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Tourism Is Now Jamaica’s Best Bet In Quest To Attain Economic Prosperity.

With tourism having contributed approximately JA$62.2 billion in revenue to the Government coffers in 2017, accounting for 12.1 per cent of total recurrent revenue, stakeholders say the industry is now indisputably Jamaica’s best bet in the quest to attain economic prosperity. Portfolio Minister, Edmund Bartlett, who heads the many persons articulating this view, points to […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

185,873 Stopover Arrivals For January 2017, 3.5% Over The 179,559 Recorded January 2016 -JTB

Data published by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), revealed that for the 12 months ending January 2017, total stopover arrivals amounted to 2.2 million relative to 2.1 million for the similar period of 2016. The continued improvements are largely due to increased visitors from the USA, Canadian and European markets, facilitated by an increase in […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Edmund Bartlett To Appoint Several Of Jamaica’s Honorary Consuls In Europe As, Unpaid, Tourism Advisors

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has signaled his intention to appoint several of Jamaica’s Honorary Consuls in Europe as, unpaid, Tourism Advisors to his office, as he works on boosting market share for tourists to Jamaica from several key European countries. Bartlett made the announcement following engagements with Honorary Consuls from around Europe at Jamaica’s […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF