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Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that the Ministry is taking strategic steps to ensure that Jamaica capitalises on its potential and benefits in a more significant way from gastronomy tourism. He noted that with a mouth-watering cuisine that is second to none, Jamaica stands to benefit significantly from an industry that the World Food […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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