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Fire on cruise ship totally extinguished
Cruise shipping activities are proceeding as usual at the Falmouth cruise ship pier in Trelawny as a fire, which occurred on the Freedom of the Seas vessel, was extinguished by the ship's crew......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-22 16:10:59 # Views :734

Cruise passengers on local tours following fire
Passengers on the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship, on which there was a fire this morning enroute to the Falmouth cruise ship pier in Trelawny, have since disembarked and have proceeded on several sch.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-22 17:50:25 # Views :734

TEF provides $84 million to repair Mocho to Arcadia Main Road
The linkage between tourism and agriculture will begin to benefit a number of historic rural communities in southern St. James soon, with the Tourism Enhancement Fund financing the rehabilitation of a.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-09-07 22:59:13 # Views :734

Minister Mcneill calls on tourism officials to position tourism as a force for change
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment and Chairman of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has called on international tourism officials to ensure that w.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-09-15 14:11:50 # Views :730

Tourism Minister congratulates Marlon James on Major Literary Award
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has extended congratulations to Jamaican author Marlon James on winning Britain’s most prestigious literary award, the Man Booker prize.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-10-14 19:52:18 # Views :729

Rafting in Portland to get major boost
The rafting experience in Portland is set to be significantly enhanced, with some $32 million being allocated to renovate the facilities in Berridale and Rafter’s Rest......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-14 18:08:17 # Views :721

J$70 billion potential trade market for local businesses
A newly released Tourism Demand Study, commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, has revealed that opportunities created by tourism for the trade of locally-made goods and services co.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-02-04 13:48:49 # Views :698

Newly upgraded Burwood Beach Facility opened
The parish of Trelawny now boasts one of the best public beaches in the island following an investment of $28 million in the development of the Burwood Beach on the outskirts of Falmouth......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-01-11 13:57:56 # Views :687

Minister Bartlett visits Japan for critical tourism engagements
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Paul Pennicook will meet with several tourism stakeholders in Japan as part of efforts to re-engage the market and grow visitor traff.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-31 21:55:44 # Views :685

Tourism Minister’s Meetings with Canadian Stakeholders to Yield Positive Results
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who is currently in Canada to discuss strategies with the country’s leading stakeholders, to address the decline from that market,.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-01 14:05:12 # Views :685

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