CESO supports the tourism and hospitality sector and assists Jamaican exporters interested in meeting stricter international standards to increase their export-readiness.
Jamaica’s Home of Community Tourism
In June I had arrived in Treasure Beach, on Jamaica’s south coast, as Lead Volunteer Advisor for CESO to establish the basis for future Volunteer (there are 900 of us!) visits from CESO. They are in need of volunteers in specialized areas of community-based tourism, looking specifically at capacity-building and market-readiness. Now…the first thing to know about this wonderful Treasure Beach is that there’s no such place! Rather it is a chain of coastal communities. And just how many communities constitute “Treasure Beach”? Nobody’s quite sure – somewhere between four. And seven! And the second thing to know? In this…