Tourism Round Up Provides an Overview of JCTI’s Free Online training

In early April the Ministry of Tourism announced free online training for tourism workers through the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI). On this edition of Tourism Round Up we tell you what courses are on offer and how to register. Press play to find out more.

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The Global Tourism & Crisis Management Centre conducting research to support post COVID 19 recovery efforts for the sector.

With the negative impact of COVID19 on the tourism industry, the tourism ministry is being proactive in tackling the aftereffects of the pandemic by conducting research to develop a strategy that will help in the recovery efforts for the Caribbean region. Find out more about on these developments and more on this edition of Tourism Round Up

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The Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) Preparing to offer free online training for all tourism workers.

In order to ensure that Jamaica stays ahead of the tourism market, even after COVID19, the Ministry of Tourism is offering free online training to all tourism workers through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI). This as a measure of helping tourism workers to scale up their capacity so they can provide a higher quality of service after the pandemic. Learn more about this initiative on this edition of Tourism Roundup.

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Government to provide Grant assistance for Tourism Business Operators

As part of efforts to help businesses in the tourism sector to deal with the economic impact of COVID 19, the Government will be providing grant assistance over the next 3 months for Micro small and medium sized tourism business owners. Press play to hear more about this initiative.

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Tourism Round up Reviews Jamaica Rum Festival 2020

The Jamaica Rum festival 2020 was a day filled with food, fun and of course rum. Thousands of persons turned out to the Hope Botanical Gardens to support the event, and there were lots of positive reviews. Press play to hear more from its patrons on this edition of Tourism Round-Up.

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Tourism Round up Recaps this year’s staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival.

Hundreds of persons turned out for the second staging of the Jamaica Rum festival at the Hope Botanical Gardens in St Andrew on February 29 which was the second staging of the event, and by all accounts it was a success. Press play on this edition of Tourism Round Up to get the highlights.

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Tourism Round Up talks about Registration begins for Pension Scheme

Workers in the tourism industry are one step closer to having an official pension scheme. Preliminary registrations have begun across the industry for the pension plan, set to impact over 300,000 workers. Press play to learn more on this week’s tourism round up.

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Tourism Round Up: Port Royal Cruise Pt 3

Port Royal as a cruise destination is now in full swing, following the historic docking of the Marella Discovery 2 cruise line on January 20. But what makes Port Royal such a special port of call? Senior Destinations Services Manager at Marella Cruises Jackie Noble gives us some insight on this week’s tourism roundup. Learn more on this edition of Tourism Round Up

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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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