Tag: Minister of Tourism

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019 09:40 0

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus with South African visitors on ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26 0

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. ... Read More

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

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:46 0

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 in her country. The minister ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:02 0

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written by him: We cannot highlight ... Read More

New Artisan Village part of Tourism Inclusive Growth Strategy

New Artisan Village part of Tourism Inclusive Growth Strategy

editor editor- May 10, 2019 21:15 1

Jamaia Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the artisan village being constructed at Hampden Wharf in Trelawny forms part of the overall inclusive growth ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019 00:19 0

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... 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

African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach

African Tourism Board on EDU – Tourism: A united global approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:06 0

EDU-tourism is the best vehicle for Africa, to integrate our expertise and change the normal programs within nations. These were the words yesterday by Cuthbert ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 02:42 0

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice president Cuthbert Ncube, took an initiative ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 0

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34 0

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 22:00 0

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Republic of South ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 02:46 0

African Tourism Board leaders were invited to Zimbabwe for a fact-finding mission and were afforded the opportunity to participate in a discussion with the Zimbabwe ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Côte d’Ivoire seeks African Development Bank’s support for $5.8 billion tourism plan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 20:15 0

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from ... 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

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:37 0

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining joint activities to promote the ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:00 0

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels due to open across the ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 03:35 0

The new president of the African Tourism Board is not a newcomer in the African travel and tourism industry. Alain St. Ange was the minister of ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 17:00 0

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus Group shows a significant increase ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:21 0

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has committed J$200 million to the Linkages Networks to help build out more products to enhance the visitor experience ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:33 0

News broke during World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town that effective Monday, April 15, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will transfer from Athens to Australia for ... Read More

Prime Minister Holness encourages more investments in Jamaica’s tourism product

Prime Minister Holness encourages more investments in Jamaica’s tourism product

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:15 0

Prime Minister Holness is inviting more investors to tap into development opportunities in Jamaica, particularly in the tourism industry as he believes the trajectory of ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

Antigua and Barbuda strengthens its partner relations for win-win solutions for the upcoming cruise season 2019/2020

editor editor- April 12, 2019 18:33 0

Antigua & Barbuda’s Tourism Delegation led by the Hon. H. Charles Fernandez held a series of meetings with the country’s critical cruise line Partners  at ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

African Tourism Board Launch was a success: A new era just started for African Travel & Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019 09:06 5

The two arms of the African Tourism Board had their official launch event yesterday at the Cape Town International Convention Center Conference Theatre during World ... 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

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:01 0

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March ... Read More

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