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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


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. 


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


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...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism and Entertainment at the Launch of Rebel Salute 2013

• Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Andrew Holness
• The Hon. Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture
• The Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, Minister without Portfolio, with responsibility for Sport
• Tony Rebel, and his hardworking production team
• Members of the media
• Distinguished guests…good evening

Ladies and gentlemen, I am...

Remarks by the Hon. Damion Crawford, Minister of State, Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, at the Opening of Lion Ville Studio, Thursday, February 6, 2014


I am truly humbled to be participating in this milestone event in May Pen, one of Jamaica’s fastest developing towns and home of Humble Lions FC, a football club that has etched its mark in the historical records of the very popular sport locally and nationally.

I am sure it was not coincidental that you have chosen this day, February 6, to open your studio...