August 22, 2019

Caribbean Tourism needs to add more value to the touristic experiences

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From South Florida Caribbean News Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Bartlett calls for New Architecture for Caribbean Tourism NEW YORK – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has called for a new architecture as it relates to Caribbean Tourism so as to add more value to the touristic experiences and increase growth. During his presentation on a […]

Unprecedented tourism growth exceeding targets in Jamaica

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism in Jamaica continues to experience unprecedented growth as the industry plays a lead role in the government’s growth agenda. With three years into a five-year expansion plan set by Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, projections are being exceeded.  Following a record-breaking season in 2017, Minister Bartlett […]

Record arrivals for Carnival in Jamaica

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island’s carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar […]

Jamaican Tourism Minister says UNWTO Conference lays the base for tourism growth

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Tourism Minister the Hon. Ed Bartlett says one of the major outcomes of the recently concluded historic three-day UNWTO tourism conference on, “Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, was the Montego Bay Declaration. He has described this ground-breaking document as “the blueprint for global tourism sustainability issues that will inform the next set […]

Caribbean Tourism continues record growth

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By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Caribbean tourism continues to grow at record pace, with data from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) showing that the region has welcomed 16.6 million visitors for the first six months of the year. Minister Bartlett, who was giving the welcome address […]

Pandemics pose major threats on Global Tourism Industry

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By Derrick Scott From South Florida Caribbean News WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett said “we can no longer ignore or give insufficient attention to the imminent threat of pandemics and, if we fail to do so, world tourism faces a myriad of global challenges in the event of a […]

UNWTO disaster recovery program action plan for Caribbean to be crafted at SOTIC 2017

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By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTurboNews Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will travel to Grenada this week where he will meet with key members of the Jamaica-led ‘UNWTO Disaster Recovery Working Group for the Affected States in the Caribbean’ hammer out a recovery action plan for tourism-dependent islands recently ravaged by Hurricanes Irma and […]

President of Dominican Republic to address UNWTO Conference in Jamaica

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Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that His Excellency, Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic, will headline a slate of distinguished speakers who will address the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development Conference, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James, November 27-29. President Medina […]

World Travel and Tourism Council to collaborate with Jamaica for global conference

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KINGSTON, Jamaica; August 22, 2017: Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is to collaborate with the Government of Jamaica in the staging United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, being […]

World Travel and Tourism Council and Jamaica partner for global conference

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From eTN Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, announced that the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is to collaborate with the Government of Jamaica in the staging of an event jointly sponsored by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, and World Bank Group Conference on “Jobs & Inclusive […]