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Jamaica Tourist Board Recognized for Outstanding PR and Marketing

Jamaica Tourist Board Recognized for Outstanding PR and Marketing

Jamaica Honoured by The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) with Two Awards for Jamaica House KINGSTON, Jamaica –The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has started 2017 on a very high note winning two coveted public relations awards for their marketing of the Jamaica House 2016 at the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The Hospitality […]

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Caribbean Hotel And Tourism Assoc. Helps Hurricane-Affected Haiti & The Bahamas

Caribbean Hotel And Tourism Assoc. Helps Hurricane-Affected Haiti & The Bahamas

MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) presented checks totaling $70,000 to hotel associations in Haiti and The Bahamas to assist residents in both countries with Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. Recognizing the considerable hardship and damage which Haiti and part of the northern Bahamas faced in the aftermath of the hurricane, CHTA President […]

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Blacktech Week Conference Helps Black Entrepreneurs Access Funding

Blacktech Week Conference Helps Black Entrepreneurs Access Funding

MIAMI – The annual Blacktech Week summit decided to launch a weekend version of their week long conference to help close the funding access gap for black entrepreneurs. Securing capital continues to be a major barrier to entry for startups that are founded by minority entrepreneurs. Based in Miami, Code Fever connects people of color to the […]

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CHIEF, Taste Of The Caribbean To Be Held In Miami In June

CHIEF, Taste Of The Caribbean To Be Held In Miami In June

Caribbean stakeholders to benefit from combination of top professional development events in South Florida this year MIAMI – Two of the Caribbean’s premier tourism events will be staged concurrently in June in Miami during Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) announced that the Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), usually held […]

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Plans Underway For UNWTO Global Tourism Conference In Jamaica

Plans Underway For UNWTO Global Tourism Conference In Jamaica

Planning in High Gear for the UNWTO Global Tourism Conference Being Held in Jamaica MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Multi-sectoral planning has started in earnest for Jamaica’s hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) historic Global Conference on Building Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism for Development. The highly anticipated event will be held from November 27 to 29, […]

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Chiropractor, Dr Fidel Goldson Jr Develops New Pain Cream

Chiropractor, Dr Fidel Goldson Jr Develops New Pain Cream

Fort Lauderdale – Prominent South Florida chiropractor Dr Fidel Goldson Jr, has developed a powerful new solution for pain sufferers as chronic pain symptoms cost Americans around $600 billion every year. Dr Goldson’s Spine, Joint, Muscle Pain Cream (Goldson Pain Cream) was developed by the second generation physician based on his own experience treating thousands […]

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Miami Beach & Jamaica Tourism Ties Strengthened

Miami Beach & Jamaica Tourism Ties Strengthened

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Preliminary discussions regarding collaborative efforts between the Montego Bay Convention Centre and the Miami Beach Convention Center were held on Friday, February 10th. The twinning of Negril, Westmoreland with the city of Miami Beach and targeting of tourism investment partnerships between Jamaica and Miami Beach business interests are among the outcomes of a meeting between […]

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World Bank Appoints New Country Director for the Caribbean

World Bank Appoints New Country Director for the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, DC – Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries for World Bank. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their development and financial challenges. “It is an honor for me to be working in the Caribbean,” said Tahseen Sayed Khan. I look forward […]

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Airports Authority of Jamaica To Sign MOU With Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Airports Authority of Jamaica To Sign MOU With Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

 By: Derrick Scott ATLANTA –  The Government of Jamaica will sign a Sister Airport Cooperation Agreement between the world’s busiest airports, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia and Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ). According to Director of International Business at the Hartsfield–Jackson Airport Mrs. Alrene Richards Barr the purpose of signing this memorandum […]

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Airbnb And Caribbean Tourism Organization Sign Agreement

Airbnb And Caribbean Tourism Organization Sign Agreement

Airbnb And Caribbean Tourism Organization agree to develop a set of policy principles and recommendations on the sharing economy for Caribbean governments BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and Airbnb signed a landmark agreement to develop a set of policy principles and recommendations on the sharing economy for Caribbean governments and other stakeholders. […]

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