Sector Profile

Sector Profile

Jamaica is a relatively small island, however, its global personality and influence radiates well beyond its size. Of the 50 inhabited islands of the Caribbean archipelago, Jamaica is the third largest with a unique appeal and the strongest brand attributes.

The country’s tourism industry continues to experience growth in the face of increasing competition and a challenging global economic climate. In 2017, there were a total of 4.3 million visitor arrivals and US$3 billion in visitor expenditure. 

Visitors flying into the country are well served by three modern international airports, and the island enjoys direct connectivity to most major US gateways. Some of the world’s premier cruise lines such as Carnival, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean from North America, Aida Cruises from Germany and Sun Cruises from Britain visit Jamaica each year.

In recent years, the accommodation segment of Jamaica’s tourism industry has attracted a high level of foreign direct investment (FDI). Market leaders such as Sandals, Gran Bahia Principe, AM Properties and RIU have significant presence on the island.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

MANAGER, TOURISM & SERVICES

Carol Straw
Email : mporter@jamprocorp.com | Tel : 876-978-7755 ext 2225