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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 :725

Manufacturers stand to benefit from Christmas in July Tradeshow - says Bartlett
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued an open call for manufacturers of locally produced corporate gifts to apply for the Tourism Linkages Network’s annual Christmas in July tradeshow, by .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 11:58:03 # Views :713

Unprecedented Tourism Growth Exceeding Targets
Tourism continues to experience unprecedented growth as the industry plays a lead role in the government’s growth agenda. With three years into a five-year expansion plan set by Tourism Minister, Hon .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 13:59:49 # Views :698

Bartlett Announces Montego Bay Convention Centre Board
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC). This follows Cabinet approval for the owner.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 17:50:04 # Views :692

TEF Invests $10 million in 2018 International Coastal Cleanup Day Activities
The Tourism Enhancement (TEF) has invested approximately $10 million in this year’s International Coastal Cleanup Day initiative, which is spearheaded locally by Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). Spea.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-18 15:04:14 # Views :685

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 :685

Bartlett and Shaw to Get More Local Products in Hotels
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry will be working closely with the new Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, to ensure that imports to .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-26 11:35:46 # Views :682

$35Million for Spruce Up Garbage Disposal Bin Project
As part of efforts to reduce littering in municipalities island wide, The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has spent $35million to brand and install 1000 Spruce Up garbage disposal bins. The initiative .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-11-16 14:26:20 # Views :679

US$10 Million in Revenues from Increased Cruise and Stopover Passengers next year
Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett fresh from his visit to London for Jamaica Travel Market, has announced that Jamaica is to benefit from nineteen (19) weeks of stopover and cruise passengers for t.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-10-05 17:21:55 # Views :672

New Montego Bay Welcome Sign to be Ready By December
Minister of Tourism Hon Edmund Bartlett, Ministry officials and Montego Bay city leaders laid blocks on Saturday (November 17) to symbolize the commencement of a project to create a new welcome sign a.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-11-22 14:45:26 # Views :656

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