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“Jamaica’s Tourism is a Culture not an Industry”, says Bartlett

“Jamaica’s Tourism is a Culture not an Industry”, says Bartlett

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett urged more Jamaicans to embrace tourism as a cultural asset, in order  to improve the growth of the tourism industry as well as the country’s earnings. Speaking Thursday (Sept. 13) at the closing session of the inaugural Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, the Minister explained […]

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Extend Summer Dreams With A Fall Weekend Escape To Jamaica

Extend Summer Dreams With A Fall Weekend Escape To Jamaica

Three Days in Jamaica – One Unforgettable Weekend Filled with Music, Food and Adventure KINGSTON, Jamaica – With summer quickly coming to a close, dreams of breezy days and steamy nights turn to melancholy as the reality of the return of mundane routines set in. Alas, a weekend escape to Jamaica is the perfect pick-me-up to […]

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Urban Murals: Cities go arty

Urban Murals: Cities go arty

Cities are every developing. Old buildings often fall apart giving way to new and modern constructions that add to the rapidly multiplying skyline of a town. Resident and governments have also realised the importance of green spaces in cities and new laws are being passed to keep the air free of pollution while adding green-belts […]

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Jamaica Tourism Officials Seek to Increase Winter Arrivals

Jamaica Tourism Officials Seek to Increase Winter Arrivals

Bartlett to Lead International Engagements to Increase Winter Arrivals to Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, and a high-level team of tourism officials, will be engaging in a series of meetings with key international stakeholders. This forms part of the Ministry’s strategy to aggressively target new and traditional markets, to attain double-digit growth […]

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Jamaica’s Stopover Arrivals Grew by 6% During Summer 2018 Season

Jamaica’s Stopover Arrivals Grew by 6% During Summer 2018 Season

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the island experienced record-breaking stopover arrivals from May to August this year, with provisional estimates showing stopover arrivals up by 6 percent, over the same period last year. Bartlett: “Best Summer ever!” Speaking at a press briefing at the Ministry of Tourism’s New Kingston office today, […]

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MBJ Transforming Sangster International Airport into Jamaican Showcase

MBJ Transforming Sangster International Airport into Jamaican Showcase

Montego Bay, Jamaica – MBJ Airports Limited is transforming Sangster International Airport (SIA) into a showcase of Jamaica with the expansion of the departure terminal and commercial area under its new Master Plan. The airport operator has selected one of the world’s leading engineering firms to develop a new Master Plan in consortium with seven […]

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All You Need To Know About a Visa for Brazil

All You Need To Know About a Visa for Brazil

When the winter season stretches across the United States of America, many of the US citizens hope for a brief escape to countries with warmer climates.  Good news is that a continent of warmer climates is only a short flight away, and US citizens can easily head down to South America if they know how […]

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Aruba Hosts the Largest Vow Renewal Ceremony in the Caribbean

Aruba Hosts the Largest Vow Renewal Ceremony in the Caribbean

Lovebirds Renew Their I Do’s in Aruba on World’s No. 4 Beach ORANJESTAD, Aruba – Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural vow renewal ceremony held in 2017, Aruba touted hundreds of amorous lovebirds from around the world on the panoramic, powdery-white sands of Aruba’s world-famous Eagle Beach, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. A global event, […]

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The Bahamas Marketing Efforts Delivering Impressive Return on Investment

The Bahamas Marketing Efforts Delivering Impressive Return on Investment

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation seeing a positive trend in International arrivals  as new program gets underway for 2018-2019 NASSAU, Bahamas  – International arrivals in The Bahamas show a solid growth of +10.2 percent year-to-date, maintaining the tourism turnaround that began in October of 2017. The growth trend is driven by strong performance from […]

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United Airlines Offering Additional Service to St. Kitts from Newark

United Airlines Offering Additional Service to St. Kitts from Newark

St. Kitts Welcomes Wednesday Peak Season Service from United Airlines Basseterre, St. Kitts – For the first time in the island’s history, United Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to St. Kitts, complementing the carrier’s existing Saturday service. “The addition of a […]

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