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Remarks by The Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment at the TEF Police Vehicles Handing Over Ceremony February 27, 2013, Office of the Commisioner of Police

As Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, I delight in occasions such as these when our Ministry can enhance the work of another – in this case the Ministry of National Security - to the mutual benefit of all parties. This initiative underscores the fact that the work of the various Ministries is interconnected and in many areas intersecting. Therefore in areas of commonality it is good when...

Timeshare Vacations Bill Piloted by Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill

Mr Speaker it is my pleasure to start the debate on the Timeshare Vacations Bill.

As you know Jamaica is keen on developing a more sophisticated tourism product, one that also embraces the timeshare/vacation ownership market.  

Research has shown that Vacation Ownership is one of the fastest growing sectors of the global hospitality industry, and that there is a huge and...

Sectoral Presentation by the Hon. Damion Crawford, M.P.

Sectoral Presentation
by the Hon. Damion Crawford, M.P.
State Minister of Tourism & Entertainment,
July 17, 2012, Gordon House

THEME: ENTERTAINMENT AS A TOOL FOR PROGRESS
Enroute to Progress

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment at the official opening of Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa, Discovery Bay, St. Ann on Saturday, December 7, 2013

SALUTATIONS:

  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Damion Crawford
  • Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Ms. Jennifer Griffith
  • His Worship the Mayor of St Ann, Councillor Desmond Gilmore
  • Chairmen of the Boards of the Tourism Enhancement Fund,...

Remarks for Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism and Entertainment at the launch of Peter Simon’s Reggae Bloodlines Photo Exhibition Thursday, February 28, 2013 at PULS8, Kingston

SALUTATIONS….

Members of the media, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen…good evening.

I am delighted to have been invited to the launch of the “Reggae Bloodlines” photo exhibition as well as being asked to declare the exhibition officially open.

As Minister of Tourism and Entertainment I am even more pleased to welcome back to our shores...

SECTORAL PRESENTATION 2014-2015 PRESENTED BY HON. DAMION CRAWFORD, MP MINISTER OF STATE, MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND ENTERTAINMENT JUNE 10, 2014

Theme: Progressing on the Path of Progress

Salutations

Mr. Speaker, I am honored to make this, my third contribution to the Sectoral Debate. I thank the Honourable Prime Minister for her confidence in my ability to carry out the duties as State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment. I accept this...

Remarks by Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, The Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill at the launch of the Russian & Spanish Languages Skills Training Programme for Tourism Workers, November 21, 2013

SALUTATIONS:

  • Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund, Mr. Clyde Harrison
  • Mr. Paul BadreSingh, Director of Corporate Services,  Tourism Product Development Company, TPDCo.
  • Mrs. Evelyn Smith, President, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association
  • Mr. Daniel Grizzle, member of the Negril Resort Board
  • ...

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