Minister of tourism for Jamaica, Edmund Bartlett is a powerful voice in international hospitality. Here he tells Breaking Travel News what must be done to halt the coronavirus pandemic and for the tourism sector to recover from the damage wrought
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has argued the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre will be charged with driving the recovery of tourism in the destination and elsewhere in the region post Covid-19.
Nestled between the lush rolling hills of Montego Bay and the glistening Caribbean Sea, Eclipse at Half Moon is a celebration of authentic Jamaican culture reflecting its surrounding natural beauty.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Carol Slee, senior vice president of sales and marketing at The Palms Jamaica. With a new James Bond film featuring the island destination set to hit cinemas this summer, she tells us about the exciting year ahead.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has paid a flying visit to Kenyatta University to review progress towards the setting up of a Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre.
Jamaica has been ranked second in the world for the prioritisation of travel and tourism by the World Economic Forum. The ranking, which was welcomed by Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for the Caribbean destination, was highlighted in the latest Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index.
Marriott has signed contracts with hotel developers to open two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean - an 800-room Marriott Hotel in Jamaica and a 283-room Autograph Collection on Curaçao.