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News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica to market Falmouth as tourism destination

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Jamaica to market Falmouth as tourism destination
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaica-to-market-falmouth-as-tourism-destination_186594?profile=1373

The tourism minister stressed that Falmouth is on the cusp of taking off as a tourism ... The village — located on 1.6 hectares of land owned by the Port Authority of Jamaica — will consist of 47 ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Oxbridge Academy teen uses golf fundraiser to build classrooms in Jamaica

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Oxbridge Academy teen uses golf fundraiser to build classrooms in Jamaica
News source: https://www.palmbeachpost.com/lifestyle/20200211/oxbridge-academy-teen-uses-golf-fundraiser-to-build-classrooms-in-jamaica

For 15-year-old Rafe Cochran, it wasn’t enough to help hundreds of Jamaican children with new buildings at their school. He wanted to get to know who the students were as people, and to see firsthand how their education had improved."He always comes up with these grand ideas," said his mother, Diahann Cochran. "He’s always felt it was important to help others."Hundreds of students at Iona High School in Tower Isle, St. Mary, Jamaica, started the fall semester with two new buildings

News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica Rum Festival targets US market with New York launch

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
Jamaica Rum Festival targets US market with New York launch
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/jamaica-rum-festival-targets-us-market-with-new-york-launch-appleton-estate-s-rum-festival-an-investment-in-brand-jamaica_186572?profile=1056

Rum producers, partners, and sponsors will gather at Campari's regional office, to celebrate the official launch of the Jamaica Rum Festival in this key tourism market. The USA launch follows on the ...

News Jamaica Tourism: The Cool Girls' Guide To Kingston, Jamaica

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
The Cool Girls' Guide To Kingston, Jamaica
News source: https://www.essence.com/lifestyle/travel/kingston/

Tourism is centered at resorts in these areas along with others in Negril and Port Antonio. Picture-perfect and precisely plotted, one can experience the “One Love” Jamaica is famous for in these ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Mosquito sterilisation project for Jamaica next year

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Mosquito sterilisation project for Jamaica next year
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/mosquito-sterilisation-project-for-jamaica-next-year_176692?profile=1373

He contended that Jamaica, like the rest of the Caribbean, must figure out how to deal with the prevalence of mosquitoes and their increasingly aggressive nature. “We all have that issue…and because ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica Tourist Board ramps up trade seminar series

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Jamaica Tourist Board ramps up trade seminar series
News source: https://www.travelweekly.com/Caribbean-Travel/Jamaica-Tourist-Board-ramps-up-trade-seminars

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is ramping up its series of seminars this fall targeting travel specialists in several markets in the U.S. The series takes the form of a trade show followed by dinner ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Bartlett calls for regional tourism resilience fund

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Bartlett calls for regional tourism resilience fund
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Bartlett_calls_for_the_establishment_of_a_regional_tourism_resilience_fund

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has called for the establishment of a Tourism Resilience Fund, which will be the region's first funding facility specifically designed to assist ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Pension Industry Association of Jamaica lauds inclusion of tourism workers in pension scheme

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Pension Industry Association of Jamaica lauds inclusion of tourism workers in pension scheme
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/pension-industry-association-of-jamaica-lauds-inclusion-of-tourism-workers-in-pension-scheme_174807?profile=1056

The Pension Industry Association of Jamaica (PIAJ) is calling for working Jamaicans to make financial planning for retirement one of their top priorities. This call by the PIAJ comes in the wake of ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica reports large increase in visitors

Published on: Friday 13 September 2019
Jamaica reports large increase in visitors
News source: https://www.travelweekly.com/Caribbean-Travel/Jamaica-reports-large-increase-in-visitors

Jamaica drew 1.87 million visitors in the first eight months of 2019, a 9.1% increase year over year. Director of tourism Donovan White said at the recent Jamaica Annual Product Exchange (JAPEX) ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Top Events Jamaica mobile app, website a hit at JAPEX 2019

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Top Events Jamaica mobile app, website a hit at JAPEX 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Top_Events_Jamaica_mobile_app/_website_a_hit_at_JAPEX_2019?profile=1228

... an initiative from the Tourism Linkages Network (TLN), a division of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF). It was officially launched in April and is designed to promote Jamaica's best in sports, ...

News Jamaica Tourism: The Bank of Jamaica's Quarterly Monetary Policy Report - August 2019 edition

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
The Bank of Jamaica's Quarterly Monetary Policy Report - August 2019 edition
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/the-bank-of-jamaica-s-quarterly-monetary-policy-report---august-2019-edition_173750?profile=1056

although the estimated growth in tourism and finance and insurance services were relatively higher. BALANCE OF PAYMENTS Preliminary data on Jamaica's balance of payments (BOP) for the March 2019 ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Anushka Sharma joins Virat Kohli and Team India as they visit High Commissioner’s residence in Jamaica

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Anushka Sharma joins Virat Kohli and Team India as they visit High Commissioner’s residence in Jamaica
News source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/anushka-sharma-joins-virat-kohli-and-team-india-as-they-visit-high-commissioner-s-residence-in-jamaica/story-IpObRYjLxzqPm8rePBBFKJ.html

Actor Anushka Sharma and her cricketer husband Virat Kohli were invited as guests at the High Commissioner’s residence in Jamaica on Thursday. They were joined by other members of the Indian cricket ...

News Jamaica Tourism: CTO to highlight contributions of indigenous people to regional tourism

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
CTO to highlight contributions of indigenous people to regional tourism
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/CTO_to_highlight_contributions_of_indigenous_people_to_regional_tourism

Indigenous communities are utilising tourism markets to embrace expanded entrepreneurial ... Colonel Marcia “Kim” Douglas of Jamaica's Charles Town Maroon Community; a representative of the Indian ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Kenya President pays state visit to Jamaica

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Kenya President pays state visit to Jamaica
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Kenya_President_pays_state_visit_to_Jamaica?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta will pay a state visit to Jamaica on Monday, August 5 to Wednesday, August 7. Kenyatta is scheduled to arrive at the Norman Manley ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica had Record Arrivals for July 2019 says Tourism Minister

Published on: Sunday 04 August 2019
Jamaica had Record Arrivals for July 2019 says Tourism Minister
News source: https://sflcn.com/jamaica-had-record-arrivals-for-july-2019-tourism-minister-bartlett/

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says arrival figures for July 2019 shows that an estimated 250,584 visitors arrived in the island ⁠— the highest number ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Brexit's effect on Caribbean tourism

Published on: Sunday 04 August 2019
Brexit's effect on Caribbean tourism
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/brexit-s-effect-on-caribbean-tourism_171451?profile=1096

Tourism planners in several Caribbean countries have been aware ... (eight), Antigua and Barbuda (10), St Lucia (11), Bahamas (12), Barbados (14), and Jamaica (15). Given this reality, however smaller ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Tiger Basketball Fans Can Make Plans For Jamaica

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=211804558

With its picturesque beaches, modern resorts, and exciting nightlight, Montego Bay is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations – an ideal setting for the 2019 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic ...

News Jamaica Tourism: Jamaica Tourist Board Lends Support To The Reggae Girlz During Visit to South Florida

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
News source: https://sflcn.com/jamaica-tourist-board-lends-support-reggae-girlz-south-florida/

MIRAMAR – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was among the sponsors of the recent South Florida Celebration for the Reggae Girlz World Cup Send-Off Tour. Organized by the Reggae Girlz Foundation ...