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Faith-Based Planners in Island for Site visits

A group of 16 faith-based meeting planners from the United States of America (USA) are in the island to participate in a “destination update” organised by the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). The group, which arrived in Jamaica yesterday (May 13), … Continued

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JAPEX “Phenomenal” Success, says JHTA Head

The 20th staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) Trade Show, put on by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), at the Half Moon Conference Centre in Montego Bay, ended on a high … Continued

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Bartlett Commends JHTA at 49th Anniversary Event

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has commended members of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), and the industry’s workforce, for their ‘tremendous’ work in ensuring that tourism remains positive and hopeful. Addressing the 49th Anniversary of the JHTA, … Continued

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Fiesta Group Unveils $16.2 Billion Expansion Project

Jamaica’s tourism landscape is to receive a further boost with the multi-billion dollar expansion of the Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa in Point, Hanover. The hotel, which was officially opened about three years ago, currently boasts some 1,054 rooms … Continued

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Font Hill Property set for Massive Development

The Font Hill property located near Black River in St. Elizabeth and comprising more than 3,000 acres of land is now being viewed for massive development, which would impact positively on the parish as well as on the overall economy … Continued

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Bartlett Laments Low Tourism Dollar Retention in Region

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has said Caribbean destinations must forge a collaborative unit in order to keep tourism earnings within the region. Speaking Tuesday (May 4) at the Rotary Club’s District 7020 annual conference at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, … Continued

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Barlett Laments Low Tourism Dollar Retention in Region

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has said Caribbean destinations must forge a collaborative unit in order to keep tourism earnings within the region. Speaking Tuesday (May 4) at the Rotary Club’s District 7020 annual conference at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, … Continued

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Duty Free List to be Expanded

Cabinet has approved amendments to the Duty Free Shopping Act, thereby allowing for the expansion of the duty free list and allowing incoming passengers to purchase items duty free. This was disclosed by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett during … Continued

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Pension Scheme for Tourism Workers Coming

The Ministry of Tourism is developing a Pension Scheme Policy as it seeks to ensure that workers have adequate social security upon retirement. “The Ministry has, over the past year, sought to develop a mechanism for promoting the development of … Continued

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Tourism Minister Defends Airlift Decision

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has defended the Ministry’s decision to take swift action to secure Jamaica’s airlift capacity, given the serious dilemma with which Jamaica was faced and the possibility of an airlift crisis. Making his presentation in … Continued

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New Tactics to Maintain JA’s Preferred Tourism Status

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has said he will be implementing new and intense marketing tactics and networking strategies, in order to maintain Jamaica’s position as a preferred Caribbean destination, for the new fiscal year. He argued that the … Continued

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