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Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism & Entertainment, at the Investiture of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica, King’s House, Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In the creative language of writers, today can truly be regarded as a red letter day in Jamaica’s cultural history, the significance of which will not be lost on those who understand and appreciate the immense value of the written and spoken word.

It is wonderful to be here today for the official installation of eminent academic and renowned poet, Professor Mervyn Morris as Poet...

Greetings By Dr. K. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism and Entertainment 19th Annual Canadian Travel Industry Golf Tournament 2013 October 26


  • David McClung, President, and Wendy McClung, Vice President of Baxter Travel Group; and other members of the Baxter family;
  • Gary Sadler, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales at Sandals;
  • Tourism Travel Partners from Canada
  • ...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment at the Ministerial Briefing for the Diplomatic Corps, Diplomatic Week

As Minister of Tourism and Entertainment I consider it a distinct privilege to be able to address you during this important period – Diplomatic Week. Many of you I have already had the pleasure of meeting - we’ve had fruitful bilateral talks, and interacted in various social settings. Others of you are new to the island; and to you I say welcome to Jamaica. I look forward to meeting with you...

Remarks by Minister Dr. Wykeham McNeill at Handing Over of Four Tourism Projects in Port Antonio, Wednesday, April 2, 2014

I must confess that even though I am from the west, I am fascinated by the special charm of Portland. Portlanders can justifiably boast of having one of the most beautiful parishes in an island declared to be the fairest isle eyes have ever seen.

Being here today is therefore an occasion that I’ve been looking forward to, both on a personal level and as Minister of Tourism and...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism and Entertainment At The CARICOM-Brazil Tourism and Trade Promotion Jamaica National Consultations Knutsford Court Hotel October 23, 2013


Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning. . .

I am delighted to have been invited by the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) to give brief remarks at this important event that brings government and private sector stakeholders together to explore the promising opportunities for CARICOM-...

Remarks by Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill at the Tourism Awareness Week Appreciation Day at the Sangster International Airport, Saturday, December 15, 2012


Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.

Tourism Awareness Week, which started on December 9th and runs through to today, December 15th , is being observed under the theme: “Tourism For All, All For Tourism.” This simply means that while we seek to ensure that every Jamaican can benefit from tourism, similarly every Jamaican has a role to play in supporting this vital...