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Melia Braco Village trains and fêtes local agents – all in one weekend

Melia Braco Village Resort hosted the ‘Best of the Best Local Agents’ at their specialist workshop weekend recently. Selected based on their production for 2016, only the best agencies were invited, says Angella Bennett, Melia Braco’s director of sales. “The agents experienced our famous Friday night Street Dinner and Dance party with curbed side buffet and live show cooking and... Read More

Tour company wants more J’cans on Cuba cruise

LOCAL travel company Leisure for Pleasure Holidays and Tours Ltd yesterday encouraged more Jamaicans to visit Cuba on its weekly cruises as it presented the first prize in a competition staged in association with the Jamaica Observer to a Kingston woman. According to Managing Director Judith James, the cruise “provides an alternative and unique wholesome vacation package to Jamaicans at... Read More

Leisure For Pleasure Goes Local

Avia Collinder, Business Reporter Hospitality outfit Leisure for Pleasure Holidays & Tours Limited has avoided closure by refocusing on the Jamaican market, with 90 per cent of income now generated from local business as opposed to 10 years ago. It also now outsources accounts, information technology, graphics, guide services and uses sales agents on a part-time basis. “We’re rebuilding again,”... Read More