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Sectoral Presentation 2013-2014 The Hon Dr. Wykeham McNeill, M.P. Minister of Tourism & Entertainment Tuesday, 2nd July, 2013 Gordon House, Kingston

Theme: A Sector for the People: Making Tourism for Us All

 

Salutations

Mr. Speaker, I am extremely pleased to rise to make my contribution to the Sectoral Debate, and I would like to thank the Most Honourable Prime Minister for affording me the opportunity to serve in the capacity of Minister of Tourism and Entertainment.

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Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill at the Welcome Ceremony for the Inaugural Transaero Flight

SALUTATIONS:

• Mr. Andrey Dryakin, Head of the Russian Consular Section, Jamaica,
• Mr. John Lynch, Director of Tourism
• Ms. Elizabeth Scotton, Chief Commercial Officer, MBJ Airports Limited
• Mr. Eduardo Canelas, Chief Executive Officer of MBJ Airports Limited
• Tourism Partners, members of the media…Distinguished Guests good afternoon.

Today...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism & Entertainment at Caribbean Travel Marketplace Media Luncheon, Half Moon, A Rock Resort, Monday, January 13, 2014

SALUTATIONS:

Members of the media, Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.  

As Jamaica hosts Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2014, I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to provide you with an update on destination Jamaica. Of course allow me to extend a warm welcome and indeed welcome back to many of you, as you cover this all-important tradeshow.

It is very...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism & Entertainment Montego Bay Convention Centre JAPEX Opening Ceremony Sunday, April 28, 2013

Salutations:

• Master of Ceremonies
• Hon. Damion Crawford, Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism & Entertainment
• Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Mrs. Jennifer Griffith and other Ministry officials
• Chairmen of JAMVAC and JTB, Paul Pennicook and Dennis Morrison
• Mrs Evelyn Smith, President of the...

Message of the Chair of the 100th UNWTO Executive Council, Honourable Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Jamaica

Communication of the Chair

Message of the Chair of the 100th UNWTO Executive Council, Honourable Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Jamaica

 

Your Excellency, Mr. Secretary-General,

Dear Members of the Executive Council,...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill at the Opening of Club Mobay

Salutations:

  • The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica
  • The Honourable Peter Bunting, Minister of National Security
  • Senator Noel Sloley, Chairman Tourism Enhancement Fund
  • Edmund Bartlett, Opposition Spokesman on Tourism
  • Councilor Glendon Harris, Mayor of Montego Bay
  • Mr. Dennis Morrison,...

Message from the Honourable Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism & Entertainment for the start of the Winter Tourist Season which begins on December 15, 2013

My fellow Jamaicans …

It’s that time of year again, when, as a nation we are encouraged to reflect on the importance of the tourism sector, as we welcome the start of the 2013/2014 winter tourist season which begins on December 15.

Jamaica like many of our neighbours in the wider Caribbean region has faced numerous challenges over the past year. However, as a destination we have...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism & Entertainment Half Moon, Rose Hall, Montego Bay JAPEX Media Roundtable Monday, April 29, 2013

Salutations:

Members of the media,

Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.  

It has been a short six months since our last meeting at JAPEX 2012. Much has happened during this period both locally and internationally.  So I am delighted to once again meet with you to provide you with an update on destination...

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