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Jamaica travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Jamaica, a Caribbean island nation, has a lush topography of mountains, rainforests and reef-lined beaches. Many of its all-inclusive resorts are clustered in Montego Bay, with its British-colonial architecture, and Negril, known for its diving and snorkeling sites. Jamaica is famed as the birthplace of reggae music, and its capital Kingston is home to the Bob Marley Museum, dedicated to the famous singer.

Jamaica Tourism Reopening Preparation Full Steam Ahead
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Jamaica Tourism Reopening Preparation Full Steam Ahead

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded local tourism partners for the high level of preparation evident in key ... Read More

World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment
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World Environment Day: Sandals Resorts EarthCheck Commitment

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

World Environment Day, June 5, 2020, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Briefs Press on Reopening Amidst COVID-19
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Briefs Press on Reopening Amidst COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2020

The Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, spoke at a digital press briefing today, June 4, 2020, about how the ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism sector re-opening to safeguard livelihoods of over 350,000 Jamaican workers
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Bartlett: Tourism sector re-opening to safeguard livelihoods of over 350,000 Jamaican workers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the re-opening of the sector, at this time, is crucial to assisting the ... Read More

Adam and Eve Day Spa to Enhance Jamaica’s Health and Wellness Tourism
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Adam and Eve Day Spa to Enhance Jamaica’s Health and Wellness Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 3, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the newly opened Adam and Eve Day Spa location will add value to ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Ministry Provides 10,000 Masks For Frontline Industry Workers
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Jamaica Tourism Ministry Provides 10,000 Masks For Frontline Industry Workers

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 2, 2020

The Jamaica Tourism Ministry has provided 10,000 masks for frontline industry workers as part of safeguards against the novel Coronavirus ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board Agent Rewards Continue During COVID-19
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Jamaica Tourist Board Agent Rewards Continue During COVID-19

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 28, 2020

To provide trade partners with up-to-date information on Destination Jamaica and to prepare them for future sales and the resumption ... Read More

Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose
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Sandals Corporate University: Higher Education with a Higher Purpose

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

Always there to greet visitors with a warm smile, the staff at Sandals Resorts is committed to making its guests’ ... Read More

Caribbean is the most COVID-resilient zone in the Western World
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Caribbean is the most COVID-resilient zone in the Western World

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- May 25, 2020

Through a combination of decisive leadership, swift action, and effective communication, the Caribbean has been largely spared the direct onslaught ... Read More

Caribbean Cruise Tourism and the impact of COVD-19
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Caribbean Cruise Tourism and the impact of COVD-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2020

Globally, cruise tourism has been significantly affected by COVID19 which has forced border closures in major cruise tourism destinations in ... Read More

Jamaica hires crisis recovery expert to strengthen tourism rebound
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Jamaica hires crisis recovery expert to strengthen tourism rebound

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry hired international crisis recovery expert Jessica Shannon, to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Hires COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Expert
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Jamaica Tourism Hires COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Expert

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 14, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry hired international crisis recovery expert Jessica Shannon to the ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Cleanliness and Safety are Priority #1
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Sandals Resorts Cleanliness and Safety are Priority #1

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 4, 2020

"At Sandals Resorts, cleanliness and safety have always been priority #1. Our loyal guests and incredible team members are part ... Read More

Jamaica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Jamaica: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

For the last few years we have heard much about the disparities and divides between generations—what they want, how they ... Read More

Are future travelers part of Generation-C?
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Are future travelers part of Generation-C?

editor editor- April 29, 2020

The newly-established grassroots initiative known as rebuilding.travel just endorsed and became part of the Generation-C definition identifying future travelers. Jamaica ... Read More

Jamaica: Over 6500 tourism workers registered for free online training
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Jamaica: Over 6500 tourism workers registered for free online training

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 26, 2020

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that registration for the recently-launched free online training for tourism workers ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Announces Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism
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Jamaica Tourism Announces Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism

editor editor- April 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill has accepted ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minsiter Launches Free Online Training for Tourism Workers
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Jamaica Tourism Minsiter Launches Free Online Training for Tourism Workers

editor editor- April 23, 2020

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has officially launched free online training for tourism workers. The initiative, which is ... Read More

Minister Bartlett Announces 6-Month Moratorium on Tourism Licenses
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Minister Bartlett Announces 6-Month Moratorium on Tourism Licenses

editor editor- April 17, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be offering a 6-month moratorium on tourism licenses ... Read More

Bartlett: J$250 million paid over to Jamaica’s Tourism Workers Pension Scheme Fund Manager
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Bartlett: J$250 million paid over to Jamaica’s Tourism Workers Pension Scheme Fund Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the initial $250 million of the $1 billion committed to long-awaited Tourism ... Read More

Jamaica Hosts “Together We Stand” Telethon
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Jamaica Hosts “Together We Stand” Telethon

editor editor- April 10, 2020

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is raising awareness to help Jamaica fight the spread of COVID-19 with “Telethon Jamaica, Together ... Read More

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now
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The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- April 10, 2020

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently upgraded the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the Caribbean Region to Very ... Read More

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

CARE Program Website: Over 7,000 Applications Hours after Launch
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CARE Program Website: Over 7,000 Applications Hours after Launch

editor editor- April 9, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Government of Jamaica has received over 7,000 applications on the ... 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

Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against  COVID-19 impact
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Bartlett meets with Craft Vendors to discuss strategies to mitigate against COVID-19 impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 27, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has met with craft vendors, one of the key sub-sector groups in tourism, ... Read More

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay closes due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

The widespread impact of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, has created an unprecedented situation in the travel and tourism ... Read More

Bartlett: Ministries of Tourism and Health, JHTA partnering to provide rooms for COVID-19 patients
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Bartlett: Ministries of Tourism and Health, JHTA partnering to provide rooms for COVID-19 patients

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry along with the Ministry of Health and Wellness ... 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

Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties
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Sandals Resorts: Change Flexibility with No Penalties

editor editor- March 20, 2020

Sandals 5-star luxury included resorts is allowing complete name changes without penalties for the original date and resort of travel ... Read More

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