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Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19
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Spanish Jamaica Foundation Makes US$200,000 Donation for COVID-19

editor editor- April 9, 2020

The Spanish Jamaica Foundation has donated US$200,000 (J$28 million) to the Government of Jamaica’s COVID-19 Recovery Program. The donation will ... Read More

Jamaica Agri-Tourism Strengthened says Minister Bartlett
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Jamaica Agri-Tourism Strengthened says Minister Bartlett

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 3, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today announced that his Ministry donated communication equipment, valued at approximately J$1.5 million, to ... Read More

Jamaica provides free training for tourism workers without a job
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Jamaica provides free training for tourism workers without a job

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2020

The Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of tourism introduced a new initiative today to help laid-off tourism workers in Jamaica. He ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Bartlett Discusses COVID-19 Tourism Impact
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Jamaica Minister Bartlett Discusses COVID-19 Tourism Impact

editor editor- April 2, 2020

The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus presents the tourism sector with a major and evolving challenge. In light of this, ... Read More

“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live series delivers a taste of the destination
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“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live series delivers a taste of the destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is using its digital platform to deliver a virtual care package to uplift and inspire ... Read More

How Jamaica’s Tourism Minister sees COVID-19 from a global, regional to a local perspective?
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How Jamaica’s Tourism Minister sees COVID-19 from a global, regional to a local perspective?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2020

Hon. Edmund Bartlett is not only the minister of tourism f0r Jamaica but the head of the Global Tourism Resilience ... Read More

Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism
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Jamaica to join UNWTO’s global effort to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Senior officials at Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism yesterday participated in a virtual meeting with the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism, Finance & JHTA Cushioning Impact of COVID-19
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Jamaica Tourism, Finance & JHTA Cushioning Impact of COVID-19

editor editor- March 18, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has been working with the Ministry of Finance and the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist ... Read More

Jamaica: Bartlett, Tufton and Health Officials meet at COVID-19 Emergency Operation Center
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Jamaica: Bartlett, Tufton and Health Officials meet at COVID-19 Emergency Operation Center

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and senior Health Ministry officials today held an impromptu meeting ... Read More

Jamaica established Protocols to Manage COVID-19 in Jamaican Tourism Entities
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Jamaica established Protocols to Manage COVID-19 in Jamaican Tourism Entities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2020

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry has established measures that should be adopted by all ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Ministry to Postpone All Public Activities in March
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Jamaica Tourism Ministry to Postpone All Public Activities in March

editor editor- March 13, 2020

The Jamaica Tourism Ministry wishes to advise the public that all previously advertised activities for March have been postponed until ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett appoints Coordinator of Pandemics for Global Resilience Centre
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett appoints Coordinator of Pandemics for Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- March 12, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has appointed Dr. Elaine Williams as Coordinator of Pandemics at the Global Resilience and ... Read More

Cruise Lines Committed to Working with Jamaica on Coronavirus Protocols
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Cruise Lines Committed to Working with Jamaica on Coronavirus Protocols

editor editor- March 10, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, and Health & Wellness Minister, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, today said that the world's ... Read More

Jamaica confirms first case of COVID-19 coronavirus
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Jamaica confirms first case of COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 10, 2020

Jamaica has confirmed its first imported case of COVID-19 coronavirus. This is the national statement delivered today by Dr. the ... Read More

Jamaica: Outsized Experiences Ideally Suited for Micro-cation Getaways
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Jamaica: Outsized Experiences Ideally Suited for Micro-cation Getaways

editor editor- March 9, 2020

To break up the bleakness of winter, now is the perfect time to plan a sun-soaked micro-cation escape to Jamaica. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for Rum Festival in Montego Bay
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Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for Rum Festival in Montego Bay

editor editor- March 3, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says he wants the annual Jamaica Rum Festival to be extended to Jamaica’s  tourism ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister announces March 27 for Registration of Tourism Workers Pension Scheme
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Jamaica Tourism Minister announces March 27 for Registration of Tourism Workers Pension Scheme

editor editor- March 2, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that registration for the historical and highly anticipated Tourism Workers Pension Scheme ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica on Coronavirus
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Statement from Jamaica on Coronavirus

editor editor- February 28, 2020

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) issued the following statement on behalf of the Jamaica Ministry of Health and Wellness: We ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Sir Royston Hopkin
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Jamaica Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Sir Royston Hopkin

editor editor- February 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of prominent Grenadian and Caribbean hotelier, Sir ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister hails $20B Housing Project for hotel workers
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Jamaica Tourism Minister hails $20B Housing Project for hotel workers

editor editor- February 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed the partnership with his Ministry and the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) ... Read More

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