Tag: Jamaica Tourist Board

Economy Update: June 2016

Above find the June 2016 Economy Update from diGJamaica. As always, the infographic shows performance of key economic indicators and their percentage change compared to 12 months ago. For the percentage change comparison, green boxes or text indicate that the category’s value

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 7, 2016

Target: Crime – Gov’t To Redirect ‘Unprecedented’ Resources To Fight Murder Wave. The Government has announced that it will be pumping massive resources over a three-year period into the national security apparatus to reduce the wave of murders that has been

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Economy Update: End of May 2016

The below infographic shows performance of key economic indicators and their percentage change compared to 12 months ago. For the percentage change comparison, green boxes or text indicate that the category’s value has improved since the same period last year, while red

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Economy Update: End of April 2016

April 2016’s instalment of diGJamaica’s monthly Economy Update is here. Interesting takeaways include: Jamaica experiencing a period of deflation (decreasing of price levels), as the YTD inflation rate is-1.3% up to March 2016 The continued depreciation of the Jamaican dollar

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World Creativity & Innovation Week: 4 Jamaican Architects Of Note

World Creativity and Innovation Week started on Friday, April 15 and will run until April 21. The week-long celebration of creativity was launched on May 25, 2001 in Canada, arising out of a conversation amongst creativity experts and practitioners Marci Segal, John Sedgwick,

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Economy Update: End of October 2015

    Above, is the October instalment of our monthly Economy Updates. Noteworthy stories include the Main Index of the JSE showing continued growth and reports that unemployment is at a three year low. For more information on Jamaica’s economic performance, check

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Economy Update: End of September 2015

Above, have a look at our Economy Update for September 2015, showing the performance of key economic indicators and the percentage change comparison to 12 months ago. Note, that the statistics provided for YTD Remittances and Tourist Arrivals are not for

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5 Facts: Tourism In Jamaica

World Tourism Day, September 27, was created to talk about the global impact of tourism. Under the theme “1 Billion Tourists, 1 Billion Opportunities”, this day seeks to highlight and encourage tourism as used for the greater good of development. Though a tiny

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 25, 2015

Robust Arrivals From USA For Winter Tourist Season. Tourist arrival figures are just in for the 2015 winter season, and Jamaica’s largest leisure market, the United States (US), has registered overall growth of 9.1 per cent over the same period –

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 15, 2015

Top Of The Class – CMI And Edna Manley College Getting Best Employment Offers Before Graduation. The top two tertiary institutions in Jamaica, which offer graduates the best prospects for employment, are the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) and the Edna Manley

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