Jamaica Tourist Board 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.

Edmund Bartlett, tourism minister, Jamaica

Edmund Bartlett, tourism minister, Jamaica

2 May 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks with Edmund Bartlett, tourism minister for Jamaica, at Arabian Travel Market 2017. On the agenda are the significance of the Middle East as a source market for the Caribbean, his work with the World Travel & Tourism Council, and the importance of sustainability in the hospitality sector.

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

4 March 2017 Videos

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica, talks to Breaking Travel News about his ambitions for hospitality in the Caribbean, the development of Trench Town as a cultural centre, and the significance of the island’s people to the success of the local tourism sector.

Jamaica Tourist Board signs Airbnb partnership

Jamaica Tourist Board signs Airbnb partnership

The Jamaica Tourist Board and Airbnb have signed a major agreement to promote tourism to the island, highlight the country’s unique history and culture, and position Airbnb for continued growth in this world class tourist destination. This is Airbnb’s second major partnership agreement in the Caribbean.

WTM 2016: Edmond Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

WTM 2016: Edmond Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica

13 November 2016 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Edmond Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica at World Travel Market 2016. Returning to office earlier this year, minister Bartlett reveals how the UK has grown in importance as a source market for the destination while also presenting the latest headlines from the hospitality sector.

Jamaica to hosts gastronomy seminar

Jamaica to hosts gastronomy seminar

The Jamaica’s ministry of tourism –backed Tourism Linkages Network is collaborating with the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association, the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, Seprod, Appliance Traders and other partner entities to host a special gastronomy seminar. The move is part of the ministry’s continued effort to strengthen linkages and increase business between the tourism industry and local suppliers of goods and services from other sectors.