November 18, 2019

OECS Commission convenes 6th Meeting of Tourism Ministers in New York

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Monday, June 24, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the OECS Council of Ministers of Tourism was held in New York on June 6, 2019 under the Chairmanship of Honourable Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Anguilla.  The meeting addressed a number of priority matters including (inter alia): The 11th European Development Fund (EDF) and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cruise shipping sector supports UNWTO Global Conference

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Cruise shipping interests in the island’s resort towns are confident that the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism will offer the opportunity to discuss critical issues relating to the sector. And not only are they calling […]