Jamaica Tourism News

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

8 November 2017 Videos

With the UNWTO set to arrive in Jamaica later this month, minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett here tells Breaking Travel News how signification the event will be for Caribbean hospitality. He also tells us about the growth in visitor numbers to the island and a host of new products that are set to come on to the market in 2018.

Dimitris Kosvogiannis, general manager, Melia Braco Village

Dimitris Kosvogiannis, general manager, Melia Braco Village

7 November 2017 Videos

With much of the Caribbean hit by a series of hurricanes earlier this year, Dimitris Kosvogiannis, general manager at Melia Braco Village, tells Breaking Travel News that Jamaica escaped largely unscathed. Looking to the future, he enthuses about the coming UNWTO event in the Caribbean hotspot and what it means for the development of the tourism sector.

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.