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Cruise industry rebound promises thousands of jobs for Jamaicans

With the cruise industry getting back into full swing comes thousands of jobs in the Caribbean  MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA — In an enormous recruitment drive, some 10,000 jobs are being offered to Jamaicans who want to enter the cruise industry. [caption id="attachment_4864" align="alignright" width="258"] Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (center) has lauded the cruise industry's…
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More job opportunities ahead as Airbnb campaign promotes 16 Caribbean nations

Airbnb partners with CTO to promote 16 Caribbean countries to digital nomads who want to live abroad while working remotely  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Sixteen Caribbean nations can look forward to more job opportunities and economic growth within the tourism and hospitality industry, both directly and indirectly, thanks to a new initiative targeting foreign remote workers.…
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Tourism needs sustainable development to achieve full economic potential after COVID

ILO says tourism can be significant stepping stone for region’s workers but only if well-regulated and sustainably developed  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Tourism is a multifaceted industry with the potential to elevate even the most marginalized worker to high-earning positions, but it needs sustainable development if it is to achieve its full potential in the aftermath…
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OECS unveils Blue Economy Strategy for sustainable economic development, job growth

World Bank-financed UBEC programme to boost jobs, economic growth in blue economies of St. Lucia, Grenada, SVG  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — With the blue economy constituting approximately 30 percent of the labour force in some eastern Caribbean nations, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has partnered with the World Bank to develop a new programme…
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