December 2, 2023

Jamaica on Course to Generate Over US$4B in Record Tourism Earnings

Jamaica’s tourism sector continues to rebound strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic fallout, generating earnings of US$3.64 billion in 2022. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, made this disclosure during Tuesday’s (January 10) sitting of the House of Representatives. “We ended the year equalling the record-breaking earnings of tourism of US$3.64 billion, and the [2022/23] fiscal year,

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Jamaica to Host Historic Global Tourism Resilience Conference in February

Approximately 200 persons have been invited to physically attend the inaugural Global Tourism Resilience Conference, slated for February 15 to 17 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in St. Andrew. Other participants will be able to register at no cost and join virtually. This was announced by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund

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Holness to deliver keynote address at Global Tourism Resilience Conference

Prime Minister Andrew Holness will deliver the keynote address at the Global Tourism Resilience Conference next month. The conference is being held from February 15 to 17 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. Holness will address a slew of government ministers from several nation states, policy advisors, international travel

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The Delegation from the Republic of Namibia visit to the GTRCMC Headquarters

Some captured moments during the visit of the Delegation from the Republic of Namibia to the GTRCMC Headquarters at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, last week. The Centre, is designed to help vulnerable countries globally to recover quickly from natural disasters. It targets destination preparedness, management, and recovery from disruptions and/or

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Global Tourism Resilience Centre to Establish Satellite Centre at George Brown College in Canada

The GTRCMC was established in 2018 by the Hon. Edmund Bartlett and Dr. Taleb Rafai (Former Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization) as a global think tank that focuses exclusively on building resilience and managing crises that disrupt tourism. George Brown College will become the first Canadian partner of the Centre and

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Jamaica wins major accolades at World Travel Awards Winners Day

Fleming Villa at GoldenEye has been named the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa.’ Round Hill Hotel & Villas has been dubbed the ‘World’s Leading Villa Resort.’ The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), based at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, secured the award for the ‘World’s Leading Tourism Initiative … read

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