With a growing number of port calls secured for the upcoming season, the Port Authority of Jamaica has been celebrating recognition by the World Travel Awards.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica and co-chair of the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, tells Breaking Travel News how important the cruise sector is to the Caribbean and how actions take today will safeguard the future of the industry
The introduction of cruise shipping to Port Royal, and by extension Kingston, has been planned for more than two decades. Port Royal joins Montego Bay, Falmouth, Ocho Rios and Port Antonio in the Jamaican market.
Breaking Travel News chats with Gordon Shirley, president and chief executive of the Port Authority of Jamaica, as Montego Bay claims the title of Caribbean’s Leading Home Port at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony.
Breaking Travel News chats with Kimberley Stiff, Assistant Vice President, Marketing Communication, and Bridgette Fraser, Commercial Operations Manager, at the Port Authority of Jamaica, as well as Hugh Clarke, Port Manager at Port of Ocho Rios, at they pick up the trophies for Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port and Caribbean’s Leading Home Port at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony.
William Tatham, vice president of cruise shipping, Port Authority of Jamaica talks to Breaking Travel News on Day 2 at World Travel Market 2014.
The Port Authority of Jamaica has built the largest themed cruise port in the world, the first Caribbean cruise port to promote the history and culture of the destination as opposed to the traditional sun, sea and sand.
Breaking Travel News is joined by William Tatham, vice president, cruise shipping and marina operations, Port Authority of Jamaica, during the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa.
BTN interviews William Tatham, Vice President Cruise Shipping & Marine Operations, Port Authority of Jamaica at World Travel Market (WTM) London 2009
In autumn 2010, the Port Authority of Jamaica will debut Falmouth, a major new cruise port with world-class facilities and a glorious history that will transform the town one of the Caribbean’s most culturally vibrant cruise destinations.