New US Ambassador-Designate Bridgewater is Announced

The United States new envoy to Jamaica, Ambassador-Designate Pamela Bridgewater has pledged to use her tenure in Kingston to strengthen the historic ties of friendship and cooperation between the United States and Jamaica. Ambassador-, Bridgewater said she is looking forward to working with the government and people of Jamaica in the fulfillment of her duties […]
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Do the Bolt Commericals Promoting Tourism Matter?

Will the face that has the global footprint of the Jamaican brand make a difference in growing the tourism sector?   I shared that I would give you my opinion of the effectiveness of these spots.  I delayed to do some small scale market research asking Jamaicans and non-Jamaicans their opinion of the commercials. . […]
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Does the Bolt Commercials leave You Longing?

 I was on the phone with a friend a few nights back when they nearly deafen me as they yelled, “Bolt is on TV”! . Yes, Usain Bolt is staring in  several 30 second television commercials as part of Jamaica’s “Once You Go, You Know” tourism promotion. Usain Bolt, Promoting the Jamaican Brand . I […]
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Leveraging Groundhog Day in boosting Jamaica’s Economy

Punxsutawney is a sleepy little town that I would pass through at least twice a year in accompanying my daughters to their camp site in western Pennsylvania. . The quiet of the town on most days than February 2 is deceptively simple, but provides a powerful marketing magnet for the entrepreneural-minded. . Groundhog day is […]
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Jamaica can leverage the “Suds Summit” by ….

The much anticipated spud summit have  occurred without much perceived movement in further human understanding. Well, the only foreign influence planned was a tall mug of Red Stripe beer. Although advertised as such, the professor decided to go with Samuel Adams, from the  local New England brewery instead.  This just added to a tough week […]
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Vote Now!, Vote Early & Often

No, I am  not from Chicago, but here is a chance to boast the Jamaican economy. You have seen that Roaming Gnome. He’s trying to decide between Jamaica, Cancun and Hawaii.  You can help him choose.  Click here to Vote Jamaica!  www.votetravelocity.com Should Jamaica be chosen the winner, the Roaming Gnome will jet off to […]
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Scamming for Dollars, a Title that threaten Our Good Name

 If you were on a game show, and the word scammer was placed on the electronic board, you would lose if you mentioned Jamaica. Will the rapidly developing scam story chance to our misfortune?  Well, we may all about to lose our stellar reputation with the emerging story of scamming. . I have received hundred […]
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Jamaica – China Growing Adventure

The formal initiative started back in April of 2008 with Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett met with China National Tourism Administration’s  Chairman Shao Qiwei  to discuss tourism between the two nations. . During the trip, Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett also met with Mr. Li Jianping, Vice President of the China People’s Association for Friendship […]
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