2008/2009 Winter Tourist Season Begins

The Winter Tourist Season begins on December 15th each year and runs through to April the following Year. This year the Jamaica Tourist Board has been busy promoting Jamaica overseas in an effort to combat the global economic crisis and attract visitors to the island seeking to escape the cold winter temperatures of North America and Europe but with the world’s economies in turmoil that may prove very difficult this year. Over us$3 million has been spent on a marketing blitz promoting Jamaica in the United States of America and Canada alone.

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The VisitJamaica.com website has gotten a face lift and updated information

The goverment recently announced an ecomomic stumulus package that prioritizes the tourism industry which is one of Jamaica primary foreign currency earners.