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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 :1209

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 :1209

Wellness Tourism on fast track says Bartlett
In the same way, the introduction of cannabis into treatment for diabetes among other illnesses will also play a role in diversifying the product that we market to tourists......
Ministry of Tourism | 2016-05-02 19:51:47 # Views :1209

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that the rate of poverty has fallen significantly to a six year low of 17%.
In a statement to Parliament today (22 May), Dr Clarke noted that the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions shows that poverty fell from 21.2% for calendar year 2015 to 17.1% in calendar year 2016, a fa.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 12:08:31 # Views :1209

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 :1208

TEF welcomes designation of Blue & John Crow Mountains as World Heritage Site
The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has expressed delight at news that the push to have the Blue and John Crow Mountains designated as a World Heritage Site has yielded significant success......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-06 23:17:41 # Views :1208

Spanish Hoteliers Committed to Buying Locally
Spanish Hoteliers and investors have recommitted to buying more local goods and services following a meeting on Friday with Ministry of Tourism officials. The meeting, which sought to discuss various .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-11-22 14:13:41 # Views :1208

Japan joins the Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett met, today, with the immediate past President of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), Dr. Ryoichi Matsuyama, who is also the current Trustee of the prestigi.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-25 12:02:47 # Views :1208

Jamaicans urged to do more to document our unique culture
State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Damion Crawford is urging more Jamaicans to dedicate time and effort to documenting aspects of our unique culture......
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-07-07 21:52:14 # Views :1207

Minister McNeill to meet with key travel partners at World Travel Market London
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, is scheduled to participate in a number of high level meetings and promotions with key tourism partners as World Travel Market 2015 (WT.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2015-11-02 14:27:03 # Views :1207

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