Photo Release – Minister Bartlett Breaks Ground for New Ice Cream Shop at Devon House

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (2nd right, foreground), Chairman of Devon House Development Company, Geoffrey Messado (right, foreground), and Executive Director of Devon House, Janet Taylor (2nd left, foreground) are all smiles as they officially break ground for the construction of a new ice cream shop at the historic Devon House on June 22, 2016. Sharing in the moment are Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), Dennis Hickey (left, foreground), Douglas Bowes, Contractor and Managing Director of Otiga Engineers (left, second row), Executive Director, of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Clyde Harrison(2nd left, second row), the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Jennifer Griffith (centre, second row), Genille Attalla, member of the Devon House Board of Directors (2nd right, second row; partially hidden), Jean Anderson-Wright, Vice Chairman, Devon House Board of Directors (right, second row; partially hidden). The project is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and will cost approximately $27 million. The construction of a new ice cream shop forms part of infrastructural upgrades taking place at the property.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (2nd right, foreground), Chairman of Devon House Development Company, Geoffrey Messado (right, foreground), and Executive Director of Devon House, Janet Taylor (2nd left, foreground) are all smiles as they officially break ground for the construction of a new ice cream shop at the historic Devon House on June 22, 2016. Sharing in the moment are Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), Dennis Hickey (left, foreground), Douglas Bowes, Contractor and Managing Director of Otiga Engineers (left, second row), Executive Director, of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Clyde Harrison(2nd left, second row), the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Jennifer Griffith (centre, second row), Genille Attalla, member of the Devon House Board of Directors (2nd right, second row; partially hidden), Jean Anderson-Wright, Vice Chairman, Devon House Board of Directors (right, second row; partially hidden). The project is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and will cost approximately $27 million. The construction of a new ice cream shop forms part of infrastructural upgrades taking place at the property.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (2nd left), shares a light moment with Chairman of Devon House Development Company, Geoffrey Messado (right), Executive Director of Devon House, Janet Taylor (left) and CEO of Scopes Unlimited, Carol Clarke after participating in the official ground breaking for the construction of a new ice cream shop at the historic Devon House on June 22, 2016. Looking on is Jean Anderson-Wright, Vice Chairman, Devon House Board of Directors (right, second row). The construction of a new ice cream shop forms part of infrastructural upgrades taking place at the property. The project is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and will cost approximately $27 million. Minister Bartlett also revealed that another $10 million has also been allocated to further enhance the mansion. The initiative is in keeping with TEF’s drive to develop and preserve Jamaica's heritage sites and landmarks.
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (2nd left), shares a light moment with Chairman of Devon House Development Company, Geoffrey Messado (right), Executive Director of Devon House, Janet Taylor (left) and CEO of Scopes Unlimited, Carol Clarke after participating in the official ground breaking for the construction of a new ice cream shop at the historic Devon House on June 22, 2016. Looking on is Jean Anderson-Wright, Vice Chairman, Devon House Board of Directors (right, second row). The construction of a new ice cream shop forms part of infrastructural upgrades taking place at the property. The project is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and will cost approximately $27 million. Minister Bartlett also revealed that another $10 million has also been allocated to further enhance the mansion. The initiative is in keeping with TEF’s drive to develop and preserve Jamaica’s heritage sites and landmarks.

Top