A driver of growth for the economy.

Jamaica’s tourism sector is boasting a 9.15% increase in stopover visits to the island as at August. This increase has generated 2.39 billion US dollars for the sector.

These figures were announced on Monday, September at the opening ceremony  annual Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) in Montego Bay, St. James.

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the Tourism Enhancement Fund and renowned hotelier, Godfrey Dyer called for strengthened ties with the tourism sector and other local ministries such as manufacturing, agriculture and entertainment.