“We will be networking and securing new investment opportunities. A key meeting we hope to have is one with INVEROTEL as well as Melia regarding their investments in Jamaica and the continuation of relevant projects,” he added.
Organizers indicate that at its 2020 staging, FITUR surpassed its participation record with some 11,040 companies from 165 countries and regions, 150,011 trade visitors and 111,089 visitors from the general public. This year’s event will be a ‘Tourism Recovery Special Edition’.
The Minister will then travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to participate in the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Tourism Recovery Summit as well as the 47th Meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Middle East, to be held on May 26 and 27, respectively.
Bartlett will also use this visit to continue discussions with Saudi officials on tourism cooperation and investment. Toerisme op Jamaika Minister Bartlett left the island on May 17 and will return on May 30, 2021.