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Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival Returns

Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival Returns

The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced that the fourth annual Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival will take place 12 – 15 March 2015.

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority appoints overseas team

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority appoints overseas team

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy, the Honorable Asot Michael has announced the appointment of tourism executives, ...

Football stars heading for Tobago communities

Football stars heading for Tobago communities

TOBAGO - Local communities will host top former stars from the English Premier League this summer as part of a legacy program designed to create a lasting local impact from the British Airways ...

Brazil's Minister of Tourism defended the reform of Embratur

Brazil's Minister of Tourism defended the reform of Embratur

Brazil's Minister of Tourism, Vinicius Lages, and the president of the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur), Vicente Neto, defended the reform of the governmental agency responsible for promoting ...

The Cayman Islands ends year with record-breaking arrivals

The Cayman Islands ends year with record-breaking arrivals

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands - Consistency in delivering excellence and a commitment to providing Cayman kind experiences has once again earned the Cayman Islands a record breaking year of ...

Miguel joins stellar cast for Tobago Jazz Experience

Miguel joins stellar cast for Tobago Jazz Experience

American singer and songwriter Miguel has been added to an already stellar cast of international artistes for the Tobago Jazz Experience 2015.

What's on in Antigua and Barbuda in early 2015

What's on in Antigua and Barbuda in early 2015

ST JOHN'S, Antigua - Antigua and Barbuda’s three hundred and sixty five gorgeous white sandy beaches are what dreams are made of, and with some of the biggest and best events in the Caribbean, ...

Association Caribbean States pivotal in promoting collaboration among tourism organizations

Association Caribbean States pivotal in promoting collaboration among tourism organizations

Researchers in the field of sustainable tourism often link regional integration and tourism development, suggesting the inseparable nature of the two in the movements towards the pluralistic and ...

Cooperation activities between the ACS and T&T tourism authorities

Association of Caribbean States & Trinidad and Tobago Cooperation activities between the ACS and T&T tourism authorities

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - A meeting with tourism authorities of Trinidad and Tobago was convened by the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) at its headquarters, to facilitate dialogue ...

Las Cuevas beach receives prestigious Blue Flag award

Las Cuevas beach receives prestigious Blue Flag award

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - The Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TDC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) hosted a Blue Flag raising ceremony on January ...

Aimbridge Hospitality to manage iconic resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Aimbridge Hospitality to manage iconic resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

DALLAS, TX - Aimbridge Hospitality announces that it has been selected to manage the landmark oceanfront Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, effective ...

Russian war ship in Cuba to greet US government delegation

Russian war ship in Cuba to greet US government delegation

Havana, Cuba, is getting a different type of new tourism attraction sailing in - a Russian spy ship.

Avianca Holdings carried over 2.3 million passengers in December 2014

Avianca Holdings carried over 2.3 million passengers in December 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia - In December, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings SA transported 2,387,627 passengers, up 10.6% compared to December 2013.

Bahamas pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King’s Bimini connection Bahamas pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on Monday, January 19, and as celebrations in honor of the legacy of the civil rights icon take place across the United States, Mrs.

Statement: Caribbean Airlines investigates alleged runway incursion

Statement: Caribbean Airlines investigates alleged runway incursion

Caribbean Airlines through our sustained efforts is committed to the safety and security of all passengers.

Love is in the air on the islands of the Bahamas

16 Couples Marry on 16 Islands Love is in the air on the islands of the Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Islands Of The Bahamas, recognized as the premier destination for romance, weddings, honeymoons and renewals, was the site of sixteen weddings as sixteen lucky couples from ...

Honduras cracks down on violence – tourism boom expected

Honduras cracks down on violence – tourism boom expected

TEGICOGAALPA, Honduras - It has not been an easy time for the Honduran tourism industry in recent years, followed by the political unrest events of 2009, the country was constantly bombarded by ...

Registration open for World Travel Market Latin America

Registration open for World Travel Market Latin America

Registration for the International Hosted Buyers’ program at the third edition of WTM Latin America is now open.

Weekly direct flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo, Brazil launched

Weekly direct flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo, Brazil launched

TOBAGO, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - The Division of Tourism and Transportation of the Tobago House of Assembly is pleased to announce that effective 31st January, 2015 there will be a weekly ...

New flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo, Brazil

New flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Division of Tourism and Transportation of the Tobago House of Assembly is pleased to announce that effective January 31, 2015 there will be a weekly direct flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo ...

Remarks by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism at launch of Bob Marley 70th anniversary celebration

Remarks by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism at launch of Bob Marley 70th anniversary celebration

• It is truly an honor and privilege to be a participant this evening as we launch the celebrations to mark the seventieth anniversary of the birth of Hon.

US-Cuba travel restriction: Statement by the Press Secretary on immediate changes

New rules on travel to Cuba by Americans US-Cuba travel restriction: Statement by the Press Secretary on immediate changes

New rules are coming into effect Friday, January 16, 2015. Will this mean American tourists will visit Cuba by the millions as of tomorrow?

Hotel Nacional de Cuba linked to US mobster years

Hotel History Hotel Nacional de Cuba linked to US mobster years

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS

In April 2000, my wife, Professor Rima Sokoloff, and I visited Cuba with an educational study group.

Embraer delivers 30 commercial and 52 executive jets in 4Q14

Embraer delivers 30 commercial and 52 executive jets in 4Q14

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer S A delivered 30 commercial and 52 business jets, 38 light and 14 large jets, during the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14), thus closing out the year with 92 ...

Olympian Mark Spitz to host island cruise experience in the Caribbean

Olympian Mark Spitz to host island cruise experience in the Caribbean

SEATTLE, Washington – Windstar’s inaugural Island Experience cruise debuts on January 31 with a voyage of the Yachtsman’s Caribbean and special celebrity guest, Olympic legend Mark ...

GOL announces codeshare agreement with Copa Airlines

GOL announces codeshare agreement with Copa Airlines

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S A, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America, hereby announces to its shareholders and the market in general the signature of ...

2014 was a banner year for Ecuador tourism

2014 was a banner year for Ecuador tourism

QUITO, Ecuador - According to figures released by the government, Ecuadorian tourism gained strength as a basis for the country’s socio-economic development.

Barbados becomes more pet-friendly to increase tourism

Barbados becomes more pet-friendly to increase tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Government of Barbados allows the entry of pets from all over the world since January, in order to increase tourism and to benefit from the income generated from this ...

WTM Latin America 2015 the biggest and best yet

World Travel Market Latin America: New venue and initiatives WTM Latin America 2015 the biggest and best yet

According to the Organizer, World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2015 is poised to be the biggest and best yet, thanks to a new venue and a range of new initiatives which will increase the ...

Aeromexico reports December 2014 traffic results

Aeromexico reports December 2014 traffic results

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico S A B de C V, the largest airline in Mexico, today reported December 2014 operational results.

Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort – building new beginnings

Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort – building new beginnings

LOS ANGELES, California - Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort in Belize welcomes in the New Year with the launch of the newly renovated Great House and Singanga restaurant.

Bahamian on Jay-Z’s ROC Nation Sports boxing debut

Bahamian on Jay-Z’s ROC Nation Sports boxing debut

NASSAU, Bahamas - The Bahamas’ boxing middleweight contender Tureano Johnson will take center ring on Friday, night’s “Throne Boxing” telecast from the Madison Square Garden Theater in New ...

Baha Mar opening doors to new era of uxury on March 27, 2015

Baha Mar opening doors to new era of uxury on March 27, 2015

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Baha Mar, the new $3.5 billion resort, will introduce a new era of luxury, glamour, gaming and excitement to The Bahamas when it begins hosting paid guests on March 27, 2015, ...

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 13 percent

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 13 percent

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

Ecuador: The best country in the world to retire in 2015

Ecuador: The best country in the world to retire in 2015

BALTIMORE, MD - Ecuador takes top spot in InternationalLiving.com’s Annual Global Retirement Index—now in its 24th year.

ASUR: Total passenger traffic up 11.6 perent

ASUR: Total passenger traffic up 11.6 perent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S A B de C V, the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, as ...

Green Globe certifies complete collection of IBEROSTAR hotels & resorts in Mexico

Green Globe certifies complete collection of IBEROSTAR hotels & resorts in Mexico

LOS ANGELES, California - Located near Riviera Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, IBEROSTAR Playa Mita has marked its first anniversary since opening with certification by Green Globe.

Train accident in Rio de Janeiro: 140 injured

Train accident in Rio de Janeiro: 140 injured

Two trains have collided outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with at least 140 people injured in the incident, local media reports.

Colombian airline acquires controlling stake in Chilean carrier

Colombian airline acquires controlling stake in Chilean carrier

Sky Airline (Chile) and AviancaTaca Holdings have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in which the Colombian group will acquire a controlling 59% stake in the Chilean carrier.

USA-Cuba: What the Caribbean Tourism Organization has to say

USA-Cuba: What the Caribbean Tourism Organization has to say

The recent announcement of a change in diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States is a welcomed opportunity to increase tourist arrivals to the Caribbean.

American Airlines flight experiences problem with cabin pressure

American Airlines flight experiences problem with cabin pressure

American Airlines flight 916 reported a problem with the aircraft’s cabin pressure, leading to it being diverted from its original flight plan from Bogota, Colombia to Miami, Florida.

Tourism leaders of the Americas to gather in Haiti

Tourism leaders of the Americas to gather in Haiti

Haiti will host UNWTO’s annual regional gathering of tourism authorities, the UNWTO Commission for the Americas.

Spanish visitors biggest spenders in Bolivia

Spanish visitors biggest spenders in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia - Tourists from Spain visiting Bolivia are the ones who spend the most and remain in the country the longest, according to a study released by the Tourism Statistical Information ...

Curacao flag carrier launches Guyana service

Curacao flag carrier launches Guyana service

The flag carrier of Curacao, Insel Air has expanded its flights to and from Guyana.

Brazil's New Year's festivities and rituals for 2015

Brazil's New Year's festivities and rituals for 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - During New Years in Brazil, Reveillon parties are enormous events that incorporate traditions and festive celebrations on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach.

Memories Resorts & Spa go green in Bahamas and Dominican Republic

Memories Resorts & Spa go green in Bahamas and Dominican Republic

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates Memories Resorts & Spa on the certification of Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort and Memories Splash Punta Cana for their ...

US visitor robbed, injured at Buenos Aires airport

US visitor robbed, injured at Buenos Aires airport

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A United States tourist was injured after being robbed in Aeroparque Metropolitano Jorge Newbery airport in Buenos Aires City.

Quality products for Jamaica’s tourists

Quality products for Jamaica’s tourists

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The first of five exhibitions was held in Jamaica under the Craft Enhancement Project, which seeks to enhance the local arts and crafts industry, enable artisans to become ...

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta opens in Mexico

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta opens in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Playa Hotels & Resorts BV, a leading owner, operator and developer of all inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations, announces the opening of ...

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