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SECTORAL PRESENTATION 2015-2016 BY HON. DR. WYKEHAM MCNEILL, MINISTER OF TOURISM AND ENTERTAINMENT, APRIL 14, 2015

 

TOURISM WORKING FOR JAMAICA

OPENING REMARKS

Mr. Speaker,

I consider it a great honour to have been asked by the Most Honourable Prime Minister to open the Sectoral Debate for the 2015/2016 financial year.

It is a real privilege to serve as an elected representative of the people and I thank God for blessing...

Talking Points For Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Welcome Reception Moravian Church World-Wide Synod Friday, August 12, 2016

SALUTATIONS:

  • Chairman
  • Director of Tourism, Mr. Paul Pennicook and other members of the JTB team
  • His Worship The Mayor, Councillor Glendon Harris
  • The Rev.  Dr. Errol Connor - President of the Synod
  • The Rev. Robert Hopcroft -...

TALKING POINTS FOR MINISTER OF TOURISM, HON. EDMUND BARTLETT AT THE INAUGUAL MEETING OF THE EXPANDED TOURISM LINKAGES COUNCIL THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning.
  • It is my pleasure to welcome you to the first meeting of the newly expanded Tourism Linkages Council.
  • I have appointed ten new members whose experience, expertise and passion from across diverse industries will complement the existing skill set within the Council.  The team will be ably led by newly appointed Chairman, Adam...

Timeshare Vacations Bill Piloted by Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill

Mr Speaker it is my pleasure to start the debate on the Timeshare Vacations Bill.

As you know Jamaica is keen on developing a more sophisticated tourism product, one that also embraces the timeshare/vacation ownership market.  

Research has shown that Vacation Ownership is one of the fastest growing sectors of the global hospitality industry, and that there is a huge and...

TALKING POINTS FOR MINISTER OF TOURISM, HON. EDMUND BARTLETT AT THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE COME CELBRATE JESUS GOSPEL CONCERT AT IBEROSTAR ROSE HALL SUITES, MONTEGO BAY FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

Salutations...

  • For the second time in one week I am having the pleasure of officially launching a music event, albeit it different genres.  On Tuesday morning, I addressed the entertainment fraternity at the launch of the 1st Annual One World Ska & Music Festival and today I have the honour of endorsing the Come Celebrate Jesus Gospel Concert,...

TALKING POINTS FOR MINISTER OF TOURISM, HON. EDMUND BARTLETT AT THE INAUGURAL MEETING OF THE TOURISM COMPETITIVENESS TASK FORCE TEF BOARDROOM THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning.
  • It is my pleasure to welcome you to the inaugural meeting of the Tourism Competitiveness Task Force.
  • The focus of the Ministry of Tourism and our Agencies is to reposition tourism to generate higher growth rates in both visitor arrivals and earnings.
  • Our targets:
    • Secure 5 million visitors by 2021...

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...

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