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Businessuite 2017 Top 50 Caribbean Companies By US$ Revenue

Rank Rank LC$000 US$000 LC$000 US$000 2017 2016 Listed Companies 2016/17 2016/17 2015/16 2015/16 1 1 Massy Holdings Limited $11,534,060 $1,716,378 $11,944,843 $1,856,461 2 2 Sagicor Financial Corporation $1,134,147 $1,104,219 3 3 ANSA Mc Al Limited $6,000,610 $892,948 $6,214,994 $965,931 4 4 GraceKennedy Limited $88,267,589 $687,226 $79,742,230 $663,192 5 5 Republic Bank Limited $4,470,888 $665,311 […]

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

Businessuite 2017 Top 50 Caribbean Companies By US$ Profit After Tax

Rank Rank LC$000 US$000 LC$000 US$000 2017 2016 Company 2016/17 2016/17 2015/16 2015/16 1 5 First Caribbean International Limited $143,336 $97,932 2 1 Republic Financial Holdings Limited $943,113 $140,344 $1,236,744 $192,214 3 8 ANSA Mc Al Limited $803,108 $119,510 $891,353 $138,534 4 3 National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. $14,448,560 $112,493 $12,301,790 $102,310 5 10 Sagicor […]

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Stop Promoting Modern-Day Plantations Called Exclusive Resorts – Rifai – Updated

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

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

Standard Poor’s Downgrades Barbados For The Second Time In Six Months

International rating agency Standard Poor’s (S&P) this week downgraded Barbados for the second time in six months, lowering its long-term local currency rating from CCC+ to CCC. In giving the rating a negative outlook, S&P said this reflected the potential for a downgrade over the next 12 months should the Government fail to advance measures […]

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

Tourism Ministry To Roll Out Initiatives To Diversify Tourism Product Through Five Linkages Networks – Bartlett

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, has indicated that his Ministry will continue to roll out initiatives to diversify the tourism product through the five Linkages Networks – Gastronomy, Health and Wellness, Sports and Entertainment, Knowledge, and Shopping – to attract more visitors to the island as well as generate additional earnings.He added that while encouraging […]

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

Barbadians Warned To Brace For More Hardships – Dukharan

The Chief Economist for Bitt Inc, Marla Dukharan, is warning Barbadians to brace for more hardships, given the likelihood that the Government will miss its fiscal targets and that the island’s overall economic performance will be weaker than expected this year. She issued the grim assessment in response to the latest country risk report prepared […]

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

Tourism Continues To Be The Main Engine Of Economic Growth

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that tourism continues to be the main engine of economic growth, providing indirect employment for one in every four people in the linked sectors. These include agriculture, the creative and cultural industries, entertainment, manufacturing, transportation, finance and insurance, electricity and water, and construction. In 2016, the hotels and […]

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

Compliance And Enforcement Critical To Protecting International Trading Relationships And Securing Ready Markets For Exports – Spence

Chief Technical Director in Jamaica’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence, has indicated that the expansion of trade is part of Government’s strategic objectives for the sector. The Ministry’s strategic mission involves several activities that are critical to supporting the quality of produce to ensure that we consistently meet the standards that […]

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

Trinidad And Tobago Needs To Learn From The Jamaican Experience And Make The Hard Decisions Needed For Economic Transformation – Duncan

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, Port of Spain, Trinidad… JMMB Group CEO and Co Chairman of Jamaica’s Economic Program Oversight Committee (EPOC), Mr Keith P. Duncan urged Trinidad and Tobago to learn from the Jamaican experience and make the hard decisions needed for economic transformation. Speaking at an arm chair discussion hosted by JMMB Group, in […]

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