Jamaica Tourist Board News

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.

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.