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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that the rate of poverty has fallen significantly to a six year low of 17%.
In a statement to Parliament today (22 May), Dr Clarke noted that the Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions shows that poverty fell from 21.2% for calendar year 2015 to 17.1% in calendar year 2016, a fa.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 12:08:31 # Views :530

Bartlett presents Resort Areas with Satellite Phones at Start of Hurricane Season
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett today presented Destination Assurance Managers from each of the island’s resort areas with satellite phones designed to increase communication during major clima.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-06 14:33:28 # Views :529

Bartlett Announces Montego Bay Convention Centre Board
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced a series of senior appointments to the board of directors of the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC). This follows Cabinet approval for the owner.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 17:50:04 # Views :516

Unprecedented Tourism Growth Exceeding Targets
Tourism continues to experience unprecedented growth as the industry plays a lead role in the government’s growth agenda. With three years into a five-year expansion plan set by Tourism Minister, Hon .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-16 13:59:49 # Views :499

Manufacturers stand to benefit from Christmas in July Tradeshow - says Bartlett
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has issued an open call for manufacturers of locally produced corporate gifts to apply for the Tourism Linkages Network’s annual Christmas in July tradeshow, by .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-24 11:58:03 # Views :477

Exploring pathways to expanding Jamaica’s Tourism in Japan
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett in his meeting, today, with His Excellency Ricardo Allicock, Ambassador of Jamaica to Japan and Mr. Donovan White, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board, discusse.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-09-25 14:29:15 # Views :461

Jamaican Cuisine to Take Centre Stage in Thailand
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island tomorrow to participate in the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand. While there, the Minister will participate in.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 17:30:14 # Views :449

Bartlett and Shaw to Get More Local Products in Hotels
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry will be working closely with the new Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, to ensure that imports to .....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-06-26 11:35:46 # Views :446

Minister Bartlett to participate in South Korean Conferences
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island today to participate in the 9th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC) and the PATA Annual Summit in South Korea. While there, the Minister is ex.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-15 11:24:18 # Views :432

Jamaican Cuisine to Take Centre Stage in Thailand
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett leaves the island tomorrow to participate in the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand. While there, the Minister will participate in.....
Ministry of Tourism | 2018-05-29 17:21:10 # Views :387

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