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Minister Bartlett: Jamaica boosts COVID-19 testing capacity to meet increased demand

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 22, 2021 21:47

All visitors who come to Jamaica will be able to access approved testing arrangements to enable them to fulfil the requirements of their respective countries for re-entry Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister officially launches Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 21, 2021 23:30

Kenya’s Global Tourism Resilience Satellite Centre has been officially launched by founder and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre and Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism congratulates Adam Stewart on being named Executive Chairman of SRI

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 19, 2021 21:32

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has extended heartfelt congratulations to renowned hotelier, Adam Stewart, on his appointment as Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), following the recent passing of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister names Special COVID Task Force

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 13, 2021 21:35

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has named a special COVID task force to spearhead efforts to boost Jamaica’s COVID-19 testing capacity, in light of the growing demand for such tests, ... Read More

Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity – Minister Bartlett

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021 00:45

Government of Jamaica and key partners are putting measures in place to boost the COVID-19 testing capacity locally Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies

Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- January 11, 2021 01:12

The outspoken Jamaica Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is urging the UK and Canada to adjust their latest one size fits all COVID policies. He explained why Jamaica as a ... Read More

Tourism Minister lobbies for new Jamaica Youth Ambassador

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 6, 2021 00:10

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that actor Michael Rainey, Jr., best known for his role as Tariq St. Patrick on Starz network's hit drama series Power, is an ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister mourns death of Harry Maragh

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 5, 2021 23:41

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed condolences to the family and loved-ones of the late Harriat “Harry” Maragh, past president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister mourns the passing of tourism icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021 18:18

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep sadness at the passing of tourism stalwart Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart. “Butch was truly an icon and innovator, philanthropist and perhaps the greatest marketer ... Read More

Jamaica: The True Meaning of Tourism Resilience

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 31, 2020 21:38

As we reflect on the year that was 2020, we cannot deny that the year has been one of trials and tests for international tourism, perhaps more so than any ... Read More

Renewed Jamaica-Nigeria Bilateral Talks

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 29, 2020 00:19

Tourism is expected to be a major item on the agenda of talks to take place soon in Abuja, Nigeria, aimed at formalizing a new Jamaica-Nigeria bilateral agreement between the ... Read More

Jamaica ‘Next Big Thing’ for Nigerian tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 22, 2020 23:26

Jamaica is being hailed as “the next big thing” for Nigerian tourists by that country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. Geoffrey Onyeama, following the arrival of the first non-stop flight from ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett welcomes new Chukka $2M nature adventure park

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020 21:45

Jamaica’s attractions sub-sector has received a major boost with the addition of a new nature adventure park in Sandy Bay, Lucea, at a cost of over US$2 million by Chukka ... Read More

Tourism and Culture Ministers Urge Everyone to Buy Jamaican This Christmas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 18, 2020 02:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, have joined forces in calling on Jamaicans and other persons seeking gift items, to ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Chair Airline and Cruise Recovery Group

editor editor- December 9, 2020 02:16

Jamaica Tourism Minister, the Honorable Edmund Bartlett, will chair the Working Group on Accelerating the Recovery of the Airline and Cruise Industries in the Post Pandemic Stage of the Organization ... Read More

Jamaica Wins Top Accolades at World Travel Awards 2020

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 1, 2020 02:24

Efforts by various government ministries and tourism partners to introduce robust COVID-19 health and safety protocols to facilitate the safe re-opening of the tourism sector continue to bear fruit as ... Read More

Destination Jamaica begins series of “Doctor Bird Sales Calls” across US

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020 23:28

As Jamaica continues on the road to recovery, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) Sales team has kicked off an exciting initiative dubbed “Doctor Bird Sales Calls,” to reconnect with its ... Read More

Health and Wellness Key to Driving Jamaica Tourism Post COVID

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 19, 2020 23:24

Health and wellness tourism has been identified as a key area that will help to drive growth in the Jamaica tourism industry moving forward, in light of the new norm ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Announces Major Spa Standards Workshop

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 13, 2020 22:59

As part of efforts to encourage the adoption of national and international standards by spas across the island, the Tourism Linkages Network will be hosting a free two-day Spa Standards ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett Wins Gusi Peace Prize

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 13, 2020 21:29

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, was yesterday awarded the prestigious Gusi Peace prize from the Gusi Foundation of Manila, Philippines. “I’m greatly honored to be considered by the esteemed ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Contributes to Global Ministerial Discussion

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 12, 2020 20:40

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, recently participated in a global ministerial panel discussion on rethinking the global travel and tourism industry with a comprehensive recovery plan, which encourages innovation ... Read More

Jamaica Cares Insurance Program Lauded by Global Tourism Stakeholders

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 12, 2020 00:31

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has revealed that the Jamaica Cares mandatory travel insurance program has received very positive feedback from global tourism stakeholders. He also outlined that international ... Read More

Jamaica Minister: Tourism Must Get Back on Track

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 9, 2020 21:13

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the industry is a key driver of the Jamaican economy and urges stakeholders to view the unprecedented crisis brought on by the pandemic ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Calls for Empathetic Leadership

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 6, 2020 21:12

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for global policymakers to implement a more empathetic leadership style, while also remaining cautiously optimistic about ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Sees Cruise Ships on the Recovering Horizon

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 31, 2020 03:45

Buoyed by the success of the resilient corridor in safeguarding Jamaica’s tourism against the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), discussions have begun regarding the return of cruise ships to the port of ... Read More

Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica Pays Courtesy Call on Minister Bartlett

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 30, 2020 19:37

Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Her Excellency Laurie Peters (see left in the photo) on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, paid a courtesy call on Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett breaks ground for iconic shopping experience

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020 19:13

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett yesterday lead in breaking ground at The Shoppes at Rose Hall, signaling the start of the development of Montego Bay’s most iconic shopping ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Preserving Tourism Product

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 22, 2020 21:30

In an effort to protect the environment and preserve Jamaica’s tourism product, the Ministry of Tourism through its agency, the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), has donated a well-needed box ... Read More

Jamaica updates its pre-testing requirement

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020 13:21

Jamaica has announced revised measures for international travelers visiting the island with arrivals beginning October 10. These new processes make the required online Travel Authorization application more seamless for visitors ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister: Embrace New Smart Tourism Model

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 8, 2020 12:09

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has underscored the need for tourism interests around the world to embrace and leverage a new smart tourism model, to ensure the success of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Develops Critical COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 7, 2020 11:01

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry remains committed to working with Jamaica’s rural communities to strengthen their resilience, create jobs and build economic opportunities. This focus on rural development ... Read More

“Rediscover Jamaica” Campaign a Major Success for Tourism

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 6, 2020 11:30

As the tourism sector seeks to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jamaica Tourist Board’s ‘Rediscover Jamaica’ campaign is being hailed as a major success in helping ... Read More

Hurricane: Jamaica, Cuba, Cayman Islands, US Gulf Coast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2020 17:27

A tropical depression has formed just south of Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea on Sunday evening and is becoming better organized, according to the National Hurricane Center. The National Hurricane Center issued ... Read More

Jamaica pursues wellness-focused tourism initiative

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 28, 2020 12:27

As the sun rises on the morning of October 2, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism, Donovan White and members of the Jamaica Cycling Association will crank up the RPMs as they ... Read More

World Tourism Day Jamaica Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020 16:35

The Hon. Minister Edmund Bartlett from Jamaica today addressed the world to remind the importance of tourism in the world and in his home country Jamaica. He delivered his address ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister official message for World Tourism Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020 01:59

Edmund Bartlett, the minister of Tourism for Jamaica released this official message for World Tourism Day Today, we join the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the global community ... Read More