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Message from the Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization

World Tourism Day Message 2014: Tourism & Community Development Message from the Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) joins the world in commemorating September 27 as World Tourism Day 2014.

Los Cabos International Airport may reopen to commercial flights in early October

Los Cabos International Airport may reopen to commercial flights in early October

Los Cabos International Airport, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Odile when it struck the resort destination on September 14, may reopen to commercial flights as early as October 8, Los ...

Hoteles City: 89 hotels in operation

Hoteles City: 89 hotels in operation

Hoteles City Express, S.A.B. de C.V. announced that the City Suites Puebla Autopista, the 89th property in the company's growing hotel chain, has opened.

Caribbean tourism: Focus on the needs of modern traveler

Caribbean tourism: Focus on the needs of modern traveler

ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius - The Regional tourism planners and policy-makers have been advised to stop catering to the visitor of yesterday and focus on the needs of the modern traveller in order to ...

Hoteles City to launch global offering of shares

Hoteles City to launch global offering of shares

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Hoteles City Express, S A B de C V announced today its intention to launch an offering of common stock in a global primary and secondary offering both in Mexico and ...

Tourism Ministry and JTB pay tribute to the late Clive Eugene Taffe

Tourism Ministry and JTB pay tribute to the late Clive Eugene Taffe

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The library at the New Kingston offices of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was today (September 25) renamed the ‘Clive Eugene Taffe Information and Resources Centre’, in ...

St. Kitts to welcome over one million cruise passengers

St. Kitts to welcome over one million cruise passengers

BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts – Saint Kitts continues to grow its cruise tourism sector at an impressive rate, with a projected rise in cruise passenger arrivals for the 2014/2015 season to more than ...

Disaster Risk Management Latin American and Caribbean

Disaster Risk Management Latin American and Caribbean

The Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) will hold the "III Regional Seminar on Partnerships between the public and private sectors for Disaster Risk ...

3 tourists dead, 13 missing in Paraguay

3 tourists dead, 13 missing in Paraguay

Tourism in Paraguay had a tragic day.

Costa Rica's tourism goes to France and Brazil

Costa Rica's tourism goes to France and Brazil

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Tourism officials and business representatives this week are promoting Costa Rican destinations at two international tourism fairs in Europe and South America.

Lucea Tourism Minister disappointed

Lucea Tourism Minister disappointed

LUCEA, Hanover - The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment has rallied several government agencies to work with the Tourism Enhancement Fund to transform the town of Lucea into a town attractive ...

Viva Wyndham Resorts set to re-open Fortuna Beach property

Wyndham Renovation focused Quality of Guest Experience, Environmental Sustainability and Fun Viva Wyndham Resorts set to re-open Fortuna Beach property

Viva Wyndham Resorts announced today it is nearing completion of the first phase of an extensive upgrade to its all-inclusive Fortuna Beach resort and will re-open the popular destination on ...

British Virgin Islands Food Fete: Can you wait until November?

British Virgin Islands Food Fete: Can you wait until November?

As the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) wraps up a busy season of Summer FREEdom deals, the destination is announcing their first-ever culinary extravaganza, BVI Food Fete, which will ...

Network boost for Dominican Republic

World Routes Network boost for Dominican Republic

Announced on the sidelines of this year’s 20th World Routes Development Forum, Aerodom will utilise the OAG Analyser suite of airline network analysis tools to strengthen its airport marketing ...

Los Cabos tour operators and hotels assess damage

Los Cabos tour operators and hotels assess damage

LOS CABOS, Mexico - According to the latest reports, the Mexican resort community of Los Cabos still has "no water, no electricity and almost nothing to eat" one week after Hurricane Odile caused ...

Upward growth in tourism arrivals continues says Jamaica Tourism Minister

Upward growth in tourism arrivals continues says Jamaica Tourism Minister

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The upward trend in tourism which saw the two million-barrier in arrivals broken last year has continued into 2014 and so far there is a 2.6 percent increase over the ...

World Cup boosts tourism in the Americas

World Cup boosts tourism in the Americas

BRASILIA, DF – "The numbers released by UNWTO confirm that the achievement of a major event like the World Cup, is important not only for the host country, but for the entire continent.

The doors are open at the Bahamas’ Gateway Airport

World Routes The doors are open at the Bahamas’ Gateway Airport

Famed Canadian astronaut and international social media sensation Commander Chris Hadfield has said that the most beautiful place to behold from his perch on the International Space Station was ...

Dominican Republic: So far 500,000 people ill

Threat to travel and tourism after half a million virus cases Dominican Republic: So far 500,000 people ill

Travel and tourism is one of the main exports for this country. In the Dominican Republic the mosquito virus Chikungunya has left almost 500,000 people ill, and 109 of them are newborn babies.

Caribbean: Friend or foe of legal ganja?

Caribbean: Friend or foe of legal ganja?

Those of us old enough to wax poetic about the 1970s know that the Caribbean used to be the place to go to enjoy the ganja, pot, weed, marijuana.

Association of Caribbean State drives regional approach to disaster risk reduction

Association of Caribbean State drives regional approach to disaster risk reduction

PressRelease: PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The crippling effects of Natural Disasters on Small Island Development States (SIDS) has increased the need for ...

ACS and IOM present draft proposal to facilitate movement of business persons

ACS and IOM present draft proposal to facilitate movement of business persons

PressRelease: PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - On September 23rd, the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), through the Directorate of Trade Development and ...

Top cops grab sustainable tourism award

Top cops grab sustainable tourism award

“Sustainable tourism initiatives like the ones being rewarded today do more than ensure the longevity of Caribbean tourism, they also increase the region's global competitiveness.”

Welcome to the Innovation Village

Welcome to the Innovation Village

PressRelease: In 2014, the regional spotlight will once again be on Trinidad and Tobago.

Fond Doux Resort & Plantation built on a history of self-sufficiency in St. Lucia

Fond Doux Resort & Plantation built on a history of self-sufficiency in St. Lucia

PressRelease: LOS ANGELES, California - Fond Doux Resort & Plantation is an originator of eco-tourism and is totally committed to self-sufficiency.

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