UNWTO-conference-in-JamaicaJamaican Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett said that the ‘UNWTO, Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism’ will be held in November in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This conference of prime importance has received full endorsements from over 21 African Ministers from the UNWTO Commission for Africa.

To quote Minister Bartlett, “My visit to Africa has been a resounding success in terms of the approaches we have made to the African Ministers through their Commission and the responses they have given us in regards to the conference. We are very pleased to have the endorsement of 21 Ministers and we were assured that another 15 or so will also participate.”

Minister Bartlett has been using these engagements in Africa for discussing possible partnerships for sustainable tourism for development with potential investors, donor agencies, the academic community and other tourism stakeholders, who will be targeted to attend the upcoming global conference.


Source: Travelandtourworld.com