Author Bios

Dennis E. Morrison
Economist and Observer newspaper columnist

Dennis E. Morrison, an economist and Observer newspaper columnist, was Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board (2002-2007) and Airport Authority of Jamaica, (1998-2007)

Aritcles by this author:

  • With the global tourist industry now emerging from one of its toughest periods in recent decades the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is forecasting a 3-4% increase in international arrivals in 2010 and a 2-4% rise in the Americas region. Assuming the forecast holds and the Jamaican industry maintains the resilience shown in the past two years the industry is likely to achieve stronger visitor arrivals this year, putting it in a position to stimulate economic activity locally