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250 tourists cut off from the world in Peru

250 tourists cut off from the world in Peru

Cut off from the rest of the world. 250 tourists are in this dangerous position when touring the Andean Country of Peru in South America

Caribbean Tourism State of the Industry Report: What does it mean?

Caribbean Tourism State of the Industry Report: What does it mean?

An analysis of the Caribbean tourism industry’s performance for 2013 was presented by Winfield Griffith, the Caribbean Tourism Oganization’s (CTO) director of research and IT, at a CTO news ...

Mexico to host 19th Ministerial Council Meeting of the ACS in Trinidad and Tobago

Mexico to host 19th Ministerial Council Meeting of the ACS in Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Mexico – Mexico, in its capacity of Chair of the Ministerial Council, will convene the 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States ...

Goal is to improve connectivity to Saint Martin  (SXM) airport

Dutch Caribbean airport seeks service from London Goal is to improve connectivity to Saint Martin (SXM) airport

ASDC calls on LIAT and WINAIR to work together to improve connectivity to Saint Martin airport

Stand-out in conservation and ecotourism in Mexico

Stand-out in conservation and ecotourism in Mexico

By Pamela Lanier, eTN US Correspondent

While trendy Sayulita and ever-popular Puerta Vallarta are in the limelight for tourists, there is a sleepy but hip little town in Mexico that is leading the Mexican Riviera in sustainability ...

Haiti Tourism is developing fast as a major part of rebuilding the island nation

Haiti Tourism is developing fast as a major part of rebuilding the island nation

After the earthquake and outpouring of international help, tourism is now a major factor in rebuilding Haiti.

LIAT airline leadership asleep at the wheel again

LIAT airline leadership asleep at the wheel again

By Robert MacLellan

In the first month of 2014 Caribbean regional media reported that LIAT has had to choose between paying employee salaries and paying aircraft lease charges in order to maintain flight ...

McNeill: Jamaica's winter tourist season "performing well"

McNeill: Jamaica's winter tourist season "performing well"

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Dr Wykeham McNeill, says the winter tourist season, now in its second month, is "performing well", with an increase in arrivals over ...

Second edition of World Travel Market Latin America bigger and better

Second edition of World Travel Market Latin America bigger and better

The second edition of World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America will be bigger and better than the inaugural event, which saw more than 1,000 exhibitors from 60 countries take part.

Largest aviation event in the Americas to attract key tourism officials

Where airlines and tourism meet Largest aviation event in the Americas to attract key tourism officials

MANCHESTER, England - Routes Americas is the largest commercial aviation event of its kind for the entire Americas region.

Aeromexico reports 18.8 percent  passenger increase

Aeromexico reports 18.8 percent passenger increase

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S A B de C V ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for January 2014.

Highest-level tourism decision-makers lining up for Routes Americas

Largest commercial aviation event Highest-level tourism decision-makers lining up for Routes Americas

Routes Americas is the largest commercial aviation event of its kind for the entire Americas region.

Aeromexico announces its new concierge service

Aeromexico announces its new concierge service

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces its new and exclusive Concierge service.

Mexico claims stake in adventure travel

Mexico claims stake in adventure travel

SEATTLE, WA – For the sixth year in a row, Mexico commits to adventure travel as a model for sustainable tourism growth through a strategic partnership with the Adventure Travel Trade ...

Turks and Caicos looking to develop medical tourism

Turks and Caicos looking to develop medical tourism

As the Caribbean looks to develop its medical tourism dreams into realities, the Turks and Caicos Islands is looking to join the fray.

Bermuda Tourism Authority starts releasing data on hotel revenues

Bermuda Tourism Authority starts releasing data on hotel revenues

Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) today announces that, along with arrival numbers of leisure and business travelers; revenue generated by tourists through visitor spend; and contributions to Gross ...

Mexico designing strategy of "comprehensive security" to protect foreign visitors

Mexico designing strategy of "comprehensive security" to protect foreign visitors

The Secretary of Tourism of Mexico, Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas, said that the government of Enrique Peña Nieto is designing a strategy of "comprehensive security" to protect foreign tourists. ...

Peruvians and Columbians may travel visa free to Europe, will the US follow?

Peruvians and Columbians may travel visa free to Europe, will the US follow?

Getting a VISA to the United States of America or European Union countries remain a difficult task. Many apply for visas, purchase expensive travel packages and get denied.

US tourist killed by jet ski in Jamaica

US tourist killed by jet ski in Jamaica

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — A tourist reportedly lost his life Tuesday afternoon in a jet-ski accident in the resort town of Negril, Westmoreland.

BRAZTOA takes center stage at WTM Latin America

BRAZTOA takes center stage at WTM Latin America

The 2000-square-meter BRAZTOA Business Event will be the centerpiece of the exhibition, right in the middle of the show floor.

Aruba woos visitors with packed events program

Aruba woos visitors with packed events program

The Aruba Tourism Authority has just produced its 2014 calendar of events, revealing a series of dates that provide an appealing mix of entertainment and activities, giving visitors a host of ...

American to lead newly-created Bermuda Tourism Authority

American to lead newly-created Bermuda Tourism Authority

American Bill Hanbury has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the newly-created Bermuda Tourism Authority which now handles almost all matters previously managed by the Tourism ...

Money talks: Ecuadorean airline TAME resumes flights to Venezuela

Money talks: Ecuadorean airline TAME resumes flights to Venezuela

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean airline TAME resumed flights to Venezuela following an agreement under which the Venezuelan central bank will release funds owed to the company, a company official ...

List of Dominican Republic's top tourism honors for 2013

Dominican Republic travel and tourism List of Dominican Republic's top tourism honors for 2013

The ballots are in and Dominican Republic has once again ranked as one of the top vacation destinations in the Caribbean.

We don't want the world cup in Brazil

We don't want the world cup in Brazil

Waving flags, carrying banners and chanting "there will be no Cup" at least 1,000 demonstrators protested in Sao Paulo on Saturday against the World Cup that Brazil will host later this year.

Ecuador airline halts service to Venezuela over $43 million owed

Ecuador airline halts service to Venezuela over $43 million owed

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean airline Tame has suspended flights to Venezuela, demanding 43m dollars in overdue payments for tickets.

Argentina suddenly got cheaper (for those with foreign currency)

Argentina suddenly got cheaper (for those with foreign currency)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Tourists in Argentina are suddenly finding their money will go a lot further than it did just a few days ago.

Why astute travelers rank Dominican Republic as a top holiday destination

Why astute travelers rank Dominican Republic as a top holiday destination

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – "We are honored to be recognized by well-respected industry experts and publications," said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, ...

Morales: Flow of foreign tourists to Bolivia increased by 141 percent

Morales: Flow of foreign tourists to Bolivia increased by 141 percent

LA PAZ, Bolivia - Bolivian President Evo Morales announced that the flow of foreign tourists increased by 141 percent in eight years.

Copa Airlines announces 2014 growth plans, three new destinations

Copa Airlines announces 2014 growth plans, three new destinations

PANAMA CITY, Panama - Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, SA, today announced growth plans for the first half of 2014, which include the launch of new direct flights from Panama to: ...

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