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Jamaica Ready For Investments and Development Of Sports Infrastructure.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is ready for investment in the development of sports infrastructure. Such investment, he said, will enable the country to attract mega sporting events and capitalise on that lucrative segment of the global tourism market. Minister Bartlett noted that while the island has hosted several major sporting events, it […]

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Jamaica Recording Estimated Gross Foreign Exchange Earnings of US$2.2 Billion, A 7.4 % Increase. And Three Million Arrivals Recorded, A 4.7% Increase

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is reporting increased tourist arrivals and earnings up to August of this year. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Jennifer Griffith, speaking at the official opening of the Puerto Seco Beach in Discovery Bay, St. Ann, on Saturday (September 22), said between January and August of this year, almost three […]

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Jamaica Capitalizing On Its Potential and Benefits from Gastronomy Tourism

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that the Ministry is taking strategic steps to ensure that Jamaica capitalises on its potential and benefits in a more significant way from gastronomy tourism. He noted that with a mouth-watering cuisine that is second to none, Jamaica stands to benefit significantly from an industry that the World Food […]

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Tourism Is Now Jamaica’s Best Bet In Quest To Attain Economic Prosperity.

With tourism having contributed approximately JA$62.2 billion in revenue to the Government coffers in 2017, accounting for 12.1 per cent of total recurrent revenue, stakeholders say the industry is now indisputably Jamaica’s best bet in the quest to attain economic prosperity. Portfolio Minister, Edmund Bartlett, who heads the many persons articulating this view, points to […]

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Tourism Sector Earned US$3B, And Placed US$1B In The Pockets Of Jamaicans

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has been the catalyst for the growth of the Jamaican economy, as it has enabled the value-added which lifted the gross domestic product and indeed the growth rate on an annual basis. Speaking at a Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation pilot review luncheon at the Montego Bay Convention […]

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Knutsford Express Will Expose Locals And Tourists To Jamaica’s Lesser Known Rural Attractions-Bartlett

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, says the expansion of service by ground transportation provider, Knutsford Express will serve to expose locals and tourists to Jamaica’s lesser known rural attractions. Mr. Bartlett, who was speaking at the official opening of the company’s Sangster International Airport depot in Montego Bay on Tuesday, said the ease of access […]

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Tourism Ministry To Roll Out Initiatives To Diversify Tourism Product Through Five Linkages Networks – Bartlett

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, has indicated that his Ministry will continue to roll out initiatives to diversify the tourism product through the five Linkages Networks – Gastronomy, Health and Wellness, Sports and Entertainment, Knowledge, and Shopping – to attract more visitors to the island as well as generate additional earnings.He added that while encouraging […]

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More Local Investment In European Plan (EP) Hotels Along The ‘Hip Strip’ Needed – Bartlett

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is calling for more local investment in European Plan (EP) hotels along Gloucester Avenue in Montego Bay, St. James, popularly known as the ‘Hip Strip’. Addressing members of the Montego Bay business sector in the city on July 28, the Minister said while he is not discouraging local […]

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Edmund Bartlett To Appoint Several Of Jamaica’s Honorary Consuls In Europe As, Unpaid, Tourism Advisors

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has signaled his intention to appoint several of Jamaica’s Honorary Consuls in Europe as, unpaid, Tourism Advisors to his office, as he works on boosting market share for tourists to Jamaica from several key European countries. Bartlett made the announcement following engagements with Honorary Consuls from around Europe at Jamaica’s […]

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