• Welcome to the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association Website

    Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association is the organization, which represents Jamaican hotels, other visitor accommodations as well as most suppliers of goods and services to the tourism industry commonly know as "Allied" members.

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  • Mission Statement

    To represent the interests of our members, foster their economic and professional growth while contributing to community development and the sustainability of Jamaica’s tourism industry.

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  • JHTA Document Library

    Welcome to the JHTA Document Library, a central point for information resources. We welcome contributions to our library that will prove useful to our membership.

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  • Welcome to our Member Directory,

    Encompassing active, allied and affiliate member categories.

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  • 1 JHTA Congratulates our Athletes
  • 2 Global Talent Trends Report
  • 3 JHTA Congratulates our Members
  • 4 A Guide to Jamaica’s Trade Agreement: Opportunities for the Agricultural Sector
  • 5 JHTA Examines Transfer Pricing in the Tourism Industry
  • 6 Omar Robinson Appointed President of the JHTA
  • 7 Digital Platforms ‘Valuable Tool for Growth’ in Emerging Markets
  • JHTA Examines Transfer Pricing in the Tourism Industry

    A thriving business environment for tourism is required in any country to support the development of that country's economy. Under that premise, the Jamaica Tourist and Hotel Association (JHTA) hosted a webinar for its members that examined transfer pricing and how it impacts the tourism industry. This is part of the association's monthly webinar series aimed at exploring topical issues in tourism and was hosted by Allison Peart, Country Managing Partnerand Tax Partner for EY Jamaica."This month we focused on transfer pricing in the tourism industry because our members and member companies are impacted by transfer pricing" said Omar Robinson, President of the JHTA.

    Globally, transfer pricing generally refers to the pricing of transactions between related parties. In Jamaica, the transfer pricing rules apply to transactions conducted by taxpayers resident in Jamaica with connected parties including transactions relating to services, loans, guarantees, etc.

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  • Omar Robinson Appointed President of the JHTA

    OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA, Tuesday, June 14- The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has announced the appointment of Omar Robinson as their new President. Robinson will succeed Nicola Madden-Greig who served in the role for two years. Robinson has been part of the JHTA executive team for over 5 years and is currently the General Manager of the Round Hill Hotel. This was announced at the Association's Annual General Meeting which was held on Saturday, June 11 at Sandals Ocho Rios Beach Resort.

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  • Digital Platforms ‘Valuable Tool for Growth’ in Emerging Markets

    The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) hosted a webinar entitled "Profile of Visitors from Emerging Markets: Tool to Market Your Business to Them"on Friday, May 27. The monthly webinar series aims to edify members on topical issues in and related to the tourism industry and utilizes presenters from all industries. Deputy Director of Tourism at the Jamaica Tourism Board Marcia McLaughlin, who presented on the topic, gave participants a very profound look at what is taking place on a regional and international scale, specifically in emerging markets.

    "As the social space continues to evolve as well as the markets we serve; navigating its many platforms, tools and trends is becoming increasingly challenging but essential for survival. A well managed social media program in conjunction with traditional marketing tools will advance growth objectives as social media permeates all aspects of an organization, from sales and marketing to operations to revenue management" said Nicola Madden-Greig, President of the JHTA.

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Speeches

  • Address By JHTA President At Speed Networking Event 2015 +

    Address by Nicola Madden Greig, PresidentJamaica Hotel & Tourist AssociationAt the Opening session for the Speed networking eventHalf Moon Hotel Read More
  • President's Presentation At Jamaica Investment Forum 2015 +

    PresentationJamaica Investment ForumNicola Madden-GreigPresident Of The Jamaica Hotel & Tourist AssociationMarch 10, 2015 Salutations Private sector perspective on outlook of Read More
  • President's Remarks At JAPEX 2014 Press Launch Announcement of JAPEX 2014 +

    By Nicola Madden Greig, President, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association Madame Chair; Mrs. Sandra Scott, Deputy Director of the Jamaica Read More
  • Speech By JHTA President At JEF CEO Breakfast - June 30, 2014 +

    Nicola Madden Greig (centre), President, JHTA with Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF), Brenda Cuthbert (left) and Read More
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