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Uniting for Resilience: Highlights from the 2nd Global Tourism Resilience Day Conference

Amidst the sun-kissed shores of Montego Bay, Jamaica, the world witnessed a remarkable gathering of minds and hearts at the 2nd Global Tourism Resilience Day Conference. Held on February 16th and 17th, 2024, at the prestigious Montego Bay Convention Centre, the event marked a pivotal moment in the tourism industry’s journey towards fortitude and sustainability […]

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UN Tourism Partners with Newly Rebranded Global Tourism Resilience Centre

Jamaica’s position as a leader in tourism resilience building has been further bolstered following the announcement that UN Tourism (formerly UNWTO) has forged a major partnership with the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), which is being rebranded as the Global Tourism Resilience Centre (GTRC). It was also outlined that UN Tourism will

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Bartlett hands over first Global Tourism Resilience Award

The nations of Qatar, The Maldives and The Philippines, the (UAE) United Arab Emirates’ DP World and airport handling company, Dnata, made history last weekend when they became the first recipients of the Global Tourism Resilience Award in Dubai. Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, founder and chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management

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Jamaica to launch Global Tourism Resilience Institute

Jamaica is to launch the first ever Global Tourism Resilience Institute that will coincide with the observance of Global Tourism Resilience Day on February 17, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced.. Bartlett, addressing the launch of the Global Tourism Resilience Conference to be held February 15-17, said the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

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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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