Having welcomed record numbers of visitors to the island in 2018, Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, celebrates with Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. He also tells editor Chris O’Toole about his ambition to return the proceeds of the hospitality sector to the people of the country.
The agency will be responsible for spearheading the destination’s inspired and aggressive campaign efforts, showcasing Jamaica’s distinct offerings and further driving the consistent and impressive tourism growth the island has experienced in the last decade.
Having been recognised with the title of Caribbean’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre by the World Travel Awards, Karron Benjamin, interim general manager at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.
Mavoy Smith, director of sales for the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica, tells Breaking Travel News about the facility, what it offers to tourism in the Caribbean and how important it is to host events such as the Caribbean Travel Marketplace.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association officially opened the show earlier at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. The event will be held in collaboration with the Jamaica ministry of tourism, the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association and the Jamaica Tourist Board.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has revealed the Caribbean island saw record arrivals and earnings for the period December 21st-24th.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, celebrates with Breaking Travel News as the Caribbean destination claims a host of top titles at the World Travel Awards.