Minister Bartlett Receives CHTA President’s Award for Caribbean Excellence in Tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has been acknowledged for his stellar contribution to the regional tourism trade. The Minister acquired the Caribbean Resort and Tourism Affiliation’s prestigious President’s Award for Caribbean Excellence in Tourism throughout the Journey Discussion board and Awards luncheon held at Sandals Royal Barbados Tuesday (Could 9).

Nicola Madden-Greig, Edmund Bartlett, Vanessa Ledesma-Berrios
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett (C) accepts the President’s Award for Caribbean Excellence in Tourism from President of the Caribbean Resort and Tourism Affiliation (CHTA), Mrs. Nicola Madden-Greig (L). Sharing within the second is Vanessa Ledesma-Berrios, Performing CEO & Director Normal CHTA.

“The Caribbean Resort and Tourism Affiliation is acutely conscious that resilience strengthens Caribbean tourism, and it’s a message that has reached all corners of the area and the world largely due to the efforts of 1 man, the Honourable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s dynamic Minister of Tourism. This is without doubt one of the many explanation why we honour him at this time,” mentioned President of the CHTA, Mrs. Nicola Madden-Greig.

One in all Minister Bartlett’s notable worldwide successes was the institution of The World Tourism Resilience and Disaster Administration Centre (GTRCMC), which assembles distinguished worldwide specialists to look at resilience from a number of viewpoints, a well timed and far wanted discussion board for the examination of the important thing components wanted to strengthen the area’s main financial driver, tourism.

Recognition for Onerous Work

“It’s all the time good to be acknowledged to your laborious work and dedication, however this award is further particular as it’s coming from my regional companions who I’ve labored shoulder to shoulder with for a few years to enhance our tourism expertise and in the end arrivals and earnings,” mentioned Minister Bartlett.

Mr Bartlett was additionally cited as an advocate for harmonizing cooperation and collaboration amongst Caribbean nations and has referred to as for a single use visa to encourage guests to journey to a number of locations within the area.

He has additionally inspired the bigger worldwide airways to dedicate extra flights to the Caribbean. Stressing it was doable to compete in addition to cooperate with one another, he coined the phrase “co-petition.”

“There may be far more work to be accomplished and I consider that the Caribbean is poised for even better achievements in tourism,” added Minister Bartlett.

“Tourism within the Caribbean and Jamaica are that significantly better off for having an revolutionary thought chief like Minister Bartlett and all of us wholeheartedly congratulate him,” mentioned Donovan White, Director of Tourism.


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