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International Expert on Tourism Security to Arrive in Jamaica

International Expert on Tourism Security to Arrive in Jamaica

Dr Peter Tarlow will arrive in Jamaica, Sunday, January 6th KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr Peter Tarlow, will arrive on the island on Sunday to join the team carrying out the intensive security audit of the tourism sector. The audit of all […]

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St. Kitts-Nevis Voters Who Reside Overseas Will Not Be Disenfranchised

St. Kitts-Nevis Voters Who Reside Overseas Will Not Be Disenfranchised

Douglas promises to challenge attempt by Timothy Harris regime to disenfranchise voters who reside overseas Basseterre, St. Kitts – Any attempt by the Timothy Harris-led Team Unity Government to disenfranchise nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis who are currently on the Register of Voters and who reside overseas will be challenged. In his 2019 New […]

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New Year Day’s Message Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

New Year Day’s Message Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS – New Year Day’s Message by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis: “Stronger and Better”: My Fellow Citizens and Residents, My very best wishes are extended to you for 2019. Like a beautiful reflecting pool filled with our wishing coins, the New Year stands before us aglow […]

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New Year’s Message 2019: Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness – Jamaica

New Year’s Message 2019: Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness – Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – New Year’s Message 2019 from Jamaica’s Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness – Jamaica: This is the New Year that the Lord has given us and we who have been spared to see it, rejoice and are glad in it for we stand on the threshold of new possibilities and opportunities. As […]

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Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President’s New Year’s Message

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President’s New Year’s Message

Patricia Affonso-Dass, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)  Caribbean Tourism: Adapting to Change MIAMI – As we look back over 2018 and look forward to the New Year, I am reminded of the C.S. Lewis quote: “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” Our region’s rich tourism past and our […]

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White House Hosts Dialogues with Caribbean and African Faith-based Leaders

White House Hosts Dialogues with Caribbean and African Faith-based Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaican born Rev. Dr. Coretta Mathie Founder and President of Spirit of the Most High Ministry Inc. a United States faith based organization was among the delegates invited to attend meetings at the White House in Washington, DC on December 13th and 14th 2018. Dr. Coretta Mathie was the first female Caribbean […]

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Caribbean is Well-poised to Capitalize on Trillion Dollar Wellness Industry

Caribbean is Well-poised to Capitalize on Trillion Dollar Wellness Industry

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Co-organiser of the Caribbean Health & Wellness Tourism Conference and Expo, Sharon Parris-Chambers, is upbeat that the region will fully capitalise on the $4.2 trillion-dollar global wellness economy in short order. Parris-Chambers was commenting on data outlined in the most recent Global Wellness Economy Monitor, which was presented during the Global […]

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Christmas Message 2018: Audrey Marks, Amb. of Jamaica to the USA

Christmas Message 2018: Audrey Marks, Amb. of Jamaica to the USA

Christmas Message 2018: Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, Ambassador of Jamaica to the USA Merry Christmas to my fellow Jamaicans in the Diaspora! Christmas is that very special time of year when Jamaicans, like others across the world, take time out to celebrate its true meaning – the coming of Jesus Christ to earth and […]

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Safety, Security remains Priority for Jamaica

Safety, Security remains Priority for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett is reiterating the country’s commitment to ensuring a safe, secure and seamless destination to all visitors who come to the country. In that context, Minister Bartlett says, “A full scale review is being done of all the protocols and ethical arrangements within the industry in keeping with the changes […]

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Travel Partners Train Caribbean Hospitality Sector on Diversity

Travel Partners Train Caribbean Hospitality Sector on Diversity

MIAMI – Recognizing the changing dynamics in the global tourism industry and the imperative to meet customers’ needs and expectations, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) in partnership with two of its corporate partners, Interval International and Virgin Holidays, has launched a new program to support the training and development of Caribbean […]

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