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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 […]

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International Tourism Trends Showing Shift From Traditional Sun, Sea And Sand Towards Interactive Experiential Tourism, One Of The Fastest Growing Sub-Sectors.

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says product diversification by industry stakeholders is pivotal to further boosting Jamaica’s global competitiveness, and successfully tapping into new markets. He told JIS News in a recent interview that international travellers are becoming increasingly demanding and have higher expectations of the destinations they visit or plan to travel. “International tourism […]

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Five Networks – Gastronomy, Sports & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Shopping, & The Knowledge Economy, Diversifying Jamaica’s Tourism Offerings And Creating Business Opportunities

Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, has emphasised the importance of the five networks in further diversifying the country’s tourism offerings and creating business opportunities among various sectors. The five networks – Gastronomy, Sports and Entertainment, Health and Wellness, Shopping, and the Knowledge economy – which were officially launched in December 2016 as […]

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

President of JAMPRO Diane Edwards said that while the agency has been successful in attracting major tourism projects such as Iberostar Hotel, BahÌa Principe, Grupo Excellence (Oyster Bay) and others, the need exists to create new dimensions for tourism outside of all-inclusive properties and visitors on cruise ships. JAMPRO she said is therefore, focusing on […]

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Walkbout Community Members Are Passionate About Authentic Experiences

Just Who Are Walkbouts You May Ask? Well according to the company, Walkbouts are Young, maybe even young at heart, in some form of relationship, loves the outdoors, likes to explore and share other cultures and memorable experiences, seeks unique and historical travel ambiance, sophisticated in own way, brand conscious and savvy, independent in thought […]

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Walkbout Foundation Encouraging Travel As A Way Of Developing Human Capacity And Experiences.

Walkbout Foundation The Walkbout Foundation Encourages Travel As A Way Of Developing Human Capacity And Experiences.In addition to its support of environmental activities it encourages travel as a way of developing human capacity and experiences. As such each year the Walkbout Foundation will sponsor and support Junior Walkbouts, ie individuals under the age of 18, […]

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Walkbout Aiming To Help SME Tour and Experience Operators Grow Their Business

www.walkbout.com Executive Chairman of Walkbout International LLC Aldo Antonio says that Walkbout SACP, The Walkbout Supplier & Affiliate Community Programme (SACP) is positioned to help SME entrepreneurs around the Caribbean and the world. According to the Walkbout Chairman,SACP is a community capacity building programme focused on and encouraging entrepreneurship by helping other entrepreneurs who want […]

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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 Targeting Japan And India As The Country Continues To Expand Its Source Markets For Tourists.

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 Targeting Japan And India As The Country Continues To Expand Its Source Markets For Tourists.

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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