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Jamaica on Track to Become Major Gastronomy Destination
Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is now on track to become one of the world’s major gastronomy destinations......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-09-20 10:14:27 # Views :880

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 :879

Bartlett calls for a 'Holistic Sustainable Tourism Roadmap for Asia'
Speaking at the 9th Asian Leadership Conference on Globalisation in Crisis: Navigating the World with New Opportunities in Seoul, South Korea, Min the Hon Edmund Bartlett called for the need for a 'Ho.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 16:53:59 # Views :877

1.2 million Air seats secured for Winter Tourist Season
Well over one million air seats have been secured to accomodate the influx of tourists who are expected to visit Jamaica during the highly anticipated Winter Tourist Season, which officially starts .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2014-12-15 20:36:44 # Views :875

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 :875

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 :874

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 :873

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 :870

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 :870

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 :867

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