Tag Archives: Jamaica Tourist Board

Jamaica Tourist Arrivals Up By 3.1%

The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced that tourist arrivals, up to the end of October, were up 3.1% over last year. The total arrivals numbered more than 1.7m in the 10-month period. October recorded the strongest growth in tourist arrivals. Arrivals for that month were up 10%, when compared to a year ago, with more than 135,000 visitors in that ...

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JTB Consultant Horace Phillips Found Dead

A consultant at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), Horace Phillips, had been found dead near his home in Old Harbour, St. Catherine. Phillips went missing on Sunday night. His body was found earlier this morning in a house in Marley Mount. His car was found nearby. Phillips has been working out of the JTB offices in Montego Bay as a ...

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Jamaica Welcomes Close To 1.3 Million Tourists

Jamaica welcomed almost 1.3 million tourists over the first seven months of the year. The Jamaica Tourist Board says the figure was 2% higher than last year. The strongest growth was seen from the Canadian and European markets helping the country to steadily reduce the dependence on the U.S. market for tourists. In the meantime, cruise arrivals were up 7% ...

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Montego Bay To Host “Soul in the Sun” 2014

Montego Bay, Jamaica’s tourism capital, long known as a destination for huge music festivals, will host an event from October 10-12, at the Aqueduct in Rose Hall. Dubbed “Soul in the Sun,” the two-day music festival and a beach party on the Sunday will feature a number of US based R&B icons. Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill, and 90s boy groups ...

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