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Breaking Travel News interview: Harry Theocharis, minister of tourism, Greece | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Harry Theocharis, minister of tourism, Greece | Focus

Having taken a top title at the annual World Travel Awards Grand Final, Breaking Travel News here chats with Greek minister of tourism, Harry Theocharis, to find out how it feels to have won Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your recognition as the World’s Leading Tourist Board at the World Travel Awards. How does it […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, minister of tourism, the Philippines | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, minister of tourism, the Philippines | Focus

Voters at the World Travel Awards have recognised the Philippines with a duo of top titles. Here Breaking Travel News chats with minister of tourism, Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, to find out how the trophies will aid the recovery of the sector Breaking Travel News: Congratulations, the Philippines has been honoured as the best in the business […]

Jamaica tourism minister Bartlett honoured with Gusi Prize | News

Breaking Travel News interview: Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica | Focus

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has been awarded the prestigious Gusi Peace prize from the Gusi Foundation of Manila, Philippines. “I’m greatly honoured to be considered by the esteemed Gusi Foundation in this critical period of global history. “Certainly, our work with regards to tourism and global resilience has made a mark. “I […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, Jamaica | Focus

Jamaica is something of a bellwether for tourism in the Caribbean, usually attracting one in ten of the holidaymakers who visit the region each year. As such, the island has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with numbers tumbling in this year. But chatting to tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, there is a sense that […]

Jamaica minister of tourism calls for digital overhaul of sector | News

Jamaica minister of tourism calls for digital overhaul of sector | News

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has underscored the need for tourism interests around the world to embrace and leverage a new ‘smart tourism’ model. Only then could the sector return to success in the post-Covid-19 era, he argued. The minister was speaking at SAHIC – a two-day hotel investment conference taking place in […]

Jamaica minister of tourism argues sector will recover | News

Bartlett seeks to position Jamaica as resilience hotspot | News

Jamaican minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has reiterated his plans for the recovery of the sector in remarks issued in support of World Tourism Day. He said: “Today, we join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the global community in celebrating World Tourism Day.  “This theme this year, ‘Tourism and Rural Development,’ highlights […]

Segura Sancho appointed Costa Rica minister of tourism | News

Segura Sancho appointed Costa Rica minister of tourism | News

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has appointed Gustavo Segura Sancho to the role of minister of tourism. He will also step up as executive president of the Costa Rica Tourism Board, replacing María Amalia Revelo Raventós as head of the department. Segura Sancho has a degree in economics from the University of […]

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