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Jamaica takes  Proactive Steps to Secure UK Tourism Market

Jamaica takes Proactive Steps to Secure UK Tourism Market

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union is being seen as significant to Jamaica’s tourism industry, but Tourism Minister Hon.

Aeromexico halts services to and from Caracas, Venezuela

Aeromexico halts services to and from Caracas, Venezuela

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeromexico announced that almost five years after it started to serve the Mexico City – Caracas route, it has decided to suspend its flights indefinitely, due to the ...

Jamaica: Visitor arrivals and tourism earnings on the increase

Jamaica: Visitor arrivals and tourism earnings on the increase

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, is urging members of the new Tourism Competitiveness Task Force to build on the achievements of the tourism sector to further enhance the ...

Zaragoza and Granada cheapest summer destinations in Spain, survey shows

Zaragoza and Granada cheapest summer destinations in Spain, survey shows

Granada is the most affordable summer destination in Spain for finding accommodation, according to a survey conducted by TravelMag.com.

Technology’s growing role in the meeting industry

Technology’s growing role in the meeting industry

IMEX

“In an era when capturing live content on laptops, tablets and smartphones is intrinsic to our working lives, it is interesting to quantify the extent to which they are being used in conferences ...

Jamaica's Tourism Minister allays concerns about Canadian travel advisory

Jamaica's Tourism Minister allays concerns about Canadian travel advisory

KINGSTON, Jamaica - In response to concerns raised about the latest travel advisory issued by the Canadian Government, Minister of Tourism, Hon.

Trinidad and Tobago embarks on Caribbean Roadshow

Trinidad and Tobago embarks on Caribbean Roadshow

Trinidad & Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - A team from Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) will visit St.

Puerto Rico Tourism launches 'Seals of Approval'

Puerto Rico Tourism launches 'Seals of Approval'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), Ingrid I Rivera Rocafort, announced the company’s initiative to grant seals of approval to hotels and ...

InterContinental São Paulo saves forest with green meetings

InterContinental São Paulo saves forest with green meetings

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - The InterContinental São Paulo is contemporary elegance at its best.

GOL: Number of seats and departures down 13.4 percent

GOL: Number of seats and departures down 13.4 percent

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost airline in Latin America, hereby announces its preliminary air traffic figures for the month of May 2016 and the year to ...

Embraer announces its new Commercial Aviation President and CEO

Embraer announces its new Commercial Aviation President and CEO

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer announces that John Slattery will be the President and CEO for its Commercial Aviation business unit, effective as of July 2016.

Looking for travel diversity? Say Hi! to Bolivia

Looking for travel diversity? Say Hi! to Bolivia

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Hi Bolivia! Travel & Tours is a tour operator/DMC company based in La Paz with decades of experience in the field and a solid reputation.

Caribbean country most Americans want to travel to this year

Caribbean country most Americans want to travel to this year

NEW YORK, NY - A new study shows that there is one Caribbean country more than any other that US travelers wants to vacation on this year.

Rio security, healthcare or education collapsing, but Olympic Games must go on

Global sports and tourism: Olympics trigger major crisis in Brazil and a state of calamity Rio security, healthcare or education collapsing, but Olympic Games must go on

threat of collapse in public security, health, education, mobility and environmental management

While Rio should be getting ready for the largest and most important sports event in Rio and Brazil, while tourists from across the globe are booking their trip to visit Rio de Janeiro for the ...

Brazil to require yellow fever vaccination from Angola and Congo travelers

Brazil to require yellow fever vaccination from Angola and Congo travelers

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's government will require international yellow fever vaccination certificates from people traveling to and from Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Love is in the air in The Bahamas

16 happy couples to wed simultaneously Love is in the air in The Bahamas

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

NASSAU, Bahamas – Lucky Canadian couples will be a part of sixteen weddings on sixteen locations in The Bahamas, all transpiring simultaneously with one thing in common, their love.

Hilton Worldwide announces its first property in Belize

Hilton Worldwide announces its first property in Belize

SAN PEDRO, Belize & MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of the new Resort at Mahogany Bay Village to Curio – A Collection by Hilton.

St Kitts Music Festival line-up finalized: 50 Cent, Damian Marley

St Kitts Music Festival line-up finalized: 50 Cent, Damian Marley

SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS - The Staint Kitts Music Festival Committee has finalized the line-up of artistes to appear on the 20th Anniversary production of the Festival, which takes places 23 to 25 ...

Meet Puerto Rico: Meetings and conventions business up despite Zika

Meet Puerto Rico: Meetings and conventions business up despite Zika

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's group business closes off what has come to be known as the initial Zika period (March to May), very much open for business, with 57 new booked pieces of ...

Largest mega-hotel project in Jamaican history ready to proceed

Largest mega-hotel project in Jamaican history ready to proceed

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has announced that the largest single development of hotels in Jamaican history, being undertaken by Karisma Hotels and Resorts, ...

Bartlett: $25 million loan to Small and Micro Tourism Enterprises

Bartlett: $25 million loan to Small and Micro Tourism Enterprises

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Ministry of Tourism is now developing formal framework to provide well needed banking support for persons who operate Small and Micro Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs).

Minister Bartlett congratulates new Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association President

Minister Bartlett congratulates new Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association President

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett was first to congratulate General Manager of Round Hill Hotel, Omar Robinson on his elevation to the top post of President of the ...

Trinidad and Tobago sizzles at Taste of the Caribbean Awards

Trinidad and Tobago sizzles at Taste of the Caribbean Awards

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - An annual event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), “Taste of the Caribbean,” showcases the best chefs and bartenders from around the ...

ibtm hosts IAPCO awards this year in Spain

ibtm hosts IAPCO awards this year in Spain

ibtm

Recognizing that a successful event is also dependent on the collaboration of a number of partners, ibtm world will host the IAPCO Collaboration Award this year.

Body of missing tourist washed up on a beach near Rio de Janeiro

Body of missing tourist washed up on a beach near Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A body that washed up on a beach near Rio de Janeiro three days ago is that of missing Australian traveler Rye Hunt, Brazilian police said Saturday.

Trinidad and Tobago TDC helps control stray animals on beaches

Trinidad and Tobago TDC helps control stray animals on beaches

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

The Responsible Pet Ownership project was one of five environmental outreach activities completed by the Tourism Development Company (TDC) in order to maintain the Las Cuevas beach facility’s ...

Popular port of call: Trinidad and Tobago welcomes Princess Cruises

Popular port of call: Trinidad and Tobago welcomes Princess Cruises

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The increasing popularity of Trinidad and Tobago as a port-of-call comes as the islands completed a successful 2015-2016 cruise season.

Port of Spain celebrates 102nd anniversary

Port of Spain celebrates 102nd anniversary

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – In 1914, Port of Spain recaptured its municipal rights, moving from a town board to City Corporation.

Earthquake in Nicaragua: People should take precautions

Earthquake in Nicaragua: People should take precautions

According to USGS, at 03:25:22 (UTC) time, a 6.1 strong earthquake rocked Nicaragua. There is some tourism in the region, but it's not a major factor in Puerto Morazan.

Minister: Produce more locally to meet tourism sector’s demand

Minister: Produce more locally to meet tourism sector’s demand

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is urging local manufacturers to boost local production to meet the growing demand of the island’s vibrant tourism sector.

WestJet adds Nashville to expanding network

WestJet adds Nashville to expanding network

CALGARY, Canada - With today's departure of flight 3650 from Toronto Pearson International Airport, Nashville officially becomes part of WestJet Encore's growing network of more than 35 ...

UNICO Hotels officially launches with first property slated for Mexico

UNICO Hotels officially launches with first property slated for Mexico

MIAMI, FL - UNICO Hotels, a new aspirational adults-only, all-inclusive hotel brand designed to reflect each property's locale and native culture, officially launches today.

Puerto Rico Tourism: LGBT Pride hotel bookings strong despite Zika hype

Puerto Rico Tourism: LGBT Pride hotel bookings strong despite Zika hype

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rican Tourism Company (PRTC) is currently reporting a 100% occupancy rate for local hotel partners in Boquerón, Puerto Rico—and the surrounding areas on the ...

LGBT Confex Tourism Forum showcases ‘inclusive innovation’ in Mexico City

LGBT Confex Tourism Forum showcases ‘inclusive innovation’ in Mexico City

NEW YORK, NY — For the sixth year in a row, the LGBT Confex International Business & Tourism Forum will provide a meeting place for professionals and suppliers who see the LGBT community as ...

Green way of life in Ochos Rios at Jamaica Inn

Green way of life in Ochos Rios at Jamaica Inn

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Jamaica Inn lies on a pristine crescent-shaped beach in the town of Ochos Rios in Jamaica.

RIU inaugurates new adults-only hotel in Punta Cana

RIU inaugurates new adults-only hotel in Punta Cana

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain - RIU Hotels & Resorts opened the Hotel Riu Republica on Saturday, June 4th.

Zika is a challenge for Puerto Rico's Tourism, but there is good news for MICE business

Zika is a challenge for Puerto Rico's Tourism, but there is good news for MICE business

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Zika has presented a massive challenge for Puerto Rico's Tourism, causing a considerable number of travel cancellations.

Aeromexico reports May 2016 traffic results

Aeromexico reports May 2016 traffic results

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

LGBT Confex Showcases Inclusive Innovation

LGBT Confex Showcases Inclusive Innovation

For the sixth year in a row, the LGBT Confex International Business & Tourism Forum will provide a meeting place for professionals and suppliers who see the LGBT community as an important ...

Antigua and Barbuda wow media during CTO Week

Antigua and Barbuda wow media during CTO Week

New York, NY.–The destination of Antigua and Barbuda is continuing its path towards successfully dominating Caribbean Week 2016 by winning an award on June 2nd, at the Media Awards luncheon and ...

New York's first Hard Rock Hotel

New York's first Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock plans to announce Monday the location of what the firm says will be its first hotel in the Northeast U.S., in a partnership with Barnett.

LATAM Airlines Brazil prepares its operation for Rio 2016 Olympics

LATAM Airlines Brazil prepares its operation for Rio 2016 Olympics

LATAM Airlines Brazil has put in place more than 100 special operational measures to ensure efficient services for spectators and delegations during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Aeromexico to Host 73rd IATA 2017 General Annual Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Aeromexico to Host 73rd IATA 2017 General Annual Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Dublin – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Aeromexico will host the 73rd IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit.

Aeromexico, First Carrier in Latin America to Join TSA PreCheck

TSA PreCheck Aeromexico, First Carrier in Latin America to Join TSA PreCheck

Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced on May 21, that it became the first airline in Latin America authorized by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to join the program that ...

One of Negril’s Oldest Hoteliers gets a ministerial visit

One of Negril’s Oldest Hoteliers gets a ministerial visit

It was indeed a delightful moment for Doretta Forrester and the Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon.

Relief Riders International Launches New Andes & Amazon Program

Adventurous Travelers to Experience ‘Insider’ Ecuador on Horseback Relief Riders International Launches New Andes & Amazon Program

Hybrid ride combines epic travel adventures with unforgettable humanitarian experience bringing participants through breathtaking landscapes in South America

Mahekal Beach Resort Appoints Marina Colunga as Director of Sales and Marketing

Mahekal Beach Resort Appoints Marina Colunga as Director of Sales and Marketing

Mahekal Beach Resort proudly announces the appointment of Marina Colunga as Director of Sales and Marketing of the newly reimagined beachfront retreat in Playa del Carmen.

Hospitality: Raising the Red Roof in Vitoria, Brazil

Hospitality: Raising the Red Roof in Vitoria, Brazil

roving that global demand for the brand is strong and growing, Red Roof opened its second international location in Vitoria, Brazil on April 22, 2016.

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