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Jamaica

Jamaica — Tourism On The Rebound

Jamaica’s tourism sector has started to rebound, with the island welcoming more than 211,000 visitors while generating US$231.9 million in foreign exchange earnings, since the reopening of its borders to international travelers on June 15. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, made the disclosure during the virtual launch of the two-day Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) Live 2020 exposition, on Monday (November […]

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Jamaica Set To Welcome Tourists

According to Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, the tourism industry is ready to receive the estimated 6,000 visitors who are expected to arrive in the island between June 15 and 30 as the Government begins phased reopening of the country’s borders. “On June 15, we will have seven flights that will come in. Between June 15 and 30 we […]

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Tourism Minister — Competitive Advantage

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has highlighted the importance of providing not only superior quality service in the tourism sector but also authentic attractions. He noted that for Jamaica to maintain its competitive edge in the global tourism marketplace, the country must provide visitors with a genuine and unique experience. “The fact is Jamaica is competing with destinations globally […]

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Jamaica Maintains Robust Tourism Growth

Jamaica has welcomed approximately two million visitors for the first half of 2019, earning US$2 billion in revenues. Last year, the country had record arrivals of 4.32 million visitors with earnings of US$3.3 billion. The figures were highlighted by Senator Pearnel Charles Jr. while opening the debate on the Tourism Workers Pension Act 2019 in the Senate recently. The bill […]