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Jamaica: Tourism minister projects cruise shipping growth for 2018

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says that a key outcome of his recent discussions with cruise officials in Miami, Florida is that they are keen on deepening their relationships with the island for 2018. (jamaicaobserver.com)




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Falmouth’s cruise boon downgraded

Jamaica. Historic Falmouth: the Court HouseMichael Belnavis, the chairman of Jamaica National Cruise Council, says the expected boon from the increase in the number of ships calling at Falmouth Pier due to hurricane destruction to other piers in the Caribbean and Key West in Florida, has fallen short of original expectations. (jamaica-gleaner.com)




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Jamaican Port Set to Become Regional Cruise Hub

Jamaica. Historic Falmouth: the Court HouseTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the Port of Falmouth in Trelawny is poised to become a model, regional cruise shipping destination, noting that this augurs well for Jamaica’s industry to exponentially record additional growth. (thestkittsnevisobserver.com)




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Jamaica Cruise Newsletter Released

Designed to inform the cruise industry, travel trade and the media on tourism and cruise-related destination information, the quarterly newsletter will help keep readers familiar with the many ways in which cruise passengers can enjoy their time in Jamaica either pre- or post-cruise as well as during a port call, according to a statement from the tourist board. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Tourism officials seek to downplay pullout of cruise lines from Falmouth port

Tourism officials are downplaying the fallout from the pullout of three major cruise lines from the Falmouth pier in Trelawny. The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), which is responsible for the management of the island’s ports, says several major cruise lines are still committed to Falmouth, despite a decision by the three cruise ships to pull out from the port recently. (jamaica-gleaner.com)




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Jamaica Set to Host UNWTO on World Stage

Jamaica will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference this November at its Montego Bay Convention Center. It is the first such event held in the Americas. Jamaica has also recently announced major cruise initiatives. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Jamaica Notches Record Cruise Day

Four ports across Jamaica hosted a record nine cruise ships last Wednesday, as three ships called in Ocho Rios, three in Montego Bay, two in Falmouth and one in Port Antonio. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Cruise Ships Skip Jamaican Port Due to Trash, Rats

The cruise destination of Port Antonio, Jamaica is working hard to clean up a flood of garbage, which has led to a serious rat problem and the cancelation of six cruise ship calls. (maritime-executive.com)




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Jamaica: New Film Tours

Commercial Services has name Caribic Vacations of Montego Bay as the exclusive provider of the Jamaica Land of Film bus tour. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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