Jamaica Tourist Board News
Montego Bay is reported top recovering destination this summer
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that record numbers of British travellers have visited the island in the first four months of this year and predicts a return to pre-pandemic levels.
Montego Bay, Jamaica tops summer destination cities
Jamaica’s second city has been ranked the top summer travel recovery city of 2022.
Jamaica’s Ed Bartlett calls for regional airline to boost Caribbean tourism
Chairman of the OAS Inter-American Committee on Tourism (CITUR) and Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett sees the need for an effective regional airline to boost tourism in the Caribbean.
Tourism is investment priority, says Jamaica’s Prime Minister Holness
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.
Record delegation of Middle East investors to visit Jamaica
Efforts by Jamaica and Saudi Arabia to facilitate cooperation and investment in tourism have hit top gear with Jamaica set to welcome its largest delegation of potential investors from the Middle East this week.
Jamaica House to light up Birmingham during 2022 Commonwealth Games
The spirit of Jamaica will come to Birmingham this summer with an exciting hospitality pop-up called Jamaica House, coinciding with the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Bartlett supports vision of a sustainable tourism economy by 2030
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has given his support to the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy’s (Ocean Panel) vision of accomplishing a viable tourism economy in less than 10 years.
Minister Bartlett laments Passing of former tourism minister Francis Tulloch
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has expressed condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Francis Tulloch, who passed away on Thursday.
Jamaica welcomes new Inter Caribbean Airways service to Ocho Rios
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.
Collaboration key to creating Caribbean jobs, says WTTC
The WTTC has revealed the Caribbean’s travel sector could generate 1.3 million jobs over the next decade, if governments and the private sector enhance intra-regional cooperation.
Jamaica tourism to collaborate on mental health resilience
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.
Small and medium tourism businesses key to Jamaica’s tourism resilience
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the creation of policies to build resilience and capacity of local small and medium tourism enterprises is key for government.