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Minister Bartlett calls for Kingston to be the premier hub of Northern Caribbean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says that the projected expansion projects in Kingston, as well as those currently underway ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 13, 2019

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

Minister Bartlett extends condolences to the family of Pishu Chandiram

editor editor- May 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett will deliver remarks at the launch of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations ... Read More

Hotel room boom sparks investments

editor editor- May 1, 2019

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Use art for community renewal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

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

Bartlett holds discussions with Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

editor editor- April 11, 2019

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

AIDS/HIV research supported by design community

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- April 6, 2019

Members of the Design Industries have supported AIDS research since 1984 through the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA), a ... Read More

Bartlett: Tourism driving economic growth through events and experiential activities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

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

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

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

How Bob Marley is still a top tourism driver to Jamaica

editor editor- February 22, 2019

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

Students explore tourism jobs in Jamaica

editor editor- February 21, 2019

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

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

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

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

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

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

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

Use tourism to build sustainable coffee sector says Jamaica Minister

editor editor- January 15, 2019

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019

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

Global rescue arrives on Jamaica island for tourism security audit review

editor editor- January 9, 2019

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

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news ... Read More

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

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 8, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 7, 2019

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

editor editor- December 11, 2018

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

Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the ‘Global ... Read More