Jamaica’s 2019 Off To An Impressive Start

Jamaica’s tourism sector is experiencing an unprecedented start to the year with record breaking arrival figures and earnings.

According to officials, in the first nine weeks of 2019, Jamaica has become the first Caribbean destination to welcome a million visitors, generating foreign exchange earnings of approximately US$800 million.

“Jamaica continues to make an aggressive push in transforming the way we market the destination and we have been seeing the dividends,” said Donovan White, Jamaica’s director of tourism. “While the March numbers are still preliminary, we are pleased to have achieved this milestone so early in 2019. A big thanks to our various travel partners who have been selling Jamaica and helping us sustain this positive growth.”