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"Peru Regiones: Sur" promotes domestic tourism to southern Peru

"Peru Regiones: Sur" promotes domestic tourism to southern Peru

LIMA, Peru - The National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) announced the realization of the next tourism fair, “Peru Regiones: Sur” to take place Tuesday, August 25, according to a press release ...

Haiti inaugurates new world class port

Haiti inaugurates new world class port

MIAMI, FL - GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies, today announced with an inauguration event that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is open ...

Volaris reaches 50 million transported customers milestone

Volaris reaches 50 million transported customers milestone

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra low cost Mexican airline with the most extensive route network servicing Mexico and the US, announced today that nine years after having started ...

UN chief: Caribbean states 'lighting path' towards sustainable future

UN chief: Caribbean states 'lighting path' towards sustainable future

NEW YORK, NY - This is a year for global action, with international community in the final stretch of preparing a transformative post-2015 agenda for sustainable development that will be agreed in ...

Farmers urged to plan to benefit from tourism boom

Farmers urged to plan to benefit from tourism boom

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill has urged the nation’s farmers to plan strategically to benefit from the increased demand for local produce expected ...

'Travel and Tourism Market in Mexico to 2019' report released

'Travel and Tourism Market in Mexico to 2019' report released

DUBLIN, Ireland - Research and Markets has announced the release of the "Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2019" report.

Cuba: Tourism to generate over $2.7 billion in 2015

Cuba: Tourism to generate over $2.7 billion in 2015

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuba's tourism industry generated more than $1.7 billion in revenues in the first half of 2015, state television reports.

Bankrupt: Baha Mar Resort Bahamas

Bankrupt: Baha Mar Resort Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas - Sarkis Izmirlian, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Baha Mar Ltd, the developer of the Baha Mar resort, today announced that, in order to complete construction and open ...

TSB: Plane crash highlights need for improved safety for infants onboard

TSB: Plane crash highlights need for improved safety for infants onboard

WINNIPEG, Canada - In its investigation into the Perimeter Aviation Flight 993 that crashed while landing in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, on December 22, 2012, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada ...

The Luxury Collection breaks ground on first oceanfront resort in Los Cabos

The Luxury Collection breaks ground on first oceanfront resort in Los Cabos

LOS CABOS, Mexico - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc announced that the company broke ground on Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos over the weekend.

Pilots fired over cockpit selfies with model

Pilots fired over cockpit selfies with model

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's flag carrier sacked two pilots and banned a glamorous star and part time stripper from flying in the airline following the release of a video where she is ...

American tourist drowns in Costa Rica

American tourist drowns in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The National Coast Guard Service recovered the body of a 52-year-old US tourist who drowned while swimming off Flamingo Beach, in the province of Guanacaste, the Teletica ...

Major events turning Brazil into major sex-tourism destination

Major events turning Brazil into major sex-tourism destination

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Over 3,000 websites have emerged within last two years touting Brazil as a sex-tourism destination, and the situation has worsened with major events such as the 2014 World ...

Caracas - Fort Lauderdale nonstop on low-cost carrier Dynamic Airways

Caracas - Fort Lauderdale nonstop on low-cost carrier Dynamic Airways

Despite airlines from around the world stopping service to Venezuela due to currency restriction, Dynamic International Airways, a low-cost carrier will start providing air services in Venezuela ...

Minister McNeill: Work together to maximize sports tourism benefit

Minister McNeill: Work together to maximize sports tourism benefit

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Wykeham McNeill, has charged tourism and sports stakeholders to work together to maximize the potential of sports tourism and its benefits ...

ACS tourism authorities to meet in Trinidad

ACS tourism authorities to meet in Trinidad

On July 22 and 23, 2015 high-level tourism officials and representatives from key regional and international organizations will converge in the vibrant capital of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and ...

Month-long celebration of Bahamian music, dance, food and culture

Month-long celebration of Bahamian music, dance, food and culture

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND - Come July, the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama will launch the island’s most exciting Summer Festival Experience of 2015.

Mexico City hot air balloon takes flight

Mexico City hot air balloon takes flight

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - As a part of the promotional activities carried out by the Mexico City Tourism Promotion Fund (Fondo Mixto de Promocion Turistica del Distrito Federal), the first hot air ...

Star Alliance CEOs met in Warsaw

Avianca in Brazil admitted to join Star Alliance Star Alliance CEOs met in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland - Star Alliance member carrier LOT Polish Airlines hosted the mid-year Chief Executive Board (CEB) Meeting during which the member carrier CEOs endorsed enhancements to further ...

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 77 percent

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 77 percent

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary air traffic figures for May 2015.

Downgraded: Outlook for Brazil's business travel spend in 2015

Downgraded: Outlook for Brazil's business travel spend in 2015

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – today announced the results of its latest GBTA BTI Outlook – Brazil ...

Carmelo Resort & Spa in Uruguay joins the Hyatt family

Carmelo Resort & Spa in Uruguay joins the Hyatt family

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Hotel Corporation Uruguay, SA for Carmelo Resort & Spa in Carmelo, ...

Chile Tourism expects $50 million windfall from football event

Chile Tourism expects $50 million windfall from football event

SANTIAGO, Chile - More than $50 million is expected to be spent by the nearly 70,000 foreigners who flock Chile for the football competition Copa America, as stated by Luis Felipe Céspedes, ...

Earthquake in Talcahuano, Chile  measures 6.4

Earthquake in Talcahuano, Chile measures 6.4

A 6.4 earthquake hit 76km NW of Talcahuano, Chile today at 02:10:06 UTC time.

Dominica serves up fun in July

Dominica serves up fun in July

ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean, has an extra helping of FUN planned for July.

Barbados ranks third in top 10 island destinations

Barbados ranks third in top 10 island destinations

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Barbados has been recognized as a winner in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Islands, ranking third in the top 10 of all competing island destinations. ...

First hotel in Latin America joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

First hotel in Latin America joins Curio - A Collection by Hilton

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide and PKF hotelexperts Latin America announced that Anselmo Buenos Aires will join Curio – A Collection by Hilton, a global brand of distinctive upper upscale and ...

Ecotourism certificate granted to Ritz-Carlton, San Juan

Ecotourism certificate granted to Ritz-Carlton, San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Yesterday, Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), presented Jacqueline Volkart, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, San ...

Aruba invests $100 million in island upgrades

Aruba invests $100 million in island upgrades

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - As part of Aruba's ongoing, $1 billion+ island revitalization and beautification project, the destination recently invested more than $100 million in significant hotel updates ...

Drunk tourist attacked by crocodiles

Drunk tourist attacked by crocodiles

A drunk tourist cheated death after scaling a barbed wire fence of a crocodile enclosure at a Mexican holiday resort in Cancun.

Scientists question Nicaraguan Canal

Scientists question Nicaraguan Canal

MIAMI, FL - A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of ...

Volaris inaugurates flights to Guatemala

Volaris inaugurates flights to Guatemala

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra low cost Mexican airline with the most extensive route network servicing Mexico and the US, announced today the inauguration of two new flights to ...

Best low-cost airline in South America

Best low-cost airline in South America

Azul Brazilian Airlines, Brazil's largest airline by cities served, has been named best low-cost airline in South America at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, presented at the Paris Air Show.

List of top summer vacation destinations for Americans

List of top summer vacation destinations for Americans

For Americans, this summer is an ideal time to travel to Europe as the US dollar is nearly equal in value to the euro, helping travelers stretch their vacation budgets further.

Pablo Escobar's house and grave become tourist attractions

Pablo Escobar's house and grave become tourist attractions

MEDELLIN, Colombia - Later this month sees the release of Paradise Lost, a film starring Benicio del Toro about a young surfer who meets the woman of his dreams - only to discover her uncle is ...

Martinique continuing efforts to bolster cruise sector growth

Martinique continuing efforts to bolster cruise sector growth

NEW YORK, NY - The Martinique Tourism Authority hosted a delegation of Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) officials, as part of its continuing efforts to bolster the cruise sector on the ...

Curaçao announces North Sea Jazz Festival  line-up

Curaçao announces North Sea Jazz Festival line-up

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Now in it’s sixth year, the wildly popular Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival returns to the stage this September 3-5, 2015.

Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort opens in the heart of Riviera Maya

Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort opens in the heart of Riviera Maya

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort, in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Over $200K in cash confiscated from two Mexican tourists at airport

Over $200K in cash confiscated from two Mexican tourists at airport

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Police confiscated more than $200,000 in cash at Juan Santamaría International Airport over the weekend from two Mexican tourists, according to a statement from the Public ...

Chinese canal project triggers massive protests in Nicaragua

Chinese canal project triggers massive protests in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in a central Nicaraguan city to protest the construction of a $50 billion (44 billion euros) canal that will run through their ...

Southwest Airlines Crosses Milestone In Latin America and the Caribbean

Southwest Airlines Crosses Milestone In Latin America and the Caribbean

Southwest Airlines® for the first time will operate a summer Saturday schedule of 104 scheduled flights among a dozen airports in the continental United States and ten cities across the ...

Caribbean Week is a resounding success for Antigua and Barbuda

Twin Island Nation was the Buzz of Week with Aggressive Activity Plan Caribbean Week is a resounding success for Antigua and Barbuda

NEW YORK, New York – Antigua and Barbuda finished Caribbean Week on a strong note with a segment on the local CBS Sunday Morning news program on June 7, that featured an interview about why ...

Copa Holdings releases May 2015 statistics

Copa Holdings releases May 2015 statistics

PANAMA CITY, Panama - Copa Holdings, SA today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for May 2015:

Operating Data May May % Change YTD YTD % Change

Nevis wins media award in New York

Small Island Has Strong Showing At CTO’s Caribbean Week Nevis wins media award in New York

NEW YORK, New York - There was the slight aroma of “Killer Bee” in the air at the annual Caribbean Week in New York City, NY this past week (June 1-5), as Greg Phillip, Chief Executive Officer ...

Tropical Storm Carlos to impact travel to Mexico this weekend

Tropical Storm Carlos to impact travel to Mexico this weekend

The third tropical depression of the year has formed south of Mexico on Wednesday and strengthened into Tropical Storm Carlos on Thursday.

Reducing vulnerability in the Greater Caribbean

Reducing vulnerability in the Greater Caribbean

The topic of vulnerability is one that has been on the agenda of the countries within the Greater Caribbean, and in particular those of the insular Caribbean for a long time.

Tourism minister calls for unity in rebuilding West Indies cricket

Tourism minister calls for unity in rebuilding West Indies cricket

The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism has recalled this article.

Aruba returns with its fifth International Film Festival

Aruba returns with its fifth International Film Festival

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - From October 7-11, 2015, the island of Aruba will once again host filmmakers and film enthusiasts from around the world during its annual Aruba International Film Festival ...

Puerto Rico Tourism proudly unveils new EcoSuites

Puerto Rico Tourism proudly unveils new EcoSuites

Puerto Rico Tourism Company’s Executive Director, Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort, along with the Paradores Owners Association President, Tomas Ramirez, announced the opening of 12 new EcoSuites.

Tourism beach infractions in for stiffer penalties and fines

Tourism beach infractions in for stiffer penalties and fines

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Growth in visitor arrivals has been trending upwards in Jamaica, and Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr.

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