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Knutsford Express Will Expose Locals And Tourists To Jamaica’s Lesser Known Rural Attractions-Bartlett

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says the expansion of service by ground transportation provider, Knutsford Express will serve to expose locals and tourists to Jamaica’s lesser known rural attractions. Mr. Bartlett, who was speaking at the official opening of the company’s Sangster International Airport depot in Montego Bay on Tuesday, said the ease of access […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

More Interconnectedness Between Visitors And Residents Of Communities Needed, In Order To Achieve Greater Community Empowerment.

Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Dr. Taleb Rifai, says there must be more interconnectedness between visitors and residents of communities, in order to achieve greater community empowerment. He also suggested that there must be a “lowering of the walls between the host communities and the visitors”, in order to achieve […]

Jamaica Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

Jamaica Will Continue To Aggressively Pursue A Multi-Destination Marketing Arrangement With Cuba, Mexico And The Dominican Republic

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica will continue to aggressively pursue a multi-destination marketing arrangement with Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, noting that this will inevitably lead to sustainable growth. Mr. Bartlett, who was giving the welcome address at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference now on at the Montego […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Visitors staying away from hotels, warns BHTA official

Barbados recorded an 8.1 per cent increase in long-stay visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016. However, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Rudy Grant pointed out today that this was not reflected in the occupancy levels of BHTA member properties, […]

Jamaica Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

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 […]

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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 Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

“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 Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

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 Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

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. […]

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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 Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships