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Minister Edmund Bartlett Calls for Caribbean Integration to Promote Regional InvestmentBusiness Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Minister Edmund Bartlett Calls for Caribbean Integration to Promote Regional Investment

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Minister Edmund Bartlett Calls for Caribbean Integration: Caribbean government ministers and senior officials of investment promotion agencies are being implored to embrace regional collaboration and harmonization of policies as a valuable strategy to promoting investment in the region. The charge came from Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett in his keynote address at the ‘Ministerial...Read More
Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community TourismFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Travel News 

Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community Tourism

Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Airbnb Changes Jamaica’s Community Tourism: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Airbnb has revolutionised the concept of community tourism, with Jamaica benefiting greatly from what has become a very lucrative value-added market. Speaking at the opening ceremony for the 10th staging of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF)-sponsored Taste of Jamaica event at the...Read More
Tourism Earnings Up 10.98 Per CentBusiness Caribbean News Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Politics 

Tourism Earnings Up 10.98 Per Cent

JAMAICA (JIS)- Tourism Earnings Up 10.98 Per Cent: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is reporting gross foreign exchange earnings of US$2.34 billion for the first 10 months of the year, representing a 10.8 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2016. The figure puts the country in good position to reach the US$3-million mark for the year. “So,...Read More
Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive GrowthFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth

  GUEST SPEAKER: Hon. Edmond Bartlett – Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth MEDIA ADVISORY   WHO:               Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce WHAT:             Press Briefing: United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships     ...Read More
Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from TourismHeadline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News People Politics Western Jamaica News 

Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from Tourism

Jamaica (JIS)- Initiatives Will be Put in Place for More Persons to Benefit from Tourism: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says initiatives will be put in place to widen the net of people benefiting from the tourism industry in terms of ownership and employment. “Tourism is a viable sector that can benefit all of us,” he said, adding that if...Read More
Labour Day Project 2017 – Barrett Town Face LiftFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Western Jamaica News 

Labour Day Project 2017 – Barrett Town Face Lift

Barrett Town, St James (McKoy’s News) – Barrett Town Face Lift: The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) will be sprucing up the community of Barrett Town in St. James for Labour Day 2017.  The scope of work which will be undertaken at the Barrett Town community and health centres, include painting, planting of trees and general upgrade and beautification of...Read More
Work Being Done in Resort Areas for the PeopleFeatured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaica Vacation Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News 

Work Being Done in Resort Areas for the People

Resort Areas – Photo: PM Hon. Andrew Holness, Center (4th left) Breaking Ground in for housing in Negril. Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says work being carried out in the resort areas is being done on behalf of the people, and not solely in the name of tourism. “When we develop ourselves and when we develop our communities we...Read More
Gov’t Gives US$14 Million to Upgrade Ocho Rios PortBusiness Featured News Jamaica Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Travel News 

Gov’t Gives US$14 Million to Upgrade Ocho Rios Port

In anticipation of larger cruise vessels coming to Jamaica, US$14 million has been allocated to improve port facilities in Ocho Rios, says Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Mr. Bartlett told JIS News that two mega liners, one from Carnival and the other from Norwegian Cruise Line, are slated to call on Jamaica in November of this year and the...Read More
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