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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

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

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

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

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

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