The UNWTO Global Conference on Building Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism for Development will be held Nov. 27 to 29.
Jamaica's numbers point to a record-setting year coupled with an upbeat forecast for 2017.
Guests at Grand Lido Negril will have access to all services and facilities at the neighboring Royalton Negril or the adults-only Hideaway at Royalton, both slated to open Jan. 15.
The agreement is similar to one signed in November between Aruba and Airbnb.
Even as the pace of new hotel construction in Jamaica shows no sign of slowing down, the country appears to be close to an agreement with Airbnb.
Riu Hotels & Resorts celebrated its 15th anniversary in Jamaica with the opening of the $60 million Riu Reggae.
Master Series photographer Lee Jaffe's friendship with reggae legend Bob Marley gave him a lifelong appreciation for the beauty, music and culture of the island country that goes far beyond its popular resort areas.
Jamaica hopes to add 15,000 hotel rooms over the next five years, bringing total inventory to 40,000 rooms.
The Royalton Blue Waters near Montego Bay will open in October, and the Royalton Negril and Royalton St. Lucia will open in January.
The demand for the first five was so high, that Sandals decided to build 12 more.