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  • Round Hill Hotel & Villas reopens to guests

    Published on : Tuesday, September 1, 2020

    Round Hill Hotel & Villas have finally opened its doors to guests and is all set to welcome them to the renounced Jamaican retreat.

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  • Barlett announces ministry will offer six-month moratorium

    Published on : Monday, April 20, 2020

    Recently, the Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett announced that the ministry will be offering a six-month moratorium on licences and fees that are to be paid by tourism entities.   This was said during a digital press briefing hosted …

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  • Jamaica to offer moratorium on licenses by tourism bodies

    Published on : Monday, April 20, 2020

    The Jamaica Tourism Ministry has decided to offer a six-month moratorium on licenses and fees that are to be paid by tourism bodies. The announcement was officially by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett during a digital press briefing hosted by the tourism …

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  • Sandals Carlye turns into isolation centre

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    Jamaican government  has been offered by Sandals Resorts an access to a 52-room hotel Sandals Carlyle which will be used as  an isolation centre for patients who have recovered but still needed additional space. They needed to be monitored before …

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  • Jamaica Tourism Board to deliver virtual care package

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    The Jamaica Tourism Board has decided to use digital platforms to deliver a virtual care package to followers around the world. The virtual care package would be delivered in a time when the world is practicing social distancing amid the …

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  • Jamaican tourism officials expect strong tourism rebound during post coronavirus

    Published on : Friday, March 27, 2020

    The tourism officials in Jamaica are striking an optimistic chord about the potential recovery of the country, once the global coronavirus situation has been controlled. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says a “new approach” will be needed to rebuild the …

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  • Sandals Resorts to close down properties until May

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    Sandals Resorts International recently announced its decision to shut down its properties in the Caribbean. The properties will remain closed until May 15th 2020. The decision has been undertaken to protect the guests and staff against the deadly coronavirus spread. …

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  • Groundbreaking ceremony of new Karisma Hotels property held in Jamaica

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    The Karisma Hotels and Resorts recently organized the groundbreaking ceremony of its new prodigious property, the Sugarcane Bay Jamaica hotel in Jamaica. The estimated budget invested in the property is approximately $1 billion USD and is one of the biggest …

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  • Jamaica to focus on increasing arrivals from Japan

    Published on : Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett said that his Ministry will be focusing on increasing arrivals from Japan by implementing new marketing arrangements.   Speaking at a press conference at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s Kingston office, the Minister said that he …

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  • AC Hotel Kingston offers Biggest Meeting Spaces in Jamaica

    Published on : Wednesday, July 10, 2019

    The design-led lifestyle hotel, AC Hotel Kingston offers 18,000 sqft of cutting-edge meeting and event spaces this is the largest facility of its kind in the city. Located next to the BMW and MINI show rooms in the heart of …

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  • Salamander Hotels partners with Half Moon, Jamaica

    Published on : Friday, July 5, 2019

      Salamander Hotels & Resorts has been selected by the board of directors of Half Moon, one of the Caribbean’s most iconic resort destinations in Montego Bay, Jamaica to manage the award-winning 400-acre property.     Salamander owns and manages …

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  • 6 % increase in British travellers visiting Jamaica during the first 4 months of 2019

    Published on : Friday, June 28, 2019

    During early 2019, Jamaica saw an increase in British tarvellers by 6% from January to April as compared to the same period last year.     There is a surge in British travellers to Jamaica and due to new hotel …

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  • AC Hotels by Marriott Announces the Opening of its First Hotel in Jamaica

    Published on : Thursday, June 20, 2019

    With the opening of AC Hotels Kingston, Jamaica, AC Hotels by Marriott brings the brand’s forward-thinking design approach to the island. Inspired by the signature vision of renowned hotelier Antonio Catalan, the brand was founded in 1998 in Spain. Having been incorporated …

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  • Artisan village in Jamaica to increase local earnings

    Published on : Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    Acording to Edmund Barlett, the minister of tourism for Jamaica the artisan village contructed at Hampden Wharf in Trelawny will help in the overall inclusive growth strategy to increase earnings among the local suppliers.     There will be 47 …

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  • Jamaica witnesses a record-breaking winter tourism season

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Jamaica witnessed a record-breaking winter tourism season, as per estimates from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.   Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that the island is estimated to have welcomed around 900,000 stopover visitors this winter, which is supposed …

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  • The birth place of Jimmy Cliff to turn into a key tourist attraction in Jamaica

    Published on : Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Hon Edmund Bartlett, the Jamaican Tourism Minister, has expressed plans to completely develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where Jimmy Cliff, a cultural icon was born, into a prime tourism attraction.   To quote Bartlett, “The town of …

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  • One million visitors set foot in Jamaica in first nine weeks of 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    As per Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett one million visitors came to Jamaica in the first nine weeks of 2019 which provided U.S. dollars 800 million as foreign exchange earnings.     The ministry is taking steps to further develop Jamaica’s …

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  • Over-the-water wedding chapel & bar in Sandals Montego Bay

    Published on : Thursday, February 21, 2019

    After refurbishment, Sandals Montego Bay in Jamaica opened an over-the-water wedding chapel and Latitudes over-water bar. The all-inclusive resort includes swim-up suites, two restaurants and a refurbished lobby and main bar. Built just off the beach, the bar features hammocks …

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  • Spanish hotel chain H10 has launched 1,000-room hotel project in Jamaica

    Published on : Monday, February 11, 2019

    It will be the first-ever Jamaica hotel for the chain, which has a heavy presence in Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. The construction work has already begun in Falmouth on the first 500 rooms of the estimated $250 million …

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  • Jamaica appoints new security personnel

    Published on : Wednesday, February 6, 2019

    For Jamaican tourism visitor surety is a top priority. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. (TPDCo), appointed Dr. Peter Tarlow, partner of Certified Travel, as the head of the new National Jamaica Tourism Security …

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