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Earthquake reported in tourism region of Chile

Earthquake reported in tourism region of Chile

An 6.1 measure earthquake hit the region close to Iquique in Chile at 4:54 pm today local time.

Dubai's Emirates Airline is the true 2014 World Cup Winner

Not Lufthansa, not TAM, but Emirates Airlines wins the World Cup 2014 in Rio de Janeiro Dubai's Emirates Airline is the true 2014 World Cup Winner

World Cup 2014: Germany is Weltmeister, and tourism is celebrating with Emirates, Brazil, and Germany. Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, calls itself a global connector of people.

Star Alliance member Copa Airlines now connects Guyana  with Panama and the rest of the world

Star Alliance member Copa Airlines now connects Guyana with Panama and the rest of the world

Guyanese now have access to more than 66 destinations with the launch of Copa Airlines' non-stop service between Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and the airline’s Hub of the Americas ...

Fish - think about Lima, Peru

Fish - think about Lima, Peru

Lima, Peru - think of 600 different species of fish, to be precise. And no, they’re not dead or for sale or anything — they live in South America’s biggest fish tank.

Trinidad and Tobago to be featured on US television station FOX 5 New York

Documentary promotes T&T as tourism destination Trinidad and Tobago to be featured on US television station FOX 5 New York

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD –Trinidad and Tobago will be featured in a 30-minute television documentary titled, “Trinidad and Tobago, A Dynamic Duo” on Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time ...

St. Kitts/Nevis eases over St. Maarten

Tourism and sports St. Kitts/Nevis eases over St. Maarten

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius - Team St. Kitts/Nevis won in straight sets over St. Maarten 25-18, 25 -22, and 25-15 in the second game on opening day of the (ECVA) Senior Women Championship.

Teams exude confidence and caution ahead of ECVA Senior Women’s Championship

Caribbean sports tourism draw Teams exude confidence and caution ahead of ECVA Senior Women’s Championship

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius - Respect all, fear none, seems to be the common thread among the coaches on the eve of the 2014 East Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Senior Women ...

One Hate:  Jamaica’s new tourism slogan?

Jamaica Tourism: Visit the most homophobic island in the Caribbean One Hate: Jamaica’s new tourism slogan?

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Tires, shoes and stones were some of the things that were being thrown to a helpless gay being beaten to a pulp in a street in Jamaica.

Grenada tourism minister opening address: Rallying call for the nation

Grenada tourism minister opening address: Rallying call for the nation

The new Grenada marketing initiative, Pure Grenada, is becoming a rallying call for the nation, the Grenada Tourism Minister, Alexandra Otway-Noel, said today at the opening of the 1st Caribbean ...

Caribbean's first innovators symposium on coastal tourism opens in Grenada

Caribbean's first innovators symposium on coastal tourism opens in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The stage is set for the launch of the Caribbean’s first ever gathering for innovators in coastal tourism.

Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy

Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy

ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne has appointed businessman Asot A.

Montego Bay Tourism Enhancement Fund transforming the city

Montego Bay Tourism Enhancement Fund transforming the city

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Through funding and other developments that enhance the city of Montego Bay, the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is assisting the city’s civic leadership in achieving a ...

Close to 1 million expected for 2014 Chile ski season

Sports Tourism Close to 1 million expected for 2014 Chile ski season

SANTIAGO, Chile – “Together with the Sub-Secretary of Tourism and Turismo Chile, we have put forth different actions abroad to strengthen our country as the leader of snow destinations within ...

Brazil expects $13.5 billion economic boost from 2014 FIFA World Cup

Brazil expects $13.5 billion economic boost from 2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is expected to inject approximately USD$13.5 billion into the Brazilian economy, according to a survey conducted by the EconomicResearch Institute Foundation ...

Aeromexico reports 8.9 percent passenger increase

Aeromexico reports 8.9 percent passenger increase

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S A B de C V,the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for June 2014.

Puerto Madero, Mexico records 6.9 strong earthquake

Puerto Madero, Mexico records 6.9 strong earthquake

A large 6.9 earthquake was recorded at 6.23 am this Monday morning local time at Puerto Madero, Mexico. The region is frequented by tourists and locals.

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Volaris reports a 13 percent increase in passengers

Volaris reports a 13 percent increase in passengers

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for June 2014.

LIME Montego Bay Jerk Festival takes a bite out of Jamaica’s indigenous culture

LIME Montego Bay Jerk Festival takes a bite out of Jamaica’s indigenous culture

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Festival producers, John and Kamilah Lindo unveiled a sizzling holistic family-value package for the fifth staging of the LIME Montego Bay Jerk Festival at the Press Launch ...

8 BBQ teams to throw down at 2nd Guam BBQ Block Party

In the words of Chef Bobby Flay, Are You Ready for a Throw Down? 8 BBQ teams to throw down at 2nd Guam BBQ Block Party

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) announces that 8 local and international teams have been selected to compete during the 2nd Annual Pleasure Island Guam BBQ Block Party on Saturday, ...

Hotel executive takes on Caribbean sales

Travel and tourism executives in hospitality Hotel executive takes on Caribbean sales

ROCKVILLE, Maryland – Choice Hotels announced a new executive appointment to assist with its Caribbean development thrust in a rebounding market.

Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada announces 2014 multi-million dollar upgrade

Recertified as sustainable tourism operation Luxury Resort Calabash Grenada announces 2014 multi-million dollar upgrade

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe member Calabash Grenada announces a major upgrade to its resort following its recent recertification as a sustainable tourism operation.

Delta adds service to Saint Lucia from JFK International Airport

Delta adds service to Saint Lucia from JFK International Airport

SAINT LUCIA – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board today announced Delta Air Lines will add non-stop service from New York’s JFK International Airport to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International ...

Bermuda's Hamilton to host The 40th annual Conference of Black Mayors

Bermuda's Hamilton to host The 40th annual Conference of Black Mayors

HAMILTON, Bermuda - Bermuda's Corporation of Hamilton has announced it will host the 40th annual Conference of Black Mayors Convention later this year.

Minister: World Cup tourists spent $365 million so far

Minister: World Cup tourists spent $365 million so far

Rio de Janeiro RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Foreign tourists have spent $365 million during the first phase of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil's sports minister Aldo Rebelo said.

Inti Raymi travel and tourism event in Peru left 25 tons of garbage

Inti Raymi travel and tourism event in Peru left 25 tons of garbage

A travel and tourism event in Peru, according to El Comercio and attendees at Initi Raymi, much of which takes place at the popular Sacsayhuaman ruins near Cusco, left 25 tons of garbage at the ...

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