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Public policies to support SMEs of the greater Caribbean region

Public policies to support SMEs of the greater Caribbean region

A central objective of organizations responsible for supporting Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean is to improve the potential for growth, innovation and ...

SICA and the ACS: Building the bridge

REGIONAL INTEGRATION: THE IMPORTANCE TO APPROACH THE GREAT CARIBBEAN WITH CENTRAL AMERICA REGION SICA and the ACS: Building the bridge

The Central American Integration System (SICA) was formed in 1991 and is a regional organization which includes the States of Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, ...

Seven Caribbean countries to receive sustainable tourism technical support

Seven Caribbean countries to receive sustainable tourism technical support

ST MICHAEL, Barbados - Seven destinations in the Caribbean & Central America region will receive support to enhance the long-term viability of their tourism sectors.

26 tons heavy, 26 meters long - it's an animal in Argentina

26 tons heavy, 26 meters long - it's an animal in Argentina

26 meters long, 60 tons heavy - it's not a Boeing 737 airplane, it's an animal found in Argentina.

The importance of statistics and geography for development

The importance of statistics and geography for development

Lifting persons in developing countries out of poverty and improving the stance of the country itself has long been a challenge faced by governments, with the Greater Caribbean being no ...

Colombian city on track to be next business and leisure hub in Latin America

Colombian city on track to be next business and leisure hub in Latin America

MIAMI, FL - Cartagena de Indias, the picturesque colonial city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is experiencing major growth in investment and international arrivals, leading to huge gains in ...

Important Tourism Satellite Account Workshop gets underway in Kingston

Important Tourism Satellite Account Workshop gets underway in Kingston

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A TSA workshop got underway today (September 3) at the Courtleigh Hotel, New Kingston, under the theme: “Establishing a Sustainable Synergy Between Technological Best ...

Karisma receives Green Globe Sustainable Leader Award

Karisma receives Green Globe Sustainable Leader Award

LOS ANGELES, California - This year marks the first time that Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ entire collection of Gourmet Inclusive resorts located in the Riviera Maya in Mexico has been awarded ...

Norbert threatens flooding in Mexico tourist destinations

Norbert threatens flooding in Mexico tourist destinations

Tropical Storm Norbert developed just off the coast of southwest Mexico on Tuesday and will impact Mexico into the weekend.

Sensitizing police personnel to the peculiarities of tourism

Sensitizing police personnel to the peculiarities of tourism

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment in Jamaica continues its efforts to sensitize police personnel to the peculiarities of the tourism industry.

Peru Tourism in La Libertad nearly doubled in seven years

Peru Tourism in La Libertad nearly doubled in seven years

La Libertad is the only region in Peru that contains all three of Peru’s diverse geographical regions: the coast, highlands, and rainforest.

Negril police given new motorcyles

Negril police given new motorcyles

By eTN Staff Writer

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - As part of an ongoing effort to further enhance safety and security in resort areas island-wide, the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, through the Tourism Enhancement ...

Jamaica: Ongoing effort to enhance safety and security in resort areas

Jamaica: Ongoing effort to enhance safety and security in resort areas

NEGRIL, Jamaica - As part of an ongoing effort to further enhance safety and security in resort areas island-wide, the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, through the Tourism Enhancement Fund ...

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism:  Montego Bay’s cultural center now open

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism: Montego Bay’s cultural center now open

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Jamaica’s Montago Bay area has a new tourist attraction – the Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism has announced.

Costa Rica Immigration Administration: If your visa is expired leave our country immediately

Costa Rica Immigration Administration: If your visa is expired leave our country immediately

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration clarified that foreigners caught with expired visas on their way out of Costa Rica will not be detained as long as they leave the country immediately.

Costa Rica begins enforcing fine for expired visas

Costa Rica begins enforcing fine for expired visas

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Costa Rica’s Immigration Administration will begin enforcing a fine at its borders Monday for travelers whose temporary residency visas have expired.

Tourism stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Tourism stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism ...

Slum tourism to Rio de Janeiro: Good or bad travel and tourism niche?

Slum tourism to Rio de Janeiro: Good or bad travel and tourism niche?

In June, Brazil found itself awash in tourists, ambling about like walking sacks of cash.

Caribbean visitor arrivals in line with world average

Caribbean Tourism: Strong Canadian arrivals and a Successful Winter Season Place Caribbean visitor arrivals in line with world average

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average.

Caribbean visitor arrivals in line with world average

Tourist numbers in the Caribbean Caribbean visitor arrivals in line with world average

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – “There is enough evidence to suggest that there is growing economic confidence in the region’s biggest neighbor and this is releasing much pent-up travel demand caused ...

Tourism ministers meet on joint partnerships

Tourism ministers meet on joint partnerships

ST JOHNS, Antigua - A historic meeting was held between the Honourable Asot Michael, Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy and Ontario's Minister of ...

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Playa Resorts names new GM for Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall and Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

FT LAUDERDALE, FL and MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Playa Resorts Management, the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, today announced the appointment of Carl A Hendriks as ...

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater

The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee ...

Worst drought in decades forces state of emergency in Guatemala

Worst drought in decades forces state of emergency in Guatemala

Central America is suffering one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts say major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of ...

Baha Mar appoints Executive Vice President, International Marketing

Baha Mar appoints Executive Vice President, International Marketing

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar today announced that Alex Pariente has been named Executive Vice President, International Marketing for the Baha Mar Casino & Resort, the centerpiece of the $3.5 ...

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