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It’s official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

It's official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

Jamaica is once again in the spotlight as top Caribbean Cruise Destination of the year for 2018, according to the Tourism Ministry. Jamaica received the award from Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and trade news, a release from the ministry said this morning. The ministry said ...

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

By Frank Martin Soon the Chinese on vacation will massively visit the islands of the Caribbean, according to forecasts in the region based on facts. One of the facts is that the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers for the first ...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines decriminalizes marijuana

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines decriminalizes marijuana

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising a main island, St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. The capital, Kingstown, is on the main island. SVG decriminalized cannabis on December 11th, 2018. When most people think of smoking ganja in the Caribbean, Jamaica immediately springs ...

It’s official: Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020

It's official: Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020

Kingston.- While Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020, the island is not slated to become a casino destination according to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. “The fact is that casinos are not a requirement for Jamaica’s growth, but within the context of the integrated development model, casino ...

Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA)

Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA)

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA) in Lisbon, Portugal, is further testament to the country’s emergence as a major global tourism power. In addition, several local companies copped awards at the prestigious event, held annually to honour the performances of ...

Jamaica tourism minister very proud because award

Jamaica tourism minister very proud because award

“To be named Jamaica the World’s Leading Beach Destination and also the World’s Leading Cruise Destination is no ordinary feat and, as a nation, we are indeed very proud. Brand Jamaica is now a major force on the world stage” Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, told to JIS News. Bartlett, ...