After months of closure following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the tourism sector said it has, to date, raked in over US$5.7 billion in earnings since reopening its borders in June 2020.

The Ministry of Tourism is seeking to assure the public that its erection of a $12 million Negril sign was at no cost to taxpayers.

Jamaica secured several major accolades at this year’s staging of the World Travel Awards Caribbean & The America’s Gala, held earlier this week at Sandals, Montego Bay.

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the sector is recovering at a faster than anticipated pace.

Monday, 13 June 2022 10:23

Jamaicans To Be Recruited for Cruise Ship Jobs

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The Ministry of Tourism is looking to tap into the local labour force to identify, recruit and deploy at least 10,000 of 90,000 workers required in the global cruise industry.

Thursday, 27 January 2022 15:04

American Announces New Flights From Texas to MoBay

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American Airlines has announced new non-stop flights from the international hub of Austin, Texas to Cozumel, Mexico, and Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 10:47

Airfares set to be increased

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says rising jet fuel prices are likely to cause airfares to increase this year based on current trends, as airlines grapple with higher operating costs

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 10:42

E-passports coming for Jamaica

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The introduction of  electronic passports in Jamaica is scheduled to get underway this year.
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 11:16

Jamaica Placed in Highest Risk Travel Category

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has moved Jamaica to its highest-risk travel category for COVID-19.

The Government of Jamaica will move to implement the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GIDP) on the conclusion of the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP).

Monday, 20 January 2020 14:11

Port Royal gets first cruise visit

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The Port Royal Pier welcomed its first cruise ship this morning.

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