Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says tourism continues to be the engine of growth for the economy, and that locals have a responsibility to ensure the sector remains competitive and visitor friendly.
Kingston, Jamaica, May 30, 2015 - Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has called on countries with strong tourism earnings to practise responsible tourism by developing critical national awareness of the ways in which tourism can improve the quality of life and welfare of their citizens.
MONTEGO BAY, February 9, 2015- Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says work on the installation of energy-saving street lights along Montego Bay’s “elegant corridor” is proceeding well and the project should be completed by the middle of this year.
KINGSTON, January 20, 2015 - State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Arnaldo Brown, has emphasized that the United States’ diplomatic re-engagement with Cuba presents an opportunity for significant tourism collaboration between Jamaica and the neighbouring Caribbean island.
Local suppliers and manufacturers are scheduled to meet as part of the Tourism Linkages Hub in Montego Bay, to exchange ideas and discuss business opportunities with hoteliers and tourism stakeholders.
MONTEGO BAY, Nov. 23, 2014 -State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, Damion Crawford, says the Ministry will be introducing an artiste ambassador programme to assist in the promotion of destination Jamaica.
Minister of Planning and Finance, the Hon. Peter Phillips says over the next few years, Jamaica can expect to see increased growth in the Tourism, Mining, Manufacturing, Agriculture and Business Outsourcing sectors.