Jamaica Tourism Minister says Canadian travel advisory “routine”, no need to worry

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday June 24, 2016 – In response to concerns raised about the latest travel advisory issued by the Canadian government on Jamaica, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has contended that the move was routine and is not expected to significantly impact visitor arrivals from Canada, as instances of violence against tourists are very low.

The Canadian government recently upgraded its travel advisory, encouraging its citizens not to venture into sections of the Corporate Area and western Jamaica because of its high levels of crime.

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