Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is to officially open the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) to be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from April 28-30. JHTA President Evelyn Smith said a large contingent of European tour operators, in addition to those from traditional North American markets, will be welcomed at the event.

The Bruce Golding-led administration is planning a major investment conference in the island this December, which it hopes will bolster Jamaica's lucrative tourism industry. In addition, the prime minister said discussions were underway with an airline to bring in tourists on small commuter planes to the Ian Fleming Airport in Boscobel, St Mary.

The Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) will for the first time this year attract buyers from Russia, with 11 companies from that country participating in the two-day trade show scheduled for the Hilton Kingston Hotel from April 25 to 27.
The island’s capital city will be the main focus for this year’s Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), which will take place at the Hilton Kingston hotel from April 25 to 27.
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