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Hospitality Jamaica

It is almost six months now since the return of international arrivals to Jamaica and Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) president Clifton Reader is proud of the exceptional level of compliance with the COVID health...
Seventy-eight-year-old Miss Kitsy still cleans her floor with a coconut brush.

When I was told of a 78-year-old woman who cultivates ground provisions and still cleans her floor with a coconut brush, I immediately decided to go see her in Chantilly, Manchester. Even her ‘pet name’, Miss Kitsy, was an allure. With the corona...

A section of the Hampden Wharf in Falmouth, Trelawny, which is being refurbished.

The $700-million Artisan Village at Hampden Wharf in Falmouth has been delayed as a result of COVID-19. The facility was scheduled for ­completion in March; however, with the virus causing chaos worldwide, the new attraction has been stopped...

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is using its digital platform to deliver a virtual care package to uplift and inspire followers around the world who are currently practising responsible social distancing. The JTB kicked off its ‘Escape to Jamaica’...

Over the last ­decades, parishioners and visitors to the parish of St Mary have been gawking at the very interesting tombs in the Annotto Bay Cemetery in the said parish. While some have been criticised for being over the top, others are regarded...

The challenge that will soon face almost every Caribbean country will be the recovery of tourism, without which future economic growth will be all but impossible. The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered the industry globally, made hundreds of...

Since last Saturday, March 28, the island of St Kitts...

Airlines are united in the global effort to stop a virus that is overwhelming the world’s healthcare systems (COVID-19) and threatening many lives. However, this is having a major ­impact on them and the value chain, says Alexandre de Juniac,...

Mastercard has announced it is championing a move to increase the contactless payment limits across Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region as people look for safer ways to pay in the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The initiative is...
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