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Taste Jamaica Workshop

On today’s edition of Tourism Roundup, we hear about a recent training initiative put on by the Ministry of Tourism that sought to inspire local food artistes to infuse elements of Jamaican culture into their dishes.

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CHICOS Summit

If you put real estate developers, investors and business operators from across the world in one room, what would you get? The Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations (CHICOS) Summit. Montego Bay St James is set to host this premier event from November 14 – 15.

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Tourism Minister Sectoral Presentation

Portfolio Minister Edmund Bartlett has outlined several plans and initiatives being undertaken to boost the tourism sector. We bring you highlight’s of the minister’s sectoral debate presentation on this week’s Tourism Roundup.

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Launch of Top Events

The Ministry of Tourism, through its Tourism Linkages Network (TLN) has created a new platform designed to increase visitor participation in events and activities islandwide. Dubbed Top Events Jamaica, the initiative will include a microsite and easy to use mobile app, both of which will seek to increase visitor awareness and participation in the over 900 events held in Jamaica each month.

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Jamaica’s Tourism Sector Breaking Records

Jamaica’s tourism sector continues to grow with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. This as more persons choose Jamaica as their ideal vacation destination. We tell you all about it on this week’s tourism round up.

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TSEA Awards Finalist

The Montego Bay Convention Centre will come alive on Saturday, March 30, as the Tourism Product Development Company TPDCO hosts the award ceremony for this year’s Tourism Service Excellence Awards.

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Jamaica Rum Festival

On this week’s tourism round up, we journey to the Hope Botanical Gardens for the inaugural staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival.

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Blue Mountain Coffee Festival Part 2

The 2019 staging of the Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee festival was a blast for all coffee lovers who made the journey. But what was the experience like for those on the other side, namely the business owners and booth operators?

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Blue Mountain Coffee Festival Pt 1

Thousands of coffee lovers made the journey to cool hills of Newcastle St Andrew for the second staging of the Jamaica Blue mountain coffee festival from March 1 to 3. The day had many fun activities for the entire family as well as an assortment of coffee infused products on display.

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Trelawny is Jamaica’s Next Resort Town

Trelawny could soon be declared Jamaica’s newest resort area. This as a number of investors have selected the parish as the ideal destination to build resorts and other attractions.

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TEF Summer Internship Programme

Applications are now open for the 2019 Tourism Enhancement Fund TEF Summer Internship Programme. We tell you how you can apply on this week’s edition of Tourism Round Up.

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Global Conference Highlights

Small and medium-sized business operators were recently in Montego Bay for the second staging of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth.

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Blue Mountain Coffee festival 2019

Coffee lovers, the Blue Mountain Coffee Festival is back. From March 1 – 3 all roads leads to the cool hills of Newcastle, St Andrew right in the heart of coffee country.

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Record Breaking 2018

Jamaica’s is one of the world’s top travel destinations, boasting a wide array of attractions to keep any traveller happy.

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Jamaica Welcomes Swoop Airlines

There’s a new ultra-low cost carrier out of Canada traveling to the rock for the winter Tourist Season. The airline will be transporting hundreds of tourists to the country from one of Jamaica’s key markets out of North America. On this week’s programme, Swoop airlines touches down in Jamaica.

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Shopping Regulations

The Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to roll out an entire shopping experience for visitors to Jamaica. This in a bid to capitalize on the growing trend of shopping tourism.

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Sandals Star Awards

Over 500 travel agents were on the island for the recently held Sandals Star Awards. Sandals hosted the event from November 28 – 30, to honour individuals and companies selling the resort and brand Jamaica to the world.

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Christmas in July Catalogue

Christmas is just around corner and finding the perfect gift just got easier. The Christmas in July Catalogue is now available to the public.

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