KLE Group makes ‘incredible turnaround’ to post $165 million in profit

The KLE Group made $165.3 million net profit for its December 2016 financial year end, which marks an "incredible turnaround" for the group that only a year ago made a loss of $33.6 million.

Group CEO Gary Matalon attributes the turnaround to the continued restructuring efforts at the company

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Third UBTR Franchise to Open in Montego Bay

Hotelier Christopher Issa will open a Usain Bolts Tracks & Records (UBTR) restaurant in Montego Bay by July this year. The deal with Issa is KLE Group's second local franchise arrangement for the restaurant and will grow the chain to three.

"We are looking forward to creating an amazing experience for our hotel guests, tourists and locals alike," said Issa.

The restaurant will be located in St James Place Shopping Plaza, which adjoins Issa's newly acquired hotel property on Gloucester Avenue. Issa is in the process of redeveloping the former Breezes Montego Bay hotel, which...

After Conquering The Track, Usain Bolt Wants To Dominate on the Restaurant Scene

Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records (UBTR) sports-entertainment themed restaurant has opened in the resort town of Ocho Rios.

And Bolt is already eyeing other destinations in North America, Europe and the Middle East.

The Ocho Rios establishment, UBTR’s first franchise location, will cater especially to tourists who seek the full experience of Jamaican culture- sports, music, vibes and authentic cuisine. Run by the husband and wife team of Joshua and Marsha Jhamnani, the restaurant mimics the UBTR that KLE Group owns and operates in Kingston.

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Soft Opening For First Usain Bolt Tracks & Records Franchise

The popular Usain Bolt Tracks & Records (UBTR) sports entertainment-themed restaurant has now found a home for its first franchise location in Ocho Rios, St Ann.

The restaurant has been open for two weeks and is exceeding expectations, said CEO

Gary Matalon of KLE Group Limited, for what has been his company's first foray into franchising after several years of fine-tuning a franchising model and negotiating deals.

The Ocho Rios franchise is owned by husband and wife team Joshua and Marsha Jhamnani, who have been doing business in St Ann for 20 years.

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Kingston's 10 Best Restaurants

With a sports themed bar and a restaurant named after the world-renowned sprinter, Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records is an inviting eatery that boasts delicious Jamaican food and music. Watch the greatest sporting moments on the large screens whilst sampling hearty, flavorsome dishes such as jerked sausage, chicken and shrimp kebab, served with a spicy Appleton sauce. For a fresh, lighter option, try the cobb salad that comes with jerked chicken, pepper jack cheese, guava ham, boiled egg,...

Track & Records hosts Grammy Party

The Staples Center in Los Angeles might be where the awards will be handed out, but Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) on Constant Spring Road will be the Grammy hotspot tonight.

Patrons are invited to party in true UBT&R style at the first-ever Grammy Awards viewing party.

Nicolette Dewar, marketing manager at KLE Groups Ltd, said UBT&R decided to host a viewing party for the Grammys because it was "the perfect way for patrons to chill and watch in fine style with great food and Skyy Vodka specials all night".

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Relay watchers flock Tracks & Records

Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records in St Andrew was yesterday filled with the deafening yet pleasant sound of vuvuzelas as numerous Jamaicans came out, brimming with pride, to watch their track heroes win gold medals in the 4x100 men's and women's relay finals.

The two events brought to an end the 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia, where Jamaica displayed yet another outstanding performance as the nation won nine medals, six of which were gold.

It was all smiles from Gary Matalon, chief executive officer of Kingston Live Entertainment Group, operators of...