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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to visit typhoon-affected areas in Japan

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to visit typhoon-affected areas in Japan

In his capacity of co-chairman of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. ... Read More

Jamaica’s First Artisan Village: Ready before Year End

Jamaica’s First Artisan Village: Ready before Year End

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica’s first artisan village is on target to open before the end ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issues statement on Passage of Super-Typhoon Hagibis

The recent passage of Typhoon Hagibis last week was a stark reminder of the urgent need for resilient societies ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued a statement on the passage of super-Typhoon Hagibis. The recent ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

Tourism and Hospitality Seen as Number 1 Choice for Investment

Tourism and Hospitality Seen as Number 1 Choice for Investment

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce-commissioned business and consumer confidence indices, for the third quarter of the year, indicate that ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism earned $3.7billion with 700,000 visitors over 3 years

Jamaica Tourism earned $3.7billion with 700,000 visitors over 3 years

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has indicated that Jamaica has welcomed an unprecedented seven hundred thousand (700,000) visitors ... Read More

How Tourism Minister Bartlett made a student forever grateful?

How Tourism Minister Bartlett made a student forever grateful?

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is a diplomat maneuvering the travel and tourism industry not only ... Read More

Tourism Resilience Centre partners with Global Council

Tourism Resilience Centre partners with Global Council

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has partnered ... Read More

Jamaica calls for a Regional Tourism Resilience Fund at GCF in South Korea

Jamaica calls for a Regional Tourism Resilience Fund at GCF in South Korea

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlettis attending the second edition of the Green climate fund (GCF) in South Korea. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister congratulates new Condé Nast Traveler best hotels rankings

Jamaica Tourism Minister congratulates new Condé Nast Traveler best hotels rankings

Luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler, has ranked S Hotel in Montego Bay and the Kanopi House ... Read More

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

The Government of Jamaica has identified medical tourism as one of its potential economic development sectors. People want access ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Ministry to Host 2nd Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas

Jamaica Tourism Ministry to Host 2nd Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry will be hosting the Second Tourism Resilience Summit ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett announces Luxury Planet Hotel for Jamaica

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett announces Luxury Planet Hotel for Jamaica

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett today announced that a Sunwing Travel Group led luxury Planet Hollywood Hotel & ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister moves to recover Japan market

Jamaica Tourism Minister moves to recover Japan market

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry will be placing special focus on increasing arrivals from Japan ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica recovered all lost seats from Thomas Cook collapse

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica recovered all lost seats from Thomas Cook collapse

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica has recovered all the lost seats following Sunday’s collapse of ... Read More

Minister Bartlett applauds winners of Jamaica Tourist Board’s Annual Awards at Jamaica Travel Market

Minister Bartlett applauds winners of Jamaica Tourist Board’s Annual Awards at Jamaica Travel Market

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has applauded the eight tour operators who won big at the Jamaica Tourist ... Read More

Message by Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett for World Tourism Day 2019

Message by Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett for World Tourism Day 2019

My fellow tourism workers and stakeholders in the industry, today we join the world in celebrating World Tourism Day, ... Read More

Tourism Minister to participate in Fourth Jamaica Travel Market in London

Tourism Minister to participate in Fourth Jamaica Travel Market in London

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday to participate in the Jamaica Travel Market (JTM) at ... Read More

Tourism Resilience Centre to provide US$100,000 Towards Disaster Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean

Tourism Resilience Centre to provide US$100,000 Towards Disaster Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry through the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to receive Africa Travel and Tourism Award

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to receive Africa Travel and Tourism Award

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has been recognized by the African travel and tourism industry for his ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to announce Board of Trustees for landmark Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Minister Bartlett to announce Board of Trustees for landmark Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is set to announce the appointment of a Board of Trustees for the ... Read More

Tourism Minister Bartlett Meets with Jamaica Tallawah’s Owner

Tourism Minister Bartlett Meets with Jamaica Tallawah’s Owner

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen right in the photo) pauses for a photograph with Krishna “Kris” Persaud, ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre to establish 5 Satellite Centers in Africa

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre to establish 5 Satellite Centers in Africa

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) will ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Network to Develop a “National Herbaceutical Research Project”

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the development of the herbaceuticals sector is also a priority activity within ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for global support for hurricane-impacted Bahamas

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett calls for global support for hurricane-impacted Bahamas

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett today urged members of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly ... Read More

Minister Bartlett upbeat about Jamaica’s country brand ranking in tourism

Minister Bartlett upbeat about Jamaica’s country brand ranking in tourism

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says he is heartened by results of a new study by the Bloom Consulting, ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre aiding Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Global Tourism Resilience Centre aiding Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Today, the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), one of the first international organizations dedicated to providing ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to attend UNWTO General Assembly in Russia

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to attend UNWTO General Assembly in Russia

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island tomorrow to participate in the 23rd Session of the United ... Read More

Bahamas: Global tourism Resilience and Crisis Management center in action

Bahamas: Global tourism Resilience and Crisis Management center in action

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says that the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has begun ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Caribbean Airlines Passengers flying in and out of Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Norman Manley ... Read More

Jamaica Immigration: Online Immigration and Custom Declaration

Jamaica Immigration: Online Immigration and Custom Declaration

Jamaica now offers an online version of the Immigration and Customs Declaration form (C5) for arriving travelers at the ... Read More

Potential Global Economic Downturn and Sargassum real threats to Tourism, says Bartlett

Potential Global Economic Downturn and Sargassum real threats to Tourism, says Bartlett

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has indicated that Jamaica is taking note that the potential global economic ... Read More

Nearly 4000 Jamaican Youth Empowered by Tourism Enhancement Fund Internship

Nearly 4000 Jamaican Youth Empowered by Tourism Enhancement Fund Internship

In the past 6 years, some 3,900 youth have benefitted from the Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund’s (TEF) Summer Internship ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to give keynote address at TEF Summer Internship Program Closing Ceremony 2019

Minister Bartlett to give keynote address at TEF Summer Internship Program Closing Ceremony 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett will give the keynote address at the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Summer ... Read More

Times Square NYC Welcomes Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism

Times Square NYC Welcomes Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett was welcomed to NYC by Times Square NYC, on Sunday, August 11. ... Read More