Winter Season & Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Jamaica is on course for a strong winter season with bookings for the period pacing well ahead of last year.
And the planned staging of the Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Listen

Radio Programmes

Spanish and Russian Skills Traning

The Ministry of Tourism launches programme to train persons in the industry in conversational Russian and Spanish.

Listen

Radio Programmes

JAMAICA – Get All Right

The Jamaica Tourist Board – JTB – recently brought the world’s largest stress ball to Times Square New York to introduce its new advertising campaign, JAMAICA – GET ALL RIGHT

Listen

Radio Programmes

TEF On Ochi

The Tourism Enhancement Fund will be embarking on major transformational projects valued at just over 1-billion dollars.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Entertainment Events

Tourism and Entertainment Ministry moves to maximize the economical potential of the country’s cultural product.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Integrated Resort Developments

In 2010, the Casino Gaming Act was passed. Part III of that piece of legislation deals specifically with approved Integrated Resort Developments, IRDs. This concept involves the coordinated creation of hotel accommodation and recreational facilities.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Sports Tourism

Today, this small island is recognized for the ability of its men and women to dominate sporting events, particularly on the tracks. Today we take a look at sports tourism and what it has in store for our island home – Jamaica.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Health Tourism

Health Tourism is an international trend set by consumers seeking to enhance their well being through their travel experiences. The term refers to those clients with medical conditions who would travel to experience healing therapies, to look and feel better, lose weight, relieve pain or discomfort, manage stress, or partake in the use of natural supplements to improve their health.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Heritage Tourism

Tourism is big business in Jamaica; proudly holding the title of Jamaica’s leading source of foreign exchange.
And for that reason, steps are constantly being taken to ensure that the brand is not just preserved. The preservation and promotion of these sites are today referred to as Heritage Tourism.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Minister McNeil @ITB

More than 10-thousand exhibitors from 188 countries gathered in Berlin from March 6 – 10, to present their products and services at the world’s largest tourism convention – ITB Berlin.Some 1–hundred ministers of tourism and state secretaries from around the world were also in attendance – among them, Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeil.
He was on hand to share information about Jamaica to the approximately 60-thousand members of the general public who came to find out about the wide-ranging information on offer from exhibitors and providers of niche market products.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Shoreline Protection

Natural shorelines are the undeveloped fringe areas along the edge of a water body. They connect the shallow aquatic portion of the water body with adjacent upland. These areas provide important environmental functions, such as regulating water quality, including temperature, clarity, nutrients, and contaminants. Additionally, they sustain critical habitat for a variety of organisms, such as invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, shorebirds and waterfowl, and mammals.

Listen

Radio Programmes

TPDCO Hailed + Rum

The Tourism Product Development Company, TPDCo, is the central agency mandated by the Government to facilitate the maintenance, development and enhancement of Jamaica’s tourism product. Since its inception, the agency has been doing just that and the work has not gone unnoticed.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Rasta Village

The Rastafarian Indigenous Village situated in Portebello, Irwin in St. James is a community based tourism project poised to bring tremendous benefits to the island.The village boasts a Solomonic Mall, Herbal Pharmacy, Ital Spice Kitchen, Ises or Conference Hall, I-tech Centre, Museum, Print Shop, Recording Studio, and a Wellness Centre and Healing Garden.
The facility is 95 percent complete.

Listen

Radio Programmes

Tourism Round-Up – Seville Re-Opens + Inaugural Flights

The Seville Heritage Park, located along the north coast approximately four kilometres from St. Ann’s Bay, is regarded as one of Jamaica’s most significant cultural heritage sites. It includes the archaeological remains of the Taino village of Maima

Listen

Radio Programmes
Skip to content