ST. LUCIA - The outgoing president of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), and the youngest to date, expressed his appreciation to the executive and membership of the trade association for their accomplishments over the past two years.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica celebrated an overall market growth of 5.4 percent for the first six months of the year, with stopover tourist arrivals increasing by 5.9 percent and cruise by 4.8 percent over the same period last year.

MIAMI, FLA – Jamaica recently took part in Taste of the Caribbean, South Florida’s premier culinary competition, which showcases the best of Caribbean cuisine. The island’s national culinary team led by 2018 Taste of Jamaica champions – Chef of the Year Michael Barnett and Pastry Chef of the Year Oberio Walker – competed against 10 other Caribbean national teams. Collectively the team took home six medals including a silver medal in the national team competition, a bronze medal in the individual chef competition and a silver medal in the bartender competition.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA  – The Jamaica Tourist Board recognizes with pride the announcement that Ostróda in Poland has signed a partnership agreement with Ocho Rios in Jamaica, to become twin towns. The agreement was signed at the Ostróda Castle during the official visit of the Jamaican delegation led by Mayor of St. Ann’s Bay and Chairman of the St Ann Municipal Corporation, His Worship Michael Belnavis. 

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