|Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Last Updated Monday, December 9, 2013
TripAdvisor Hosting First Master Class Event for Jamaican Hospitality Businesses
Kingston, Jamaica – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, will be hosting a free master class event at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay on Monday, 9 December 2013. The Master Class will provide hospitality professionals with an overview of TripAdvisor services and tools as well as offering tested strategies...Read More...
Digital Jam Goes Regional...Linking Caribbean Youth to Global Digital Opportunities
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean Edition”, which builds on the success of last year’s Digital Jam 2.0, is announcing today (Nov. 21st) the opening of its new App competition and a series of hands-on training and workshops to link Caribbean youth with digital work opportunities around the globe. This multipartite...Read More...
IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Haiti
WASHINGTON, DC - A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headed by Mr. Gabriel Di Bella visited Port-au-Prince during November 6-15, 2013, to conduct discussions for the seventh review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement1.
The mission met with Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe; Minister of Economy...Read More...
400 More Jobs for Jamaicans at Braco Hotel
Kingston, Jamaica - Up to 400 more jobs will be provided for Jamaicans in the long term, under a management agreement between the National Insurance Fund (NIF) and Europe’s third largest hotel chain, Melia Hotels International (MHI).
Under the agreement, the Spanish hotel chain will operate the Braco Hotel in Trelawny, for...Read More...
LUXURY CARIBBEAN RESORT SUPPORTS EVENINGS OF EXCELLENCE SEMINARS
SOUTH FLORIDA -
ST. LUCIA (November 18, 2013) - Patrons attending the upcoming motivational evenings of excellence in Florida and New York have a chance to win a vacation at one of the Caribbean's luxurious boutique resorts.
Tucked away on gently sloping tropical beachfront on the northwest coast of St. Lucia, the luxurious Calabash Cove...Read More...
SBA and Florida Memorial University Commit to Help Entrepreneurs and Underserved Small Businesses
MIAMI – The U.S. Small Business Administration signed a strategic alliance memorandum (SAM) with Florida Memorial University, the only historically black university in southern Florida, today (Nov. 19), to promote entrepreneurship both on and off the Miami Gardens, Florida. campus.
The agreement was signed during a ceremony with Florida...Read More...
"EVENINGS OF EXCELLENCE" SET FOR FLORIDA AND NEW YORK
SCOTCH PLAINS, New Jersey - Motivational speaker and author Zhivargo Laing is set to inspire audiences in Florida and New York next month with two motivational evenings of excellence focusing on economic prosperity.
Laing, former minister of finance in the Government of the Bahamas and now a serial entrepreneur, will address east coast residents...Read More...
Cargo Industry Leaders Wrap Up Talks With Caribbean Owned Shipping Giant, Laparkan Shipping
MIAMI - Air and ocean cargo industry leaders wrapped up three days of discussions on a range of issues which impact the operations of the industry as the Air and Sea Cargo Americas International Congress and Exhibition closed here today, Friday November 8th.
The industry leaders, drawn from major cargo airlines, airports, sea ports, ocean...Read More...
Remittance Recipients in Jamaica Opting for Cashless Transactions
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Leesa Kow, General Manager, JN Money Services Limited (JNMS), says usage of the JN Money Transfer Card offered by its parent organisation, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), is growing as more Jamaicans adopt a cashless approach to conducting financial transactions.
Bank of Jamaica data indicate that transactions at...Read More...
New Online Security Course Available to South Florida Small Business Owners
WASHINGTON – Small businesses can help keep their business information safe and protect their online information with a new free course from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
In support of President Obama proclaiming October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, SBA is launching this new course, designed for small businesses, to...Read More...
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