Edmund Bartlett News

Jamaica elected to UNWTO leadership positions

Jamaica elected to UNWTO leadership positions

Jamaica’s position as a leader in the global tourism arena has been further bolstered after the destination was elected to serve in several key leadership positions within the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett revealed: “Jamaica has been elected to serve as vice president for the 19th General Assembly of the UNWTO now underway in South Korea and as Jamaica’s representative I will again preside over several sessions of the Assembly.”

Jamaica powers through downturn

Jamaica powers through downturn

5th Feb 2010 Tourism News

The Caribbean’s tourist leaders have a golden opportunity to become creators of a new tourism architecture that will drive tourism in the region. That was a key message to emerge from the third Annual Tourism Outlook Seminar, held at the Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica.

CHA 2010 spotlight: Ed Bartlett

CHA 2010 spotlight: Ed Bartlett

4th Jan 2010 Focus

In the first of a series of interviews ahead of Caribbean Marketplace 2010, BTN talks to the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister for Tourism on his plans for 2010.

Jamaica’s Ed Bartlett named man of the year

Jamaica’s Ed Bartlett named man of the year

30th Dec 2009 Tourism News

Edmund Barlett, Jamaica’s Minister for Tourism, has beat the likes of sprinting superstar Usain Bolt to be voted “Man of Year 2009” by the Jamaica Observer, capping a year which has seen his island’s tourism economy power through the global downturn through savvy initiatives.