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Development of Entertainment and Sports High on National Agenda
Entertainment and Sports are being viewed by government as two of the pillars of economic opportunity and social mobility for the people......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-10-22 17:09:20 # Views :803

Minister Bartlett pushes for partnership with Cuba
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett does not believe the changing tide in relations between the United States of America and Cuba threatens Jamaica’s tourism market......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-03-21 19:06:51 # Views :803

Minister Bartlett to host seminar for newly appointed Board Members
Hot on the heels of the Office of The Prime Minister’s announcement of the members of 52 public boards, Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is slated to host a seminar tomorrow (April 9) at the Mont.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-04-08 19:51:24 # Views :801

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 :798

Nearly 1000 Chinese Visitors arrive in Ocho Rios on Costa Atlantica Cruise Ship
There was a buzz of activity in Ocho Rios this morning as nearly one thousand Chinese vacationers descended on the resort town to experience Jamaica’s world class tourism offerings......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-04-22 20:15:35 # Views :797

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 :794

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 :794

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 :790

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 :790

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 :784

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