Woman Flying To Jacksonville Accidentally Ends Up in Jamaica Instead

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 10, 2023: A woman who was set to fly to Jacksonville, Florida ended up in Jamaica and the airline is now apologizing.

According to a report by Action News Jax, Beverly Ellis-Hebard, boarded a Frontier Airline plane in Philadelphia and was supposed to arrive at her destination in Jacksonville, FL. However, due to a mix-up with the boarding passes, she ended up on a flight to Jamaica.

The woman, who was traveling alone, was without a passport, so she was was not allowed to leave the plane in Jamaica. After several hours, her plane was sent back to Philadelphia.

Frontier Airline has apologized for the mix-up and has offered the woman a refund for her ticket.

This incident highlights the importance of double-checking boarding passes and making sure that they match the intended destination before boarding a flight. It also serves as a reminder that mistakes can happen and to always be prepared for unexpected travel mishaps.

ibex Sponsors Outsource2Jamaica Conference 2023

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 10, 2023: ibex (NASDAQ: IBEX), a leading global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer engagement technology solutions, today announced its sponsorship of the Outsource2Jamaica Conference 2023 in St. James, Jamaica, May 10-11, 2023. In addition, ibex Senior Director of Talent Acquisition Octavia McIntosh will participate in the Destination Dialogue Panel to discuss Jamaica’s potential as a hub for the global services sector.

ibex Sponsors Outsource2Jamaica Conference 2023. The event is taking place from May 10-11 in St. James, Jamaica

“As a global leader and innovator in delivering customer experience (CX) solutions geared for the digital-first marketplace, we are pleased to sponsor the Outsource2Jamaica Conference and support the growing outsourcing sector on the island,” said Tamara Ricketts-Brown, VP of Operations and Jamaica Country Manager, ibex. “Jamaica has earned a place as one of the top markets for BPOs around the globe. ibex views Jamaica as an excellent outsourcing market based on its well-educated English-speaking talent pool, robust infrastructure, and stable government. We continue to invest in growing our operations in Jamaica, where we currently have six sites and more than 7,500 employees.”

The Outsource2Jamaica Conference and Exposition, which is the largest event focused on Jamaica’s Global Services Sector (GSS), is presented by the (GSAJ). GSAJ is the leading representative body serving the Information, Communications Technology, Logistics Outsourcing and Business Process Outsourcing (Contact Center) sectors in Jamaica.

The theme for this year’s Outsource2Jamaica is “Ahead of the Curve”. The program is designed to showcase the resilience, growth and determination of this sector, illustrate how members in Jamaica have grown and pivoted, and promote Jamaica as the leading English-speaking outsourcing hub of the Caribbean.

“ibex is a long-standing and proud member of the GSAJ and will continue to be a champion in the effort to grow the outsourcing industry in Jamaica and bring higher value CX services and support opportunities to the island,” added Ricketts-Brown.

For more information about Outsource2Jaim, please visit https://outsource2jamaica.com/.

About ibex
ibex delivers innovative business process outsourcing (BPO), smart digital marketing, online acquisition technology, and end-to-end customer engagement solutions to help companies acquire, engage, and retain valuable customers. Today, ibex operates a global CX delivery center model consisting of 34 operations facilities around the world, while deploying next-generation technology to drive superior customer experiences for many of the world’s leading companies across retail, e-commerce, healthcare, fintech, utilities and logistics.

ibex leverages its diverse global team of over 30,000 employees together with industry-leading technology, including its Wave X platform, to manage nearly 200 million critical customer interactions, adding over $2.2B in lifetime customer revenue each year and driving a truly differentiated customer experience. To learn more, visit our website at ibex.co and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Unlocking Investment Opportunities: A Guide To Investing In The Caribbean

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 10, 2023: As the Caribbean continues to be a popular destination for investment opportunities, many investors are left wondering: How do I invest in the Caribbean? With a wealth of investment opportunities available in the region, investors have many options to choose from.

One of the most popular ways to invest in the Caribbean is through real estate. The region offers a wide range of properties, from luxurious beachfront villas to commercial properties in bustling cities. The Caribbean is also known for its citizenship by investment programs, which allow investors to obtain citizenship in a Caribbean country by investing in real estate or other approved projects.

Another investment opportunity in the Caribbean is in the tourism industry. The region attracts millions of visitors each year, and investing in hotels and resorts can be a profitable venture. The Caribbean also has a thriving agriculture industry, with opportunities to invest in crops such as bananas, cocoa, and coffee.

Investors should also consider the renewable energy sector, as many Caribbean countries are working towards reducing their reliance on fossil fuels and transitioning to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. This presents a unique investment opportunity for those interested in sustainable development.

While investing in the Caribbean can be lucrative, it is important to conduct thorough research and due diligence before making any investments. Working with a reputable financial advisor and legal counsel can also help to ensure a successful investment.

In conclusion, investing in the Caribbean offers a range of opportunities for those looking to diversify their investment portfolio. From real estate to tourism to renewable energy, the region presents a wealth of possibilities for investors. With careful planning and research, investors can make informed decisions and reap the benefits of investing in this dynamic and exciting region.

The Evolving Landscape: Predictions for the Future of Caribbean PR

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May, 10, 2023: The future of Caribbean PR is looking bright, with many industry experts predicting significant growth in the years to come.

According to a report by the World Bank, the Caribbean region’s economy is expected to grow by 4.7% in 2021, making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. This economic growth is expected to lead to an increase in demand for public relations services, as companies look to establish themselves in the region.

One of the key drivers of this growth is the rise of digital media. As more and more people in the Caribbean gain access to the internet, companies are beginning to see the value of digital PR. According to a report by eMarketer, digital ad spending in the Caribbean is expected to reach $668 million by 2023, up from $485 million in 2020.

Another factor driving growth in Caribbean PR is the region’s growing influence in international affairs. As countries like Jamaica and Barbados continue to make their mark on the global stage, there is an increasing demand for Caribbean-focused PR services.

To keep up with these trends, many Caribbean PR firms are investing heavily in digital infrastructure and talent development. For example, in 2020, the Public Relations Society of America launched its Caribbean chapter, aimed at providing professional development opportunities to PR practitioners in the region.

As Caribbean PR continues to evolve, experts predict that it will become increasingly integrated with other marketing disciplines. This means that PR firms will need to be able to offer a range of services, from social media management to content marketing.

Overall, the future of Caribbean PR looks promising, with growth expected in both traditional and digital media. As the region continues to assert itself on the global stage, the demand for PR services will only continue to grow.