Tourism & Investment

Tourism is a significant area of foreign direct investment for Jamaica. We will advise you of the legislation affecting the operation and development of Jamaica's hospitality and tourism businesses and can advise operators of hotels, clubs, restaurants and other licensed venues across Jamaica. With a strong commercial background, our team is uniquely placed to advise clients on all aspects relating to this industry, while devising solutions that are commercially viable.

Our hospitality and tourism services include:

  • Licensing:
    • liquor, gaming, beach, water and all the other licenses that may be applicable to your hospitality product
  • Transactions:
    • acquisition or lease of property (e.g., villa, hotel, resort)
  • Wellness & health tourism
  • Insurance and Risk Management
    • preparing appropriate indemnity clauses or agreements for operators of high risk and adventure activities to help protect them from claims for damages for personal injuries made by their customers
    • assisting operators to achieve the most beneficial outcome in the case of injury

To complement our expertise, we are able to provide practical and timely legal advice on all other matters affecting tourism businesses and licensed premises including:

  • employment and workplace relations
  • workplace health and safety
  • planning and environment
  • business structuring and succession planning
  • property transactions
  • commercial matters
  • dispute resolution
  • insurance and personal injuries