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Minister Of Tourism Receives World’s Leading Personality For Outstanding Services To Travel. 

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – December 12, 2016 – Jamaica was once again awarded the World’s Leading Cruise Destination at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards during a glittering event at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in the Maldives on December 2nd. The island was also voted World’s Leading Wedding Destination for the second time since the category began in 2014.

Tourism Director Paul Pennicook Projects Over 6 Percent Growth in 2017. 

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – December 12, 2016 – With the 2016/2017 winter tourist season set to get underway on December 15, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism Paul Pennicook is anticipating positive growth this winter and beyond. Following a strong spring and summer this year, the Tourism Director remains quite upbeat that this trend will continue through next year.

CHTA Joins Regional Effort Supporting Passage of US-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act. 

MIAMI (December 9, 2016) - The Caribbean must ensure issues of critical socioeconomic importance are firmly addressed with the U.S. Congress and the incoming administration, according to Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Troubetzkoy commented on this during her presentation on the impact on the tourism industry of de-risking and correspondent banking relationships at the 40th Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America in Miami, produced by the Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) organization.

Leading, Global Conglomerate to Create Thousands of Jobs for Bahamians Phased Opening Planned for Resort Beginning April 2017. 

NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE), a leading Hong Kong-based global conglomerate with a diversified business portfolio - including extensive hospitality experience with resort and mixed-use developments worldwide - today announced it has signed an agreement to own and operate Baha Mar Resort. The signed share purchase agreement (SPA) allows for the acquisition by CTFE of all issued capital from Perfect Luck Assets Limited (Perfect Luck), including those Baha Mar Resort assets previously transferred to the company.

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