Jamaica Tourism News

Half Moon to unveil renovated property in November

Half Moon to unveil renovated property in November

28 March 2018 Hotel News

Half Moon is investing $75 million to renew its legacy as the Caribbean’s most iconic resort, in celebration of its upcoming 65th anniversary. Enhancing the property and delivering transformative experiences for generations of discerning travellers, the rebirth of the Half Moon legacy will be realised in November 2018.

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

12 March 2018 Videos

Jamaica minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett enjoyed a successful 2017, welcoming the UNWTO to the Caribbean island and overseeing a sharp rise in visitor numbers. Here he tells Breaking Travel News how he seeks to keep the momentum going into 2018 while also addressing concerns over the impact of tourism leakage in the destination.

Holness: Tourism industry supports state of emergency

Holness: Tourism industry supports state of emergency

23 January 2018 Tourism News

Jamaica prime minister, Andrew Holness, has welcome the support of tourism stakeholders in St. James after the government rolled-out a series of increased security measures to curb crime in the area. The move has led some to question the safety of tourists in the popular Montego Bay resorts.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Jamaica, the ultimate escape

Breaking Travel News investigates: Jamaica, the ultimate escape

8 December 2017 Focus

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean and lies just south of Cuba. This is an island that boasts something for everyone with hundreds of miles of unspoilt, quiet beaches and a colourful cultural and cosmopolitan heritage. Jamaica is widely considered to have the most stunning landscapes to explore. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more.

Sandro Fabris, general manager, Half Moon, Jamaica

Sandro Fabris, general manager, Half Moon, Jamaica

8 December 2017 Videos

With the property currently undergoing a comprehensive redevelopment, Breaking Travel News here speaks to Sandro Fabris, general manager at the luxurious Half Moon in Jamaica, about his ambitious plans for the resort. He also tells us about the significance of hospitality as a driving force in the development of the human capital of the Caribbean island.

Ed Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

Ed Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

30 November 2017 Videos

After the successful hosting of the UNWTO-sponsored Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth, Jamaica prime minister Edmund Bartlett here tells Breaking Travel News what the event means the hospitality sector in the Caribbean.