Jamaica Tourism News

Breaking Travel News interview: Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett

Breaking Travel News interview: Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett

10 August 2017 Focus

As national icon Usain Bolt takes his bow from athletics, Jamaican tourism minister Edmund Bartlett tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole how important he has been as an ambassador for the hospitality sector. Also on the agenda are plans to develop the human capital of Jamaica to support the booming hospitality sector and the growth of new source markets in Asia and Latin America.

Half Moon set for $75m renovation this summer

Half Moon set for $75m renovation this summer

20 March 2017 Hotel News

World-renowned Jamaican resort Half Moon has revealed it will undergo an extensive 18-month renovation, beginning in May 2017. This phase follows the 2015 refurbishment of the award-winning Sugar Mill Restaurant, resort lobby, Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed golf course and the introduction of the popular Lester’s Café.

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

7 December 2016 Videos

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica is recognised by the World Travel Awards for his three decades of hospitality leadership in the Caribbean and reveals his plans for the coming year.

Jamaica Travel Market set for debut in September

Jamaica Travel Market set for debut in September

For the first time, the Jamaica Tourist Board will host the destination’s own tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, on the September 29th-30th at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. The event will provide the ideal business-to-business platform for British tour operators and agents to meet with Jamaican suppliers and partners directly.

Half Moon set to welcome return of Sugar Mill Restaurant

Half Moon set to welcome return of Sugar Mill Restaurant

23 March 2016 Hotel News

This month sees Half Moon, a luxury resort in Montego Bay, re-launch the Sugar Mill Restaurant, one of the most renowned fine dining establishments in Jamaica. Serving up an array of authentic Jamaican dishes with a modern day twist, The Sugar Mill Restaurant is committed to delivering a zestful culinary experience, cultivating seasonal, locally grown produce from the resort’s herb and vegetable garden.