Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: Jamaica

Jamaica welcomes “tangible” tourism gains

Jamaica welcomes tangible tourism gains
The government estimates visitor arrivals will reach 4.5 million by the end of 2024, while the country is in the process of seeking new integrated resort developments.

Princess Hotels Green Island resort receives green light

Princess Hotels Green Island resort green light
Princess Hotels and Resorts has received planning approval for its $500m, five-star Grand Luxury Princess Hotels and Resorts project in Green Island. The Hanover Municipal Corporation approved the Spanish hotel chain’s building application at its monthly meeting in April.

Jamaican government aims to see first IR open by 2020

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The Jamaican government has affirmed that it aims to have the country’s first integrated resort casino open by the start of 2020. During a speech at at a business seminar at the Sandals Montego Bay resort on 7 December, Jamaica’s minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, confirmed that the island’s first major casino operation - which he did not identify by...

IAGR Annual Conference destination and dates announced

IAGR Annual Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica,
The destination and dates for next year’s International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) Annual Conference have been announced. The 2019 Conference will take place in Montego Bay, Jamaica from September 30 – October 3. The Conference will be hosted at…

Casino Technology’s Ez Modulo lands in Jamaica

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The new-line slot machine, Ez Modulo, from Casino Technology, has made its way onto the floor of the Treasure Hunt casino in Jamaica.   The gaming lounge’s new installation, featuring the multi-game Speed King and its game pack of 40 titles, has shown “excellent results” in its first few weeks at the Montego Bay venue: “Here at Treasure Hunt we have...

Jamaica aiming for online regulation by the end of the year

The government of Jamaica is looking to fast-track regulation of online gambling, according to officials at June’s Caribbean Gaming Show and Summit. The country’s gambling regulators - the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC), the Jamaica Racing Commission, and the Casino Gaming Commission - are set to be combined into a single entity; the Jamaica Gaming Commission by the end...

Jamaica’s regulator looks for new CEO while PM backs casino-resort project

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Jamaican PM Andrew Holness has thrown his political weight behind the Harmony Cove Resort Project, stating that it will help drive economic growth in the region and boost tourism to the island.   Holness also affirmed that the Development Bank of Jamaica should fast track the project: “we have to make some decisions on it; we have to move ahead,” he...