Jamaica Tourist Board News

John Lynch, chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board

John Lynch, chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board

28 November 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News chats with John Lynch, director at the Jamaica Tourist Board, about the value of the hospitality sector to the Caribbean country and how important the arrival of the UNWTO is likely to be for the success of the sector on the island.

Minister Bartlett welcomes global hospitality sector to Jamaica

Minister Bartlett welcomes global hospitality sector to Jamaica

27 November 2017 Travel Events News Tourism News

Jamaican minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett has welcomed delegates to the Montego Bay Convention Centre for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism. With more than 1,300 delegates registered to attend over three days, the event will be the largest of its kind ever to take place in the Caribbean.

John Lynch, chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board

John Lynch, chairman, Jamaica Tourist Board

10 November 2017 Videos

With the country seeing record visitor numbers, new airlift, and a host of new attractions, Jamaica Tourist Board chairman John Lynch here tells Breaking Travel News about a great year for the Caribbean tourism hotspot. He also discusses recognition as the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards and what the accolade means to him and his team.

Roaring success for Jamaica Travel Market in UK

Roaring success for Jamaica Travel Market in UK

For the second year running, the Jamaica Tourist Board hosted its own tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. The two-day event focused solely on the island and again provided the ideal business-to-business platform for British tour operators and agents to meet with Jamaican suppliers and partners directly.

Breaking Travel News investigates: UNWTO celebrates World Tourism Day

Breaking Travel News investigates: UNWTO celebrates World Tourism Day

27 September 2017 Focus

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is seeking to raise awareness of sustainability in the hospitality sector as it celebrates World Tourism Day. World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980 as the day in which the statutes of the World Tourism Organisation entered into force.

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.