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More Caribbean Professionals Complete Hospitality Training

More Caribbean Professionals Complete Hospitality Training

ST. MAARTEN  – Hundreds of Caribbean tourism professionals are honing their skills in cutting-edge customer service training sessions presented by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF). The Foundation provides people throughout the region with an awareness of the industry’s varied career options, as well as technical and professional development opportunities for those […]

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Cruise Industry Remains Committed to the Recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Cruise Industry Remains Committed to the Recovery of Grand Bahama and Abaco

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Remains Committed to Bringing More Guests to the Unaffected Majority of The Bahamas  MIRAMAR – While the world mourns the destruction of Abaco and Grand Bahama and seeks ways to help the destinations build back better, the cruise industry continues to prove its commitment. Just a month after the historic event, Florida-Caribbean Cruise […]

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Jamaica On Pace to Earn US$3.7B in 2019 from Tourism

Jamaica On Pace to Earn US$3.7B in 2019 from Tourism

Jamaica welcomes 700,000 more Visitors over three years KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has indicated that Jamaica has welcomed an unprecedented seven hundred thousand (700,000) more visitors over the last three years. The tourism Minister also highlighted that the island is set to earn US$3.7Billion by the end of the year, […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Praises the Will and Strength of the People of Taiwan

St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM Praises the Will and Strength of the People of Taiwan

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has hailed the ingenuity, will and strength of the people of the Republic of China (Taiwan), as that country observed its 108th National Day on Thursday, October 10, 2019. The Taiwan National Day, or Double Ten, is the […]

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FDA Official Advises Guyanese Exhibitors on Standards for Exporting to the US

FDA Official Advises Guyanese Exhibitors on Standards for Exporting to the US

FORT LAUDERDALE – Many of the participants in the Florida International Trade Conference and Expo (FITCE 2019) who are small manufacturers of sauces, cosmetics and other products which require US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in order to enter the US market were visited by Kim Prenter, a senior official of the FDA at […]

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Trade Integration Even More Important for Latin America and the Caribbean as Growth Slows

Trade Integration Even More Important for Latin America and the Caribbean as Growth Slows

WASHINGTON, DC – The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has entered a new phase of weak economic performance, but increased integration in international trade and global value chains could reinvigorate economic growth. Steps toward greater trade integration include the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) and the EU-Mercosur agreements signed in the last year. Both […]

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Jamaica, fertile ground for Qigong cultivation

Jamaica, fertile ground for Qigong cultivation

Kingston, Jamaica – Yoga and qigong aficionados and practitioners gathered on September 28, 2019 at Afya Holistic Healing Village at 2d Bamboo Avenue, Kingston to welcome Glenville Ashby, Ph.D., Religion & Culture columnist, Jamaica Gleaner, author and Qigong therapist to Jamaica for the first time. Dr. Ashby and Ms. Sharon Parris-Chambers, co-producers and co-facilitators, collaborated […]

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Team Jamaica Robotics to represent at the FIRST Global Challenge 2019

Team Jamaica Robotics to represent at the FIRST Global Challenge 2019

The third edition of the FIRST Global Challenge set for Dubai Arab Emirates October 24th to 27th  by Derrick Scott  Washington, DC – A National Team Jamaica Robotics, comprising high school students, coaches and a chaperone, will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates to represent the island at the third edition of the FIRST Global […]

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Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors 7th Annual Jamaica Bridal Expo & Conference

Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors 7th Annual Jamaica Bridal Expo & Conference

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica was showcased as the leading Caribbean destination for weddings, honeymoons and romance at the 7th Annual Jamaica Bridal Expo & Conference held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. The Expo, which took place over three action-packed days from September 6 to 8, attracted travel agents, bride-to-be’s and wedding planners from around […]

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Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism To Host Second Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism To Host Second Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be hosting the Second Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, under the theme “Building Tourism Resilience for Sustainable Development’. The event, which is open to the public, is scheduled to take place on October 9 and 10, at The University […]

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