Published on : Thursday, November 25, 2021
Jamaica is eager to open new routes between the island and India, making the destination more accessible for Indian tourists. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett recently said that the country is now having discussions with airlines operating in India for laying the groundwork for seamless tourism travel between Jamaica and India.
The tourism minister said that his team is working with travel and hospitality partners to develop special offers for Indian travelers to revive tourism.
Jamaica and the United Arab Emirates have just ended talks about introducing a unique flight between the two countries early next year. Bartlett revealed that he has discussed with top representatives of Emirates Airlines for flights between Dubai and Jamaica.
The announcement comes with the minister completing his marketing activities in the UAE with a crucial meeting with senior executives of Emirates Airlines at their Dubai headquarters. A major element of the wide-ranging discussion is thelikelihood of introducing a special service between Dubai and Jamaica, in the wake of Jamaica Day at Expo 2020, Dubai in February 2022.