Jamaica has welcome the inaugural weekly flight from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (PLS), into Ian Fleming International Airport (OCJ) in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, by Inter Caribbean Airways. The ccasion marks the first scheduled commercial flight into Ian Fleming International Airport since renovation in 2011.
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Honourable Edmund Bartlett has announced that his Ministry and the Ministry of Health and Wellness will begin to collaborate in the area of mental health resilience. The announcement follows a mental health workshop that was spearheaded by the Jamaica Tourist Board’s Visitor Relations Unit at Iberostar in Montego Bay.
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the return of Jamaica’s premier music festival, Reggae Sumfest to the island’s calendar of events. Known as the greatest reggae show in the world, it will take place at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, July 18-23.
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Donovan White, have met with World Free Zones Organization, Chairman, Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, in Dubai ahead of World Free Zones Organization Annual International Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place at Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica 13-17 June 2022.
Emirates Airlines is now selling seats to Jamaica, in a historic first for the country and for the Caribbean. The announcement follows a meeting between Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman & Chief Executive, Emirates Airline, at ATM 2022.
Tourism ministers from across the world convened at ATM’s Middle East Tourism Investment Summit 2022 to spotlight opportunities for Arabian tourism and the role of technology in elevating tourism experiences. Speakers included Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan and Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica.
The Hon Edmund Bartlett, Founder & Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) has signed a letter of intent with Bournemouth University focussing on safeguarding tourism in Africa and the Caribbean. The two centres will share projects and foster public private partnerships in tourism resilience.