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Look to Asia as next frontier for travelers

As the Caribbean looks to grow its tourism market, a senior executive of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has urged the region to look to Asia as its next frontier. UNWTO’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Xi Jing, himself an Asian, yesterday outlined the tremendous potential of the market, especially targeting

Tourism and the global sustainable development: Minister Bartlett’s remarks on Day 2 of UNWTO conference

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett delivered the following remarks on Day 2 of UNWTO Global Conference: • The quest to achieve sustainable development dominates the national policy agendas of most countries across the world. The United Nations in 2016 expanded its original global development mandate – the Millennium Development Goals – to give increased

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai makes Jamaica proud

UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai told the packed audience that he felt the pride Jamaicans had for their beautiful country, when he heard the presentation of the national anthem this morning, before delivering the following remarks at the opening ceremony of the Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism: Prime Minister,

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai has a message for Caribbean Tourism Stakeholders

The UNWTO conference on jobs & inclusive growth at the Montego Bay Convention Center in Jamaica has been going overtime today. Among the many celebrities speaking Monday afternoon was outgoing UNWTO Secretary General Dr. Taleb Rifai explaining tourism resilience. The UNWTO Secretary-General said travel and tourism are bringing us together and it makes it a

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister delivers address at UNWTO conference opening

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett delivered the following address at the opening of the UNWTO Global Conference on Sustainable Tourism at Montego Bay Convention Center on November 27, 2017: • It is indeed a great honor and tremendous privilege to be opening this very monumental UNWTO international tourism conference, which is the first of

Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism

Tomorrow in Montego Bay, Jamaica the UNWTO Summit on Jobs and Inclusive Growth will start. Delegated are arriving today (Sunday) from around the world. Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, SUNx Co-founder, Professor Geoffrey Lipman is one of them and will present 3 innovative ways to help Caribbean Tourism respond to the climate led Hurricane disasters. Lipman

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