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

Salutations….

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...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, At The Press Launch Of The Hospiten Group, March 14, 2014, Montego Bay

Fellow tourism partners, members of the media, ladies and gentlemen…good morning.

I want to extend my commendations and congratulations to the principals of the Hospiten Group, Dr. Pedro L. Cobiella, Chairman and Mr. Pedro Cobiella Beauvais, Managing Director, on what I regard as a true show of commitment and confidence in a groundbreaking venture.  Your staying the course to realize...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Oral Health Month Launch and Symposium The Main Medical Lecture Theatre University Of The West Indies Hospital, Mona Friday, October 4, 2013

SALUTATIONS:

  • Dr Jeffrey Meeks - President of the Jamaica Dental Association
  • Professor Horace Fletcher - Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI Mona
  • Dr Ruth Parkin, Clinical Professor in Periodontology, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Ladies...

Message by Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill Minister of Tourism and Entertainment to mark the beginning of Tourism Awareness Week

My fellow Jamaicans…..It is that time of the year again, the commencement of  Tourism Awareness Week, when, as a nation we are encouraged to reflect on the importance of our tourism sector and how it has shaped our economy and served as a catalyst for economic growth. As we celebrate Tourism Awareness Week, I want to encourage all Jamaicans, both here at home and abroad, to join us in playing...

Measures to Regularize Personal Water Crafts (PWC) Operations

Background

The Honourable House will recall that following two accidents involving Personal Water Crafts (PWCs) on August 17th and 21st, 2013, where one child died and another person was severely injured, in Ocho Rios and Negril, respectively, that Cabinet approved implementation of short term measures for a six month duration effective October 15, 2013. 

These...

Sectoral Presentation 2013-2014 The Hon Damion Crawford, M.P. Minister of State Ministry of Tourism & Entertainment Tuesday, 2nd July, 2013 Gordon House, Kingston

Theme: Entertainment – Enroute to Progress

SALUTATIONS

Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise to make my contribution to this year’s Sectoral Debate. I am grateful to the Most Honourable Prime Minister for her continued strong leadership and the confidence reposed in me as I have carried out my duties as State Minister for...

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