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Jamaica Must Continue To Offer A High-Quality Product – Tourism Minister

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the sector has been rebounding speedily over the past two years, and Jamaica must continue to offer a high-quality product to maintain the flow of benefits that have been reaped to date. Mr. Bartlett, who was speaking at the Ministry’s Level Up Showcase and Graduation Ceremony at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. […]

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Tourism Minister Set To Focus On Six Key Areas

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Ed Bartlett said that he would be focusing on six key areas as it creates a framework for growth that is more resilient, equitable, and sustainable. He noted that the six areas would include: Facilitating investments. Strengthening linkages. Investing in human capital development. Diversifying the tourism product. Building out a supportive tourism infrastructure. Creating a Destination […]

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More Than $500 Million Set For Tourism-Related Projects

According to a JIS report, more than $500 million has been set aside for work on several tourism-related projects across the island during the 2022/23 fiscal year. This was disclosed by Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, during a recent meeting of the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives, which is deliberating the 2022/23 Estimates of Expenditure. Mr. Bartlett […]

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Minister — Tourism No Longer Business As Usual

Photo source: jis Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, is calling for a paradigm shift in the way that tourism is viewed in Jamaica. He said that as the country returns from the vagaries of the COVID-19 pandemic, “partners and all stakeholders” should be aware of the fact that never again will it “be business as usual.” He noted that […]

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Jamaica — Tourism On The Rebound

Jamaica’s tourism sector has started to rebound, with the island welcoming more than 211,000 visitors while generating US$231.9 million in foreign exchange earnings, since the reopening of its borders to international travelers on June 15. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, made the disclosure during the virtual launch of the two-day Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) Live 2020 exposition, on Monday (November […]