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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

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

New Artisan Village part of Tourism Inclusive Growth Strategy

editor editor- May 10, 2019 21:15

Jamaia Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the artisan village being constructed at Hampden Wharf in Trelawny forms part of the overall inclusive growth strategy to increase earnings among ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region it must look beyond investments ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:21

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has committed J$200 million to the Linkages Networks to help build out more products to enhance the visitor experience and ensure more inclusive growth ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s inner city communities as a ... Read More

Bartlett commits J$300 million to strengthen Jamaica’s Community Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:41

Community Tourism island wide, will receive a major boost following the commitment of approximately J$300 million by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. The money will be disbursed to sixty ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:01

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his recent meeting with key members of the Jamaican Diaspora in London was very successful. Speaking at a community meeting, held at the ... Read More

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

editor editor- March 29, 2019 21:43

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has indicated plans to fully develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where cultural icon Jimmy Cliff was born, as a major tourism ... Read More

Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight, Third World announced for Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:10

Curaçao announced first names for the ninth edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. This year Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight and Third World will make their appearance at ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019 18:25

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere statistics hide the essence of Mr. Hammons special development techniques. ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019 20:15

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean destination to achieve this result, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund ... Read More

Jamaica’s Cruise Tourism earns J$22.6 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 18:21

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that cruise tourism has seen an almost 300% increase in earnings over the last ten years. In 2008, the sector earned ... Read More

Half Moon Jamaica kicks off 65th anniversary celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:06

Half Moon, a destination resort and 400-acre beachfront oasis in Jamaica, is kicking off its 65th anniversary celebrations with culinary offerings, new experiences and more. For 65 years, Half Moon ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness breaks ground for Closed Harbour Beach Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2019 13:44

Construction of the highly anticipated Closed Harbour Beach Park in Montego Bay will begin following the official groundbreaking by Prime Minister, the Most Hon Andrew Holness yesterday. The project, which ... Read More

South Beach Food and Wine Show to showcase Jamaica as a premier gastronomy destination

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:35

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen center in the photo) engages Chairperson of the Tourism Linkages’ Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig, (left) and Analyst of Tourism Networks at the Tourism ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 22:09

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding now a stake of 3.56%. TUI Group is headquartered in ... Read More

Why Israel Travelers are in love with Jamaica? A tourism trend developing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 06:38

Jamaica's singer, Anthony B, took Israel by storm when he and a host of other musicians recently celebrated the life of reggae icon Bob Marley!  He wore a necklace bearing the Hebrew ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 16:29

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the Gastronomy Tourism product offerings. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister welcomes new H10 Spanish hotel investment

editor editor- February 7, 2019 00:48

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Andrew Holness, has welcomed the new US$250 million (J$34 billion) investment from Spanish Hotel chain H10, which officially broke ground today in Coral ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 08:57

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. (TPDCo) appointed Dr. Peter Tarlow, Partner of certified.travel, as ... Read More

The Tryall Club promotes Jamaican sports, education & forests

editor editor- January 30, 2019 21:04

The informal and luxurious The Tryall Club, once an historic sugar plantation, sprawls across 2,200 acres of bewitching natural beauty where rolling hills and valleys tumble down to one and ... Read More

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019 14:43

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP (European Plan) model of hotels as part of the expanding tourism ... Read More

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019 21:16

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister. Read More

A tale of two Jamaicas: Jamaicas tourism reality is love for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019 08:42

Providing a secure and safe Jamaica for tourists is a top priority by Edmund Bartlett, the current minister of tourism. Dr. Peter Tarlow was commissioned to begin an audit of ... Read More

Tourism Safety in Jamaica: Risk, reality and a new way forward

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 8, 2019 07:45

Dr. Peter Tarlow, who is leading the eTN Travel and & Tourism Safety Training Program is in Jamaica for an important discussion. Jamaica Tourism is facing a new reality and is ... Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 22, 2018 22:04

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct architectural knowledge was steeped in the culture and landscape of the Southwest. Read More

New Jamaica regulation to boost resort shopping next year

editor editor- December 14, 2018 11:20

In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be introduced by the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism next ... Read More

Third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival sold out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2016 06:57

Tumon, Guam The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the third Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival on Sunday, May 29, 2016 made history with more ... Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014 07:45

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival next month at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña, Guam. Read More