Jamaica’s Tourism Minister to strengthen relations with Japan


Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett presented a token of appreciation to Special Envoy for Japan’s EXPO 2025, Masaki Iwakura during a courtesy call to the Ministry of Tourism’s New Kingston Office on July 4, 2018.

The courtesy call was to officially invite Minister Bartlett to participate in Tourism EXPO Japan, which is slated for September 20-23, 2018 in Tokyo Japan. Sharing in the moment were Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Jennifer Griffith and Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board, Mr. Donovan White.

During the discussions, Minister Bartlett highlighted key initiatives such as the establishment of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and programs to boost Small and Medium-Sized Tourism Enterprises, as areas that exist for partnership between the two countries.