Craft is an important subsector of the tourism Industry. TPDCo has over many years provided training for traders and infrastructural development for many of our fifteen craft markets across the island.   With some eight thousand persons directly or indirectly involved whether as artisans, traders or the middleman it has a significant impact on livelihoods across the nation.


Craft Development Partners

  • Ministry of Industry Investment and Commerce
  • Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs Entertainment & Sport
  • Jamaica Promotions Corporation JAMPRO
  • Bureau of Standards
  • Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)
  • Scientific Research Council (SRC)
  • Jamaica Business Development Company (JBDC)
  • Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts
  • Forestry Department
  • Ministry of Mining
  • Ministry of Local Government
  • Craft Associations, Guilds and Collectives
  • Social Development Commission (SDC)
  • Institute of Jamaica (IOJ)
  • Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)
  • Tourism Linkages Council
  • Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

Designated Craft Markets

Ocho Rios

  • Coconut Grove
  • Pineapple Craft
  • Ocho Rios Craft Market
  • Olde Craft Market
  • Dunn’s River

Port Antonio

  • Portland Craft Market
  • Musgrave Market


  • Kingston Craft Market

Montego Bay

  • Holiday Craft Market
  • Harbour Street Craft Market
  • Old Fort Craft Market
  • Success Craft Market


  • Negril Craft Vendors
  • Rutland Point Craft Market