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Edmund Bartlett harmony of tourism and culture is important for sustainability of the industry

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Jamaican Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett said that tourism is but the marketing of culture, as the product that the visitors consume on their visits to destinations, are the cultural assets of the people.
“Harmony of tourism and culture therefore, is essential for the sustainability of the industry, which is now the fastest growing economic activity globally, representing 10% of global GDP, employing 1:11 of the global workforce and 35% of trade in services,” said Mr. Bartlett.
Minister Bartlett further stated that over the past 50 years, tourism has grown fifty fold from...
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