Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, has announced the provision of approximately $2 billion in grant assistance for tourism and small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Jamaica.
The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac) will introduce a new campaign to replace the Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) campaign which was cancelled following the Covid-19 outbreak.
In connection with the Movement Control Act to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) has adopted the following resolutions...
"The Council of Ministers has approved further measures to assist tourism and culture, sectors severely affected by the spread of the Coronavirus and the measures taken to contain the contagion". Thus the Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, at the end of the Council of Ministers passed a decree law to support, among others, workers and businesses in the tourism and cultural sector.
New research released today by the Australia Council for the Arts shows arts experiences are a key driver for tourism, particularly to regional Australia.
The relationship between art and travel is long-standing, deep and complex. We travel to see art, and even when art isn’t our primary destination, we naturally gravitate to the art of a place in order to understand the meaning of that place.