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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 […]

Jamaica’s Pattern Of Studying, Consulting, Re-Consulting And Updating Its Studies, Have Impeded The Country’s Own Progress.

Jamaica Needs To Create New Dimensions For Tourism Outside Of All-Inclusive Properties And Visitors On Cruise Ships

President of JAMPRO Diane Edwards said that while the agency has been successful in attracting major tourism projects such as Iberostar Hotel, BahÌa Principe, Grupo Excellence (Oyster Bay) and others, the need exists to create new dimensions for tourism outside of all-inclusive properties and visitors on cruise ships. JAMPRO she said is therefore, focusing on […]

Jamaica’s Pattern Of Studying, Consulting, Re-Consulting And Updating Its Studies, Have Impeded The Country’s Own Progress.

The Walkbout Homestay Experience Coming January 2019

The Walkbout Homestay Experience allows you to rent rooms and sometimes an entire apartment/home/residence from carefully selected and screened local families. The experience allows for a first hand up close view of real Jamaican daily life. You will improve your local language skills and become familiar with the local lifestyle like never before. Participating host […]

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

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 […]

Jamaica’s Pattern Of Studying, Consulting, Re-Consulting And Updating Its Studies, Have Impeded The Country’s Own Progress.

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 […]

Jamaica’s Pattern Of Studying, Consulting, Re-Consulting And Updating Its Studies, Have Impeded The Country’s Own Progress.

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 […]

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

Walkbout Foundation Encouraging Travel As A Way Of Developing Human Capacity And Experiences.

Walkbout Foundation The Walkbout Foundation Encourages Travel As A Way Of Developing Human Capacity And Experiences.In addition to its support of environmental activities it encourages travel as a way of developing human capacity and experiences. As such each year the Walkbout Foundation will sponsor and support Junior Walkbouts, ie individuals under the age of 18, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Visitors staying away from hotels, warns BHTA official

Barbados recorded an 8.1 per cent increase in long-stay visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016. However, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Rudy Grant pointed out today that this was not reflected in the occupancy levels of BHTA member properties, […]

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