Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has embarked on an oversees tour to boost the recovering travel sector in the Caribbean. His first port-of-call will be the United Arab Emirates.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Essie Gardner, commissioner general of the Jamaica Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020, to find out more about the outsized impact the Caribbean destination has on global culture. With food and music the focal point of the offering, she tells Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, about her ambitions for the one-of-a-kind event in the United Arab Emirates
Jamaica Tourist Board representatives have joined the world premiere for the new James Bond film, No Time To Die. The event led a series of premieres in 57 cities across the globe.
Created by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation UK & Europe, the event will bring buyers and suppliers together and provide the opportunity to grow business and learn more about the region.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has said he expects the destination to make a full recovery from the impact of Covid-19 by 2023.
Jamaica has confirmed that TUI UK will be re-starting flights from the UK this Thursday. This follows news that fully vaccinated Brits no longer need to quarantine on return from amber destinations.
Jamaica will seek to reinvent itself as “cleaner and greener” destination in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to tourism minister Edmund Bartlett.
The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has expressed an interest in collaborating with its Caribbean neighbours on tourism-enhancing initiatives.
Jamaica Tourist Board is launching a new interactive weekly webinar for travel trade, to share destination updates, trivia and travel protocol information in an engaging way for agents and partners.
Jamaica has reopened its borders to UK-based travellers. The decision comes after flights to the Caribbean island were banned for several months in the wake of skyrocketing Covid-19 cases in Europe.
Couples who show proof of a wedding cancellation between April-December last year can enter to win an ultimate four-night honeymoon to Moon Palace Jamaica.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has argued more should be done to distribute Covid-19 vaccines to those in need in order to rapidly restart the global tourism sector