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Jamaica’s Tourism Industry Continues To Record Unprecedented Growth

Jamaica’s tourism industry continues to record unprecedented growth, with a 9.1 per cent increase in stopover arrivals for the first eight months of 2019. Director of Tourism, Donovan White, points out that up to August 31, 2019, Jamaica recorded 1.8 million in stopover arrivals, achieving a revenue inflow of US$2.39 billion, which is a 12 […]

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Bartlett Announces New Flights Out Of South America And Russia To Jamaica.

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, has announced new flights out of South America and Russia to Jamaica. Speaking at a press conference to provide updates on industry developments, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday (September 3), Mr. Bartlett said those and further expansion in the island’s hotel room stock by more than 1,000 over […]

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The Global Luxury Travel Market Is Expected To Reach US$2.5 Trillion By 2025 And Jamaica Wants A Piece

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says some 6,000 rooms will be developed in Rose Hall, Montego Bay, over the next five years, making the self-styled elegant corridor a prime area for the tourism high end market. In an interview with JIS News, Mr. Bartlett said the development will include the 1,700-room Hard Rock Café Hotel, […]

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Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Jamaica has welcomed approximately two million visitors for the first half of 2019, earning US$2 billion in revenues. Last year, the country had record arrivals of 4.32 million visitors with earnings of US$3.3 billion. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr., highlighted the figures while opening […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

Fake News…..No Tax on Airbnb Operators – Minister Bartlett

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that the Government has no intention of imposing a tax on persons who are renting out their homes or providing space for travellers who have booked through Airbnb. “I have heard the false reports, especially on social media… [but] nothing could be further from the truth, as we […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, is reporting that the island welcomed a record two million visitors for the first five months of 2019. That is the first time in the history of Jamaica that within the first five months of the year, we have brought two million visitors to Jamaica, he said. Speaking at the […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

April Shaping Up To Be Another Good Month For Visitor Arrivals in Jamaica As Out-Turn Expected To Boost Stopover Arrivals To 900,000 For The First Four Months Of The Year.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that April is shaping up to be another good month for visitor arrivals, noting that he was expecting this to be a huge month as April is trending at eight per cent over the same period last year and that the numbers for Easter and Carnival are yet to […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

The Tourism Industry Is On Track To Become Jamaica’s Fastest Growing Economic Engagement.

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says the local industry is on track to become Jamaica’s fastest growing economic engagement. This, he said, is based on the sector’s significant inflows to the gross domestic product (GDP), and on the fact that its contribution, in the last two and a half years in particular, has grown faster than […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

Tourism Ministry Taking Steps To Further Develop Jamaica’s Gastronomy Network To Ensure That Ordinary Jamaicans Benefit Significantly From The Positive Trends In The Sector.

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has welcomed one million visitors to its shores in the first nine weeks of 2019. He said this has provided foreign exchange earnings of approximately US$800 million. Minister Bartlett said the industry is now at the peak of its growth, and the beauty about those in tourism is that […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.

Small and Medium Tourism Enterprise (SMTE) Operators to Access JA$200M Loan Funding In 2019/2020

The Jamaican Government is to increase access to loan funding for Small and Medium Tourism Enterprise (SMTE) operators, to expand and improve their businesses. Making the disclosure, Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said SMTEs are to benefit from additional funds through the Jamaica National Small Business Loan Limited, as the Government will be providing $200 […]

New Investors To Benefit From Immediate Activation Of Jamaica Central Securities Depository Accounts.