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TEF hosts Culinary Ambassador Training Session for local Taste of the Caribbean competitors

TEF hosts Culinary Ambassador Training Session for local Taste of the Caribbean competitors

editor editor- May 13, 2019 21:45 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett (seen left in the main photo), greets sibling chefs Suzanne and Michelle Rousseau (right) ahead of the ‘Let’s ... Read More

Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram

Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram

editor editor- May 13, 2019 21:09 0

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of tourism and in-bond trade stalwart, Pishu Chandiram. “I was very ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister charges CHICOS to encourage investment in experiences

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 17:15 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says for the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) to be truly relevant to the region ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister will deliver remarks at launch of Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operation Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 15:45 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the launch of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS). The event brings ... Read More

Hotel room boom sparks investments

Hotel room boom sparks investments

editor editor- May 1, 2019 20:35 0

Jamaica is being prepared for a boom in hotel rooms over the next five years. It is expected that 12,000 new rooms will be added ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 19:01 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has challenged the local art community to take art out of the educational institutions and art galleries and into Jamaica’s ... Read More

Bartlett commits J$300 million to strengthen Jamaica’s Community Tourism

Bartlett commits J$300 million to strengthen Jamaica’s Community Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:41 0

Community Tourism island wide, will receive a major boost following the commitment of approximately J$300 million by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. The money ... Read More

Bartlett holds discussions with Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

Bartlett holds discussions with Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

editor editor- April 11, 2019 21:18 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (third right in the photo) recently presided over a meeting with the Chairman of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, ... Read More

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019 20:54 0

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization incorporated ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 23:04 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s tourism industry has benefitted tremendously from the recent staging of mega culinary and entertainment festivals. In the month ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13 0

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:10 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will officially deliver remarks at the announcement of the 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) finalists. The Tourism Product ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05 0

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at ... Read More

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 17:03 0

In keeping with its objective to foster strategic growth of culinary tourism as a product niche for Jamaica, the Gastronomy Network of TEF’s Linkages Network ... Read More

How Bob Marley is still a top tourism driver to Jamaica

How Bob Marley is still a top tourism driver to Jamaica

editor editor- February 22, 2019 23:34 0

In today’s hectic times, Bob Marley & The Wailers’ new “Easy Skanking” video serves as a carefree reminder to celebrate the ongoing global legacy that ... Read More

Students explore tourism jobs in Jamaica

Students explore tourism jobs in Jamaica

editor editor- February 21, 2019 22:35 0

Tourism Linkages Network’s Director, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, (seen third left in the photo) and Analyst of the Productive Sectors, Tisheecka Clarke, (third right) paused for a ... Read More

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:33 0

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched in January in Montego Bay. ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to speak at launch of Texaco’s anniversary celebrations

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to speak at launch of Texaco’s anniversary celebrations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:04 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the press launch for Texaco’s anniversary celebrations. The Texaco brand is celebrating 100 years in ... Read More

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:05 0

Benchmark has appointed David Kingston general manager for Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming. Greg ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:05 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are expected to visit the island ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 16:29 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the Gastronomy Tourism product offerings. Tourism ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Tourist arrivals increase by 9% in January

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Tourist arrivals increase by 9% in January

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:03 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says recent figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) reveal that Jamaica welcomed 202,192 visitors in January, which represents a ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 19:10 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the 37th Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM), being hosted in Jamaica later this month, will welcome 140 buyers — the ... Read More

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019 21:16 0

Coffee has the potential to become a commodity that can change communities through linkages with tourism says Jamaica Tourism Minister. Read More

A tale of two Jamaicas: Jamaicas tourism reality is love for visitors

A tale of two Jamaicas: Jamaicas tourism reality is love for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019 08:42 0

Providing a secure and safe Jamaica for tourists is a top priority by Edmund Bartlett, the current minister of tourism. Dr. Peter Tarlow was commissioned ... Read More

Global rescue arrives on Jamaica island for tourism security audit review

Global rescue arrives on Jamaica island for tourism security audit review

editor editor- January 9, 2019 20:58 2

A tourism security audit is currently underway to identify gaps and ensure that destination Jamaica remains safe, secure, and seamless for visitors and locals alike. The ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 18:05 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news conference, held at the Ministry’s ... Read More

Tourism Safety in Jamaica: Risk, reality and a new way forward

Tourism Safety in Jamaica: Risk, reality and a new way forward

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 8, 2019 07:45 0

Dr. Peter Tarlow, who is leading the eTN Travel and & Tourism Safety Training Program is in Jamaica for an important discussion. Jamaica Tourism is facing ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister committed to new architecture for visitor safety and security

Jamaica Tourism Minister committed to new architecture for visitor safety and security

editor editor- January 7, 2019 22:15 0

Safety, security and seamlessness underpin the sense of well-being of visitors crossing borders to visit Jamaica. Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open

Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open

editor editor- December 11, 2018 10:33 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen third right in the photo) officially cut the ribbon to open the newly-renovated Bijoux Kingston Read More

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