KINGSTON, MAY 29,2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is ensuring that it is not complicit in any breach of the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) adding that the law will be applied equally to everyone.
MONTEGO BAY, March 17, 2021 - The Caribbean Tourism Organization, CTO, says the impact of COVID-19 on the region’s travel and tourism industry has been characterised by empty hotels and restaurants, deserted attractions, closed borders, laid-off workers, grounded airlines and crippled cruise lines.
MONTEGO BAY, May, 2021 - The Harmony Beach Park in Montego Bay, St. James, is expected to give rise to tourism entrepreneurship in the resort capital when opened.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Caribbean countries must spur innovation and reinvigorate their tourism offerings.” “It is no longer enough to depend on the lure of splendid beaches. This is the word from Tourism Lead Specialist at the Interamerican Development Bank, IDB, Olga Gómez.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 14, 2021 - Over the past 18 months, the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport and the agencies under its portfolio have been working diligently to prepare for the reopening of its source markets for leisure and business travel.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 17, 2021 - A new committee is being created to assist in implementing, executing, monitoring, and reviewing tourism marketing strategies developed. It is the National Tourism Marketing Committee (NTMC).
KINGSTON, April 22, 2021 - Jamaica is poised to benefit from some US$2 billion in foreign and local direct tourism investments over the next two years. So says Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett who said that these projects will yield more than 7,000 new hotel rooms and generate more than 20,000 new full and part-time jobs.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 19, 2021 - Stakeholders in the tourism sector have expressed that the recovery of the industry is being driven by the unity among tourism partners, which has been further concretized following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many emphasise that the sector has never been more united.