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Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro sets new standard of luxury

Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro sets new standard of luxury

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Tourism in the Turks and Caicos islands is booming

Tourism in the Turks and Caicos islands is booming

Tourism was another strong year for Turks and Caicos last year. This is according to newly-released data from the territory’s tourist board.

Green Globe Gold member marks fifth year of ongoing sustainable practices

The Tryall Club in Jamaica Green Globe Gold member marks fifth year of ongoing sustainable practices

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – As a Green Globe Gold Member, this year marks the fifth year of continuous certification for The Tryall Club.

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event hailed as a major success

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event hailed as a major success

MONTEGO BAY, St James, Jamaica - In the aftermath of the third Tourism Linkages Speed Networking Event participants from various sectors including entertainment and construction are hailing the ...

Martinique welcomes Jetracer World Championship IJSBA

Martinique welcomes Jetracer World Championship IJSBA

NEW YORK, NY - Martinique welcomes the first round of Jetracer World Championship IJSBA, an International Jet race Competition.

New executive chef at Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain

New executive chef at Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain

Internationally recognized culinary giant Stefan Goehcke has joined two of the Caribbean's storied hotels in St. Lucia as their new Executive Chef.

World's largest cruise ship arrives in Puerto Rico

World's largest cruise ship arrives in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Governor Alejandro García Padilla announced the arrival of Oasis of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, at the San Juan port.

Newly appointed Minister Bartlett meets with tourism stakeholders

Newly appointed Minister Bartlett meets with tourism stakeholders

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - A challenge by newly appointed Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett for Jamaicans to invest in the development of the industry by growing tours and attractions, was met with ...

Jamaica's Tourism Minister pushes for partnership with Cuba

Jamaica's Tourism Minister pushes for partnership with Cuba

MONTEGO BAY, St James, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett does not believe the changing tide in relations between the United States of America and Cuba threatens Jamaica’s tourism ...

Green Globe awards The House with inaugural certification

Green Globe awards The House with inaugural certification

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe congratulates The House on its inaugural certification.

South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference announces Hilton CEO as keynote speaker

South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference announces Hilton CEO as keynote speaker

MCLEAN, VA - The 9th annual South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference 2016 to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador September 27-28, 2016, has confirmed that industry leader and Hilton ...

Fitch: Cuba tourism will drive regional airport traffic growth

Fitch: Cuba tourism will drive regional airport traffic growth

NEW YORK, NY - The normalization of relations between the US and Cuba will result in a higher number of travelers for Havana's airport and will raise leisure-oriented enplanements at several US ...

Homestay in Cuba - Airbnb opens Cuba to the American visitor

Homestay in Cuba - Airbnb opens Cuba to the American visitor

Airbnb announced today that it will open up its listings in Cuba to all visitors including Americans on April 2.

Why China loves President Obama for opening up Cuba to US tourists

Starwood Hotels first in taking over Cuba - and why Chinese hospitality investors love it Why China loves President Obama for opening up Cuba to US tourists

Having the Starwood CEO on AirForce one most likely secured a deal President Obama did not really think about.

US President Obama tweeted: ¿Que bolá Cuba?

Big tourism business in Cuba may be short term if Republicans get elected in the United States US President Obama tweeted: ¿Que bolá Cuba?

¿Que bolá Cuba? Just touched down here, looking forward to meeting and hearing directly from the Cuban people.

Hindus and Catholics share church in Trinidad and Tobago

Hindus and Catholics share church in Trinidad and Tobago

On Good Friday, Roman Catholics will again share their church with thousands of Hindus who will pay homage to the dark-skinned wooden statue of Virgin Mary, who Hindus worship as Mother Kali.

Starwood announces groundbreaking expansion to Cuba with three new hotel deals

Starwood announces groundbreaking expansion to Cuba with three new hotel deals

HAVANA, Cuba - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today signed three new hotel deals in Cuba, marking the first US based hospitality company to enter the market in nearly 60 years.

Polish tourist drowns at Puerto Rico's popular Jobos beach

Polish tourist drowns at Puerto Rico's popular Jobos beach

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Authorities say a tourist has drowned at a popular beach in northwestern Puerto Rico.

Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Barbuda

Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Barbuda

A strong earthquake struck near the island of Barbuda in the Eastern Caribbean Sea early Saturday morning.

Aeromexico launches new advertising campaign

Aeromexico launches new advertising campaign

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeromexico is revamping its brand, beginning with a new advertising campaign that invites current and potential customers to break the existing myths and preconceived ...

WTM Latin America 2016 welcomes a dedicated UK Pavilion to the event

WTM Latin America 2016 welcomes a dedicated UK Pavilion to the event

WTM

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The fourth edition of WTM Latin America, which will take place between Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 March in São Paulo, Brazil will welcome a number of well-known UK companies ...

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to open first resort in Costa Rica

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to open first resort in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Aldesa to manage Rosewood Papagayo in Costa Rica, which is scheduled to open in 2019.

Jam-packed Easter celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago

Jam-packed Easter celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Rich in culture and diversity, Trinidad and Tobago is known for its many festivals and holidays throughout the year.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Las Cueva praised for eco-tourism efforts

Trinidad and Tobago’s Las Cueva praised for eco-tourism efforts

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – A recognized nesting site for endangered leatherback turtles and the only Blue Flag certified beach in the Southern English-speaking Caribbean, Las Cuevas Beach was ...

Aeromexico consolidates its presence in Tijuana, Baja California

Aeromexico consolidates its presence in Tijuana, Baja California

Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, is set to consolidate its presence in Tijuana by launching two new direct flights from the city, as well as expanding another.

Award-winning cruise ship from Japan makes port-of-call in Trinidad

Award-winning cruise ship from Japan makes port-of-call in Trinidad

Trinidad Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Recognized as the largest cruise ship registered in Japan, the awarding-winning NYK Asuka II is currently on a luxurious 100-day World Cruise round-trip from Japan with ...

"We are one family" - LGBTQ pride festival returns to Puerto Vallarta

Vallarta Pride 2016 "We are one family" - LGBTQ pride festival returns to Puerto Vallarta

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s only beach destination with a gayborhood, La Zona Romantica, will be hosting its annual LGBTTIQ pride festival from May 16th to 30th, 2016, ...

Chinese firm to invest $150 million in new hotel west of Havana

Chinese firm to invest $150 million in new hotel west of Havana

HAVANA, Cuba - Suntine International-Economic Trading Company of China and Cuba’s Cubanacan hotel group are partners in a project to build a new Hemingway Hotel at the Hemingway Marina just west ...

Iconic Grand Bahama's resort for sale in Sealed Bid Auction

Iconic Grand Bahama's resort for sale in Sealed Bid Auction

FREEPORT, Bahamas - HVS Capital Corporation today announced that the Grand Lucayan Resort complex is being sold in a Sealed Bid Auction.

Copa Holdings announces traffic statistics for February 2016

Copa Holdings announces traffic statistics for February 2016

PANAMA CITY, Panama - Copa Holdings, SA, today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for February 2016:

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