Tag: jamaica

Minister Bartlett Announces 6-Month Moratorium on Tourism Licenses

editor editor- April 17, 2020 21:37

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be offering a 6-month moratorium on tourism licenses and fees that are to be paid by tourism entities. ... Read More

Jamaica Hosts “Together We Stand” Telethon

editor editor- April 10, 2020 23:26

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is raising awareness to help Jamaica fight the spread of COVID-19 with “Telethon Jamaica, Together We Stand.” On Sunday, April 12, at 4:00 pm ET ... Read More

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- April 10, 2020 00:43

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently upgraded the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the Caribbean Region to Very High. The projection is now that the impact of the ... Read More

CARE Program Website: Over 7,000 Applications Hours after Launch

editor editor- April 9, 2020 20:37

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Government of Jamaica has received over 7,000 applications on the website for the COVID-19 Allocation of Resources for Employees - ... Read More

Jamaica Agri-Tourism Strengthened says Minister Bartlett

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 3, 2020 00:18

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today announced that his Ministry donated communication equipment, valued at approximately J$1.5 million, to assist farmers affected by the now-dormant tourism sector and Jamaica ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Discusses COVID-19 Tourism Impact

editor editor- April 2, 2020 21:01

The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus presents the tourism sector with a major and evolving challenge. In light of this, Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, provided the nation with ... Read More

Ocho Rios Number 1 Port in Jamaica

editor editor- January 10, 2020 21:48

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios has emerged as the number one port in the country, having contributed forty percent of total visitor arrivals in 2019. Preliminary ... Read More

J$250 Million to Start Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Fund in January, says Bartlett

editor editor- December 18, 2019 23:41

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says J$250 million will be used to ensure the start of the highly anticipated Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme next month. This forms part of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to Invite Miss World Finalists to Visit Jamaica

editor editor- December 16, 2019 22:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica will be extending invitations to Miss World finalists Miss Nigeria, Nyekachi Douglas and Miss India, Suman Rao, following Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh’s ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister checks progress of Global Tourism Resilience Centre at Kenyatta U

editor editor- December 11, 2019 01:23

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, paid a visit to Kenyatta University (KU) to review progress towards the setting up of a Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to conclude discussions for establishment of first Satellite Center in Kenya

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 22:30

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is currently in Kenya to conclude discussions for the establishment of the first Satellite Center for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center ... Read More

Jamaica earns to date US$3.1 billion with 3.4 million in arrivals

editor editor- November 28, 2019 00:20

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that preliminary figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board indicate that the island has earned US$3.1 billion to date. The data also indicates ... Read More

Jamaica ranked 2nd in the world for prioritizing tourism, says Bartlett

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 18:09

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has been ranked 2nd in the world for the prioritization of travel and tourism. The ranking, which was done by the ... Read More

4,800 room Sugarcane Bay multi-resort development to break ground early 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 16:45

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Karisma Hotels and Resort is set to break ground in the first quarter of next year, for their 4,800 room ... Read More

Minister Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 15:35

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has reiterated his call on tourism investors to look beyond developing hotels while batting for regional tourism investment. In a jovial welcome to ... Read More

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 00:01

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says internationally acclaimed Bishop TD Jakes is looking at staging his flagship leadership conference in Jamaica next year. The announcement was made at ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 22:22

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama is set to establish a multi destination arrangement, as part of efforts to strengthen ... Read More

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics hailed by international community

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 18:02

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics scheduled to be released at the end of the year, has been hailed as innovative and timely by the intentional tourism community. The manual forms ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in major travel events in London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019 00:47

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departed the island yesterday to participate in three major global travel trade shows in London, England. The Minister, who is accompanied by senior officials ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 16:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is in talks with the Argentine Republic to forge partnerships in areas such as education, destination marketing, and resilience building. The ... Read More

Japan among the most resilient nations in the world, says Bartlett

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 23:45

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Japan is among the most resilient nations in the world, based on its unprecedented recovery system, after being struck by one of the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to receive Africa Travel and Tourism Award

editor editor- September 23, 2019 20:09

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has been recognized by the African travel and tourism industry for his exemplary work and contribution to the growth of the sector in ... Read More

Tourism Minister Bartlett Meets with Jamaica Tallawah’s Owner

editor editor- September 21, 2019 00:43

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen right in the photo) pauses for a photograph with Krishna “Kris” Persaud, owner of the Jamaica Tallawah cricket franchise. The occasion was a ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Network to Develop a “National Herbaceutical Research Project”

editor editor- September 12, 2019 00:04

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the development of the herbaceuticals sector is also a priority activity within the Tourism Linkages Network of the Jamaica Ministry Of Tourism, with ... Read More

Bartlett to Attend 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:05

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is set to participate in the 110th United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council Meeting, during the period June 16 – 18, 2019 ... Read More

Minister Bartlett addresses global tourism leaders at 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:42

As a part of a panel of the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), held on Tuesday, June 11 in New York City, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Minister Edmund ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on June 17 represents a game changing addition to Kingston's tourism ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:19

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen regional tourism to the Caribbean, and for his ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:40

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. The nominees are part of the industry-leading Virtuoso Hotels & ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:56

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius  on June 1, 2019 in a ceremony held at ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 03:37

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:14

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, Malta, Nepal and Hong Kong, in an effort to build ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. A summit ongoing in a ... Read More