Edmund Bartlett aims doubling the German tourists to Jamaica

Published on : Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Jamaica Tourist Board logoMinister of Tourism, Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett said while meeting with the leadership of the world’s largest tour company, TUI Group, in Berlin, Germany that the Tourism Ministry and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will be working closely with TUI for multiplying number of German tourists to Jamaica this year. Jamaica had just over 20,000 German tourists last year. Minister Bartlett has ordered JTB and key tourism officials to double that number to 50,000 German tourists by 2020.

TUI Group is the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, owning travel agencies, hotels, airlines, cruise ships and retail stores along with six European airlines – the largest holiday fleet in Europe – and nine tour operators based in Europe. TUI Senior Board Director David Burling highlighted Jamaica as a “premium destination” with a rich culture and high repeat business. He urged Minister Bartlett to increase Jamaica’s hotel room count for getting more business in the coming years. Bartlett has specifically set his eyes on Germany in his effort to boost Jamaica’s tourism sector and contribute significantly towards the country’s growth and development. Bartlett and his team recently left Berlin, Germany after participating in the largest tourism tradeshow in the world, ITB Berlin and the International Hotel Investment Forum.

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM Latin America 2018
  • 03 EMITT 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 Central & Eastern Europe 2018
  • 06 imtm 2018
  • 06 TTF-2018
  • 07 balttour 2018
  • 07 ibtm arabia 2018
  • 08 OTM 2018
  • 09 The hotel shows audiarabia 18
  • 10 hotelfair 2018
  • 11 Digital Travel 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com