Radio Programme

Tourism Awareness Week

Roundabout JA | September 18, 2019
‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’- that’s the theme for Tourism Awareness Week, being observed from September 22 to 28 this year. Leading up to World Tourism Day on September 27, the Ministry of Tourism has planned several activities, beginning with a Thanksgiving Service at Church on the Rock in St. Andrew, on Sunday, September 22. Throughout the week, the Ministry will be highlighting traditional and non-traditional jobs available in the sector with the aim of attracting more Jamaicans, encouraging them to take advantage of emerging opportunities.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
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