Wiredja Online News Logo

WiredJa Online News

Wiredja Online News Logo

WiredJa Online News

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Says No More Special Seasons

KINGSTON, December 16, 2016 - With the official start of the winter tourist season yesterday, Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says preparations should be made for the ushering of a new era in the nation’s history.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

OECS looks to Mexico to further develop tourism sector

CASTRIES, St. Lucia Nov 26—The nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is collaborating with the government of Mexico to explore and develop Sustainable Strategic Tourism Master Plans (SSTMP) for the sub-region.

Additional Info

  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

Jamaica to host UNWTO Global Conference next year

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 17, CMC – Jamaica says it will host the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Tourism Development and Sustainability.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

Belize hits record breaking numbers in tourist arrivals

BELMOPAN, Belize, Oct 12, CMC – Belize tourism officials say that for the past 15 consecutive months the industry has been experiencing “record breaking increases” in overnight arrivals monthly.

Additional Info

  • Countries Belize
  • Published in Tourism

USAID and Tourism Association sign energy agreement

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct.2, CMC – The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Programme (CARCEP) have signed a collaborative agreement with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) in what is described as a landmark move to bolster energy efficiency in the Caribbean’s hotel sector.

Additional Info

  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Energy

Hoteliers pleased with plans for regional tourism summit

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sept 27, CMC – President of Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Karolin Troubetzkoy, says the regional tourism stakeholders are encouraged and enthused at the possible benefits that could emerge from collaboration at the highest level should Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders convene the much-anticipated tourism summit in January.

Additional Info

  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Tourism

Regional tourism stakeholders discuss future of the industry

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados Sep 24, CMC – What’s the future of the tourism industry in the region? For two days earlier this month, regional and international tourism stakeholders met here to seek an answer to this question with discussions on open skies policies dominating the Caribbean Tourism Conference (CTO) State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC).

Additional Info

  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Tourism
Subscribe to this RSS feed