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Jamaica Tourism Minister announces UNWTO SG’s first visit to the region

editor editor- February 20, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili, will be the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Upbeat About Workers’ Pension

editor editor- February 8, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is upbeat that workers in the sector will be able to fully register for ... Read More

Jamaica’s first Artisan Village takes shape… Next steps, theming, says Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s first Artisan Village is taking shape and the next phase will be its ... Read More

InterCaribbean Airways adds more flights from Kingston, Jamaica to Havana, Cuba

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

InterCaribbean Airways announced 2 more weekly frequencies connecting Kingston, Jamaica to Havana, Cuba. Starting March 9th, 2020 with the introduction ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Act now in Effect

editor editor- February 3, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the appointed date on which the Tourism Workers’ Pension Act came into operation ... Read More

Africa looks to Jamaica for tourism guidance and diplomacy

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 31, 2020

Jamaica is strengthening its diplomatic relations with African countries, taking tourism to the top of the agenda among key areas ... Read More

What is the situation in Jamaica after the earthquake?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2020

"No reported damages so far and all is well. Thank you!" , this was the response from Jamaica's Tourism Minister ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama Sign Multi-Destination Marketing and Airlift Agreement

editor editor- January 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama have signed a multi-destination arrangement, ... Read More

Spanish hoteliers to buy more local products in Jamaica

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

Spanish Hotel interests this morning, while noting the importance of quality, good pricing and consistency, committed to expand their purchasing ... Read More

Jamaica Wins Big at World Travel Awards’ Caribbean Gala

editor editor- January 23, 2020

Jamaica has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Award’s Caribbean Gala ceremony, for the fifteenth consecutive ... Read More

Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience Centre hands over $100,000 to Bahamas

editor editor- January 22, 2020

The Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre on Tuesday donated US$100,000 to the Bahamas. The funds will assist ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to Spend More on Marketing Carnival in Jamaica

editor editor- January 17, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be increasing investment in developing Carnival in Jamaica ... Read More

Jamaica Rum Festival to be Marketed as Tourism Product

editor editor- January 16, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Jamaica Rum Festival (JRF) will be packaged and marketed as ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister moves to declare Port Royal as Prescribed Area under JTB Act

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says he will be putting measures in place to declare Port Royal as a prescribed ... Read More

Cruising to Jamaica? Visitors should get ready for an extra safe experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Tourism is an important export industry for Jamaica. It explains why the country has been putting substantial resources in keeping ... Read More

Ocho Rios Number 1 Port in Jamaica

editor editor- January 10, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios has emerged as the number one port in the country, having ... Read More

Cruise Passengers to Receive Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee

editor editor- January 9, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says cruise passengers onboard the Norwegian Bliss, which is set to dock in Ocho ... Read More

How Jamaica and Nepal Tourism take a lead in Global Resilience?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020

The Global tourism ministerial conclave today in Kathmandu Nepal had Crisis management and Global Resilience on the top of its ... Read More

The Emerging Superstar on World Tourism shares his 2020 vision for Jamaica Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2020

The Hon. Edmund Bartlett is not only the Jamaican Minister of Tourism but has shown his talent far beyond his ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Establish Nepal Tourism Resilience Centre

editor editor- December 27, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) will, on ... Read More

Miss Nigeria and Miss India to Visit Jamaica in March 2020

editor editor- December 23, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that Miss World finalists from Nigeria and India have accepted the Government’s ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 18, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says J$250 million will be used to ensure the start of the highly anticipated ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 16, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica will be extending invitations to Miss World finalists Miss Nigeria, Nyekachi ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 11, 2019

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, paid a visit to Kenyatta University (KU) to review progress towards the setting ... Read More

Jamaica expects 50,000 cruise ship passengers in Ocho Rios

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios is gearing up to welcome 50,000 cruise ship passengers courtesy of ... Read More

Jamaica and Peru Discuss Ways to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

editor editor- December 3, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is in discussions with the Government of Peru to collaborate in areas ... Read More

Jamaica now most-connected country from South America

editor editor- December 2, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, announced a new flight from Lima, Peru, to Montego Bay that was inaugurated this ... Read More

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

editor editor- November 28, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that preliminary figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board indicate that the island ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Nude Beaches and Topless in Jamaica

George Taylor George Taylor- November 24, 2019

Sandals Resorts and a clothing-optional vacation in Jamaica is not a combination many visitors would think about when booking an ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has been ranked 2nd in the world for the prioritization of ... Read More

Jamaica to invest $66 million in the next 3 years on development of Health and Wellness Tourism

editor editor- November 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that over the next 3 years, the Tourism Linkages Network intends to invest ... Read More

New nonstop JFK-Mobay flight to further boost Jamaica tourist arrivals

editor editor- November 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett and United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, along with a raft of officials ... Read More

Over 200 Jamaica hotel workers attend pension sensitization

editor editor- November 21, 2019

Two hundred and fifty (250) hotel workers from Iberostar Montego Bay, attended a pension sensitization session yesterday in Jamaica. The ... Read More

Professional classification coming for Jamaica tourism workers

editor editor- November 20, 2019

Jamaica’s drive towards professionalizing its tourism industry is moving towards classifying certified workers for the purpose of improved remuneration. Through ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett mourns passing of Alfred Hoilett

editor editor- November 18, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed condolences on the passing of Destination Assurance Council Deputy Chair, Alfred Hoilett. ... Read More

Amatterra Jamaica inks deal with Marriott International for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

The architects of Jamaica’s largest integrated tourism real estate development, the Keith and Paula Russell led Amaterra Jamaica Group, have ... Read More