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Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community TourismFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Travel News 

Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community Tourism

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community Tourism: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Airbnb has revolutionised the concept of community tourism, with Jamaica benefiting greatly from what has become a very lucrative value-added market. Speaking at the opening ceremony for the 10th staging of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF)-sponsored Taste of Jamaica event at the...Read More
Montego Bay Convention Centre Ready for UNWTO ConferenceFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Montego Bay Convention Centre Ready for UNWTO Conference

(JIS) – UNWTO Conference: When Jamaica welcomes the international community for the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference later this month, the spotlight will be on the Montego Bay Convention Centre, which is the host venue for the event. The Convention Centre’s Director of Sales, Mavoy Smith, tells JIS News that the facility, situated along the picturesque Rose Hall...Read More
Hundreds from Around the World to Attend Tourism Conference in Mobay NovemberFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Western Jamaica News 

Hundreds from Around the World to Attend Tourism Conference in Mobay November

  Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Tourism Conference: World leaders from the tourism industry, governments, donors, and international development and finance organisations have confirmed attendance at the Global Conference on ‘Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism’. To be held from November 27 to 29 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James, the conference is being...Read More
Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive GrowthFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth

  GUEST SPEAKER: Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth MEDIA ADVISORY   WHO:               Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce WHAT:             Press Briefing: United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships     ...Read More
Prime Minister Highlights Impact of Climate ChangeAfrica News Andrew Holness Caribbean News Europe News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Health Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Politics US News World News 

Prime Minister Highlights Impact of Climate Change

World (JIS)- Prime Minister Highlights Impact of Climate Change: Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says climate change is real and presents a clear and present danger to countries across the world. “We must mention our sister islands that were devastated by hurricanes. In some cases, tourism was the single industry and in many cases the major industry in those islands,...Read More
Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from TourismHeadline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Politics Western Jamaica News 

Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from Tourism

Jamaica (JIS)- Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from Tourism: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says initiatives will be put in place to widen the net of people benefiting from the tourism industry in terms of ownership and employment. “Tourism is a viable sector that can benefit all of us,” he said, adding that if...Read More
Sangster Upgrading to Position Airport as Major PlayerFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Travel News Western Jamaica News World News 

Sangster Upgrading to Position Airport as Major Player

St.James, Jamaica (JIS)- Sangster Upgrading to Position Airport as Major Player: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sangster International Airport, Dr. Rafael Echevarne, says the upgrading of the facility will help to position the airport as a key player in the economy. “We see ourselves playing a major role in Jamaica. We want to position ourselves as something that really stands out...Read More
Rise of Solar Technology Interest Could Burn the Utility Business ModelFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Technology News World News 

Rise of Solar Technology Interest Could Burn the Utility Business Model

(McKoy’s News) – Rise of Solar Technology Interest Could Burn the Utility Business Model: Solar power and other distributed renewable energy technologies could lay waste and burn the utility business model, which has remained virtually unchanged for a century.. According to Executive Director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), Dr Fritz Pinnock, traditional utilities will be forced to change the way they operate...Read More
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