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The Global Luxury Travel Market Is Expected To Reach US$2.5 Trillion By 2025 And Jamaica Wants A Piece

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says some 6,000 rooms will be developed in Rose Hall, Montego Bay, over the next five years, making the self-styled elegant corridor a prime area for the tourism high end market. In an interview with JIS News, Mr. Bartlett said the development will include the 1,700-room Hard Rock Café Hotel, […]

Government Of Jamaica Moving Rapidly To Complete The Data Protection Bill

April Shaping Up To Be Another Good Month For Visitor Arrivals in Jamaica As Out-Turn Expected To Boost Stopover Arrivals To 900,000 For The First Four Months Of The Year.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that April is shaping up to be another good month for visitor arrivals, noting that he was expecting this to be a huge month as April is trending at eight per cent over the same period last year and that the numbers for Easter and Carnival are yet to […]

Government Of Jamaica Moving Rapidly To Complete The Data Protection Bill

Jamaica Recording Estimated Gross Foreign Exchange Earnings of US$2.2 Billion, A 7.4 % Increase. And Three Million Arrivals Recorded, A 4.7% Increase

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is reporting increased tourist arrivals and earnings up to August of this year. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Jennifer Griffith, speaking at the official opening of the Puerto Seco Beach in Discovery Bay, St. Ann, on Saturday (September 22), said between January and August of this year, almost three […]

Government Of Jamaica Moving Rapidly To Complete The Data Protection Bill