The UNWTO Affiliate Members Board has elected
Mr. Edmund Bartlett as Chairman.
Mr. Bartlett, former Minister of
Tourism of Jamaica (2007-2011), is the Co-Founder of CTICo.
Besides his career in tourism, for which he was named Man of the
Year in 2009 by the Jamaica Observer, Mr. Bartlett has championed
the cause of education and capacity building throughout his
career. He is the Founder of the Jamaican Foundation for Children,
which he continues to support.
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 CARICOMís 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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