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SECTORAL PRESENTATION 2014-2015 PRESENTED BY HON. DAMION CRAWFORD, MP MINISTER OF STATE, MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND ENTERTAINMENT JUNE 10, 2014

Theme: Progressing on the Path of Progress

Salutations

Mr. Speaker, I am honored to make this, my third contribution to the Sectoral Debate. I thank the Honourable Prime Minister for her confidence in my ability to carry out the duties as State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment. I accept this...

Talking Points For Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett at the Tourism Linkages Network Strategy Session Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning.
  • It is my pleasure to welcome you to this special Tourism Linkages Network Strategy Session.  My hope is that this morning’s meeting will be an engaging, interactive and insightful session as we discuss our vision, examine...

TALKING POINTS BY MINISTER OF TOURISM, HON. EDMUND BARTLETT AT THE ECONOMIC GROWTH COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

  • Delivering on the commitment to generate growth and foster prosperity is the key objective of the Government. One of our main goals is to ensure the sustainable development of our nation and an improved standard of living for every Jamaican.
  • The tourism industry will be instrumental in achieving these targets. It is a sector that has the potential to:
    • Stimulate...

SECTORAL PRESENTATION 2014-2015 PRESENTED BY HON. DR. WYKEHAM MCNEILL, MP MINISTER OF TOURISM AND ENTERTAINMENT MAY 27, 2014

Theme: Tourism: Delivering on its Promise of Opportunities and Growth

Salutations

Mr. Speaker, it is a great privilege to be elected as a representative of the people. I therefore begin by thanking God for blessing me with the health and strength to fulfil the role.

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Talking Points For Adam Stewart Chairman - Tourism Linkages Council at the Linkages Network Strategy Session Wednesday, August 10, 2016

How is the linkages network organized?

  • The Tourism Linkages Council was established in June 2013 and comprises key public and private sector partners, which oversees the coordination and implementation of effective and sustainable strategies to strengthen and facilitate linkages.
  • The council also comprises seven Linkages...

TALKING POINTS FOR MINISTER OF TOURISM, HON. EDMUND BARTLETT AT THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF REGGAE SUMFEST WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016

  • Reggae Sumfest is major event on the international music calendar.
  • That this event is in its 24th year is proof that it is one of the world’s premier music festivals.
  • The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) estimates 6,000 visitors come to the island for the festival each year.
  • It has significantly enhanced Jamaica’s international profile as more...

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, Minister of Tourism & Entertainment, at the Investiture of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica, King’s House, Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In the creative language of writers, today can truly be regarded as a red letter day in Jamaica’s cultural history, the significance of which will not be lost on those who understand and appreciate the immense value of the written and spoken word.

It is wonderful to be here today for the official installation of eminent academic and renowned poet, Professor Mervyn Morris as Poet...

Talking Points For Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett at the One World Ska & Rocksteady Music Festival Press Launch Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Knutsford Court Hotel

Salutations:

Colleague Minister, members of the media, ladies and gentlemen…good morning.

  • I am honoured to be here today to participate in the official launch of the One World Ska & Rocksteady Music Festival, the...

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