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JAMAICA | Bartlett appeals to Jamaicans to fill hotels with Rediscover Jamaica campaign

KINGSTON,  Jamaica July 24, 2020 - A‘Rediscover Jamaica’ campaign, which encourages Jamaicans to taste, see, feel and enjoy the country’s tourism product, has been launched by Jamaica's tourism ministry, as it seeks to fill the many Jamaican hotels now  ailing as a result of the lack of patronage due to  the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | Preparations in High Gear for the Reopening of Jamaica’s Tourism Sector

MONTEGO BAY,  June 6, 2020 - Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has lauded local tourism partners for the high level of preparation evident in key sub-sectors of the tourism industry to protect tourism workers and visitors from the threat posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), ahead of the phased reopening of the sector.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | COVID-19-Resilient Corridor Established For Tourists

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, June 5, 2020 - As the Government makes plans to resume operations within the tourism industry come June 15, the Ministry of Tourism has established a “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-resilient corridor”, restricting the movement of visitors to the Northern end of the island.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | Who Protects Worker's Health, as Tourism Industry Opens?

MONTEGO BAY, June 1, 2020 - With the opening of Jamaica’s borders to international visitors on June 15, there is widespread concern that uncontrolled access by visitors to Jamaica’s tourism product may expose the island’s tourism workers to a-symptomatic covid-19 virus carriers to the detriment of our product.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

Jamaica In Dialogue With Key Tourism Partners

KINGSTON, March 24, 2020 - Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) will be charged with driving the recovery of tourism in Jamaica and elsewhere in the region post COVID-19.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism
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