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Curaçao to host Caribbean International Tourism Safety & Security Conference 2015

Curaçao to host Caribbean International Tourism Safety & Security Conference 2015

Tourism safety and security are imperative when providing quality in tourism.

Jamaican dancehall stars added to Tobago Jazz Experience

Jamaican dancehall stars added to Tobago Jazz Experience

Jamaican dancehall stars, Romain Virgo and Busy Signal, have been added to an already star-studded cast for the 2015 Tobago Jazz Experience (TJE).

The link: trade and development

The link: trade and development

Discussions surrounding the link between trade and development have been numerous.

Grenada: Visitor arrivals up 18.88 percent in 2014

Grenada: Visitor arrivals up 18.88 percent in 2014

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada - 18.88% more cruise and stay-over visitors came to Grenada in 2014 than in 2013, revealing an increased interest for travel to the beautiful tri-island state.

High-level representatives convene for ACS Meeting

High-level representatives convene for ACS Meeting

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The 20th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) which is scheduled to take place on March 10 in La Antigua, ...

Saint Lucia Tourist Board increases tourism outreach with new diaspora program

Saint Lucia Tourist Board increases tourism outreach with new diaspora program

SAINT LUCIA – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has launched a dedicated marketing initiative to reach the island’s Diaspora in North America and the United Kingdom.

Embraer releases 2014 results and 2015 outlook

Embraer releases 2014 results and 2015 outlook

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer released fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results and 2015 outlook.

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Big focus on responsible tourism at WTM Latin America 2015

Big focus on responsible tourism at WTM Latin America 2015

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2015, to be held from April 22-24 at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, along with 43rd Braztoa Trade Meeting, will premiere a program focused on the ...

Central America focuses on tourists from Europe

Central America focuses on tourists from Europe

The upsurge in tourism to the seven small countries of Central America continues. The intention is that visitors from Europe will be playing a more important role in this process in the ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts grows luxury portfolio in Mexico City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts grows luxury portfolio in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Accelerating growth in dynamic markets worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announces the debut of Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Mexico ...

Government of Chile is monitoring the Villarrica Volcano eruption

Government of Chile is monitoring the Villarrica Volcano eruption

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean authorities addressed the Villarrica Volcano eruption, located 470 miles south of the capital Santiago, appearing to calm following the joint and coordinated efforts and ...

Dominica Film Challenge gets underway

Dominica Film Challenge gets underway

The Dominica Film Challenge, a Discover Dominica organized event is underway, with six teams of the most talented videographers from around the world, traversing the island.

JTB Chairman calls for more investment in Montego Bay

JTB Chairman calls for more investment in Montego Bay

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The business community in Montego Bay has been challenged to invest in the resort city to rescue it from decline.

Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s

Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s

Argentina’s flagship carrier, Aerolineas Argentinas, has taken delivery of their first new, directly-purchased Airbus A330-200 aircraft as a part of the carrier’s fleet renewal strategy.

Tourism to Venezuela becomes more and more unattractive for Americans

New tourist visa requirements for Venezuela Tourism to Venezuela becomes more and more unattractive for Americans

Tourism to Venezuela becomes more and more unattractive. This is very much true for Americans wanting to visit this South American nation.

2015 Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Announced

New Solvang Tourism Industry Leaders Provide Voluntary Service and Guidance 2015 Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Announced

Solvang, California, USA — Executive Director Tracy Farhad is pleased to announce 2015 officers and members of the Board of Directors of the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau (SCVB), ...

Plans taking shape for Bogota travel event

Plans taking shape for Bogota travel event

The largest tourism showcase in Latin America, ANATO, welcomes thousands of industry leaders from across the region to the Colombian capital each year.

Regional Network of Artisans of the Greater Caribbean established

Regional Network of Artisans of the Greater Caribbean established

The participation and advancement of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the global economy are incorporated as part of the Development Agenda of International Organizations working in the ...

Butterfly Beach Hotel - dedicated green hotel In Barbados

Butterfly Beach Hotel - dedicated green hotel In Barbados

LOS ANGELES, California - Butterfly Beach Hotel, located on the South Coast of Barbados, offers secluded beach and casual ocean front accommodation with convenient access to a variety of ...

First annual Nevis Blues Festival premieres April 16, 2015

First annual Nevis Blues Festival premieres April 16, 2015

NEVIS - Come in from the cold for a dose of island life in a place to get your groove back, at the launch of the Nevis’ first annual blues festival, which will be the perfect backdrop to an ...

New chairman of Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism

New chairman of Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism

ST. LUCIA - A prominent Caribbean hotelier has been appointed Chairman of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST).

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association awards Curaçao “Destination Pioneer" award

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association awards Curaçao “Destination Pioneer" award

WILLWMSTAD, Curaçao – The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) has awarded the Curaçao Tourist Board with its prestigious “Destination Pioneer” award for its ...

Martinique cruise sector riding unprecedented wave of success

Martinique cruise sector riding unprecedented wave of success

NEW YORK, NY – Martinique’s cruise sector continued to net strong results in 2014.

New record of cruise passengers in Puerto Rico

New record of cruise passengers in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Deputy Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), Luis D.

ADMEI elects new Board of Directors

ADMEI elects new Board of Directors

During its annual meeting and conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, the Association of Destination Management Executives elected the 2015 board of directors and its first president outside North ...

One-third of a billion dollars: That’s a lot of travel industry deals

World Travel Market Latin America One-third of a billion dollars: That’s a lot of travel industry deals

World Travel Market Latin America, the event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, will generate business deals in excess of $341 million (£206 ...

Barbados tourism returns to growth path

Barbados tourism returns to growth path

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados’ tourism sector has begun to show signs of growth.

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 84.1 percent

GOL: Domestic load factor reaches 84.1 percent

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

Aruba Tourism Authority reports 2014 tourism results

Aruba Tourism Authority reports 2014 tourism results

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) reported total arrivals in 2014 increased by 9.5 percent, as compared to the same period in 2013.

Oscars of the travel industry announce 2015 host of WTA Caribbean & North America

World Travel Awards Oscars of the travel industry announce 2015 host of WTA Caribbean & North America

The “Oscars of the travel industry,” World Travel Awards (WTA) has announced Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa as being selected to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean ...

Economic policy of natural resources: Considering “independence” for Greater Caribbean region

Economic policy of natural resources: Considering “independence” for Greater Caribbean region

As part of the regulatory function, the state, through its economic policy, directly influences the economic growth of a country.

Casa de Campo appoints new VP of Sales

Casa de Campo appoints new VP of Sales

The management of Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic announced the appointment of a new Vice President of Sales.

Carnival Corporation expands presence in Caribbean with $85 million port in Dominican Republi

Carnival Corporation expands presence in Caribbean with $85 million port in Dominican Republi

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced it will begin welcoming guests at its newly developed Amber Cove port in the Dominican ...

Hyatt Place Tijuana opens in Mexico

Hyatt Place Tijuana opens in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Tijuana in Baja California, Mexico.

Seaborne Airlines to launch service between San Juan and Anguilla

Seaborne Airlines to launch service between San Juan and Anguilla

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Seaborne Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of non-stop service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) to Clayton J.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana paving the way in sustainable tourism

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana paving the way in sustainable tourism

LOS ANGELES, California - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Caribbean offers lavish, spacious accommodation alongside the pristine Caribbean beachfront.

Aeromexico reports 8 percent operating margin in 4Q14

Aeromexico reports 8 percent operating margin in 4Q14

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico, S A B de C V ("Aeromexico"), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported its unaudited consolidated results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014. ...

Latin Trails introduces new Pacaya Samiria wildlife reserve cruise in Peru

Latin Trails introduces new Pacaya Samiria wildlife reserve cruise in Peru

QUITO, ECUADOR – Latin Trails (www.latintrails.com), recently announced the introduction of the Pacaya Samiria wildlife ...

Haiti Carnival canceled after turning into a deadly nightmare

Tourism Haiti Carnival: From fun and music to death and silence Haiti Carnival canceled after turning into a deadly nightmare

Haiti just canceled carnival throughout the entire country, says its Prime Minister Evans Paul. At 5 pm, everyone is to wear white in solidarity for the victims.

Finest Playa Mujeres opens its doors to luxury resort lovers

Finest Playa Mujeres opens its doors to luxury resort lovers

CANCUN, Mexico - Finest Playa Mujeres, an all-inclusive, luxury resort nestled among white sand beaches and crystal blue waters of picturesque Playa Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico, opened its doors on ...

Mutabaruka honored with Lifetime Award at MX3 Bob Marley 50th Birthday Celebration

Cultural Historian and Ambassador Receives Lifetime Award by Industry Peer Mutabaruka honored with Lifetime Award at MX3 Bob Marley 50th Birthday Celebration

On February 3, 2015 Mutabaruka, poet, cultural historian, and radio host of IRIE FM, was recognized with a Lifetime award from Kubba Pringle, Producer of the Bob Marley Birthday Bash at the MX3 ...

Puerto Rico to host first international tourism expo in the Caribbean

Puerto Rico to host first international tourism expo in the Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced that ETI –Expo de Turismo Internacional, the first international tourism expo in the Caribbean, will take place at the Puerto ...

All you need is Ecuador - History made during Routes Americas

All you need is Ecuador - History made during Routes Americas

History was made during this year’s Super Bowl XLIX when Ecuador became the first foreign government to advertise during the American Football sporting finale.

Puerto Rico Tourism Company launches B&B program

Puerto Rico Tourism Company launches B&B program

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) recently launched a Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Program.

Shiva Raatri should be a tourist attraction during Carnival

Shiva Raatri should be a tourist attraction during Carnival

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Just like Carnival, the festival of Shiva Raatri should be promoted as a significant event on the cultural and tourism calendar of Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad welcomes the Ruby Princess

Trinidad welcomes the Ruby Princess

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad –The Ruby Princess made her inaugural visit to Trinidad on Saturday, February 7, 2015.

Foundation for Environmental Education chooses Trinidad and Tobago

Foundation for Environmental Education chooses Trinidad and Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) hosted its meeting of the Board of Directors at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre from Saturday, February 7, to ...

Kuoni Group appoints new Commercial Director for Latin America

Kuoni Group appoints new Commercial Director for Latin America

Denmark showed the greatest growth with a five-fold increase in the number of room nights booked last year with this hotel group.

Air Canada reports record 2014 results

Air Canada reports record 2014 results

MONTRÉAL, Canada - Air Canada today reported full year adjusted net income of $531 million or $1.81 per diluted share compared to adjusted net income of $340 million or $1.20 per diluted share in ...

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