US Ambassador Visits Jamaica’s Minister Of Tourism 

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (left) makes a point as he engages United States Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency, N. Nick Perry in discussion on how Jamaica and the United States can better collaborate in recovery efforts following disruptions, as well as other areas of tourism cooperation.

Ambassador Perry paid a courtesy call on Minister Bartlett at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) on Sept. 7.

During the session, Minister Bartlett stressed that the United States remains the largest source market for the tourism sector, accounting for some 80% of visitors to Jamaica.

The Minister added that it would be prudent for both countries to partner in efforts to build tourism resilience and enhance destination assurance.

For his part, Ambassador Perry, who is Jamaica-born, said he is keen on examining ways to bolster the relationship between both countries and boost the tourism industry.