UNWTO Affiliate Members Board Elects New Chairman

The UNWTO Affiliate Members Board has elected Mr. Edmund Bartlett as its new chairman at the Board’s meeting held recently at the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM), London, United Kingdom.

Mr. Bartlett, former Minister of Tourism of Jamaica (2007-2011), is the Co-Founder of CTICo.

Mr. Bartlett is the Founder of the Jamaican Foundation for Children, which he continues to support and has championed the cause of education and capacity building throughout his career.

As a Minister of Tourism of Jamaica, he served as a member of the UNWTO Executive Council, representing the Americas as well as Vice-Chairman of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas and Chairman of CARICOM’s Sub-Committee in the areas of Tourism and Transportation/Civil Aviation.

He has also served as Vice President for the World Conference on Cultural Policies and as a Vice-Chairman of the UN International Youth Year Advisory Committee during International Youth Year.

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