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Breakaway to Bermuda

Breakaway to Bermuda

By Mike Quane

My first impressions of the NCL Breakaway were that it is both huge and colorful.

Bodies of tourists swept away by avalanche found

Bodies of tourists swept away by avalanche found

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean searchers on Tuesday found the bodies of two foreign tourists who had been missing since an avalanche swept them away while they were hiking in the country's south.

ACS promotes maritime port development

ACS promotes maritime port development

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) through the Directorate of Transport will convene the 23rd Meeting of the Special Committee on Transport at the ACS ...

Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Bogotá to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

Colombian capital Bogotá has been selected as host for the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015 after a fierce bidding process.

Aeromexico celebrates 80 years as Mexico's flagship carrier

Aeromexico celebrates 80 years as Mexico's flagship carrier

Aeromexico is celebrating its 80th anniversary as Mexico's flagship carrier and thanks its passengers, vendors, commercial partners, airport groups, trade unions, and employees who have placed ...

International visitors in Brazil spent almost 9% more from last year

WORLD CUP BOOSTED SPENDING BY FOREIGN VISITORS IN BRAZIL International visitors in Brazil spent almost 9% more from last year

According to new data released by the Central Bank, between January and August this year, foreign tourists spent in Brazil 8.8% more than the same period last year, totaling US$4.935 billion in ...

More and more tourists dead in Paraguay-Brazil tour boat accident

More and more tourists dead in Paraguay-Brazil tour boat accident

The Paraguay-registered pleasure boat went down Wednesday in winds gusting 90 kilometers (55 miles) per hour after what Brazilian authorities described as a "mini tornado" that struck the Pantanal ...

Frankfurt - Caracas: Lufthansa wants to normalize flight frequency

Frankfurt - Caracas: Lufthansa wants to normalize flight frequency

On September 23, the Venezuelan Association of Airlines published a report detailing the reduction in both frequencies and seats of all international airlines flying from and to Venezuela.

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.

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