Archive for January 2020

Spanish hoteliers commit support for local products

Owners and senior executives of the largest hotels and resorts in Jamaica under the Inverotel umbrella, an association representing Spanish hoteliers, have committed to expanding their purchasing and support for local products and services. The hotel operators met with Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other local tourism officials in Spain’s capital city, Madrid. According to…

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International Tourism Growth continues to outpace the Global Economy

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic sector, especially in view of current uncertainties. By the same token, this calls for such growth to be managed responsibly so as to best…

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St Croix’s Must-Visit Food Festival Is Back

St Croix, one of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary destinations right now, is set for another edition of the popular Taste of St Croix food festival.  The 2020 edition of the event, which will be held on April 2, will be its 20th anniversary, returning to the heart of historic Christiansted. More than 50 chefs, farmers, brewers, distillers…

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