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Tourism chief outlines Jamaica plans

8 January 2008 Press Release Tourism News

Jamaica’s new Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has announced an exciting new array of attractions as part of his vision which sets out how he intends to grow the country’s broader appeal to the overseas visitor.

Jamaica sets out tourism vision

26 November 2007 Press Release Tourism News

After just two months in office, Jamaica’s newly appointed Minister for Tourism, The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, MP has announced his vision for tourism.

Jamaica dogsled team trains for Yukon race

26 July 2007 Press Release Tourism News

Danny Melville founder of the Jamaica Dogsled Team says that his lead musher will train with former Yukon Quest champion Hans Gatt in the hopes of qualifying for the 2009 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race—billed as the toughest sled dog race in the world.

Jamaica’s tourism revenue up 25%

11 January 2007 Press Release Tourism News

Jamaica earned $2.1 billion from tourism last year, an increase of 24 percent over 2005, Tourism Minister Aloun Assamba told EFE news wire on Wednesday.

Christmas the Jamaican way: Irie

16 December 2005 Press Release Tourism News

Although Jamaica is an island that has never seen snow, and its houses are designed without chimneys, Christmas season in Jamaica is the most festive time of the year. The season is celebrated with special treats like Jamaican fruit cake and sorrel drink, entertainment, parties, festivals and happy gatherings of friends and family.

Jamaica: ‘Once you go - you know’

19 January 2005 Press Release Tourism News

By Ben KilbeyJamaica. A land of endless possibilities, good vibes and an ‘irie’ atmosphere. A land that some call Zion. Heaven on earth could well be one way to describe Jamaica - another is a kaleidoscope of cultures, tastes and adventures. Jamaica is not your ordinary destination - it is an infusion of what makes life great. Jamaica offers the traveller more then just a beach - that is a sentiment that echoes across the emerald Caribbean jewel. From the smell of pimento in the air, to the soothing rhythm of reggae on your ear - Jamaica will have you jamming too.