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Jamaica ‘A Jewel’ In Cruise Shipping – FCCA President

FCCA President Michele M. Paige has branded Jamaica as “a jewel” and the ports of Ocho Rios, Falmouth and Montego Bay as among the...

Investment in Jamaica tourism sector expected to drive continued growth

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has given the assurance that the current inflow of investment in tourism will fuel continued growth in...

Jamaica Cabinet approves changes to Customs Tariff Regime

Ground transportation operators in the Jamaica tourism industry, including tour operators, have been given an incentive to diversify, upgrade and refresh their fleets with...

Jamaica Tourism: State of the industry

Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, shared the country’s tourism perspective at a presentation made today.At the Sectoral Debate Presentation on April...

Jamaica hotel in St. Ann shines as environmentally-friendly property

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Member, the Cardiff Hotel & Spa in St.

UNWTO call to revise visa regulations answered by Jamaica

UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) welcomes Jamaica’s decision to waive visa requirements for Eastern European nationals and to extend indefinitely the current visa waiver system for some Latin A

Green Globe recertifies Half Moon Club in Jamaica

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Half Moon Club - a Rock Resort - in Jamaica.

Jamaica’s tourist arrivals decline

Janaican government on Wednesday admitted that there has been a decline in visitor arrivals since last month, and attributed this to the passage of Hurricane Sandy which affected sections of the Unite

Green globe re-certifies the Tryall Club Resort in Montego Bay

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Tryall Club Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Jamaica reopens major airports after Hurricane Sandy

JAMAICA - Jamaica is reporting that its two major airports, Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston and Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, are now open and have resumed

Hurricane Sandy to morph into Frankenstorm

According to state television reports from Cuba, more than 3,000 buildings have been damaged by Hurricane Sandy. In Santiago, tourists were able to ride out the storm in their hotels.

Jamaican town builds sustainable tourism model that can inspire the nation

The town of Bluefields, Jamaica, is best known as the home of Peter Tosh, an original member of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Usain Bolt to woo more foreign tourists to Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica expects the electrifying Olympic wins of the world's fastest sprinter Usain Bolt will enhance its image and help in wooing more foreign tourists to the picturesque Caribbea

Jamaica welcomes new flights, increased seasonal service from US

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica is set to welcome new nonstop flights and increased seasonal service from most major gateways in the United States, making it easy for travelers to experience the island

Tourism is delivering jobs, income and well-being around the world

“Tourism has grown over the years to become one of the world’s most powerful economic sectors – delivering jobs, income, and well-being around the globe,” said Prime Minister Miller.

Half Moon resort on Jamaica receives certification from Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of the resort Half Moon on the northern coast of Jamaica.

Rockhouse Hotel Negril maintains Green Globe certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced recertification of the Rockhouse Hotel Negril, Jamaica.

Argentineans to tango through Jamaica, Queens

NEW YORK, N.Y. - One of the most popular romantic dance forms in the world takes center stage in Jamaica, Queens this weekend.

Tourism Ambassadors for Seychelles strategize plans

Melton Ernesta, based in Jamaica, and Maryvonne Pool, who is based in Tanzania, met this week in Dar es Salam, Tanzania, to strategize together plans for supporting actions by the island’s Tourism A

Jamaica’s new government ushers in new Tourism Minister


Economist: Caribbean Airlines is a liability to Jamaica’s government

The Government's minority stake in Caribbean Airlines (CAL), the new parent airline of Air Jamaica, may come with the risk of having to assume more debt, which would contradict the intent of the dives

Travel restrictions ease for Colombians visiting Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's Tourism Minister, the Hon.

JetBlue announces expansion plans in Kingston, Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica - At a special event in Kingston, Jamaica this afternoon, JetBlue Airways' Chief Commercial Officer Robin Hayes announced that the value airline intends to grow services from the isl

Bartlett: Upcoming winter season looks good for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prospects for the local tourism industry remain positive, despite the downturn in the sector globally, with some 1,044,137 airlift seats secured for the upcoming winter tourist s

Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon attracts runners from 10 countries

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica’s premier road race, the Reggae Marathon, held in Negril, continues to attract an international following with participants from the U.S., Japan, Italy, Germany and mor

Celine Dion to headline Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Multi-platinum, 5-time Grammy award-winning singer Celine Dion is set to headline the 16th Annual Jamaica Jazz and Blues "Art of Music" Festival.

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for common Caribbean travel visa

What would a common travel visa do for tourism in the Caribbean? Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization spoke with Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett on this topic.

Jamaica establishes country to country partnership to ensure airlift security

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica will shortly be launching a major partnership with a number of countries in Latin and Central America to ensure that tourism flow into the island remains in good numbers.

Caribbean walks away with top awards at WTA gala ceremony

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The Caribbean’s leading travel brands have walked off with top honors at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Montego Bay, Jamaica on October 19, 2011.