Jobs coming as Royal Caribbean returns to Jamaica

Jobs coming as Royal Caribbean returns to Jamaica

Royal Caribbean International, which will resume limited calls to the country in November, is hoping it will be able to provide Jamaicans with thousands of jobs. The senior leadership team of the second largest cruise line in the world informed Tourism Minister Edmund...
Safety first!

Safety first!

For many Jamaicans the country’s tourism resilient corridors are nothing more than mysterious places where visitors to the island, unfettered by no-movement days, are free to frolic with abandon. But for those whose jobs take them into the corridors, they know the...
‘Scentred’ on safety

‘Scentred’ on safety

One of the best parts about Claudine Campbell-Bryan’s job used to be watching the expression on her clients’ faces when they opened her meticulously put-together packages. That was before COVID-19 became a household name. Now she still lovingly wraps her products, but...
COVID’s silver lining

COVID’s silver lining

Despite the major blow that the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt the global tourism industry, Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett says there is a silver lining. It has provided an opening, he says, for Jamaica to build on previous efforts to ensure equity in accessing...
Time for teamwork, says CTO

Time for teamwork, says CTO

As it gets ready to celebrate World Tourism Day with a look at the future of tourism in the region, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is stressing the importance of industry players working together. “In observance of the day, the CTO and approximately a dozen...