• Jamaica is Expanding its Hotel Room Stock as Work Begins on a New Hotel in Trelawny

    Visitors to Jamaica’s north coast will have an even wider variety of places to stay in coming years, as several new hotels are set to come on stream. Work has begun on a new hotel in Trelawny, and several more developments will get underway in 2020. Listen to this week’s Tourism Round Up as we talk about rooms.

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    Learn About The New Cycling Adventure at Treasure Beach on This Edition of Tourism Round Up

    Outside the walls of the hotel rooms and resorts there’s a new adventure on offer for vacationers in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth. If you’re looking to burn some calories while immersing yourself in Jamaican culture at the community level then Red’s Cycle Tours may just be for you. Listen to this edition to get the details on this week’s tourism round up.

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    The Global Tourism Resilience Centre and Crisis Management Centre is Being Expanded

    Since its launch earlier this the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has been expanding its footprint across the world. More countries are showing interest in partnering with the entity and establish satellite locations. Stay tuned to find out more about the work the entity has been doing on this week’s Tourism Round Up.

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    Coffee Skincare Product Development Workshop

    Are you a skincare professional or beauty enthusiast with an idea for a new product, but aren’t sure where to start? Then this week’s tourism round up is for you. Stick around as we tell you all about the tourism linkages network’s skin care product development workshop. Listen to Tourism Round Up to learn more.

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    Health & Wellness Resort, Doc’s Place international Targets Visitors Seeking Health Retreats

    There are many reasons why people visit Jamaica. Many come to enjoy the food, others for the relaxing environment, and some for the interesting culture. But what if you could enjoy all of that while undergoing treatment for a medical condition? That’s the package health and wellness resort Doc’s place international is offering visitors to our shores. We share their story on today’s edition of Tourism Round Up.

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    Journey with us on Tourism Round Up to the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny

    Today we talk about how the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny is providing patrons with a shopping experience like no other. See the diverse artisan offerings and get exposed to the rich history of one of Jamaica’s most famous towns. More on this week’s Tourism Round Up.

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    Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI) Produces 450 New Graduates

    Over 3 million persons have chosen Jamaica as their vacation destination in 2019 so far. Outside of the constant sunshine and pristine waters, our warm and friendly people keep them coming back for more. That’s one of the reasons priority is being given to training our tourism workers. On this week’s tourism round up we tell you all about plans to establish a new graduate school of tourism in Montego bay St James.

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    Jamaica’s Tourism Product, Spreading It’s Wings Into New Markets

    We go globetrotting on this week’s tourism round up as Jamaica spreads its wings far and wide in search of new opportunities. On the journey we’ll make three stops. Two in Asia and one in South America. Join us on Tourism Round Up to learn more… 

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    Jamaica to Host Tourism Travel Market in London

    The Ministry of tourism is constantly rolling out strategies to market destination Jamaica. From advertisements across the world and meeting with travel partners, to now hosting its own Jamaica travel market in London. We tell you more about the Travel Market on today’s edition of tourism round up.

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    Tourism Awareness Week 2019

    It’s that time of year again when the sector dedicates one entire week to celebrating all things tourism. On this week’s Tourism Round Up, we share all the plans and activities for Tourism Awareness Week 2019.

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    Tourism Sector Performance 2019 Update

    After nine months into 2019, Jamaica’s tourism sector shows no signs of slowing down. The industry continues to see record arrival figures and earnings as well as new airlift expansions into new markets. Stick around to find out more on how the sector is performing on this week’s Tourism Round Up.

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    Tourism Resilience Centre Mobilizing Help for Bahamas

    The tourism resilience and crisis management centre is mobilizing assistance to help Bahamas recover from the impact of Hurricane Dorian. Stay tuned to find out more on this week’s tourism round up.

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    Ocho Rios Seafood Experience

    From the sea to your plate, that will be the experience for cruise passengers in Ocho Rios as part of the transformation underway at the port. Originally a fishing village, the resort town of Ocho Rios has been transformed into one Jamaica’s most popular cruise destinations. Join us to find out more about the new Ocho Rios.

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    Introducing Jamaica’s Next Cruise Destination: Port Royal

    Jamaica is fast becoming one of the hottest destinations to visit in the world. Many visitors arrive in Jamaica by cruise each year, with over 1.8 million visiting the island that way in 2018. To build on this success, the Government has another new cruise destination in the works – Port Royal. The Port Authority of Jamaica, who is leading the development of the project, says special effort is being made to ensure Port Royal is developed to international standards, while preserving its natural environment and historical sites.

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    Exhibitors Shares Their Experience at Christmas in July 2019

    One hundred and twenty manufacturers showcased their work while interacting with buyers at the Christmas in July Trade show 2019. From, oils, to scrubs to paintings, the event had enough variety to meet the needs of every buyer. On this week’s tourism round up we hear the story of a few of the exhibitors.

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    MSME Financing Opportunities Part 2

    On this week’s Get The Facts, we continue talking about funding opportunities for Micro, Small and Medium Sized enterprises MSMEs through the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ).

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    Christmas in July Recap

    The Christmas in July Tradeshow is celebrating 5 years of promoting local manufactures of corporate gifts. The marketplace brings buyers and suppliers together to meet and do business. Listen to how Christmas in July is impacting local business owners.

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    Christmas in July Trade Show 2019

    The Christmas in July trade show is celebrating 5 years. And with that comes new and exciting features for the 2019 staging of the event. We’re talking pop up fashion shows, live artistic drawings as well as one hundred and twenty local manufacturers showcasing their products. Stick around as we go deeper on this week’s tourism round up.

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    Mobay to Experience Cruise Port Expansion

    Several of Jamaica’s ports are being expanded, to accept the largest vessels the industry has to offer. This means more cruise passengers for the major resort towns and increased business in the wider communities. Our first stop is Montego Bay and we’ll tell you all about the planned developments on this week’s tourism round up.

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