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Private, romantic Young Island Resort in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has retained hospitality marketing specialists MP&A Digital & Advertising as its agency of record. The full-service marketing agency is charged...

Bolt to launch fifteen restaurants in UK

Bolt to launch fifteen restaurants in UK

Usain Bolt is set to open 15 restaurants in the UK serving classic Jamaican dishes and “burgers à la Usain”.

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Adam Stewart Receives Jamaican National Award for Contribution to Tourism

Adam Stewart (right) Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sandals Resorts International receives the Order of Distinction (Commander class), for his outstanding service to tourism and the hotel sector...

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Persistence is a hell of a thing. One entertainer’s undying passion and his heritage have fueled what will likely be a long and prosperous career in music. Trinidad and Tobago’s Jade...

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It has been more than a year now that “Freaky Girls” from Saint Lucia’s Ricky T has dominated fetes, events and airwaves in all corners of the globe including the...

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Nassy represents for Tobago Tourism with latest track

The brand new musical offering by budding artiste Nassy entitled “D Tourist” has become the latest viral sensation to come out of the twin island republic of Trinidad & Tobago....

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Friday, 03 December 2010 22:05

Golding dismisses Pickersgill comments

Jamaica's Prime Minister Bruce Golding has dismissed comments by Peoples National Party chairman Bobby Pickersgill about prioritising the North East St Ann Bi-election over a by-election to fill a vacant seat in the Trelawny Parish Council.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul made a return to form on Thursday making 54 runs as the Windies reached 244 for 5 against Sri Lanka on the second day of the 3rd Test match at the Pallekele Stadium.

In his 219th Test innings Chanderpaul, hit three boundaries to record his 55th Test half-century.

Friday, 03 December 2010 10:08

Seven per cent increase in tourism arrivals


The Ministry of Tourism is reporting a 7.7per cent increase in visitor arrivals for July to September when compared with the similar period last year.

The Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the growth for the period reflects the marketing efforts of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), particularly after the West Kingston incursion.

An application for the return of Rodney 'Bounty Killer' Pryce’s passport to be returned has been rescheduled.

Pryce's attorney Christopher Townsend made the application for the passport which was taken from the artiste by the police as a condition for his $500,000 bail in an assault case.

However, Resident Magistrate Lorna Shelly Williams rescheduled the matter giving herself enough time to peruse the application for variation of the artiste's bail condition.

The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

The Day also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

The theme for 2010 "Keeping the Promise: Mainstreaming Disability in the Millennium Development Goals toward 2015 and Beyond," provides an impetus for the advancement of the international rights agenda in development to include persons with disabilities in all aspects of growth and change.

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