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Growth In Heritage Tourism Offers Tremendous Opportunity For Jamaica And The Wider Caribbean

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the growth in heritage tourism offers tremendous opportunity for Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. In an interview with JIS NEWS, Mr. Bartlett noted that recent international tourism trends have pointed to a shift from the traditional ‘sun, sea and sand’ phenomenon towards a more interactive experiential form […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Our Business Is The Result Of Our Adventure – A Real Walkbout Experience

Even small businesses can easily operate on a global scale, sourcing products or labour on one continent and delivering goods or services halfway around the world. Many people consider their business to be their highest priority, and perhaps then add some spice and adventure to their lives by working from a remote or exotic location. […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

“Trust me, this helping me to live a better life; keep me away from violence. It’s my hustle and I love it”- Conrad Webster

After much thought I realised that the craft was common in the area, so I had to make myself “stand out”. “Mi use 24 bamboo and build it, and then mi seh me a go try and design something different from the rest a man dem. So mi start decorate and add table and chair, […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Increased Number Of Canadian Visitors Coming To The Caribbean During The Off-Season.

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, (CMC) — A senior official of the Canadian Tourism Research Institute (CTRI) is challenging the Caribbean to capitalise on the increase in the number of Canadian visitors coming to the Caribbean especially during the off-season. Senior Research Associate Jennifer Hendry, addressing delegates attending the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) sponsored State of the […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Travellers (Walkbouts) Today Are A Lot More Sophisticated And Are Expecting More For Their Tourism Dollars

Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says travellers today are a lot more sophisticated and are expecting more for their tourism dollars. Mr. Holness, who was giving the keynote address at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Record Summer Arrivals Push Mediterranean Island Of Cyprus To New Heights

More than half a million tourists visited Cyprus in August, pushing summer arrivals on the Mediterranean island to a new record, authorities said Monday. “With the completion of the most successful summer season in the history of Cypriot tourism, the Cyprus Tourism Organisation will focus even more on the winter season,” the CTO said. Seen […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

UK and Canada React Angrily to US Tariffs on Bombardier

The US Department of Commerce imposed preliminary tariffs of up to 219 per cent after Boeing alleged the Canadian aircraft maker had been able to sell its regional C Series jets at below cost in the US because of subsidies from the UK and Canadian governments. Theresa May, the British prime minister, said her government […]

Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

KLE In Drive To Market Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records As Premier Destination For An Authentic Experience

K.L.E. Group Limited (KLE) has advised that T&R Restaurants Limited (trading as FranJam), which is an affiliate company of KLE Group Limited, has signed its first overseas franchise agreement. The deal was struck with a UK company to operate fifteen (15) Tracks & Records Jamaican themed restaurants in the United Kingdom. The development of each […]

Wisynco Group Adds Rum and Sugar in 5 year exclusive distribution agreement with Worthy Park Estate

More Local Investment In European Plan (EP) Hotels Along The ‘Hip Strip’ Needed – Bartlett

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is calling for more local investment in European Plan (EP) hotels along Gloucester Avenue in Montego Bay, St. James, popularly known as the ‘Hip Strip’. Addressing members of the Montego Bay business sector in the city on July 28, the Minister said while he is not discouraging local […]

Wisynco Group Adds Rum and Sugar in 5 year exclusive distribution agreement with Worthy Park Estate