Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett to attend global summit in Thailand

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett left the island on Sunday for Bangkok, Thailand where he will be among a rundown of powerful speakers at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) seventeenth Global Summit on April 27.

In transit to Thailand, Bartlett who likewise has engagements in Ethiopia and Dubai, says he is anticipating talking at what is doubtful the biggest and most prestigious tourism summit on the planet.

Bartlett”I am without a doubt regarded to impart the phase to some exceptionally regarded speakers … surely a portion of the greatest names in tourism and furthermore the travel business,” he said.

“I will utilize the chance to highlight all the great things we have been doing here in Jamaica and practically presenting the defense concerning why we ought to be a goal of decision for explorers.”

The Tourism Minister included that he will likewise utilize the chance to plug the forthcoming UNWTO Conference, which will be held in November at the Montego Bay Conference Center, in the western ward of St. James.

“The WTTC speaks to another open door for Jamaica to be highlighted on the world stage and before a group of people of key tourism chiefs,” Bartlett said.

“These are the movers and shakers in the travel and tourism industry… the sort of energy facilitates that we need on our side. An open door like this is significant and comes regularly,” he called attention to.

The summit will unite several pioneers from open and private part substances in travel and tourism worldwide to investigate the topic: ‘Changing Our World’, and how the division’s commitment to reasonable improvement can be expanded.

The line up of speakers additionally incorporates previous British Prime Minister, David Cameron; United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai; United States Travel Association President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Roger Dow; AirAsia CEO, Tony Fernandes; Travel Editor for CBS News, Peter Greenberg; President and CEO of Marriott International, Arne Sorenson; and President of Carnival Cruise Line, Christine Duffy.

Bartlett’s first stop abroad will be in Addis Ababa, on Monday to go to the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa, trailed by an abnormal state meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa.

He will then go to United Arab Emirates, Dubai, to go to the 42nd Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Middle East and the UNWTO and Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum on Tourism’s commitment to reasonable and comprehensive monetary development and enhancement in the MENA district on April 24.

While in Thailand, Bartlett will take an interest in a question and answer session, planned for April 26, which will be together facilitated by Secretary General of the UNWTO, Dr Taleb Rifai, and a delegate from the World Bank Group.

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