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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 […]

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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 […]

itelbpo Expanding Its Operation in Kingston

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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. […]

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