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Category: Jamaica travel news

Villages as businesses paving the way forward to Caribbean communities

eturbonews- September 1, 2021 0

Jamaica has been branded the HOME OF COMMUNITY TOURISM by the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) as this is where it was pioneered ... Read More

New Task Force kick-starts Jamaica tourism worker vaccination drive

eturbonews- August 30, 2021 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has revealed that work by the newly named Tourism Vaccination Task Force, which was established to facilitate the ... Read More

Jamaica hotels and restaurants industry grows by 330.7%

eturbonews- August 27, 2021 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed figures announced by the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) yesterday, which point to significant growth in ... Read More

Sandals: The world’s only 5-star luxury included resorts

eturbonews- August 26, 2021 0

Sandals Resorts and Beaches features the world's most comprehensive all-inclusive 5-star luxury package where guests can enjoy gorgeous white-sand beaches, Global Gourmet™ dining, opulent accommodations, ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre committed to recovery of Haiti Tourism

eturbonews- August 25, 2021 0

In the first meeting held today, members of the high-level Tourism Resilience, Recovery and Sustainability taskforce have pledged their full support to provide assistance to ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism rewards Japanese Olympic volunteer with luxury vacation

eturbonews- August 19, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Jamaica Tourist Board with the assistance of local stakeholders will be offering Japanese Olympic volunteer, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister names task force to boost vaccination of tourism workers

eturbonews- August 19, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has named a special task force to drive the process of vaccinating the island’s tourism workers, as part of ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols key to successful return of cruise

eturbonews- August 17, 2021 0

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says safeguarding the health and safety of the citizens of Jamaica, as well as visitors, remains the top priority as the ... Read More

Cruise passengers delighted to visit Jamaica after two-year wait

eturbonews- August 17, 2021 0

“It’s totally awesome, been waiting two years for this,” admitted Terry Davis as he perused the Jamaican landscape with his partner, Katy Peale who added: ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: A decade of facing the Caribbean

eturbonews- August 16, 2021 0

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals and Beaches Resorts. Over the past decade, Sandals has worked ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes 1 millionth visitor since start of COVID-19 pandemic

eturbonews- August 16, 2021 0

It was a tear-jerking surprise for one JetBlue passenger and her family as Jamaica’s tourism industry marked a significant milestone of welcoming one million stopover ... Read More

GTRCMC Help is on the Way for Haiti Tourism Recovery

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 15, 2021 0

Haiti is in trouble after the county's president was murdered, after natural disasters and COVID, and yesterdays deadly and strongest earthquake killing at least 724. ... Read More

Cruise Resumes: Carnival Sunshine Calls at Ocho Rios on Monday

eturbonews- August 13, 2021 0

Cruise operations will resume in Jamaica on Monday, August 16, 2021, with Carnival Sunshine port call at Ocho Rios. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Meets with New Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica

eturbonews- August 13, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, presents newly-appointed Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Her Excellency Emina Tudakovic, (see left in the photo) with a special ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Urges Tourism Workers to get Vaccinated

eturbonews- August 10, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued an impassioned appeal to unvaccinated tourism workers, including those in sub-sectors related to cruise shipping, to get ... Read More

“Sandals Swipe-Stakes” for Couples Who Found Love During Lockdown

eturbonews- August 10, 2021 0

The experts in love and romance at Sandals® Resorts announce their new Sandals Swipe-Stakes for couples that met online during the pandemic through dating apps ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Gifts Caribbean Olympians Complimentary Vacations

eturbonews- August 9, 2021 0

Almost 100 Olympians from the islands where Sandals Resorts International operates have been gifted complimentary vacation stays by the company’s Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart, in ... Read More

Sandals Royal Curaçao is great news for Curacao tourism

eturbonews- August 4, 2021 0

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) unveils new details for its flagship brand’s highly anticipated 16th resort and the company’s first venture into Curaçao, the newly named ... Read More

2021 Caribbean Tourism: Gut Punched

eturbonews- July 24, 2021 0

The most tourism-dependent nations in the world include Aruba, Antigua, Barbuda, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Barbados, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines, St. Kitts ... Read More

50,000 Jamaica Tourism Workers Back on the Job in Last 6 Months

eturbonews- July 23, 2021 0

Jamaica’s tourism industry has brought back more than 50,000 workers in the last 6 months, showing its capacity for resilience and its ability to bounce ... Read More

Book and Travel with Confidence at Sandals Resorts

eturbonews- July 20, 2021 0

Whether guests have already booked a stay at any one of the luxurious Sandals Resorts, or if would-be travelers are simply just thinking about it ... Read More

Jamaica Christmas in July Event Set for July 22

eturbonews- July 19, 2021 0

One hundred and fifty manufacturers of locally-produced corporate gifts and souvenir items will showcase their wide selection of products at the 7th staging of the ... Read More

Vision, Power, Money: The Africa Tourism Recovery Declaration is signed

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 16, 2021 0

Yesterday was a good day for Najib Balala, the Secretary of Tourism in Kenya. It was a good day for African Tourism. The Africa Tourism ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre in Jamaica and Kenya Sign MOU

eturbonews- July 16, 2021 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), Hon. Edmund Bartlett, and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ... Read More

At Sandals Resorts All You Need is Love

eturbonews- July 15, 2021 0

Enjoy the best all-inclusive luxury vacations at Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean and see why they offer the most romantic vacations for couples in love ... Read More

With Tourism Recovery for Africa, the Saudi Arabian Tourism Revolution is continuing

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2021 0

When the Saudi Minister of Tourism HE Ahmed Al-Khateeb, was seen in Jamaica wearing a Bob Marley hat, a Travel and Tourism revolution had just ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Participate in African Tourism Recovery Summit

eturbonews- July 13, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island today (July 13) to participate in the highly-anticipated African Tourism Recovery Summit for African Ministers of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism calls for ideas from global leaders for post-pandemic recovery

eturbonews- July 8, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister and Chair of the high-level Organization of American States (OAS) Working Group Edmund Bartlett, is calling for continued exchange between member states ... Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa leaves Jamaica with $803 million in damages

eturbonews- July 7, 2021 0

Jamaica Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness stated to the House of Representatives yesterday that due to heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm Elsa, it has ... Read More

Zurich-Montego Bay non-stop flight service a game-changer

eturbonews- July 6, 2021 0

Last night’s (July 5) inaugural direct flight between the Swiss financial city, Zurich and Montego Bay, marks the introduction of a crucial airlift arrangement that ... Read More