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Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... 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

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

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. The Minister received this invitation ... Read More

Jamaica successful in bid to chair UNWTO’s Regional Commission for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:15

Jamaica was yesterday selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) for the biennium 2019-2021. “Jamaica graciously accepts the position of Chairman ... Read More

Is Jamaica Minister Bartlett about to Chair UNWTO Commission for the Americas?

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:46

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departs the island today, to attend the 64th Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) in ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by the first week in October at a newly refurbished J$27 ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and actors are being radically reviewed, ... 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

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:05

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism by 2020, which will be based at the University of the West Indies’ Western ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today businesses, governments, international organizations as ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Board of Governors announces 2019 projects

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 22:20

Board Members and associates of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC) had their second meeting, in Berlin, Germany today to discuss their major projects, which will be ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in Berlin Germany. “The award for ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019 19:57

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid a wide range of constantly evolving threats facing the region.  ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 22:25

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which was officially launched in Jamaica last week. In a brief ... Read More

Jamaica Prime Minister calls for greater collaboration for sustainable resilience in tourism sector

editor editor- January 31, 2019 20:35

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness says that greater effort has to be placed in strengthening linkages with key industries to create a more resilient and sustainable ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

editor editor- January 30, 2019 23:47

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as Chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) Board of ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister wins Global Tourism Innovation Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:20

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett is the recipient of the Inaugural Chairman’s Award for Global Tourism Innovation at the just concluded Travvy Awards. The Global Tourism Innovation award ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Center offers assistance for Kenya

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 07:28

The official opening for the Global Tourism Resilience Center is planned on January 20, and the center is busy already reaching out to Kenya. In a statement today Crisis Management Centre ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2019 00:21

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today issued a statement regarding the terrorist attack of DusitD2 Hotel and Office Complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018 20:21

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia in their recovery program, following a tsunami. Read More

Jamaica Tourism donates medical equipment to UHWI’s pediatric ward

editor editor- December 10, 2018 15:22

The Jamaica Tourism Enhanement Fund’s Annual Christmas Treat was this year hosted at the UHWI Paediatric Wards. Read More

Green Globe certifies Grenada’s True Blue Bay Resort

editor editor- February 9, 2013 01:52

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the True Blue Bay Resort in St. George’s, Grenada, in the West Indies. Read More

Green Globe certifies Sugar Ridge Resorts in Antigua

editor editor- February 7, 2013 01:48

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Sugar Ridge Resort in St. Mary’s, Antigua, in the West Indies. Read More

Saint Lucia Ministry of Tourism joins ICTP

editor editor- December 19, 2012 00:15

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that the Ministry of Tourism of Saint Lucia has joined as a Read More

Using cricket to promote West Indies tourism

editor editor- November 11, 2011 07:56

Former West Indian international cricket player, Brian Lara, generally regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, talked with Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization at World Read More

Memorable vacation experiences begin at Kittitian Hill

editor editor- November 3, 2011 06:28

On October 17, 2011, it was announced that Preferred Residences®, a hospitality branded membership and exchange program for luxury shared ownership resorts offered by an operating business of Interva Read More

Luxury lifestyle resort coming to life in the form of Kittitian Hill

editor editor- November 3, 2011 05:15

In keeping with the vision to create a luxury lifestyle resort that operates according to the principles of sustainability and giving back to the community, the creators of Kittitian Hill ... Read More