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Tourism Ministry Mitigating Any Fallout From Collapse Of Thomas Cooke

Jamaica News: Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says he is confident that Jamaica will be able to mitigate any potential fallout from the collapse of United Kingdom (UK)-based mega tour operator, Thomas Cook. He said the immediate impact of the company’s folding will see Jamaica losing up to half of the 1,800 passengers who were […]


Brunch for Ed Bartlett 2019

Brunch For The Hon Edmund Bartlett C.D, M.P,

Brunch For The Hon Edmund Bartlett C.D, M.P,Tourism Minister

Brunch in honor of Hon Edmund Bartlett C.D, M.P, Minister of Tourism and World Tourism Minister of the Year 2017 hosted by Lachu Ramchandani O.D, J.P and Danny Galani ( Mainland China Restaurant) live on Mckoy’s News      

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Dana Air Blames Passenger for Door Falling off Plane During Landing

JAMAICA NEWS, FEBRUARY 18, 2018, Dana Air – door falls off Nigerian plane! A Nigerian airline, with a flight from Lagos to Abuja, was taxiing on the Abuja airport runway when the emergency exit door fell off shortly after landing. Now the airline is now blaming a passenger for the door becoming loose and falling off the […]

Montego Bay Craft Market

 “Paid Commissions” Destroying Tourist Flow at Montego Bay Craft Market  

Jamaica News, February 17, 2018      Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Montego Bay Craft Market: Craft vendors and shop operators at the Harbor Street and Old Fort Craft markets in downtown Montego Bay are now lashing out at the larger craft shops and inbound shop operators who are allegedly paying out commissions to […]

Ganja Filled Condom in Vagina

Ganja Filled Condom in Vagina – Jamaican Woman Nabed in Barbados

Jamaica News, February 2, 2018 Barbados, (Mckoy’s News) – Ganja Filled Condom in Vagina: Barbados court officials reveal that a guilty plea was entered for the Jamaican woman caught with a marijuana-filled condom in her vagina at the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados last Sunday. Barbados customs police arrested and charged 35-year-old Alicia Tamara […]

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Cruise Line Giant Royal Caribbean Cruises Seeks Jamaican Staff

Jamaica News, January 31, 2018 Montego Bay, St James (Mckoy’s News)  — According to Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, the world’s second-largest cruise operator, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd is expanding in growth and has expressed interest in hiring more Jamaica to add to its service staff. This announcement was reportedly made Royal Caribbean’s President and Chief […]

Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines Makes Cuba its 20th Destination

  Jamaica News, January 22, 2018 (Mckoy’s News) Caribbean Airlines: Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is now flying to Cuba. The regional airline launched a twice-weekly non-stop service last Saturday, making the Caribbean’s largest island its 20th destination. The flights between Port of Spain and Havana are operated every Tuesday and Saturday. CAL says there will […]

Montego Bay Convention Centre

Montego Bay to Appleton Estate Railway to Start Running in Short Order

Jamaica News, January 22, 2018 Montego Bay, St James (JIS) –Appleton Estate Railway: the reactivation of the tourist rail service from Montego Bay to the Appleton Estate in Siloah, St. Elizabeth, will soon become a reality. Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who made the announcement at the official opening of the Joy Spence Appleton […]

Cruise Ship President Lee Bailey

Cruise Ship President Lee Bailey Calls for Proper Policing in Tourist Corridors

Jamaica News. January 18, 2018 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Cruise Ship President Lee Bailey Calls for Proper Policing: President of the Caribbean Cruise Shipping Industry Lee Bailey says the Minister of National Security now also needs to place more police officers along the relevant tourist corridors around Montego Bay. According to Mr. Bailey,  when […]

Fly Jamaica Airline

Fly Jamaica Airline Passengers Stranded in Canada

Jamaican News – December 28, 2018  Toronto, Canada (Mckoy’s News) – Fly Jamaica Airline: Travelers heading to Jamaica have been stranded at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario, Canada since Tuesday evening at 5 p.m., waiting to board Fly Jamaica Airlines. Passenger’s frustrations are rising as they say they have been delayed for more […]

Jamaica's Community Tourism

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 […]

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