Inaugural rum festival to bolster Jamaica’s gastronomy tourism product

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Jamaica’s Rum Festival, which will take place at place at Hope Gardens on March 9 and 10, is being presented by J. Wray & Nephew Limited’s Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum brand in partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF). It aims to promote brand Jamaica, boost tourism in Kingston and showcase Jamaica’s cultural excellence in rum, food and music

JANUARY TOURISM UP 9% ON PREVIOUS YEAR

Recent gures from the Jamaica Tourist Board reveal that Jamaica welcomed 202,192 visitors in January, a 9% increase over the same period in 2018. These figures follow on the country having a record 2018, with over 4.3 million arrivals and $3.3 billion in earnings, a hike of 8.6% on the previous year.

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