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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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Small and Medium Tourism Enterprise (SMTE) Operators to Access JA$200M Loan Funding In 2019/2020

The Jamaican Government is to increase access to loan funding for Small and Medium Tourism Enterprise (SMTE) operators, to expand and improve their businesses. Making the disclosure, Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, said SMTEs are to benefit from additional funds through the Jamaica National Small Business Loan Limited, as the Government will be providing $200 […]

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Five Networks – Gastronomy, Sports & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Shopping, & The Knowledge Economy, Diversifying Jamaica’s Tourism Offerings And Creating Business Opportunities

Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, has emphasised the importance of the five networks in further diversifying the country’s tourism offerings and creating business opportunities among various sectors. The five networks – Gastronomy, Sports and Entertainment, Health and Wellness, Shopping, and the Knowledge economy – which were officially launched in December 2016 as […]

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Walkbout Aiming To Help SME Tour and Experience Operators Grow Their Business

www.walkbout.com Executive Chairman of Walkbout International LLC Aldo Antonio says that Walkbout SACP, The Walkbout Supplier & Affiliate Community Programme (SACP) is positioned to help SME entrepreneurs around the Caribbean and the world. According to the Walkbout Chairman,SACP is a community capacity building programme focused on and encouraging entrepreneurship by helping other entrepreneurs who want […]

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Tourism Sector Earned US$3B, And Placed US$1B In The Pockets Of Jamaicans

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has been the catalyst for the growth of the Jamaican economy, as it has enabled the value-added which lifted the gross domestic product and indeed the growth rate on an annual basis. Speaking at a Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation pilot review luncheon at the Montego Bay Convention […]

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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 […]

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Global Tourism Expert, Dan Durazo Is Guest Speaker For 2016 Tourism Service Excellence Programme Awards

  Global tourism expert and Director of Communications at Allianz Global Assistance, Dan Durazo is scheduled to deliver the much-anticipated main address at this year’s staging of the Tourism Service Excellence Programme (TSEP) Awards.   Durazo who is known for his experience at independent marketing and advertising agencies including Coca-Cola USA, Target Stores, Honda Motor […]

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New 146-Room Royal Decameron Hotel Expected To Aid Government In Achieving Growth Target For Tourism Sector

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, addresses the opening of the Royal DeCameron Cornwall Beach Resort in Montego Bay, St. James on Saturday, February 18. Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness believes the newly opened the 146-room Royal DeCameron Cornwall Beach resort in Montego Bay, St. James will better enable the Government to meet its growth target for […]

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