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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival: Entertainment a major tourism pillar

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival: Entertainment a major tourism pillar

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

Thousands turned out over the three-day Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, and the contingent of Bahamian artists did not disappoint.

PRTC: Accurate Zika information key to making decisions about visiting Puerto Rico

PRTC: Accurate Zika information key to making decisions about visiting Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - With more than 60 groups and conventions visiting Puerto Rico during the months of March and April, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) remains confident that with a ...

Brazilian President suspended from office after Senate voted to put her on trial

Brazilian President suspended from office after Senate voted to put her on trial

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff bowed out defiantly on Thursday, suspended from office after the Senate voted to put her on trial for breaking budget laws in a historic ...

GOL announces 1Q16 results

GOL announces 1Q16 results

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes announced today its consolidated results for the first quarter of 2016.

Latest UNWTO update: Márcio Favilla Lucca de Paula now second in charge

Taleb Rifai dropped a bombshell yesterday at the United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting Latest UNWTO update: Márcio Favilla Lucca de Paula now second in charge

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai dropped a bombshell yesterday at the United Nations World Tourism Organization Executive Council Meeting.

Jamaica's Tourism Ministry calls emergency meeting over Royalton Negril incident

Jamaica's Tourism Ministry calls emergency meeting over Royalton Negril incident

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Ministry of Tourism has called an emergency meeting to discuss the implications of this morning’s incident in which a section of the Royalton Negril Resort and Spa, ...

São Paulo regulates Uber services in the city

São Paulo regulates Uber services in the city

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The mayor of São Paulo, Fernando Haddad, took an important step in the regulating Uber services in the city.

Caribbean Director of Community Tourism appointed from Saint Eustatius

Caribbean Director of Community Tourism appointed from Saint Eustatius

MANDEVILLE, Jamaica – The newly-appointed Director of Community Tourism will represent the mission and interests of the IIPT Caribbean and CCTN/VAB in his country and other Caribbean islands as ...

Gogo's 2Ku technology takes flight on Aeromexico

Gogo's 2Ku technology takes flight on Aeromexico

CHICAGO, IL - Gogo, the global provider of broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, announced today that its industry leading global connectivity ...

Aruba and Cuba sign Memorandum of Understanding for Tourism and Transportation

Aruba and Cuba sign Memorandum of Understanding for Tourism and Transportation

HAVANA, Cuba - "Last week in Havana, Cuba, the governments of Aruba and Cuba signed a cooperative agreement with a focus on tourism," announced Minister of Tourism, Transportation, Culture and the ...

DiDi is an official Olympic Torchbearer for the Rio Olympics

DiDi is an official Olympic Torchbearer for the Rio Olympics

Coca Cola, the global partner for the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay, announced that Jean Liu, President of DiDi Chuxing ("DiDi" and formerly Didi Kuaidi), was elected as one of the official Olympic ...

Cuba wants foreign investment in its tourist sector

Cuba wants foreign investment in its tourist sector

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba announced the launch of 127 projects among its opportunities for foreign investment in its tourist sector during the current FitCuba International Tourism Fair.

GOL continues to execute comprehensive restructuring plan

GOL continues to execute comprehensive restructuring plan

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America, announced this week the final phase of the comprehensive restructuring plan ...

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico reports passenger traffic increase of 10.2 percent

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico reports passenger traffic increase of 10.2 percent

GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, SAB de CV announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of April 2016, compared to traffic figures for April 2015. ...

Aeromexico reports April 2016 traffic results

Aeromexico reports April 2016 traffic results

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico SAB de CV today reported April 2016 operational results.

Caribbean: Taxation and regional airline industry

Caribbean: Taxation and regional airline industry

The Caribbean regional airline industry has been characterized by a high degree of commercial difficulties.

Green Globe recertifies IBEROSTAR Cancún for outstanding sustainability

Resort goes the extra mile to help sea turtles Green Globe recertifies IBEROSTAR Cancún for outstanding sustainability

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe recently recertified IBEROSTAR Cancún for the third year running ...

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 21 percent

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 21 percent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports April 2016 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

St. Kitts gets spiced up at Spice Fest 2016

St. Kitts gets spiced up at Spice Fest 2016

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Spice Mill restaurant’s annual Spice Fest was a huge success this year, featuring celebrity chefs, belly dancing, food, art and more.

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

Ecuador turns to Facebook campaign to aid in earthquake recovery

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador has taken a tip from a far-flung neighbor about how to manage post-earthquake messaging.

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

Ibtm latin america to host MCI Americas meeting in Mexico City

ibtm

Expecting to bring together some 7,000 suppliers and buyers, ibtm latin america 2016 will hold an education forum, networking events as well as a Hosted Buyer Program.

New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Air Canada announces new air service New flights for Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – New Trinidad and Tobago flights are expected to begin on December 21, 2016, subject to government approval, with flight AC1880 and operate twice weekly from ...

His Imperial Highness Prince Selassie enjoys Jamaica's culture

His Imperial Highness Prince Selassie enjoys Jamaica's culture

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - His Imperial Highness (HIH) Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie, Haile Selassie’s grandson, of Ethiopia and his spouse, Princess Saba Kebede were recently in Jamaica to ...

World Tourism Organization: Progress in Cuba's tourism

World Tourism Organization: Progress in Cuba's tourism

HAVANA, Cuba - The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recognized the progress of the sector in Cuba during the inauguration of a regional forum with delegates from 26 countries.

UNWTO Commission for the Americas expresses its full support to Ecuador

UNWTO Commission for the Americas expresses its full support to Ecuador

Ministers and high representatives of UNWTO Members States in the Americas meeting in Havana, Cuba, on the occasion of the 60th meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas, have expressed ...

Philadelphia: More than cheesesteak

Philadelphia: More than cheesesteak

Maria G. Yates

When I think of Philadelphia two things come to mind: Rocky Balboa and Philly cheesesteak.

St. Regis Mexico City first hotel to appoint Chief Millennials Officer

St. Regis Mexico City first hotel to appoint Chief Millennials Officer

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Bernard de Villèle, director general of The St Regis Mexico City, the cosmopolitan hotel setting the highest standard for luxury and bespoke service in Mexico, introduced ...

Green Globe recertifies GAÏA Riverlodge in Belize

Green Globe recertifies GAÏA Riverlodge in Belize

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe congratulated GAÏA Riverlodge and property owner Daniel Lighter, on its recent recertification ...

Puerto Rico Tourism Company: Island dedicated to containing Zika

Puerto Rico Tourism Company: Island dedicated to containing Zika

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - With the Zika virus making headlines around the world, Puerto Rico has implemented a comprehensive program to protect its nearly four million residents and five million ...

Diversifying Jamaica's tourism product: Timeshare legislation takes effect

Diversifying Jamaica's tourism product: Timeshare legislation takes effect

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Efforts to further diversify Jamaica’s tourism product have been significantly boosted with the introduction of Timeshare legislation.

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