Jamaica and the Cayman Islands have initiated discussions to facilitate collaboration on tourism, in order to leverage the strong historical ties, plus synergies between the tourism sectors of both nations. Among the areas for potential cooperation are multi-destination tourism, airlift, enhancing border protocols, rationalizing airspace as well as resilience building.
Jamaica’s tourism sector has almost fully recovered from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett during a meeting with members of a special delegation from the Republic of Namibia, led by the African nation’s Minister in the Presidency, Hon. Christine Hoebes.
In a meeting with senior directors and advisors of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon Edmund Bartlett called for the use of tourism convergence to reposition the Commonwealth. The Minister’s call comes as destinations globally continue their recovery efforts from the fallout caused by Covid-19.
Jamaica’s second city has been ranked the top summer travel recovery city of 2022.
Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has listed tourism as one of Jamaica’s key investment priorities to a special delegation of some 70 private sector players and government officials from Saudi Arabia, at the Jamaica-Saudi Business Luncheon.