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.
KINGSTON, April 29, 2021 - Jamaica’s travel ban on the United Kingdom (UK) that is slated to come to an end tomorrow, April 30, will not be extended. This means that the ban, which was instituted as part of the measures under Jamaica’s Disaster Risk Management Act, will be lifted as of May 1, 2021.
KINGSTON, April 21, 2021 - The Government is looking to develop a contingency plan designed to pilot the tourism industry’s recovery from the economic fallout sparked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica April 10, 2021 - Shadow Minister of Tourism, Senator Janice Allen, says the travel advisory issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), categorising Jamaica as a level 4 destination, is a worrisome and disappointing development for Jamaica.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 2, 2021 - President of Countrystyle Community Tourism Network, Diana McIntyre-Pike, is of the opinion that in a reimagined tourism development model, destinations must adapt to communities and not the other way around.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 29, 2021- Three key factors – sustainability, innovation and resilience – must be assessed for Barbados’ tourism sector to recover. So says the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Country Representative to Barbados, Juan Carlos de la Hoz Viñas.