• 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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