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Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

Association of Caribbean States offers international course supporting sustainability

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Caribbean region is currently facing a great challenge as the importation of food supplies continues to rise.

New era of regional cooperation born: Birth of the Association of Caribbean States

New era of regional cooperation born: Birth of the Association of Caribbean States

At the end of the 1980s, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government felt a growing exigency to forge closer relations with their neighbors in the Caribbean Basin.

Google executive to speak at CTO State of the Industry Conference

Google executive to speak at CTO State of the Industry Conference

A top official of the search engine giant, Google, has been confirmed as a speaker for the region’s premier tourism development and networking event, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s ...

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

Princess Juliana International Airport upgrades security screening

SIMPSON BAY, Saint Maarten – A presentation titled “Positions of Confidentiality and Security Screening” was given to members of the SXM management team who represented the first of specific ...

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

Jamaica's tourism minister hosts farewell function for outgoing Spanish ambassador

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Honorable Dr Wykeham McNeill, welcomes outgoing Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Celsa Nuño, as her husband, Alex ...

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Guests of Calabash Grenada can indulge in the luxury offered by the resort knowing that great effort is put into sustainable tourism through Green Globe.

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies

We are all familiar with the proverb “Give a man a fish, and you will feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” While the origin of the saying is largely ...

Hard Rock announces new beachfront hotel in Cabo San Lucas

Hard Rock announces new beachfront hotel in Cabo San Lucas

ORLANDO, FL - Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands – announces Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos, located on the shores of the famed vacation hot ...

LATAM, Venezuela reach agreement on the money owed

LATAM, Venezuela reach agreement on the money owed

SANTIAGO, Chile - Latin America's biggest airline, and Venezuela have reached an agreement to repatriate the funds owed to the carrier, LATAM officials said.

TEF finances $248 million lighting project for Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor

TEF finances $248 million lighting project for Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Montego Bay’s Elegant Corridor is slated to be brightly lit at nights before the middle of next year, following the signing of a contract for a $248 million lighting ...

Secluded Dominican region basks in ecotourism boom

Secluded Dominican region basks in ecotourism boom

A boom in ecotourism has already made it the fastest-growing segment and the global tourism market’s most dynamic sector.

13 "perks" of visiting the best beach of Puerto Rico on a holiday

Tourist in Puerto Rico: No need to know the local laws 13 "perks" of visiting the best beach of Puerto Rico on a holiday

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Puerto Rico hasn’t really made much noise of late. But, a recent article by Raul Colon (raulcolon.net) is begging to change this.

Puerto Vallarta welcomes double-digit increase in international arrivals

Puerto Vallarta welcomes double-digit increase in international arrivals

By eTN Staff Writer

International arrivals to Puerto Vallarta’s international airport (PVR) increased by 17% in the first 6 months of 2014 when compared to 2013 (GAP) and with new flight and additional frequencies ...

Where to go for best public viewing of Delta IV rocket launch on July 23

Where to go for best public viewing of Delta IV rocket launch on July 23

By eTN Staff Writer

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering a “front row seat” to view the July 23 Delta IV rocket launch, which is scheduled for 7:03 p.m.

Tourism: Not Germany, but Rio de Janeiro hit the jackpot

City of Rio Tourism Authority releases World Cup data Tourism: Not Germany, but Rio de Janeiro hit the jackpot

The FIFA World Cup champion ended up being Germany, but it was Rio de Janeiro who hit the jackpot during the tournament, with special emphasis on financial transactions.

Palace Resorts breaks into Jamaica market

Palace Resorts breaks into Jamaica market

MIAMI, FL - Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in luxurious, all-inclusive resort accommodations – proudly announces its newest property, Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, the first ...

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

ST. JOHNS, Antigua – A meeting with American Airlines was convened in their Miami offices with their Director of Marketing Development for the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Gary ...

Jamrock Summer to harness Jamaica’s entertainment and culture to drive arrivals

Jamrock Summer to harness Jamaica’s entertainment and culture to drive arrivals

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The variety and vibrancy of Jamaica’s cultural expressions are being packaged to promote the destination to worldwide tourism markets as the land of not merely sun, sea, ...

Jamaica: Suspension of private jet ski operations to be lifted July 18

Jamaica: Suspension of private jet ski operations to be lifted July 18

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Effective Friday July 18, 2014 the operation of private Personal Water Crafts (PWCs) will be re-opened across the island for licensed PWC users.

Colombian tourism enjoying strong growth following surge in UK visitors

Colombian tourism enjoying strong growth following surge in UK visitors

A significant rise in airlift from the UK is set to combine with a surge in hotel development to further fuel the dramatic rise in UK visitor numbers seen in recent years, according to the ...

World renowned chefs gather in Los Cabos for "Sabor a Cabo"  food & wine festival

World renowned chefs gather in Los Cabos for "Sabor a Cabo" food & wine festival

LOS CABOS, Mexico - A selection of the world's finest chefs will gather in Los Cabos November 30 - December 6 in celebration of the 9th Annual "Sabor a Cabo" (The Flavors of Cabo) food & wine ...

RTE Talks are launched for the Ecuadorian Travel and MICE industry

RTE Talks are launched for the Ecuadorian Travel and MICE industry

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), the world’s leading travel & tourism events organiser, is hosting a roadshow around Ecuador to help educate the country’s travel and tourism industry on new ...

Embraer delivers 29 commercial and 29 executive jets in 2Q14

Embraer delivers 29 commercial and 29 executive jets in 2Q14

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - During the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), Embraer delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market and 29 to the business aviation market, for a total of 58 ...

Brazil welcomed one million international visitors during World Cup

Brazil welcomed one million international visitors during World Cup

According to information by the federal government, one million foreign tourists visited Brazil during the World Cup. That’s way above the estimated 600,000 expected prior to the games.

Nicaragua’s newest airport opens

Nicaragua’s newest airport opens

OMETEPE ISLAND, Nicaragua - Nicaragua’s newest airport is officially open and that means it’s even easier to get to the enchanting Ometepe Island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua.

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