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Jamaica expects 50,000 cruise ship passengers in Ocho Rios

Jamaica expects 50,000 cruise ship passengers in Ocho Rios

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios is gearing up to welcome 50,000 cruise ship passengers courtesy ... Read More

MSC Meraviglia to bring 50,000 cruise passengers to Ocho Rios

MSC Meraviglia to bring 50,000 cruise passengers to Ocho Rios

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Ocho Rios is gearing up to welcome 50,000 cruise ship passengers courtesy ... Read More

Jamaica and Peru Discuss Ways to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Jamaica and Peru Discuss Ways to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is in discussions with the Government of Peru to collaborate in ... Read More

Jamaica now most-connected country from South America

Jamaica now most-connected country from South America

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, announced a new flight from Lima, Peru, to Montego Bay that was inaugurated ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Tourism Working Group report to help shape new architecture for subsectors

Minister Bartlett: Tourism Working Group report to help shape new architecture for subsectors

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that findings from the just concluded Tourism Working Group (TWG) report ... Read More

Jamaica earns to date US$3.1 billion with 3.4 million in arrivals

Jamaica earns to date US$3.1 billion with 3.4 million in arrivals

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that preliminary figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board indicate that the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett proposes tourism crisis communication strategy for the Caribbean… Global Resilience Centre to formulate

Minister Bartlett proposes tourism crisis communication strategy for the Caribbean… Global Resilience Centre to formulate

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has been tasked ... Read More

Sandals Resorts: Nude Beaches and Topless in Jamaica

Sandals Resorts: Nude Beaches and Topless in Jamaica

Sandals Resorts and a clothing-optional vacation in Jamaica is not a combination many visitors would think about when booking ... Read More

Jamaica ranked 2nd in the world for prioritizing tourism, says Bartlett

Jamaica ranked 2nd in the world for prioritizing tourism, says Bartlett

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has been ranked 2nd in the world for the prioritization ... Read More

Jamaica to invest $66 million in the next 3 years on development of Health and Wellness Tourism

Jamaica to invest $66 million in the next 3 years on development of Health and Wellness Tourism

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that over the next 3 years, the Tourism Linkages Network intends to ... Read More

New nonstop JFK-Mobay flight to further boost Jamaica tourist arrivals

New nonstop JFK-Mobay flight to further boost Jamaica tourist arrivals

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon Edmund Bartlett and United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, along with a raft of ... Read More

Over 200 Jamaica hotel workers attend pension sensitization

Over 200 Jamaica hotel workers attend pension sensitization

Two hundred and fifty (250) hotel workers from Iberostar Montego Bay, attended a pension sensitization session yesterday in Jamaica. ... Read More

Professional classification coming for Jamaica tourism workers

Professional classification coming for Jamaica tourism workers

Jamaica’s drive towards professionalizing its tourism industry is moving towards classifying certified workers for the purpose of improved remuneration. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett mourns passing of Alfred Hoilett

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett mourns passing of Alfred Hoilett

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed condolences on the passing of Destination Assurance Council Deputy Chair, Alfred ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural ... Read More

4,800 room Sugarcane Bay multi-resort development to break ground early 2020

4,800 room Sugarcane Bay multi-resort development to break ground early 2020

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Karisma Hotels and Resort is set to break ground ... Read More

Amatterra Jamaica inks deal with Marriott International for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

Amatterra Jamaica inks deal with Marriott International for first Marriott all-inclusive resort in Jamaica

The architects of Jamaica’s largest integrated tourism real estate development, the Keith and Paula Russell led Amaterra Jamaica Group, ... Read More

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says internationally acclaimed Bishop TD Jakes is looking at staging his flagship ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center met with its Board of Governors last week on Sunday in ... Read More

Look no further than Sandals Resorts? More to a CNN report…

Look no further than Sandals Resorts? More to a CNN report…

Want a luxury, all-inclusive vacation experience in Jamaica? Look no further than Sandals Resorts. This is the message CNN ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama is set to ... Read More

Jamaica secures airlift arrangements with Condor, post Thomas Cook – Bartlett

Jamaica secures airlift arrangements with Condor, post Thomas Cook – Bartlett

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has secured airlift arrangements with Condor Airlines as part of efforts to lessen ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister offers condolences to relatives of Jamaica Inn owner killed in plane crash

Jamaica Tourism Minister offers condolences to relatives of Jamaica Inn owner killed in plane crash

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the local tourism industry is in mourning, after learning of the sudden ... Read More

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics hailed by international community

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics hailed by international community

Jamaica’s Manual on Tourism Ethics scheduled to be released at the end of the year, has been hailed as ... Read More

Urgently needed: Global Oversight of Travel Advisories

Urgently needed: Global Oversight of Travel Advisories

The Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon Edmund Bartlett is taking an important step in saying there is a ... Read More

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

Sandals Resorts, a Jamaica hotel trendsetter since 1981, is setting standards high for recently-opened 5-star luxury all-inclusive resorts in ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett upbeat about Peru Flight to Jamaica

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett upbeat about Peru Flight to Jamaica

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen right in photo) in discussion with Chilean Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in major travel events in London

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in major travel events in London

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, departed the island yesterday to participate in three major global travel trade shows ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is in talks with the Argentine Republic to forge partnerships ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett Looking to Boost Arrivals from Brazil

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett Looking to Boost Arrivals from Brazil

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (seen right in the photo) greets Brazilian Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Carlos ... Read More

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort has a problem you want to know about

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort has a problem you want to know about

Looking for the best all-inclusive resort in Jamaica? Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island in Montego Bay Jamaica ... Read More

Japan among the most resilient nations in the world, says Bartlett

Japan among the most resilient nations in the world, says Bartlett

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Japan is among the most resilient nations in the world, based on ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett: “Japan among the most resilient nations in the world”

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett: “Japan among the most resilient nations in the world”

That remark was made by Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Jamaica Tourism, in his capacity as founder of the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges Employers to Fully Participate in Pension Scheme

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges Employers to Fully Participate in Pension Scheme

Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is urging all employers in the sector, to participate fully in the ... Read More

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