, commended the Tourism Ministry for undertaking the ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says the Old Fort Craft Market in Montego Bay will receive upgrades valued at $33 million.
With tourism accounting for close to one-third of our gross domestic product (GDP), it is undeniable that our beaches are of great value to Jamaica's ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism, through a collaboration with the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI) and the Spanish ...
We are content to allow for the exploitation of black bodies in the tourism sector, offering ... Jamaicans argue that we are not cultured for free access.
WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's language training arrangements for tourism workers is not only crucial to the ...
Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett says the Old Fort Craft Market in Montego Bay, St James, is to be developed into an artisan village, making it the second ...
JAMAICA EXPERIENCES SUBSTANTIAL SURGE IN POPULARITY ... Villas is predicting that 2019 will be an excellent year for tourism to Jamaica.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness pointed out that the Ministry of Tourism in ... Prime Minister Andrew Holness has moved to assure Jamaicans that he ...
Cannabis prohibition in Jamaica had been a tool to incarcerate and ... Because of Jamaica's dependance on the U.S. for trade and tourism, the ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has embarked on a local vacation, more popularly known as a staycation, which will take him across ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has embarked on a local vacation, more popularly known as a staycation, ...
Apocryphan Tourism Minister, Mr Ed, was inspired to offer the boys a free vacation in Apocrypha, and, in true political style, did so publicly.
... involved in the tourism industry back in 1985 and was a founding member and conceptualiser of the Attraction Associations of Jamaica (AJAL) in the ...
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling for collaboration between ... Broadcasting Awards ceremony at the Courtleigh Auditorium, New Kingston. ... The minister further noted that the region's heavy reliance on tourism for ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is developing a new and fully integrated website as part of efforts to fulfil the needs of emerging tourism market ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has embarked on a local vacation, more popularly known as a 'staycation', which will take ...
He noted that Jamaica and the wider Caribbean have a major stake in how the climate change phenomenon is dealt with, adding that “we do not have ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Deputy Director of the Jamaica Tourist Board, Jason Keats Hall, has been appointed to head Jamaica's Mission in ...
Mr. Hall has served in both the public and private sectors for 26 years and has significant managerial experience in marketing, tourism, business ...
It is critical that, as tourism minister, I have first-hand knowledge of what Destination Jamaica has to offer with a view to ensuring that what we advertise ...
lights to Kingston and Port-au-Prince will operate on Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with 16 First Class seats, 36 Delta Comfort+® seats, and 108 Main Cabin ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says local craft vendors should have no fear about the future as they will be protected under the new Tourism ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, expressed his gratitude for a token presented to him by His Excellency Asif Anwar Ahmad, British ...
British High Commissioner to the Jamaica and the Bahamas Asif Anwar is to present at the Tourism Resilience Summit, being hosted by Jamaica on ...
By Rochelle Williams. KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica's tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, has called for collaboration between Caribbean ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that the strong 7.3 earthquake that rocked ... Jamaica will host a summit of the Americas on September 13 at the ...
With Montego Bay being the official tourism capital of the country, Azan ... will not only add value to Jamaica's tourism package but will also increase ...
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Jamaican tourist minister this week called for other Caribbean nations to work together to minimize the impact of climate change.
In a report from the Jamaica Observer, Edmund Bartlett, the current Jamaican minister of tourism, estimated the global marijuana tourism market stood ...
Shaw lamented the decline in the Jamaican craft industry and welcomed initiatives such as the Ministry of Tourism's artisan villages and the launch of ...
“The Caribbean's increasing vulnerability to climate change is evident in higher temperature," said Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said resilience building within the Caribbean region is needed now more than ever, given the ...
Gift Shops Encouraged to Display Jamaican Made Products ... Minister Shaw urged the agency to find ways to “penetrate” the tourism industry more, ...
... and to add other characteristics to brand Jamaica, as the country is largely promoted as a tourist destination and known for the talent of its people.
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says demand for attractions is being driven by Jamaica's tourism cycle, "which has really bloomed over the last ...
WESTERN BUREAU: With an increasing number of cruise ship passengers being arrested for possession of ganja on their stop-over in Jamaica, ...
Tourist site Lonely Planet says of Jamaica. “There are few public toilets, and those that do exist are best avoided”; broken, dingy; pungent chemicals ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board Canada is inviting its retail travel partners to a new series of destination fam trips to Jamaica. Starting this fall, travel agents ...
... Voss Water, Campari, Hampton Water, Jamaica Tourism Board, The British Virgin Islands, Palladium Hotel Group, Tourism Authority of Thailand and ...
Jamaica moved down one place in its risk profile owing to growth in the construction, manufacturing and tourism industries, according to data from ...
“As Jamaica's home of community tourism, Treasure Beach embraces initiatives which maintain its allure for Jamaican and overseas visitors.
A researcher has said Jamaica and other Caribbean countries could experience a decline in tourist arrivals from Europe due to climate change and ...
"We talk about selling Jamaica as an investment destination, but one of the ... Out there in the press is tourism, and we have done a great job at that.
It explores themes such as immigration, tourism and Jamaica's journey into the nationalist era while also taking a look at works by artists of his time ...
Treasure Beach is the first Jamaican community out of the blocks to take up ... "As Jamaica's home of community tourism, Treasure Beach embraces ...
As the Jamaica Tourist Board regional manager, Polly Perry, and I entered the packed building, we were immediately engulfed by the hypnotic sounds ...
This was an important element in Jamaica's tourism development, as the country has always struggled in capturing a larger share of vacationers' ...
In a subsequent statement, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said the measure was designed to “end birth tourism.” This, more than almost any ...
Barnes' performance took place surrounded by photos exploring themes such as immigration, tourism and Jamaica's journey into the nationalist era.
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today, announced its headline speakers, who share leading opinions and experiences on climate ...
Preparations are underway for the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, which is scheduled to take place at the University of the West Indies, ...
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said Monday that room-stock in the ... around 70% occupancy, compared to 74% in neighbouring Jamaica.
These events, endorsed by the Jamaican embassy in Washington, DC, under the ... The show was designed to promote Jamaican music - reggae music, ... athletes, tourism pioneers, so I would like to see more Jamaicans benefiting ...
THE EDITOR, Sir: Is Jamaica maximising its potential to earn from its historical past? I really think not. Large throughput of visitor to an attraction is ...
Director General of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Carol Coy, says ... in Ocho Rios - how do you know how much of its business is tourism related?
The site includes a Taino museum, which also chronicles the historic battle between Britain and Spain for Jamaica at Rio Nuevo in 1655; it is a nesting ...
JET is also the national coordinator of ICC in Jamaica, which they have been delivering in partnership with the Tourism Enhancement Fund since ...
FIVE of 650 participants in the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) 2018 ... Trudi-Ann Cunningham, at the Jamaica Observer; and Bianca Cummings, ...
Sharing in the moment are (from left) Donovan White, director of tourism; ... 100 was first opened in Kingston in September 2015 and has since gone ...
Torrance Lewis, district manager at the Jamaica Tourist Board, said: “We didn't have a strong January, which is why the numbers are down slightly, but ...
Popular restaurant and entertainment lounge, 100, which opened in Kingston during September 2015, recently opened a second location in Montego ...
Jamaica Producers and Kingston Wharves made the proposal during a port tour with Industry Minister Audley Shaw at a presentation last Friday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, ... Town as an attraction in Kingston which promotes community tourism.
... unveiling of her statue in the next few days will immediately position Gordon Town as an attraction in Kingston which promotes community tourism.
... of the Spring Gardens Division, Dwight Crawford; Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis; Jamaica Tourist Board Director of Tourism Donovan White, ...
Larry the Lobster was built 40 years ago in the era of rural Australia's “big things” but has failed to draw the tourism trade hoped for after a renovation ...
Abode Hotel Kingston, run by Iconic Hotels which is a division of ... to invest in new tourism product so I think what you've seen from the Geocon group, ...
All is in place for the unveiling of the statue to honour the late Jamaican ... Town as an attraction in Kingston which promotes community tourism.
ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — West Indies announced Friday the dates for what they said was the "biggest" England tour in a decade.
Cornwall Tourism convinced the Ottawa 67s and the Kingston Frontenacs to hold one of their pre-season exhibition games at the civic complex on ...
From left: Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett enjoying a meal at Boston Jerk Centre in Portland on Thursday, while Mayor of Port Antonio Paul ...
... there is reaped from the first legal ganja-growing farm in western Jamaica. ... and a seaside deck and bar, has become the talk of the tourism capital.
When asked about the benefits to sports tourism of Jamaica hosting such a venture, Heavens noted that extensive research must first go into it before it ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The parish of Portland is to benefit from the public beach enhancement programme being piloted by Tourism Minister Edmund ...
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Jamaica's tourism sector will get a boost with new flights from Canada coming on stream shortly, according to Tourism ...
Jamaica has an extensive network of long-distance and local buses and local share taxis, but they don't function that well for a visitor with limited time ...
KINGSTON – As city politicians and tourist officials consider the merit of building a deepwater dock here, officials with Ontario, Quebec, U.S. states ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry provided temporary employment for approximately 2000 youths this year, at a cost ...
2,000 youths get summer jobs through Tourism Ministry ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said his ministry provided temporary ... interns received permanent job offers in institutions such as the Jamaica Observer, Stand Up for ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett recently announced that the Tourism Enhancement Fund will be financing the overhaul of Fantasy Beach in Priory, ...
From Port Royal's glory days as the vibrant centre of the Caribbean to Jamaica's rise as a tourism staple for the North American market, the country ...
Sargassum Seaweed Contributing To Beach Erosion Across Jamaica ... but at the same time, an annoyance for fisher folk and tourism interests.
Last week, the Sharpes offered the council the chance to buy it instead so it can stay in Kingston, setting a deadline of Monday this week for a decision ...
Larry was built 40 years ago during rural Australia's “big things” era but has failed to draw the tourism trade hoped for after a renovation last year.
Hot on the heels of the debut, the Jamaica Tourist Board has launched phase two of the #JoinMeInJamaica campaign, a series of eight 60-second ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has had its best summer performance ever with the country recording 1,312,494 visitor arrivals ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the island experienced record-breaking stopover arrivals from May to August this year, with provisional ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says the island experienced record-breaking stopover arrivals from May to August this year, ...
Provisional figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) show that between January and August 2018, a total of 2.95 million tourists visited Jamaica.
Jamaica recorded its best summer arrival figures, declared Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett at a press conference held earlier Wednesday in New ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said preliminary data indicate that gross ... The Gleaner asked Bartlett for the percentage of the tourist dollar that is being ... attain double-digit growth and promote Jamaica as the ideal winter tourism ...
Carol Hay of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation shares the activities on offer ... Sledging through the mountains in Jamaica; galloping across the ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica experienced ... This contributed to total visitor arrivals of over 1.3 million, a 4.4 per cent increase over ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a high-level team of tourism officials will be engaging in a series of meetings overseas with key international ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Jamaica just had its best summer ever for tourism arrivals, according to new data from the country's Ministry of Tourism.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, and a high-level team of tourism officials, will be engaging in a series of meetings ...
The move also supports the stance of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) which earlier this year reiterated its support for a proposed ...
He noted that the shooting was likely a one-off incident in the town and appealed to stakeholders in the tourism sector to remain calm as the police are ...
“Because the city of Lauderdale has been so good to us, being a sponsor and all, I would like to see an increase in tourism coming from Jamaica into ...
Jamaica has experienced a record-breaking summer says Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, with arrivals up by 6 percent over last year. The minister ...
The Ministry is partnering with the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), Tourism Enhancement ...
7, 2018: A former Air Jamaica executive has been named as the new ... spanning the tourism, agro-processing and real estate industries should serve ...
Oliver Mair, former Sales and Marketing Manager at Jamaica Broilers, will be ... and business, spanning the tourism, agro-processing and real estate industries, ... Mr. Mair is dedicated to contributing to Jamaica's and Jamaicans' ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Foreign and Foreign Trade today ... spanning the tourism, agro-processing and real estate industries should ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett greeted His Excellency Jason Hall, Ambassador-Designate to Mexico, during a courtesy call to the ...
Bartlett also stated that after the flight from Moscow on October 24, Jamaicans can expect to see an increased presence of Russian tourists coming ...
Data received by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) also indicates that an estimated gross foreign exchange earnings for the period January-July 2018 ...
OLIVER Mair, former sales and marketing manager at Jamaica Broilers, will be ... sales, business, and the arts, spanning the tourism, agro-processing and real ... and deepen the important work of the Jamaican Consulate in Miami”.
As the Ministry of Tourism prepares for their most important event of the ... “The state of Tourism in the Caribbean, as we know in 2017 was marked and ... overall growth in Tourism in Grenada and in 6.6 per cent growth in Jamaica.
... which is part of the strategy to pull fans into the region for the tournament, our tourism stakeholders here in Jamaica continue to behave as though ...
Jamaica Tallawahs celebrating the fall of a St Lucia Stars wicket in Match 7 of ... governments should be using the tournament to further their tourism ...
The free 20-minute experience, organised by South African Tourism (SAT), takes visitors through five themed rooms reflecting the country's ...
A crowd of Jamaica Labour Party supporters gather in Port Antonio for the endorsement of Ann-Marie Vaz as Portland eastern standard bearer.
Jamaica has been making some headway in renewable energy: Prof Chen ... Kudos to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett who earlier this year copped the ...
Stratford artists, both well-established and new to the community, will once again be pulling back the curtain for a sneak peak at their work, their ...
PORT ANTONIO, Portland: Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett on Sunday told Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters at a meeting in Portland that ...
Discussions continue with the Governments of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana over hosting India tour matches in the region next summer ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB)-sponsored event will be held from October 2 to 6, and is expected to attract over 700 participants, including overseas ...
Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is set to receive $2.39 million from Central Government's Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) to go towards a ...
Georgia Tourism Awards Funding to Local Tourism Projects ... Marketing Materials; City of Kingston—The City of Kingston Heritage Tourism Project ...
... and that this year, with the assistance of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), they ... "The tourism factor of sport fishing is something we love to promote.
All is set for Jamaica to host the inaugural Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional ...
It's called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it's bringing together ... The event is being spearheaded by Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, ...
Jamaica will pay tribute to its tourism trailblazers at a special function at King's House on December 15. Speaking with JIS News at Club Caribbean's ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right in photo) engages in an animated discussion with (from left) Director of Montego Bay ...
"Jamaica's tourism is no longer regarded as a seasonal industry. Through the Ministry of Tourism's Sport and Entertainment Network, we are taking ...
The benefits to the country was twofold, in addition to bringing in millions of US dollars in a slow tourism period, the Jamaican fighters of all ages and ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says it's the “best summer ever” Jamaica, as the island experienced record-breaking stopover arrivals from ...
Jamaica Tourism Tour. It's a Caribbean Connection, the Courtleigh Group of Hotels from Jamaica is on a drive to increase regional travelers to their ...
TORONTO — Jamaica's latest visitor stats are impressive on several fronts. The island's 4.3 million visitors in 2017 – “easily a fantastic year”, says the ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB)-sponsored event will be held from October 2 to 6, and is expected to attract over 700 patrons, including overseas ...
The Prime Minister said Jamaica's tourism industry continues to experience unprecedented expansion, playing a prominent role in the Government's ...
Speaking to the nearly 200 delegates attending the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, Jamaica Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew ...
Abode Kingston is the sixth hotel within Iconic Hotels' flagship Abode ... and development by responding to business and leisure tourism needs.".
She argued that the trips were meant assure Jamaica's main tourism markets that although there is a state of emergency "it doesn't mean that tourism ...
JAMAICA'S BUREAU OF GENDER AFFAIRS PLANS FOR ... According to Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, the Tight Lines beach party ...
They include: University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, and Jamaica National Group Chief Executive Officer, Earl Jarrett, ...
... to Dominican Republic Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Samana Mexico Spain Tourism Jamaica Tourism ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett (right) engages in conversation with Professor Lee Miles, Disaster Management Centre, Bournemouth ...
A week ago, Jamaica Cricket Association president W. Billy Heaven ... of the Sports Tourism Implementation Committee, established Jamaica Sport ...
Holness welcomes tourism resilience centre ... for the development of a Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management in Jamaica, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett urged more Jamaicans to embrace tourism as a cultural asset, in order to ...
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday welcomed plans for the development of a Global Centre for Tourism Resilience ...
Jamaica's biggest cancer is the nexus between unemployment and ... Line staff in tourism, field workers in agriculture, call-centre agents in BPO ...
In the 1940s, the Jamaican language was conceived as a regional dialect of ... There was a lot of talk at the unveiling ceremony about cultural tourism.
Fresh out of the University of Technology, Jamaica, with a bachelor of science degree in hospitality and tourism management and a minor in special ...
Travel to Jamaica was under the microscope earlier this year, as tourism industry fought to change the perception that it was unsafe. The Jamaican ...
UK arrivals to Jamaica rose by 3% in June and July over the same early ... Tourism minister Edmund Barlett said: “The preliminary data also shows ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, says ... Not only will it assist in diversifying our tourism offerings, but it can ...
Speaking at the launch of the Ride Jamaica Taxi Service Mobile App in Montego ... Not only will it assist in diversifying our tourism offerings, but it can ...
“Our ties in trade, investment and tourism continue to be strong. ... “Indeed, Mexico continues to be a significant investor in Jamaica's tourism,” he ...
The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement (TEF) has invested approximately $10 million in this year's International Coastal Cleanup Day initiative, which is ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that the Ministry is taking strategic steps to ensure that Jamaica capitalises on its potential and benefits ...
OCHO RIOS, JamaicaJamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents as “true partners for Jamaica” as the destination ...
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents as “true partners for Jamaica” as the destination consistently attains ...
LETTER: Kingston should enhance sidewalks, not build trails ... Before Kingston embarks on the Kingston Point Rail Trail project, a few things ... Not only would it be a tourism magnet, it would connect residents down the hill with the ...
Canadian low-cost airline, Swoop, is coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica as its first ... The announcement followed Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett led ...
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (CMC) —Tourism practitioners from the public and private sectors will meet here in November to share strategies ...
ST ANN, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents as “true partners for Jamaica” as the destination consistently ...
'Our ties in trade, investment and tourism are still strong. Both trade and investments have shown positive increases,' the Minister said on the occasion ...
The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism, its agencies, and industry partners will seek to further raise awareness about the importance of digital technologies ...
... position Jamaica to tap into the US$1-billion global cultural heritage tourism ... The OAS will undertake the installation of the software in Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — International Coastal Cleanup Day, the event ... boosted by a $10 million investment by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) ...
Yesterday, the all-inclusive resort chain owned by Jamaican tourism mogul Gordon “Butch” Stewart, who is also chairman of this newspaper, said the ...
The unreleased song is in lieu with efforts to project the Ghana Jamaica ... The “Ghana Jamaica Homecoming Festival” is an initiative by Broadway ... FESTIVAL is geared towards promoting Music, Tourism, Investments, Music, ...
Tourism Minister Lauds Travel Agents ... Minister of Tourism, Hon. ... the Minister said that last year, tourism earned more for Jamaica in foreign ...
Grange noted that the initiative will better position Jamaica to tap into the US$1-billion global cultural heritage tourism industry. “(It will) ensure that we ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday, to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) says it will be embarking on a three-month campaign geared ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents as “true partners for Jamaica” as the destination consistently attains record visitor ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says development of a Caribbean multi-destination tourism framework is on track. He said that Jamaica has ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says that the development of a Caribbean multi-destination tourism framework is on track.
Talks Under Way to Develop Communications Framework for Tourism ... been devastated by] Irma [as] in their minds, the Caribbean was Jamaica”.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett left Jamaica on Tuesday to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel in Tokyo, starting on ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departed the island yesterday, to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel ...
The Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town, West Kingston, has ... Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says that the development of a ...
The Bob Marley lyric "Everything's going to be alright" and the tourism slogan 'Jamaica, no problem', seem to reflect a culture of degeneracy lacking in ...
The GHANA-JAMAICA HOMECOMING FESTIVAL is geared towards promoting Music, Tourism, Investments, Music, Sports and Cultural Exchange in ...
By Douglas Mcintosh. KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica's tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, says development of a Caribbean multi-destination ...
Jamaica developing register of cultural places, objects ... better position Jamaica to tap into the US$1-billion global cultural heritage tourism industry.
EDMUND Bartlett departed the island Tuesday to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2018, taking place in ...
The zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town, west Kingston, has ... Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has lauded travel agents for their ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday September 19, 2018 – Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says development of a Caribbean ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, is to address the official Opening and Welcome Reception for the Jamaica Product Exchange 2018 (JAPEX).
Kingston, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica continues interested in Japanese tourism, and this is confirmed by the visit of the sector''s head, Edmund ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chairman of the world's largest legal Cannabis ... Edwards and Senior Advisor/Strategist for Tourism and Cannabis Licensing ... Jamaica in 2015 decriminalised personal possession of small amounts of ...
THE Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) — the ... The organisation is pleased that the Government of Jamaica is now on par ...
(Jamaica Observer) Edmund Bartlett departed the island Tuesday to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2018, ...
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Edmund Bartlett departed the island Tuesday to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE ...
In this September 7, 2018 photo, tourists walk through Dubrovnik old town. Crowds of tourist are clogging the entrances into the ancient walled city, ...
The project is jeered towards celebrating the cultural heritage of Africa through tourism, investments, football and music. Press briefing took place at ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett met today with the immediate past President of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Dr.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport says it will be hosting the ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in his meeting today with His Excellency Ricardo Allicock, Ambassador of Jamaica to Japan, and Mr.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A slew of overseas buyers and local suppliers in the tourism sector are expected to converge at the Montego Bay ...
Jamaica's premier tourism industry trade show, hosted annually by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) in association with the Jamaica ...
“It's not just about hosting it here in Jamaica but moving it to the PanAm ... including help from the Jamaica Tourist Board and other sponsorships.
... ambassadors for the Ghana-Jamaica homecoming festival. The project is jeered towards celebrating the cultural heritage of Africa through tourism, ...
At the same time, the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), which is responsible for maintaining standards in Jamaica's tourism industry ...
All roads lead to the tourist resort town of Montego Bay this Sunday for the start of the three-day Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX). The event, which ...
The Society, which has chapters in Kingston-St Andrew, St Ann-St Mary, ... Jamaica should be endeavouring to increase heritage tourism by ...
... jobs in the BPO and tourism sectors, but still little growth and certainly not prosperity. The problem seems to be Jamaica's private sector not investing ...
Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), the annual tourism trade show, opens today in Montego Bay with an impressive group of buyers and sellers, ...
... Montego Bay, Jamaica on September 22nd, 2018. This event is considered to be the region's most prestigious travel and tourism event of the year, ...
A slew of overseas buyers and local suppliers in the tourism sector are ... The annual event, put on by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association ...
The annual three-day event provides the ideal forum for leading suppliers in Jamaica's tourism industry to negotiate, network and meet with tour ...
Jamaica Taekwon-Do Centre's Nicholas Dusard (left) and England's Leon Thompson battle in an intense match in the men's 18-35 Semi-Contact 71kg ...
A fresh state of emergency was declared in Jamaica yesterday as two ... a state of emergency in the parish of St James, which includes the tourism ...
Bob Dechant: The workforce is more corporate-focused in the Kingston area, and you have to worry about the tourism industry impacting the sector.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Jennifer Griffith, says the ... Ms. Griffith was speaking at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) Tourism ...
Ms. Griffith linked Jamaica's continued record growth in tourism for 2018 to the ... “These networks help to further diversify our tourism offerings, while ...
For the 12th year, the Jamaica Tourist Board is the Caribbean's Leading Tourist Board. Additionally, the Port of Ocho Rios was awarded Caribbean's ...
While it is obvious that downtown Kingston has many historic buildings with ... attractions that pull heritage tourism to the older sections of Kingston.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that with more than 100,000 new ... and Europe, Jamaica should expect a bumper 2018 winter tourist season.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that a record 1.3 million aeroplane seats have been secured out of the ...
Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is poised to increase airlift into the island for a third consecutive year. He informed that ...
Tourism is recognised as the most important economic activity globally, with the Caribbean region and Jamaica being no exception,” she said.
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (center of photo) sampled Crazy Jim Ice Cream with (from left) Executive Director of the Jamaica ...
Barbados TODAY visited the property last Friday courtesy of the Jamaica Tourist Board, who are hosting their annual Jamaica Product Exchange ...
MONTEGO BAY – Barbados has all the raw materials necessary to fix the issue of low spending by visitors, Jamaica's minister of tourism Edmund ...
Jamaica is set to receive thousands of additional seats for the upcoming winter tourist season, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.
The Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), the annual tourism trade show, is currently in progress at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James, ...
The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is staging a four-day workshop in ... Mr. Chin pointed out that Jamaica, through the Tourism Ministry, has a ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday September 26, 2018 – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is poised to increase airlift into the island for ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism has officially launched the Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme (HTMP), which was ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett ( centre) officially launched the Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme on September 24, 2018 and ...
The tourism was speaking at the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) media breakfast at the Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa in St James on ...
Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica Minister of Tourism, along with His Excellency Ricardo Allicock, Jamaica's Ambassador to Japan, met recently ...
Mohawk Chapel Stained Glass Window Tour, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, 301 Mohawk St., Brantford — The set of ...
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) this morning reported that its Special ... The Ministry of Tourism has officially launched the Hospitality and Tourism ...
New flights to bring thousands to Jamaica for winter season ... KINGSTON, Jamaica--Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is poised to ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to attend the Jamaica Travel Market (JTM) in London. This trip forms ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the training to be provided under the Hospitality and Tourism Management Programme (HTMP) will equip ...
27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Tourism Day, we celebrate the different ways digital innovation has transformed the way we ... In close second was New York to Kingston, Jamaica, and Los Angeles to Mexico City.
Reid said the waiver will allow mutual visits of citizens of Jamaica and the Russian Federation to facilitate tourism and business purposes for periods ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is positioning Caribbean ... In his World Tourism Day message, Hugh Riley, General Secretary of the CTO ...
Los Angeles to Guadalajara was the U.S.'s most booked international route on CheapOair.com. In close second was New York to Kingston, Jamaica, ...
The Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica Tourism Minister, shared his thoughts on the occasion of Tourism Awareness Week 2018: Sunday marked ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has signalled that the Wilfred Baghaloo led Tourism Working Group, which was set up to ...
jamica Minister of Tourism, the Hon Edmund Bartlett has signalled that with the current linkages challenges in the tourism industry, the transportation ...
Glenn Mandziuk (left), president and CEO, Thompson Okanagan Tourism ... one of Jamaica's leading contemporary dance companies, Movements, ...
The JTM is being organised by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) for the third time, to showcase Jamaica as a premiere destination. It provides the ideal ...
From left: Shadow Minister of Tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill; Minister of ... at Real Jamaica Television and Jamaican actress, television personality, ...
... has been made for a halt on the issuing of new tourism licences in Jamaica. ... Wilfred Baghaloo, has identified several gaps in the tourism sector.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has welcomed ... I am excited by the plans to develop this knowledge city and edu-tourism ...
Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, shared several updates. A total of 7,560 rooms are in the pipeline from now until 2020 and beginning ...
Tourism is the only industry in Jamaica that has grown consistently for the past 30 years and it is on track to become the largest contributor to the GDP ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Things are looking up for Jamaica's tourism industry. The destination, which just concluded its annual Jamaica Product ...
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has officially launched the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program (HTMP). The HTMP is the ...
Jamaica saw a spike in mobile demand from January to June of 2018, ... surging in the Caribbean from the region's largest tourism source markets, led ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is creating the framework to make Jamaica a smart destination. He further noted that ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry is creating the framework to make Jamaica a smart ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board Annual Awards were announced at a gala awards dinner last night during its annual UK travel industry show, held at the ...
The agreement will allow Jamaicans and Russians to spend up to 90 days per year for tourism, cultural exchange or business purposes, a release ...
McKnight, who was guest speaker at the recent launch of the JN Bank-sponsored tournament in Kingston, underscored that although Portland records ...
Recently, the present tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, made several announcements of the upgrade of other beaches across Jamaica, but nothing ...
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The festering crime problem that has been plaguing St James jolted the tourism sector on Thursday night when a gunman ...
“Expedia Group's strong offering of effective solutions, technology and marketing expertise continue to have a strong impact on Jamaica's tourism ...
The Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism shared several updates fueling a bullish outlook and bolstering the sector's confidence.
You will not find the word 'overtourism' in the Oxford English Dictionary. Despite this, it is being used increasingly by tourism professionals around the ...
Tourism investments under the microscope ... Wilfred Baghaloo of PricewaterhouseCoopers Jamaica, who was appointed to offer technical guidance ...
Our Government should be guarding our right to enjoy the natural resources of this country. It's not only tourists who should come to Jamaica and feel ...
“Speaking at the JHTA 57th annual general meeting at the Moon Palace Jamaica Grande yesterday, [president of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist ...
The TAC is an initiative of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and serves as a medium through which students at the secondary and tertiary levels can ...
Golf tourism is not even mentioned in the PNM's manifesto, which Rowley .... The Jamaican ministry of tourism is leveraging Jamaica's international ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — The use of internet and mobile devices as platforms to shop and purchase travel products is rapidly increasing and has ...
(JAMAICA GLEANER) The Blue Lagoon is the latest site to be declared as a ... the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, the Tourism Product & Development ...
Businesswoman, journalist and coordinator of The Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica publication, Janet Silvera, has been invited to participate in the State ...
The forum, in celebration of World Tourism Day, was held at the Montego Bay ... The TAC is an initiative of the Jamaica Tourist Board and serves as a ...
“I think we have put together the finest Jamaica has to offer. ... Opposition spokesman on tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill described the facility as “a hit”.
Antigua's Tourism Minister Charles Max Fernandez says the programme is a partnership involving the government and private sector players and ...
Reggae music has had a significant influence on Jamaican tourism, hence the government there has prioritised the creative industries and built ...
It's a definite boom time for Jamaica tourism, said Donovan Whyte, director of tourism for one of Canada's favourite Caribbean destinations. Whyte said ...
The British Virgin Islands (BVI's) tourism director Sharon Flax Brutus says cruise arrivals are rebounding following last year's battering by Hurricane ...
WESTERN BUREAU: Junior Tourism Minister Bryanna Hylton wants young people to make full use of their access to technology, including ...
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett, fresh from his visit to London for Jamaica Travel Market, announced yesterday that the island is to benefit from 19 ...
A high-level team of Jamaican officials, including Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett; and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica is to benefit from nineteen weeks of stopover and cruise passengers for the winter ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other ministry officials on Tuesday welcomed ... The Port Authority of Jamaica, which manages the cruise ports, ...
PICTURED: Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Mr Edmund Bartlett, addressing the audience at the Jamaica Tourist Board annual gala awards in Luton.
KINGSTON, Jamaica; October 03, 2018: Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday for Paris, to finalise air service ...
Travel industry stakeholders attending this week's Caribbean Tourism ... In addition, Marriott is scheduled to finish its Kingston hotel at the end of 2019, ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the maiden visit of the Carnival Horizon, is a “shot in the arm” for the island's cruise sector. Speaking to ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed Jamaica for Paris on Tuesday, to finalise air service arrangements, which will result in the development of ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday for Paris, to finalise air service arrangements, which will result ...
The Hard Rock Hotel chain will break ground in Jamaica later this year for an ... Director of Tourism Donovan White, made the announcement during a ...
Authentic Jamaican jerk and South African braai dishes excited every ... and gastro-diplomacy to the tourism sector in both South Africa and Jamaica".
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Former United States President Bill Clinton yesterday urged the Caribbean to continue to expand efforts to rejuvenate ...
JFDF 2018 officially kicked off with a media launch Thursday last at the University of Technology (UTech) Jamaica School of Hospitality & Tourism's ...
Jamaica seeks to develop direct Jamaica-France connectivity (Travel Wire News, 03-Oct-2018). Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett confirmed he is in the process of finalising a bilateral air service agreement with France which will see the ...
ST ANN, Jamaica — Palace Resorts, which operates Moon Palace Jamaica in Ocho Rios, St Ann, says it will invest US$270 million in the design and ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday October 4, 2018 – Carnival Horizon made its maiden visit to Jamaica this week, and Minister of Tourism Edmund ...
After securing $1.1 billion on the bond market, adventure tour company Mystic Mountain will be adding two more rides to double its service capacity, ...
In the capital city of Kingston, hosts generated some US$2.4 million in 2017 from the ... Patrick acknowledged that inner-city tourism comes with risks.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in tourism is a simple matter of constructing a building. This is being done by outsiders. Why can't local investors do ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (second left) presenting the overall ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett recently said that Jamaica had its best ...
ICC Jamaica continued to be supported by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) in 2018; TEF were also joined by RPJ, Jamaica Energy Partners, ...
He will meet with his Air France/KLM and French Tourism investors during his visit to make arrangements that will benefit Jamaica. According to the ...
“Destinations are rebuilding, and new tourism products and services are ... He said in the US market, for example, while Jamaica reported growth of ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said the innovative work being done by Jamaica's Tourism Linkages Network, was recently ...
Playa owns and/or manages a total portfolio consisting of 20 resorts (7,769 rooms) located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.
“We must broaden our Caribbean brand in tourism,” the prime minister said at ... During the conference, Jamaica's director of tourism Donovan White ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is ready for investment in the development of sports infrastructure.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is ready for investment in the development of sports infrastructure. Such investment, he said, ...
I've worked in tourism marketing, promotions, public relations and crisis management for Jamaica and elsewhere for many years and I presumed I'd ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (right), greets Vice President of Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment/Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic National ...
In the US market, for example, Jamaica reported growth of 8.4 per cent; the Dominican Republic was up by 6.3 per cent; and 11 other destinations ...
For confirmation, peep its longest-running Jamaica tourism ad featuring the honey-coloured and straight-haired Trinidadian beauty Sintra ...
JAMAICA Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) Vice-President Robert Headley is encouraging students to think big picture when considering a career ...
“We designed an 11-day vacation tour with the Jamaica Tourist Board, to include six days of cricket and five days of other activities. The tournament is ...
It will facilitate the certification and licensure of Jamaicans working in tourism as well as facilitate innovation in tourism. In April this year, there were ...
Jamaica's trade and Investment Promotions Agency, JAMPRO, has intensified its promotion and investment-facilitation strategy to attract new projects ...
Cannabis tourism in Jamaica is taking off, as properties across the Caribbean island are highlighted for their ingenuity in the fast-growing industry.
"We will collaborate with the government of Jamaica in identifying tourism development opportunities and possible investors from Mexico; as well as ...
“We will collaborate with the government of Jamaica in identifying tourism development opportunities and possible investors from Mexico; as well as ...
GAP CEO Raul Revuelta stated: "We will collaborate with the government of Jamaica in identifying tourism development opportunities and possible ...
Jamaica's Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) has partnered with the Dutch research firm Deltares to strengthen coastal resilience in the Caribbean ...
A cleaner, safer environment is critical to boosting Kingston's hospitality and tourism potential and our everyday lives. JFDF applauds the Government ...
Caribbean Tourism Lays Out Catchy New Marketing Campaign: The ... Jamaica Tourist Board, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Martinique Tourism ...
... Jamaica Tourist Board, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Martinique Tourism Authority, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, and the Trinidad and ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his ministry has exceeded its growth targets and is leading the world in tourism innovation.
Wan Move Dance Experience is partnering with the Jamaica Tourism Board to amplify the impact of the Wan Move Diaspora Experience. In addition ...
MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the Caribbean's sounds and sights, the region's leading tourism entities have joined forces to ...
Jamaican by birth, Pennicook has the distinctive recognition of having served twice as Jamaica's Director of Tourism and for being the only person to ...
The initiative forms part of the Ministry's Spruce Up Jamaica programme, which focuses on the improvement of the tourism product.
The Jamaica-born international superstar is among four persons who will become a member of the Order of Jamaica (OJ). ... be conferred with an OJ for contribution in the field of tourism; Earl Jarrett for exceptional contribution to the ...
Tourism has contributed to an increase in the sale of marriage licences, said Jamaican Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck while speaking at the Ministry ...
[Loads of seaweed are threatening the Caribbean's sea life and tourism. ... Although some logistics have yet to be finalized, Jamaica's ban was ...
This follows the recent training of 25 persons in the tourism and culture sectors by the Planning Institute of Jamaica with support from the Caribbean ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has highlighted that revenue from both cruise and stopover arrivals are outpacing total ...
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has highlighted that revenue from both cruise and stopover arrivals is outpacing total arrival figures.
Bartlett says preliminary data from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) shows that foreign exchange earnings are outpacing arrival figures by ten per cent.
... tourism earnings, and improve our extremely low value-added in production. Over the last five decades, the Jamaican dollar has nosedived and we ...
It would allow for ease of travel without Jamaican Immigration issuing you a visitor visa despite your foreign passport identifying you as born in ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of hotels and attractions on the island. A release from the tourism ministry this ...
The T&T Guardian visited Jamaica recently to be a part of the Jamaican ... The minister Robinson was referring to was Jamaica's Minister of Tourism ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector, including hotels and attractions, as part of efforts to ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector including hotels and attractions ...
(CMC) – The Jamaica government says it has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector including hotels and attractions as part of efforts ...
The tourism industry is one of the most important in the Jamaican economy, a sector considered by specialists as the fastest growing and the one that ...
Godfrey Dyer walks back after being conferred with the Order of Jamaica for exceptional contribution to tourism during the National Awards and ...
Sadly, the inequitable distribution of Jamaica's tourism spoils was appropriately raised by the United Nation World Tourism Organization's, Secretary ...
Holness, speaking at a luncheon organised by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett at Jamaica Pegasus hotel to fete the industry's honorees, said the ...
Godfrey Dyer, who received the Order of Jamaica for his contribution to the field of tourism, also expressed gratitude for the recognition, noting that ...
The Jamaican-born Pennicook, who previously served twice as Jamaica's Director of Tourism, also held senior executive positions at SuperClubs and ...
Outstanding Jamaicans Receive National Honours and Awards ... Godfrey Dyer, CD, Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), told JIS ...
Jamaican receive national honours and awards for their contribution ... the Order of Jamaica (OJ), for his exceptional contribution to the field of tourism.
The Jamaica government says it has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector including hotels and attractions as part of efforts to ...
Kevin Levee, Chapter Chairman of the Negril Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) agreed, noting that the marathon is known to boost the ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen left in the photo), pauses for a photograph with Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund, ...
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has accepted an invitation from the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) for ...
Firstly, and most obviously, Jamaica is an island nation. And it's full of tourists. That means drinking straws and such are going to be disproportionately ...
It will also undoubtedly have a great impact on tourism in Jamaica since less waste equals cleaner streets, and efforts to minimize one's negative ...
Kingston, Ontario is a hub for tourists and it could soon see a new type of visitor -- a result of marijuana tourism. "If I was in New York and it was really ...
Jamaicans have a strong connection with the motherland and for the 35 Jamaicans who were on a familiarisation tour of Zimbabwe facilitated by ZTA ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday October 17, 2018 – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says 2018 is poised to be another excellent year for ...
Jamaican by birth, Pennicook served twice as Jamaica's Director of Tourism and worked in senior management positions with Jamaica's iconic ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, joined other officials in St. Ann today, for a ground-breaking ceremony at Salem Beach. The beach is ...
At least the new director of tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is hoping so. Vacation Agent chatted with Donovan White, the country's newly ...
She, along with General Manager Kevin Levee, has welcomed the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) pilot certification project, which ...
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says 2018 is poised to be another excellent year for Jamaica's cruise ship sector, with ...
The minister also announced a new initiative through the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation — a certification programme for sous-chefs.
KINGSTON – For the first time since 2001, tourism railroad operations in western Ulster County will resume as the county has granted a five-year ...
Cannabis tourism is taking off in Jamaica, and one resort is making it a way of life for vacationers looking for a way to throw their cares away.
Jamaica's cabinet has approved the signing of new air services agreements ... “This is important in negotiating direct flights to Jamaica. ... and Canada to emerging tourism source markets like Northern Europe and Central America.
ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), the training arm of the Ministry of Tourism, is on target to training 8000 ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island's Tourism Development ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett joined other officials in St Ann yesterday, for a ground-breaking ceremony at Salem Beach.
Edmund Bartlett, says the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI) is to train some 8,000 tourism workers in the next five years, in an effort to ...
Speaking about this recently, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, said that digital technology would change the way in which the region ...
The Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management is being led by Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett. Its mission is to carry out ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen right in the picture) shakes hands with Jamaican Ambassador to China, His Excellency Antonia ...
The Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), the training arm of the Ministry of Tourism, is on target to training 8,000 tourism workers over the ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI) is to train some 8,000 tourism workers in the next five years, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC):. The Government has embarked on an overhaul of the island's sporting facilities with the aim of attracting major ...
Zika free - WHO removes Jamaica and other regional states from list of ... This adverse impact was confirmed by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism ...
“In terms of the tourism sector, about 25 per cent of the rooms built in Jamaica are the product of Spanish investment,” Prime Minister Holness said ...
JAMAICA Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), which certified more than 300 people in its most recent cohort, is on target to train 8,000 tourism ...
TPDCo undertakes the assessment of players who want to enter the accommodation market and advises the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), which ...
For mass-tourism promoters, Paris is the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre and ... Others included Tim Storrier, Garry Shead, Peter Kingston, John Firth-Smith ...
In a gutsy move, Miss Douglas (31) traded in a successful corporate career to establish an agri-tourism venture near Kingston in late 2016. In a major ...
Kingston, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed that Spain is one of Jamaica''s major trading partners in the tourism ...
VIDEO: Jamaica's Reggae Marathon a world beater ... Reggae Marathon has been endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism as a key event on its calendar.
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says given ... “I am challenging [Tourism] Minister [Edmund] Bartlett and his team to be even ...
“I am challenging [Tourism] Minister [Edmund] Bartlett and his team to be even more aggressive and ambitious,” Mr. Holness said, adding that given ...
The prime minister said it has not gone unnoticed the interest being shown in Jamaica's tourism by Spanish investors, adding that the Government will ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Prime Minister, the Most Honourable, Andrew Holness has signalled that Jamaica's Tourism is ripe for more investments ...
Trelawny Emerging As Major Tourism Player ... Of course, the vast majority of them were Jamaicans, including contractors and subcontractors,” he ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that Salem Beach in St. Ann will be upgraded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) at a cost of ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre today announced the Board of Directors including the Chairman ...
He has been described as a dynamic and visionary leader with some 20 years' experience in Jamaica's private sector working in travel/tourism, ...
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has started plans to create a Tourism Innovation City in Montego Bay. The purpose of the city ...
A call is being made for Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other industry stakeholders behind the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) ...
... Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Bamboo Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) and the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC).
Trelawny emerging as major tourism destination - Minister of Tourism ... Of course, the vast majority of them were Jamaicans, including contractors and ...
“I am challenging [Tourism] Minister [Edmund] Bartlett and his team to be even more aggressive and ambitious,” Holness said, adding that given the ...
Brokerage firm Mayberry Investments Limited plans to develop villas in the tourism city of Montego Bay, part of new efforts by the company to invest ...
The Orlando Sentinel reports that the taxpayer-funded tourism agency's executive committee voted last Friday to support a plan that includes ...
Were you able to transform a section of Kingston/Saint Andrew, where would it ... This project integrates all aspects of residential, tourism, commercial, ...
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Honor's Haven Resort & Spa will receive the Tourism Business of the Year honor at the 14th annual Business Recognition Awards ...
According to the tourism minister, “If Jamaica is to earn more of the foreign exchange brought in by visitors, we must be able to reduce importation of ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has disclosed plans to create a Tourism Innovation City in Montego Bay, "which will ...
Spain's business investments have contributed to at least US$1.7 billion to Jamaica's tourism industry, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said.
Think of Jamaica and certain things come to mind – one, a flourishing tourism sector, with luxury accommodation and world-class hospitality. With that ...
... to examine 'The Impact of Airbnb on Real Estate Investments and Tourism'. ... Jamaica has an effective annual housing demand of between 15,000 to ... "Therefore, it stands to aggravate what is already an issue for Jamaica in ...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness (left) greets Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, at a tourism summit last year. Prime Minister Holness has challenged ...
"I must formally commend Minister Bartlett and his team at the Ministry of Tourism for the stellar work they continue to do in improving Jamaica's ...
Jamaica's and the Caribbean's first seabin, a submersible receptacle that ... Executive Director for the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey ...
Spain's business investments in hotels, wellness centers, and building schemes have contributed to at least USD1.7 billion to Jamaica's tourism field.
In Kingston, awards are given to those who go above and beyond ... Murray Matheson with Tourism Kingston says preserving history is a big part of ...
(CMC) – Jamaica has become the first Caribbean country to install a ... Wallace, who represented Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, said this focus is ...
IDB to make over US$50 million a year available for projects in Jamaica ... Tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, as well as in the ...
IDB Invest General Manager, James P. Scriven, who made the disclosure on Friday (October 19), said that tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, ...
New head of Jamaican consulate named ... He has 20 years of experience in Jamaica's private sector working in travel/tourism, entertainment, ...
Tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, as well as in the financial sector are the areas identified to benefit, according IDB Invest General ...
During an all candidates debate hosted by Global Kingston, Paterson promised a ... But that tourism could be in danger, according to those who share ...
"When we sell Jamaica as a tourist destination, we sell Montego Bay, and we can't have a Montego Bay [where] we don't have a Montego Bay city tour ...
As Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) seeks to diversify Jamaica's tourism sector and attract investments from new markets, it led a ...
With this in mind, the government of Jamaica has established The Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind ...
IDB Invest General Manager, James P Scriven, who made the disclosure on Friday, said that tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, ...
The government of Jamaica has established The Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind resource based in ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is leading the charge in developing the Carnival in Jamaica initiative, to strengthen ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry is leading the charge in developing the Carnival in Jamaica initiative, to strengthen Jamaica's ...
Grange was speaking at a joint press conference held at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston today involving the Tourism Ministry, to launch the ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett will be on hand to welcome the flight. ... Homer Davis; and Russian Federation Ambassador to Jamaica Vladimir ...
Jamaica will get more than US$50 million in investment projects annually "over a couple of years", targeted mainly at tourism, infrastructure, ...
... Tourism Enhancement Fund, and the Tourism Linkages Network and the Jamaica Tourist Board, to officially launch Carnival in Jamaica 2018/19.
QLDC recently received $530,000 from the Tourism Facilities Development Grants Fund to be put towards educating campers and trialling further ...
Moving Jamaica: Scottish-Caribbean Connections and Local-Global ... Meanwhile, Jamaican photographer Varun's work provides a personal tour ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, said he wants to 'build the Carnival in Jamaica to make it more remarkable for both visitors and locals.'
The Executive Director of the Jamaica Tourism Improvement Fund, Carey Wallace, described the project as an important step in promoting the proper ...
Minister of Culture Olivia Grange (right) in light conversation with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett at the launch of 2019 Carnival in Jamaica at the ...
BASHY: What is Kingston Creative and how was it conceived? .... We want to help to turn downtown Kingston into a focal point for arts tourism, thereby ...
The official launch of Carnival in Jamaica 2019 was a collaboration between the ministries of Tourism and Entertainment, with the support of the ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is targeting new and emerging opportunities in the United States (US) for an increased airlift ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to meet with travel agents and other tour operators in Baltimore and ...
The temporary Chairman of the Board is former United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Dr. Taleb Rifai. Jamaica's ...
Tourism Director, Donovan White, has lauded the organisers of the annual Kingston City Run for expanding the slate of activities for the seventh ...
#Kingston, October 25, 2018 – JamaicaTourism Director, Donovan White, has lauded the organisers of the annual Kingston City Run for expanding ...
It's yet another addition to what is the fast-growing Trelawny parish of Jamaica, directly adjacent to the country's tourism hub of Montego Bay.
The Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) in association with the J. Wray & Nephew Academy (JWN) and the Heart Trust/NTA, recently staged ...
Kimani Ffriend appointed ambassador for Jamaica Classic ... well as the Ministry of Tourism, as part of its drive to promote sports tourism in Jamaica.
“We do take note of the Spanish investment of US$1.7 billion in Jamaica's tourism industry. This is evident in the 14 hotels, wellness centres and ...
In 2016, in an event at Kingston's Memorial Hall, the group compared .... Prince Edward County wine producers and support from Tourism Kingston.
(Left to right) Banff and Lake Louise Tourism Employee Ruth Millican, Chad Townsend with the Town of Banff, Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen and Greg ...
The Ministry of Tourism has embarked on a massive certification ... international certification through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) ...
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has disclosed that the nearly 300 tourists who arrived on the inaugural Pegas ...
Kingston City Run to introduce first Marathon in Kingston next year ... director of tourism, endorsed the inaugural staging of the Kingston City Marathon.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to meet with Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to meet with Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is to hold talks with President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, who is also the ...
Ulster County Tourism, Arts Society of Kingston, HETTA, Hops Petunia, Brunette, Jay Teske Leather, Rip Van Winkle, Trolly Museum of NY, HRMM.
The hotel was initially expected to be called Spanish Court Montego Bay, in line with the other property of the same name located in New Kingston.
Pegas will operate the flight between Moscow and Jamaica every 10 days up to May 2019, adding approximately 5,400 new tourists to the island's ...
(Jamaica Observer, October 21, 2018) Is this déjà vu all over again? .... must be overjoyed at the good news that keeps flowing from the tourism sector.
“We would like to see Spanish made a second language in Jamaica: More use of the Spanish language. I believe this is an important factor in tourism ...
Local tourism officials welcomed the inaugural direct flight by Nordwind ... Head of the consular section at the Russian Embassy in Kingston, Alexsei ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Prime Minister, Andrew Holness and President of Malta, Marie-Louise ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Prime Minister, the Most Hon Andrew Holness and Her Excellency Marie-Louise ...
The soon to be developed Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre will have both the Prime Minster of Jamaica, and the President ...
Her debut, critically-acclaimed novel, Here Comes the Sun, was an audacious statement of the implications of Jamaica's tourism industry on its ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Russian tourists, entering Jamaica, will no longer be required to use visas. Mr. Bartlett, who was at the ...
Villamaino, who works for the DCR as a seasonal visitor services supervisor, drew connections between “the Rock” and the Forefathers' Monument, ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (right ) in a light moment at the San Anton ... The other co-Honorary Chairman is Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew ...
Bryanna Hylton, the Westwood High School, Jamaica student who won this year's Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Tourism Youth Congress, ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Bryanna Hylton, the Westwood High School, Jamaica student who won this year's Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Prime Minister ... I am pleased that Jamaica, as a thought leader, is the driver of this initiative.
Honourable Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism-Jamaica; Mr. Gerald Lawless, Former President and CEO of the Jumeirah Group; Mr. Saleh Said, ...
More: Jamaica isn't the only tourist hot spot with a rape problem. Over the past ... not confronting. And the tourism industry is well aware of the problem.
Tourism Director, Donovan White, has praised the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association's [JHTA] Kingston Chapter for its ongoing assistance to the ...
Nestled off the beaten path in Goodwill, St. James, is a treasure throve of Jamaica's rich culture and heritage, packaged in an eco-tourism package ...
A report in the internationally distributed American newspaper, USA Today, has painted a damning picture of Jamaica's tourism industry, claiming that ...
PICTURED: Olivia Grange, Jamaica's minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport and tourism minister Edmund Bartlett (Image: Adrian ...
This is the Jamaica that the U.S. State Department has repeatedly warned tourists about. This is the island paradise that the government says has a ...
A United States media outlet is claiming that the rape of tourists in Jamaica is a serious problem that is not getting enough attention. The Detroit Free ...
#Kingston, October 30, 2018 – JamaicaTourism Director, Donovan White, has praised the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association's [JHTA] Kingston ...
In response to the USA Today Report, Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism said it strongly condemns incidents of assault and all other crimes against visitors ...
The Edmund Bartlett-led Ministry of Tourism says the safety and security of Jamaicans and visitors are always of the utmost concern and underscored ...
Tourism Ministry condemns alleged incidents of assault against visitors ... USA Today said the Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Constabulary ...
The U.S. State Department has warned tourists for years about a pervasive sexual assault problem in Jamaica, where two Detroit women were raped ...
The Tourism Ministry says it is fully aware of a news story which revealed that over the past seven years there were 78 recorded cases of sexual ...
At least 78 American tourists were raped in Jamaica over a six-year period, an alarming 2011-17 report by the US State Department has revealed.
In January this year, The Gleaner reported that a leading figure in Jamaica's tourism industry said that hoteliers were unaware of sexual assault of ...
Jamaica's tourism sector has been left with the difficult task of trying to cauterise serious damage being done to its reputation, following an ...
TOURISM Director Donovan White has praised the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association's (JHTA) Kingston Chapter for its ongoing assistance to the ...
Scriven said tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, as well as the financial sector, are the areas identified to benefit. He said the funds will ...
Pennicook twice served as Jamaica's director of tourism and also held senior management positions with Sandals Resorts and SuperClubs. He has ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday October 31, 2018 – Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism has gone into damage control mode following a report in the ...
#Kingston, October 31, 2018, Jamaica – Local business persons and ... Jamaica, the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, the Tourism ...
(JAMAICA GLEANER) Jamaica's tourism sector has been left with the difficult task of trying to cauterise serious damage being done to its reputation, ...
Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2019 is produced by CHTA in collaboration with co-hosts Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association, the Jamaica Tourist ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett announced his support of Kingston Night Market, and pledged to offer marketing support ...
The Jamaica government is moving to refurbish the island's sporting facilities with the aim of attracting major international sports events. Prime Minister ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett announced his support of Kingston Night Market and pledged to offer marketing support through the ...
The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has implemented ... of Understanding between TPDCo and the Jamaica Constabulary Force, ...
The US government is closely monitoring this situation in Jamaica. ... If the State Department pulls the tourism plug on Jamaica - well, no need for me ...
Debbie Ellis, training manager at the Royalton Negril Resorts and Spa, sharing her views on the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation training ...
Walkerswood, Jamaica's flavour empire for over 30 years, signalled its commitment to boosting gastronomic tourism opportunities in Jamaica with the ...
One of only three approved tier-3 cultivators license holders in Jamaica. Medical tourism in Jamaica, plus phenotyping with Jamaican sativas, to brand ...
The day-long summit will also hear from Minister of Tourism of Jamaica the Honourable Edmund Bartlett, an ardent proponent of international ...
The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) is calling for a full response from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), in the wake of the USA Today ...
READ MORE: Kingston 'crushes' Brier bid ticket deposit goal ... After an aggressive campaign from Tourism Kingston, deposits on advance tickets ...
TORONTO — The Jamaica Tourist Board Canada is inviting Ontario agents to an exclusive series of destination product showcase events. Running ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Empty hotel rooms are costing the Caribbean ... and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).
Although marijuana is legal only in Jamaica, the CTO looked to the future about the possibilities of what the herb could do for tourism. The hottest topic ...
Another call is being made for entities in the tourism industry to re-examine ... tourists have been sexually assaulted at hotels and resorts in Jamaica.
Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Sylvia Jones, George Cooke of Curling Canada, and Ken Thompson, ...
#Kingston, November 1, 2018 – Jamaica – The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has implemented anti-harassment initiatives and ...
PHILADELPHIA – Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett met recently with the new leadership of Apple Leisure Group at its ...
When persons remain in Jamaica, they will attempt to have more of an ... for the reasons given, I would fully support the move to end birth tourism.
Jamaica, particularly its tourism interests, is in panic mode in response to the front-page article in Tuesday's edition of the American newspaper USA ...
The United States media report which claims that 78 U.S. citizens have been raped in Jamaica over a seven-year period, from 2011-17, while staying ...
Africa and island economies will be the force of the first International Tourism and Investment Conference being held today (Friday) in London.
SPANDEX-clad fitness legend Mr Motivator is selling his dream Jamaican ... He turned it into an eco-tourism resort in 2003 after moving back to the ...
Sandals says it is not responsible for the actions of the lifeguards, while the Jamaican Tourist Board plans to monitor and police all allegations of ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry has set a January 2019 target, to roll out new policy arrangements, which will lead to ...
For this reason, a recent announcement by Jamaica's minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, should be welcomed. It is, he said, his intention that ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to participate in the World Travel Market (WTM) in London.
An October 30 Jamaica Gleaner article relates that rapes are being ... If the State Department pulls the tourism plug on Jamaica - well, no need for me ...
One tourist sexually assaulted or raped is one tourist too many. ... waiting on the Americans to pull the tourism plug because the Jamaican authorities ...
Speaking on Thursday at a Jet Ski Taskforce meeting in Kingston, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, said the team is now in a position to determine ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the first board meeting for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the first board meeting for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center is scheduled to ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will participate in the World Travel Market (WTM), in London scheduled for ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 3, CMC – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry has set a January 2019 target to roll out new policy ...
The Airbnb community in Jamaica featured 3,700 active hosts on the ... integrity and competitive advantage for which the Jamaican tourism product is ...
Instinctively, this is disheartening in a city like Montego Bay that has historically assumed the mantle of being the bedrock of tourism in Jamaica.
WTM is an important promotion platform for the Jamaica Tourism Board (JTB), a country that will have the presence of some 16 companies, which will ...
(CMC) – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry has set a ... to a policy for the water-sport industry in Jamaica,” Bartlett said during a recent ...
Jamaica's minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, will serve as co-chair. ... tourism community has pledged his commitment to fully support the Centre.
The usual tactic of Jamaica's tourism officials in the face of bad news about the country is first to launch a charm offensive against opinion makers in ...
The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRC) has recently opened the Tourism Resilience Centre in Kingston, Jamaica, ...
Jamaica launches crisis management centre, writes Emily Eastman. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's minister of tourism, is pioneering a Global Tourism ...
Jamaica's tourism minister Edmund Bartlett added the region had to ... Also in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority presented a ...
youri@caribbeannewsnow.com. LONDON, England – Jamaica's tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the first board meeting of the Global Tourism ...
MONTEGO BAY, JamaicaJamaica's Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism Donovan White were on hand to officially ...
Major sponsors of the event include JAMPRO, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, The RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Kingston Freeport ...
At the moment there is no direct flight, and that would increase opportunities around tourism or as a bridge, also for Jamaica, for Asia. That is another ...
Omar Robinson, the president of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), is taking issue with a suggestion in an overseas publication, which ...
Caribbean tourism ministers Edmund Bartlett, of Jamaica, and Dominic Fedee, of Saint Lucia, also gave examples from the aftermath of Hurricanes ...
... Act for Tourism' in the efforts to promote his work and brand Jamaica more ... Although Escobar is aware of the existence of the government's Tour ...
Over 100 travel professionals set sail recently aboard the Spirit of Baltimore Cruise as part of the Jamaica Tourist Board's (JTB) Join Me In Jamaica ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett said the first Board of Governors and Associates meeting for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis ...
This is an indicator that Jamaica's tourism remains robust and sought after and we are committed to ensuring that our visitors and locals alike are safe ...
He wants the Kingston Night Market, which is being held from November to January, to become a staple feature in the Kingston tourism landscape.
Jamaica”s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says this positioning augurs well for the country's international appeal by visitors and speaks to ...
State-owned provider of export-import lending EXIM Bank Jamaica is ... million of a $1-billion commitment from the Tourism Enhancement Fund, TEF.
Jamaica has on a much smaller scale experienced similar errors in ... Over the years tourism has demonstrated its resilience time and time again.
The latter is also good for the tourism product in Jamaica because the tourists will come down for these events. We need live entertainment, so kudos ...
Jamaica will be assisting the Republic of Panama in the areas of education, maritime development and community tourism. Minister of State in the ...
There are so many moving parts that turn the Jamaican tourism wheel, and being invested in it has positively changed my perception of Jamaica, and ...
I hasten to point out that I am all too aware that tourism could be called the lifeblood of many Caribbean islands, and Jamaica is no exception.
Jamaican tourism authorities were pleased with the result, saying that it reflects the increasing international appeal of the Caribbean island, and the ...
#Kingston, November 8, 2018 – JamaicaJamaica will be assisting the Republic of Panama in the areas of education, maritime development and ...
... of the now-illegal herb or face the consequences in the tourism market from his ... Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands are three ...
Today, at the International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) in London, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, received ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett on Thursday received the International ... will be housed at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.
Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep sadness at the passing of celebrated architect and hotelier, Earl Levy.
"It is well known that Jamaica continues to see much success in the tourism sector and I am, therefore, pleased that we will be assisting Panama with ...
That's because Jamaica's high-priced coffee is in low demand and the ... The reference to tourism relates to a special $1-billion fund that EXIM is ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says the first Board of Governors and Associates meeting for the Global Tourism Resilience ...
Cruises generated over three billion US dollars in total cruise tourism expenditures to the Caribbean and Latin America. ... Jamaica ($244.5).
Adam Ellis, game builder and developer for Improbable Escapes, accepts the Tourism and Hospitality Award on behalf of the company at the Kingston ...
Gastronomy is an important part of the destination's tourism offerings. Jamaica Culinary Tours was recognized for its role in ensuring that visitors ...
The ongoing Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI) training and certification spearheaded by the Ministry of Tourism is being hailed as an ...
LONDON – Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is among this year's recipients of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism ...
Jamaica enjoyed no better relationship with a US President than that with John F. Kennedy. ... Tourism is vitally important between both countries.
... operates H'Evans Scent Adventure Park and Resort, an eco-tourism getaway that is home to Jamaica's first zip line, giant swing and paintball pitch.
(CMC) – Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is among this year's recipients of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) ...
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett is among this year's recipients of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Champions ...
Letter of the Day | Don't divest all tourism assets to foreigners ... Tourism, in particular, has focused on developments that involve foreign direct ... the only benefits to Jamaica are the jobs generated and the goods and services they ...
Those in Gananoque who are concerned about this ban because it is a tourist destination should look into what pot tourism has done to cities such as ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has been appointed to the board of sitting ministers and appointed public officials, of the ...
Playa Hotels & Resorts announces internal appointments in Jamaica ... throughout Jamaica, bringing more than a decade of tourism and hospitality ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has been appointed to the board of sitting ministers and appointed public ...
There can be no doubt that Jamaica is poised to become the economic Mecca of the ... Then, what about rural and community tourism for the parish?
Internal appointments at the Playa Hotels & Resorts in Jamaica ... resorts throughout Jamaica, bringing more than a decade of tourism and hospitality ...
KINGSTON, JAMAICA - Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has been appointed to the board of sitting ministers and appointed public officials, ...
ST JAMES, JamaicaTourism Minister and Member of Parliament for St James East Central, Edmund Bartlett is urging users of the Elegant Corridor ...
Three people injured in crash near rural Otago town Kingston ... As the chair of industry body Tourism Industry Aotearoa he supported the Tiaki ...
THE International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) in London honoured Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett last week Thursday ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has called for the increased integration of Airbnb ...
Minister Shaw was speaking at the International Community Tourism ... It includes exploring community tourism case studies from Jamaica and the ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A total of $35 million has been spent through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to brand and install 1000 'Spruce Up' ...
Speaking at the official handover of the garbage disposal bins yesterday at flag circle in downtown, Kingston, Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett ...
A total of $35 million has been spent through the Tourism Enhancement ... Jamaica's International Associations of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen right in picture), recent recipient of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) ...
Members can use the service to arrange or offer lodging, primarily home stays, or tourism experiences. Airbnb hosts in Kingston earned approximately ...
Montego Bay will come alive this weekend as the nation's second city and primary tourism hub hosts the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA ...
The graffiti tour of District 13 in Medellín, Colombia, led by Ciro, .... Her Kingston city tour takes in Trench Town, Heroes Park and the bustling ...
Remittances, I understand, serve as Jamaica's largest foreign exchange earner, even more than tourism, or at least the most distributive among ...
The Bermuda Tourism Authority has partnered with Airbnb to host ... next spring after successful launches in Cuba, Puerto Rico and Jamaica.
Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, yesterday (November 14) officially launched the Jamaica Tourist Board's (JTB) new and fully ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – On Wednesday (Nov. 14) night, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) hosted 'The Digital Journey of Destination Jamaica' to ...
Caribbean Destinations Gear Up for Pot Tourism Even While Weed Is Still Illegal ... Jamaica, which is famous for its Rastafarian history and traditions, ...
Images of carnival are Google composites of brown islands and makes sense as black does not sell tourism. Jamaicans want to be brown. No top ...
The Jamaica Tourist Board has hosted an event entitled 'The Digital Journey of Destination Jamaica' to celebrate the island's transformation and the ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has described as game-changing a new website developed by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) to market and ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, has described as game-changing a new website developed by the Jamaica Tourist Board ...
Jamaica's Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has expended $35 million for the branding and installation of 1,000 “Spruce Up” garbage disposal bins.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said the $49 million upgrade of the Lyssons Beach in St Thomas “is not about building ...
Caribbean's tourism hospitality, an enabler of BPO growth - Epstein ... There are other reasons why Jamaica is especially attractive for the BPO sector.
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the renovated Lyssons Beach in ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen right in the photo) shakes hands with the Ambassador of France to Jamaica, His Excellency ...
KINGSTON — Organizers for the Kingston Penitentiary Tours want to expand the tour schedule to include civic holidays and encourage more film ...
On the tourism front, the Ambassador reported that last year, Jamaica welcomed over 4.3 million visitors, who spent approximately US$3 billion.
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and Montego Bay Mayor, Homer Davis, along with other tourism officials, laid blocks for the construction of the $17 ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says plans are now underway to develop the parish of St Thomas as Jamaica's newest ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (far left) engages in discussion with Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica Josep Maria Bosch ( right) at the start of the ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett who called the meeting said Jamaica's tourism industry has seen investments amounting to approximately $1.7 ...
2, she proclaimed that hosting the trailblazing conference in Kingston, Jamaica, ... Collaborating with the Jamaican Board of Tourism, the event is also ...
They're not here on any particular assignment, they're here as tourists. It's a significant impact and we're happy to have this level of tourism brought to ...
Kingston Penitentiary could be open for another year as a tourist destination in 2019. A report is expected to go before city council this week and ...
He said that there was even a tour of the facility. ... have gone somewhere and we have it under the Jamaica National Heritage Trust," the mayor said.
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, officials from his ministry and Montego Bay city leaders, over the weekend laid blocks to ...
He was accompanied by Tourism Director, Donovan White; Jamaica Hotel and Tourism Association (JHTA) President, Omar Robinson; and other ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) shadow minister of tourism Dr Wykeham McNeill is questioning the cost of a new welcome ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says plans are now underway by his Ministry to develop the parish of St. Thomas as Jamaica's ...
On the tourism front, the Ambassador reported that last year Jamaica welcomed over 4.3 million visitors, spending US$3 billion. “This year we are ...
Edmund Bartlett, tourism minister for the island, believes that Jamaica is making great strides in transforming the destination into a smart one.
... Chairman of the TPDCo, Ian Dear, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board, Donovan White, Omar Robinson, President of the Jamaica Hotel and ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Tourism Product Development Company Ltd (TPDCo) has sought to justify the recently commissioned Montego Bay ...
A new and improved welcome sign for Montego Bay in St. James is to be constructed at a cost of $17 million. Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund ...
The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has sought to clarify the expenses behind the project to restore the 'Welcome to Montego Bay' ...
In justifying the cost of the new sign, the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), which is responsible for the implementation of the project, ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said his Ministry is committed to driving the capacity of Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises ...
MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA - Minister of Tourism Hon Edmund Bartlett, Ministry officials and Montego Bay city leaders laid blocks on Saturday ...
Craft vendors in Lucea, Hanover, are calling for their share of the tourism pie. The vendor say they are unable to get buyers due to visitors being taken ...
"This fits in our overall community tourism plans, coming behind the Noisy ... Jamaica who may need a rehearsal and recording studio," Phillips said.
Speaking at the Destination Jamaica Digital Launch, Jamaica's minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett underscored the importance of technology in ...
Mr. Bartlett said that it is with great pride that Jamaica continues to drive the tourism experience that makes all the destinations within the region ...
He also urged local manufacturers to tap into Jamaica's growing tourism sector, by strengthening the linkages between manufacturers, tourism and ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (3rd L) holds the $350Million cheque presented to the EXIM Bank from the TEF as part of the SMTE loan facility.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has ordered a full review of the $17 million budgeted for the 'Welcome to Montego Bay' ...
After public backlash over the price tag of the project to restore the 'Welcome to Montego Bay' sign in the resort city, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett ...
The Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an immediate review of the controversial 'Welcome to Montego Bay' sign. The permanent secretary ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the recent listing of Jamaica as the number-five trending destination for New Year's travel by the ...
... the 'Welcome To Montego Bay' sign on the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) ... Yesterday, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett ordered a full review of the ... But according to Curly Lox, the tourists are not interested in a 'fancy' sign.
“There are members within the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce who have made resources available in the interest of our major industry (tourism) ...
“Shaw will seek Israeli cooperation on expanding our agricultural capacity in order to meet the substantial demand of the Jamaican and tourist ...
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says the recent listing of Jamaica as the number-five trending destination for New Year's travel by the Consumer ...
Under your guidance as tourism minister, Tobago's tourism crashed. ... The national airline of Jamaica, the top dog in Caribbean tourism, closed down ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says there is currently a demand for 5,000 Jamaican seafarers in the cruise industry.
Spence has made legendary contributions to the application of science to the food, agriculture, manufacturing and tourism sectors of Jamaica, a feat ...
eTN is pleased to echo Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett announcement today, that highly regarded international expert, Dr. Peter ...
“[I want] to create opportunities for foreign trade, investment and tourism between Jamaica and Georgia; foster greater collaboration among Jamaicans ...
ROSE HALL, St James — If Director of Tourism Donovan White gets his wish, local teams, including the national senior team as well as top high ...
The region hosted the second Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Montego Bay Convention Centre Friday ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded ... strategy to continue the process of maintaining Jamaica as a safe, secure, ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded international expert, Dr Peter Tarlow, ...
Kudos must be given to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett for at least listening to the voices crying out in the wilderness of Jamaican frustration and ...
On-mountain news: Good prices and practicality are trademarks at Tour des Voyageurs. This 151-unit condo/hotel has added a pivotal location at the ...
Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, ordered his permanent secretary to review the project in response to objections to the cost of the new ...
Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday, to join Jamaica's delegation attending the inaugural UAE-Caribbean ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says there is currently a demand for 5000 Jamaican seafarers in the cruise ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says there is currently a demand for 5,000 Jamaican seafarers in the cruise industry. Speaking on Tuesday at the ...
“We have to rebuild the sign. and I don't think that Jamaicans are saying that ... According to the Ministry of Tourism, the new sign is expected to be an ...
... at the Sangster International Airport (SIA) roundabout, is to play a significant role in the marketing of Jamaica as a prime tourism destination.
The Jamaican delegation includes Grange as well as the Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, ...
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu, says it is closely monitoring recent cases of swine flu in an ...
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu says her ministry is closely monitoring recent cases of swine ...
The cruise sector might be a small niche of the tourism industry from a ... from Jamaica and the Bahamas in the north-west to Barbados and St Lucia in ...
Bartlett added that, “This Global Tourism Resilience Centre will be a game changer in how Jamaica and the world build capacity to respond and ...
Since the 1960s, reggae has rocked and steadied listeners from Jamaica to Hong Kong. The genre ... For Grange and Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism ... A team of consultants from the University of Technology of Jamaica (UTech) has ...
A team of consultants from the University of Technology of Jamaica (UTech) has been engaged by the CTO to produce the 'Disaster Risk Management ...
I have been on the boards of Kingston Access Service, Board of Health, Taxi Commission, Kingston Frontenac Housing Corporation, Tourism Kingston ...
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Jamaican Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Haitham Mattar, Chief Executive ...
Justice Minister, Hon. Delroy Chuck, says Spanish Town can potentially evolve into a tourism centre for Jamaica. He, however, cites the need for ...
... Sports and Education (CHASE); and Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF). The Kingston centre's opening comes just over a year after a similar facility, ...
... the University of Technology of Jamaica to create the 'Disaster Risk Management Guide for the Caribbean Tourism Sector: A Practical Handbook for ...
Twenty-Five Tourism Workers Get PSRA Certification ... (PSRA) as part of steps to facilitate Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) compliance and certification.
For the arts and culture in Jamaica, so much more can be done. ... looking forward to the Ministry of Tourism coming on-board also, because Kingston ...
I am currently on a visitor's visa in Canada and wish to stay and have my baby here. ... COM — a Canadian immigration & education firm in Kingston.
The tours, which featured sessions with the resort's bar manager, is part of the resort chain's Tourism in School Programme, aimed at giving tourism ...
... Travel Alliance's 2018 Thought Leadership Study 'Bringing Sustainable Tourism to the Masses.' ... Jamaica: Jamaica Inn; Jamaica Inn Foundation
... her journey to Hedonism II, an adults only sex resort in Jamaica. ... She was then introduced to some of the people who buy into sex tourism.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is keen on strengthening tourism relations with the United Arab Emirates ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is keen to strengthen tourism relations with the United Arab ...
The employees were among 150 individuals in the hospitality sector who benefited from the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) training and ...
... revenues to pay as more of the tourism dollars were going into purchasing ... But the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) fully encourages free enterprise.
“Savouring Jamaica,” created and produced by Annette Davidson of The ... Farm Up Jamaica, Taste Jamaica, Tourism Linkages Network, Tourism ...
MIAMI, CMC – A group of tourism-focused organisations has joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. The Caribbean Hotel and ...
... in an additional 250,000 potential new tourists per year, says Palace Resorts. ... in the tourism sector with 11 hotels throughout Mexico and Jamaica.
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Jamaica has made no secret of it plans to push tourism to its capital — and now Kingston is getting another important ...
Visitor safety and security remains a top priority of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). The JCF continues to bolster its commitment and ...
The 2018 Christmas in July event, which was spearheaded by the Tourism Linkages Network in tandem with the JBDC, Jamaica Manufacturers and ...
We have provided a ministry of tourism and a tourism development ... successful tourism economies -Barbados, St Lucia, The Bahamas, Jamaica.
The Tourism Enhancement Fund, TEF, for example, which originally ... visiting Jamaica; approving and monitoring the implementation of tourism ...
Charles Jr told the conference that Jamaica is committed to remaining ... and key economic sectors such as tourism and fisheries," the minister stated.
Tourism Saskatoon CEO Todd Brandt says he's seeing an enthusiastic ... Todd Brandt, the chief executive officer of Tourism Saskatoon, confirmed ...
Americans are the biggest contributors to Jamaica's tourism industry as more than 1 million U.S. residents vacation there every year, and the numbers ...
The cultural agency of the United Nations, UNESCO, has had Jamaica's ... According to Jamaica's Minister of Tourist Edmund Bartlett, the Ministry is ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon, Edmund Bartlett says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is becoming the most significant ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Over US$60 million will be injected into Jamaica's agriculture and rural tourism sectors come 2019. Farmers and rural ...
Jamaica's tourism got a black eye recently when international news media USA TODAY Network published an investigative story in which it claimed ...
She is also one of only three executive chefs in Jamaica to receive this ... through a joint venture between the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday for Lisbon, Portugal, to participate in The World Travel ...
Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has been appealing for Jamaicans to start ... Old Capital can potentially evolve into a tourism centre for Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett departs the island for Lisbon, Portugal, to participate in The World Travel ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (right), collects Jamaica's World's Leading Beach Destination and World's Leading Cruise Destination awards at ...
Bartlett was addressing a press conference to provide updates on the launch of the centre, at the Tourism Ministry's New Kingston offices on Thursday.
In highlighting the significance of the awards, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett who along with Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), John ...
He recently wrapped up a seven-show tour through Birmingham and ... even law enforcement while in Jamaica since the release of the provocative ...
It's an easy assumption that when tourists visit Jamaica they are seeking to immerse themselves in the lively music culture. Five years ago, the ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (centre) is flanked by Graham Cook (right), president and founder, World Travel Awards, and presenter Ela Clarke ...
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett says the leisure experience and the cultural assets that are uniquely Jamaican are crucial to the “high touch” ...
In highlighting the significance of the awards, Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett who, along with chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board John Lynch, was ...
... by G20 countries and Jamaica continues to see record tourism growth. ... and Culture Ministry donates a million dollars to Kingston Creative Project.
The discussion will take place on Tuesday at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. under the theme, Developing Kingston as the Cultural and Heritage Tourism Destination ...
Other tourism entities from Jamaica who received awards include World's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa, 2018 – Fleming Villa at GoldenEye, Jamaica; ...
In that respect, the review commissioned by Minister Bartlett must include analyses of the attitude of Jamaicans towards tourists and tourism, and how ...
... by G20 countries and Jamaica continues to see record tourism growth. ... in 2019 and Jamaica Teaching Council Bill before cabinet for deliberation.
One of these was the source of water that the National Water Agency bought in 1954 to supply the needs of tourism development in Negril. It became ...
Spain happens to excel in agriculture and in tourism, those very sectors which are of particular interest to Jamaica. The World Economic Forum has ...
For the full year, Jamaica recorded an 11 per cent spike in cruise arrivals, ... last year," said Delano Seiveright, senior adviser in the tourism ministry.
I often use the anecdote of the goose that laid the golden egg to describe the attitude of Jamaican governments, specifically, and the Jamaican people, ...
The Kingston South East Tourism brochures officially arrived this week, and ... Pauline Williams from Kingston SE Tourism and Kingston's Williams ...
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica's impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA) in Lisbon, Portugal, on December ...
... destinations speaks volumes about our diverse product that tick the bucket list of world travelers,” said Donovan White Jamaica's Director of Tourism ...
“Reggae Sumfest, as a leading Jamaican brand, is proud to form this ... more success to the tourism industry and at the same time create first-class ...
The conference is being hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in partnership with the Government of Jamaica, at the ...
Jamaica is just a tourist destination, right? ... a spry, accommodating team, Tech Beach invited Grit Daily down to check out what Jamaica is all about.
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the 'Global ...
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Jamaica is to welcome ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker ...
Alexander Pike, General Manager, The R Hotel Kingston, has pledged support for community tourism in his presentation as guest speaker at the ...
Rogerson will move to Kingston, where he will become that city's manager of ... with nearby tourism destinations such as Gananoque and Kingston.
Safely guaranteeing and developing the Jamaican economy as a safe retirement destination not only for returning citizens but the many tourist who ...
Speaking on the Ministerial panel in Istanbul yesterday, Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett asserted that tourism was but the ...
Tourists come in good times and bad, whether with good ministers or bad, ... A gateway for Montego Bay or Kingston is no new idea, as in the 90s ...
The fairs, hosted by the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), will showcase handicrafts and other authentic Jamaican products made by ...
Through its hospitality brands, ALG has been actively involved in Jamaica's tourism sector for nearly five decades, bringing 163,000 guests to the ...
Responding to the awards, Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, said he was proud to share the moment with John Lynch, chairman of the ...
“Conventions and seminars comprise a large chunk of the travel and tourism market and Jamaica is keen on getting a fair slice of that market,” he said.
“Notably, Jamaica received the World's Leading Beach Destination and World's Leading Cruise Destination for 2018, a release from the tourism ...
The crime problem in Jamaica has cost the economy dearly, possibly four to five per cent of gross domestic product, based particularly on security ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020, but ...
“Conventions and seminars comprise a large chunk of the travel and tourism market and Jamaica is keen on getting a fair slice of that market,” he ...
Jamaica's first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020, but Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island does not need ...
MONTEGO BAY, JamaicaJamaica's first regulated casino should be up and ... This was disclosed Friday (December 7) by Minister of Tourism, Hon ...
Washington, D.C. -“The Jamaica Diaspora is uniquely poised to play a dual role of supporting education while helping the growth of our tourism.
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett as he opens a seminar on Hospitality Industry and Casino Operator's Guide to Managing US Liability Issues from ...
The case for Jamaica to move quickly to integrate casino gaming into its tourism offerings was made last Friday by Bruce Liebman, managing partner ...
The vast majority came from the tourism sector along with organisations such as the Jamaica Constabulary Force, in addition to supermarkets and ...
But mindful of historical opposition to casino gambling in Jamaica, Bartlett noted: “We have shied away from gaming as a structured path of the tourism ...
Edmund Barlett, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, has revealed that the country's first legal casino should start operating by the beginning of 2020 but ...
'Conventions and seminars comprise a large chunk of the travel and tourism market and Jamaica is keen on getting a fair slice of that market,' he ...
The MOU was signed by Tran Ngoc Dong Quan, the Vice President of the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Center, alongside Kingston Lai and ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island's first regulated casino ... in Montego Bay on Friday, said Jamaica will not be a casino destination.
The Jamaica government has seemingly disagreed with a position by a leading United States expert that the country stands to make billions of dollars ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020, but Jamaica will not be a ...
On Friday, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett gave a speech at a business seminar at the Sandals Montego Bay resort, during which he ...
Dr. Carey Wallace, Executive Director of the Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), formally handed over 6 infusion pumps used to administer ...
That's according to Jamaican-American attorney-at-law Michel Morgan, ... told the seminar, which had Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in attendance.
Because we want to make sure that the balance remain, so that there wouldn't be stand-alone casino arrangements all over Jamaica,” the tourism ...
(Jamaica Gleaner) An increasing number of assault, rape, negligence and ... That's according to Jamaican-American attorney-at-law Michel Morgan, who ... the seminar, which had Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in attendance.
Kingston SE Tourism is reminding Kingston dog owners to take precautions for their safety during the fireworks display at this year's Christmas ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has stated that the island plans to have its first casino resort open by 2020, but the country does not ...
Casino gambling could soon be coming to Jamaica, according to reports by government officials. Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett was speaking at ...
This marks a new age for the gambling market in Jamaica. However, Jamaica's Mister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has provided an assurance that ...
Former tourism minister Ambassador Frank Pringle has died. ... commitment to the upliftment of ordinary Jamaicans which underpinned his embrace of ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica is now making formal arrangements with Global Rescue to ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has offered condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Senator Donald Frank ...
KINGSTON, JamaicaTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has offered condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Frank Pringle, who died ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) is today mourning the death of party stalwart and former Tourism Minister, Ambassador ...
Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen third right in the photo) officially cut the ribbon to open the newly-renovated Bijoux Kingston on ...
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is calling for the resignation of Opposition ... Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica is now ...
The tourism sector has once again come under fire. ... The plight of several women was highlighted in an article titled "Jamaica resorts covered up ...
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that while Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020, the island is not slated to become a ...
Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the opening of the Agri-linkages Exchange (ALEX) Center. ALEX is an innovative ...
Blenheim-based Pounamu Tourism Group is leasing the Kingston train from investors, who bought the train and associated land and buildings last ...
Instead, simplify the process of finding jobs in Jamaica by using job websites that are specific to the country. Being a rich and tourist-friendly country, ...
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett revealed few facts around the coming ... the topic at a recent hospitality industry event in St James, Jamaica.
The Shoppes at Rose Hall in Montego Bay has been transformed into a wonderland of fashion, food and entertainment for the Tourism Linkages ...
Louisville travel agent Beth Bolus has been busy in recent weeks planning trips to Mexico for clients wanting to escape the Kentucky winter.
The allocation will come from the Ministry's Tourism Enhancement Fund ... The move follows his tour of lock-ups and detention centres in Kingston, ...
... of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says a sum of $100 million will be provided towards the redevelopment of the 40-acre Alpha Campus in Kingston.
Comito, whose team is preparing to host the 37th annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean's largest tourism marketing event, in Jamaica ...
These among other travel, tourism and hospitality trends will be discussed in Jamaica during Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which will attract hotel ...
Incomes in the United States are 12 times higher than in Jamaica. ... mining, or tourism; growth is not limited by the home market, as goods can be ...
Essentially, of the money spent on Jamaica's tourism products and services, just 30 per cent is thought to stay in Jamaica. The rest flows overseas to ...
Steve James photo Howard Mitchell (left), president of the Private Sector Association of Jamaica, presents the Mediamix Doctor Bird Award to Evan ...
MORE than 300 artisans are trained by the Tourism Product Development ... and capitalise on the economic benefits to be garnered from tourism. ... Way” beside TPDCo's office on Knutsford Boulevard in Kingston on the 20th, and ...
Meanwhile, Mr. Bartlett said the potential for further growth in Jamaica's tourism is limitless, relative to how the industry is projected to grow globally, ...
It brings hoteliers in direct contact with the farmers and, in turn, reduce leakages and retain more of the economic benefits of tourism in Jamaica.
Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has committed $100 million to the ... Williams to realise his vision of redeveloping downtown Kingston's Parade ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. According to the ...
We are on the cusp of something exciting for Jamaica. Most of what our tourists eat are flying in on the plane with them… That is unacceptable,” Mr.
He went on to say that seminars and conventions represent a large percentage of the travel and tourism market, and Jamaica is interested in getting in ...
Five more companies recommended to the Jamaica Special Economic Zone regime, Tourism and Agriculture Ministries jointly open new ...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be ...
The Jamaica Tourism Agri-Linkages Exchange (ALEX) pilot project has assisted 400 local farmers with the marketing of approximately 360,000 kg of ...
"We believe [that the] tourism and security sectors have the least volunteers ... It is believed that tourism, especially, is a paid sector and is seen as ... effort to drive policy on creating a charter/declaration for volunteerism in Jamaica.
TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett says a sum of $100 million will be provided towards the redevelopment of the 40-acre Alpha Campus in Kingston.
We are on the cusp of something exciting for Jamaica. Most of what our tourists eat are flying in on the plane with them… That is unacceptable,” Shaw ...
“Because it does provide a lucrative element of the tourism product and it has the potential to drive growth to a level that would put Jamaica where it ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says ground is slated to be broken in ... He said expansion of Jamaica's hotel room stock will serve to further boost ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on Wednesday committed $100 million to the redevelopment of the 40-acre Alpha ...
The operator of the Jamaica park has already said he wasn't contemplating coming to Antigua. But Maginley says ... Tourism Minister John Maginley…
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Tourism Linkages Network says it has been reaping success through its efforts at strengthening the relationship between ...
... a memorandum of understanding with the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) to start a contributory pension scheme for the entire sector.
“When the tourists come off the port, we are the ones to exceed their expectations and make sure they get wonderful hospitality in Jamaica. We born ...
It brings hoteliers in direct contact with the farmers and, in turn, reduces leakages and retains more of the economic benefits of tourism in Jamaica.
Jamaica Celebrates Travel Agents at Annual White Affair ... “The Jamaica Tourist Board is so supportive in everything that we do, and they really ...
Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, has expressed confidence that the ... This will allow us to be able to invite the big brands to come into Jamaica.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says shopping tourism has been getting much traction worldwide, and Jamaica is in a unique position to ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is seeking to collaborate with Global Rescue, a US-based provider of medical, security, intelligence and crisis ...
“We have taken an aggressive approach to attracting new flights into Jamaica as it is absolutely critical to the growth of the tourism sector and setting ...
A concern for Jamaican governments over many years has been to find a way to increase the use of local goods and services in the tourism industry.
Caribbean World Mission (CWM) and WMW Jamaica (formerly Women's .... We wondered how Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, keynote speaker, ...