Jamaica Tourism News

Jamaica Travel Market set for debut in September

Jamaica Travel Market set for debut in September

For the first time, the Jamaica Tourist Board will host the destination’s own tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, on the September 29th-30th at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. The event will provide the ideal business-to-business platform for British tour operators and agents to meet with Jamaican suppliers and partners directly.

Half Moon set to welcome return of Sugar Mill Restaurant

Half Moon set to welcome return of Sugar Mill Restaurant

23rd Mar 2016 Hotel News

This month sees Half Moon, a luxury resort in Montego Bay, re-launch the Sugar Mill Restaurant, one of the most renowned fine dining establishments in Jamaica. Serving up an array of authentic Jamaican dishes with a modern day twist, The Sugar Mill Restaurant is committed to delivering a zestful culinary experience, cultivating seasonal, locally grown produce from the resort’s herb and vegetable garden.

TUI Travel chief talks tourism with Jamaican prime minister

TUI Travel chief talks tourism with Jamaican prime minister

Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel, has met with Portia Simpson-Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, earlier while on a trip to the island to celebrate the opening of the Sensatori Jamaica resort, and discussed with her the role of TUI Travel in the future of Jamaica’s tourism. Thomson, part of TUI UK & Ireland, now operates more flights to Jamaica than any other European Airline.

Round Hill Hotel secures Hospitality Assured certification

Round Hill Hotel secures Hospitality Assured certification

One of Jamaica’s best-known resorts, Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Montego Bay, has earned the highly regarded Hospitality Assured certification, a symbol of service and business excellence in the tourism and hospitality sector internationally and in the Caribbean. This means that the fabled property – which has welcomed numerous business, political, entertainment, athletic, and cultural celebrities since its opening in 1953 - now has the Hospitality Assured quality framework in place, proof of its commitment to continuously raise service quality standards, focus on customers’ needs, increase customer satisfaction and loyalty and improve overall business performance.

Breaking Travel News Interview: Jamaican tourism minister Wykeham McNeill

Breaking Travel News Interview: Jamaican tourism minister Wykeham McNeill

6th Feb 2012 Focus

Breaking Travel News sits down with newly appointed Jamaican tourism minister Wykeham McNeill to discuss plans to celebrate the Caribbean island’s 50 anniversary of independence, the upcoming London Olympics and policies he is putting in place to make sure the destination continues to shine amid difficult circumstances.