Mon | Jul 22, 2019

Hospitality Jamaica

This November, American Airlines continues to strengthen its presence in Jamaica with the launch of a new service between Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay (MBJ)and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York (JFK). Starting on...

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that the parish of Clarendon will be a beneficiary of the tourism ministry’s reimagining exercise aimed at transforming areas of the parish into an ecologically friendly tourist hotspot for locals and...

Celebrated music ­producer Chris Blackwell, has received the Association’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Blackwell shared the spotlight with Kingston-based hotelier Christopher Jarrett, Island Route’s and Sandals Resorts International’s Wayne...

Dedicated, reliable, capable and blessed with an engaging personality is an accurate description of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) Hotel Employee of the Year. But there is much more to be said about Lisa Blair, safety and...

The training that hotelier Christopher Jarrett got in ­engineering technology at the New York Institute of Technology has helped the Altamont Hotels Group to be strategic, precise and prudent in its growth plan towards acquiring 200 rooms by 2021...

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) paid special tribute to the United States’ (US) Independence Day at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) during the airport’s 2019 Fourth of July celebration. Home to one of the world’s busiest...

When, in the early 1990s, it became apparent that Europe’s preferential regimes for Caribbean bananas and sugar were coming to an end, an impassioned debate began about a transition to other forms of economic activity. For the most part, the focus...

More than $61 million in grants and scholarships were disbursed to students, schools, and community groups in Hanover at the Hanover Charities awards ceremony at the Round Hill hotel in the parish last Thursday. The scholarship awardees ­included...

Following the US government’s renewed restrictions on travel to Cuba, the US Virgin Islands government is working closely with the cruise lines to help them as they race to rework their itineraries. The State Department announced this week that the...

The local early bird registration date for the 2019 Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K has been extended by one month to August 31, 2019. Registration remains open at www.reggaemarathon.com Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K is set for...
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