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ImageAir Jamaica announced on June 11 that it has halted plans to fly from Jamaica to Grand Cayman and from New York to Barbados this summer.

"There was a high level of excitement after we announced the addition of Grand Cayman and Barbados to our schedule, and we are very disappointed that we are not able to do so at this time. We had expected to add another aircraft to the fleet but this deal will not go forward.

ImageJamaica welcomed JetBlue's second daily nonstop flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Kingston. The increased service is part of the airline's summer schedule and it reaffirms the value airline's commitment to Jamaica and the capital city, Kingston.
ImageThe 20th staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) at the Half Moon Conference Centre from May 11-13, 2010 has been described as an overwhelming success. Hosted by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), JAPEX, the island's premier travel trade show, attracted 92 buyer delegates from the United States, Canada and Europe and approximately 215 supplier delegates from Jamaica.
Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Jesus Silva (right) adorns Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (centre) with the Medal of Honor as he presents him with the instrument of appointment to Commander of Number of the Order of Civil Merit on the order of the King of Spain during the formal ceremony held at the official residence of the Ambassador of Spain in St. Andrew, Jamaica on Friday May 7, 2010. Also sharing the moment is Mrs. Carmen Bartlett.
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has been awarded the Commander of Number of the Order of Civil Merit from Spain for the pivotal role he has played in facilitating several multi-billion dollar investments in the island's burgeoning tourism sector. Minister Bartlett was conferred with the honor at a formal ceremony held at the official residence of the Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, in Norbrook, St. Andrew on Friday, May 7.