Archive for February 2018

Jamaica Tourism Ministry to host fifth Speed Networking Event

The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism’s Tourism Linkages Network has issued an open call for local manufacturers and service providers to register to participate in the fifth staging of the Tourism Linkages Speed Networking Event. The event is scheduled to take place on March 14, 2018, at the Hilton Rose Hall Hotel & Spa in Montego…

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Food Tourism: A recipe for Economic Development – How ready are you Ghana?

“For millions of Africans, tourism is a lifeline – its potential for driving transformative and inclusive growth must be harnessed.” – Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General, UNCTAD The first Ghana Food and Cultural Expo 2018, a multi-sector trade-oriented exhibition in the food and hospitality industry, will be held from March 4-15. The extravaganza is being organised by…

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Agri-tourism a big opportunity for Papua New Guinea says Agricultural Development Foundation president

With the focus on major resources projects, Papua New Guinea is missing the opportunity to develop a thriving agri-tourism sector, Papua New Guinea Women in Agricultural Development Foundation (PNGWiADF) President, Maria Linibi tells Business Advantage PNG. As it stands, many people in the sector in Papua New Guinea think agriculture is limited to growing and selling…

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Jamaica: Programme to Bring Farmers Closer to Tourism

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says an entrepreneurial training and coaching programme to assist local farmers to better understand the tourism industry, will be introduced in the first quarter of this year. The programme will enable the farmers to tailor their production, distribution and logistics to match the requirements of businesses in the hotel and…

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