December 1, 2023

Minister Bartlett Chairs High-level UNWTO Meeting

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today chaired the high level 65th meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Commission for the Americas (CAM). During the virtual session he led a team of 22 Member States from across the Americas, in high-level discussions to develop a strategy for sustainable growth, as some tourism industries

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Global Tourism Resilience Centre arrives in Nepal

Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed the opening of the latest Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre outpost in Nepal. The mission of the centre is to carry out policy-relevant research and analysis on destination preparedness, management and recovery from disruptions that impact tourism and threaten economies. It will also play a

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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Responds to Bahamas Crisis….Sandals Foundation to Collaborate

KINGSTON, Jamaica; September 03, 2019: Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilise resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian. Speaking at a media briefing at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s New Kingston office today, the Minister stated that,

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Bartlett calls for global coordination in tourism reopening

Governments have been called on to agree a co-ordinated global and regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic to protect the future of the tourism sector. Speaking in the latest in a series of Edmund Bartlett Lectures leading industry academic and industry figures warned against countries becoming isolationist and protectionist. The online event earlier this month discussed

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Ministry of Tourism and Health JHTA Partnering to Provide Rooms for COVID-19 Patients

The Ministry of Tourism along with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (@themohwgovjm) and the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (@jhta_jamaica) have partnered to provide additional rooms for COVID-19 patients. Minister Tufton is supportive of this partnership and believes it will ease the burden on the already limited public health resources. Additionally, the JHTA President

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Tourism Resilience Centre to Drive Sector’s Recovery Post-Covid-19

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) will act as a reference point for information, communication, and research of best practices in tourism recovery, which will effectively provide the road map on where we need to go, to get back on our feet. The Centre will also work together with various stakeholders, to

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Tourism Ministry Working to Ease Corona Impact on Workers

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett provided some reassurance to tourism sector workers that the ministry continues to work with the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Nigel Clarke, to work out a financial package for the affected tourism workers. “All our stakeholders are also working together to develop and coordinate strategies for

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Multisectoral coordination for protecting Caribbean travel and tourism for novel Coronavirus

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) is working with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to promote a multisectoral coordinated response with academia, private and public health and tourism agencies for protecting Caribbean travel and tourism during the current coronavirus global crisis. The Caribbean boasts of the highest number of travellers per

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