jamaica

  • In hotel investment, the tourism minister of Jamaica secured $750 million!

    Published on : Sunday, January 27, 2019

    After the discussions with two significant Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured USD750Million in investment. By 2021, the investment will look into the setting up of three thousand new rooms in …

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  • CHTA to host a large number of Chinese travel buyers

    Published on : Monday, January 21, 2019

      CHTAThe Caribbean Travel Marketplace will see for the first time a large contigent of Chinese travel buyers hosted by the Carribbean Hotel & Tourism Association.     There will be more than 1,000 delegates registering for the dynamic edition …

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  • Canada’s travel advisory: exercise high degree of caution in Jamaica

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    After a state of emergency was declared in Jamaica, the Government of Canada has issued travel advisory for ‘high degree of caution’. The state of emergency is in effect in the parish of St. James, which includes the popular capital …

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  • Jamaica welcomed 4.31 million visitors with 8.6 per cent increase in tourism revenue

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    The Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica saw an 8.6 per cent increase in tourism revenue in 2018.     He told a news conference, held at the Ministry’s New Kingston office yesterday that, the preliminary figures from the …

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  • Jamaica emerges as a progressive destination regarding travel safety and security

    Published on : Thursday, December 20, 2018

    Recently, Jamaica emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world regarding travel tourism safety and security.   This happened in spite of Jamaica owned Sandals Resort making headlines in the United States for covering up sexual assaults …

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  • Jamaica ranks top in WTA 2018

    Published on : Saturday, December 8, 2018

    At the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Finale Gala Ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, Jamaica and Jamaican companies appeared as big winners last weekend, winning eight of the prestigious awards.   Particularly, Jamaica received Leading Beach Destination and Leading Cruise Destination …

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  • Minister Bartlett thinking about establishing a sister resilient center in Africa

    Published on : Monday, November 12, 2018

    The Hon. Mr. Edward Bartlett has made a distinct name for himself apart from being the Tourism Minister of Jamaica. He took action after natural disasters hit the Caribbean two years ago by establishing a global tourism resilience center in …

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  • Tourism resilience summit held in Jamaica

    Published on : Friday, September 14, 2018

    Jamaica hosted the inaugural Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters, Mona, St. Andrew today.   Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, delivered the keynote address at the opening ceremony. …

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  • Tourism resilience summit to be held in Jamaica on September 13th

    Published on : Friday, August 10, 2018

    Edmund Bartlett, the tourism minister of Jamaica, has announced that the country will host a tourism resilience summit on September 13. The summit would be held at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and will address events that disrupt tourism, such as …

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  • Jamaica to host a resilience summit on September 13

    Published on : Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    Tourism Minister of Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett said that Jamaica will host a resilience summit with key global stakeholders and thought leaders on September 13 at the University of the West Indies, Mona.   The particular date was selected to commemorate …

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  • Jamaica to host a resilience summit on September 13th

    Published on : Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Jamaican Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has said that Jamaica will host a resilience summit with key global stakeholders and thought leaders on September 13 at the University of the West Indies, Mona. This date was selected to commemorate hurricanes Irma and …

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  • Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management launched in Jamaica

    Published on : Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Last year, hurricanes Irma and Maria brought unprecedented death and destruction on several Caribbean destinations. With global climate change and the Caribbean’s geographic position which is anticipating deadly storms to strike the region, tourism leaders are working on methods to …

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  • Jamaica is all set to turn into a ‘smart tourism destination’

    Published on : Sunday, May 20, 2018

    Known as the leader in tourism in terms of innovation in the Caribbean, now Jamaica is all prepared to start the road to becoming a smart destination.   While sharing views last Friday at the Smart Destination Workshop 2018, Minister …

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  • Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, invests $30 million in website

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, unveiled that the ministry has invested over $30 million behind setting up of a completely integrated tourism website that has been developed in juxtaposition with Google and will be hosted in June.   “That’s …

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  • Jamaica to establish Centre of Tourism Innovation to boost its travel market

    Published on : Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Jamaica plans to establish a Centre of Tourism Innovation through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF).     The announcement by Jamaican Tourism Ministry was made during the 63rd meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Commission for the …

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  • Jamaica’s new public emergency did not affect its tourism business

    Published on : Tuesday, March 20, 2018

     The Jamaican government has declared a new state of public emergency in an area west of the capital city which is far from the tourism hotspot areas, making the Jamaica undeterred from the tourism.     According to Jamaican Minister …

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  • Jamaica celebrates tourism full throttle

    Published on : Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    This weekend, the best of the tourism of Jamaica was on display in Kingston as Caribbean Travel Awards was presented by Caribbean Journal to Jamaica’s winning contingent, emphasized by Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica the Tourism Minister, receiving the award for Caribbean Tourism …

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  • In 2019, Jamaica will organize the largest tourism marketing event

    Published on : Thursday, February 22, 2018

    In 2019, Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will take place in Jamaica.   The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) formally declared that the 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be hosted from January 29th to 31st, 2019 at …

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  • Jamaica to educate students to grow more tourism in the country

    Published on : Monday, February 19, 2018

    The Honourable Tourism Minister of Jamaica Edmund Bartlett is going to launch a tourism certification program for secondary students on 15th March 2018.     The joint initiative will provide certification from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) …

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  • Jamaica’s Tourism Minister stressed on further growth of Jamaica’s cruise

    Published on : Saturday, February 3, 2018

    The Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that cruise shipping for Jamaica is growing and the development is in rapid stage.     Edmund Bartlett who is currently attending the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Puerto Rico, said a recent trip …

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