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Volaris ranked among world's top 100 airlines

Volaris ranked among world's top 100 airlines

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra low cost Mexican airline with the most extensive route network servicing Mexico, US, and Central America, celebrates two consecutive years of being ranked ...

Luxury Aruba resort reopens after 25-million dollar renovation

Luxury Aruba resort reopens after 25-million dollar renovation

Riu Hotels & Resorts reopens its emblematic Riu Palace Aruba after investing 25 million dollars in a complete renovation.

Cayman Islands mid-year visitor arrivals show positive increase

Cayman Islands mid-year visitor arrivals show positive increase

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands - Following another consecutive record breaking year in 2014 the Cayman Islands has remained in a modest growth positon year to date June 2015.

Machu Picchu: It's not the number of tourists, it's how tourist flow is managed

Machu Picchu: It's not the number of tourists, it's how tourist flow is managed

Lima, Peru: On a daily basis, the Machu Picchu Archaeological Site welcomes about 3,300 tourists, which represents almost 1 million visitors to the Sanctuary per year.

Rio Olympics: 12 months to go, 12 things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio Olympics: 12 months to go, 12 things to do in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - You can already feel the emotion and excitement building up. On August 5, Rio de Janeiro will be one-year away from the 2016 Olympics Games opening ceremony.

Baha Mar: "Government's entire application is misguided and without merit"

Baha Mar: "Government's entire application is misguided and without merit"

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar issued the following statement following the adjournment of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas hearing on the Government's petition to August 19th:

Barbados records record-breaking long-stay arrivals, strong cruise performance

Barbados records record-breaking long-stay arrivals, strong cruise performance

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - During the first six months of 2015 Barbados recorded 303,592 long stay visitors, the first time the destination has ever topped 300,000 visitors in the Jan.

Creating a virtuous cycle at Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Special report by David Andres Ortegon-Martínez, Sustainability Corporate Director, Karisma Hotels & Resorts Creating a virtuous cycle at Karisma Hotels & Resorts

LOS ANGELES, California - The solution to many problems in our destinations often involves a change in the culture of those who live in them.

Jamaica injecting multi-millions into tourism safety

Jamaica injecting multi-millions into tourism safety

KINGSTON, Jamaica – “We are going to continue to implement measures to further enhance the safety of all Jamaicans as well as our many visitors and to tackle issues such as visitor ...

Tourism to Trinidad and Tobago is surging

Tourism to Trinidad and Tobago is surging

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad and Tobago reported 222,946 tourist arrivals in the first six months of 2015, up 9.3 percent compared to the same period in 2014.

Copa Airlines announces service to Belize

Copa Airlines announces service to Belize

BELIZE CITY, Belize – Today, a press conference was held at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel, announcing airline services to Belize via Copa Airlines.

Antigua and Barbuda wins culinary approval in the Hamptons

Antigua and Barbuda wins culinary approval in the Hamptons

NEW YORK, New York - Antigua and Barbuda’s lauded culinary fruit carver, Chef Melvin Myers was one of 40 select chefs featured at the annual Chefs and Champagne event hosted by the James Beard ...

Free Wi-Fi at Anguilla’s Summer Festival

Free Wi-Fi at Anguilla’s Summer Festival

ANGUILLA – Vacationers planning to attend Anguilla’s Summer Festival from July 30 - August 9 now have one more reason to celebrate.

Travelers flock to Barbados for Crop Over Festival

Travelers flock to Barbados for Crop Over Festival

NEW YORK, NY – This summer Barbados invites travelers to live like a local and experience the island’s lively Crop Over Festival, celebrating a 200 year-old tradition that honors the end of ...

Carlson Rezidor introduces Radisson Blu in Latin America

Carlson Rezidor introduces Radisson Blu in Latin America

ORLANDO, FL - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention in Orlando, Fla., ...

Puerto Rico Tourism losing out to rival Caribbean islands

Puerto Rico Tourism losing out to rival Caribbean islands

Puerto Rico may sport palm trees, pristine beaches and glorious weather but its tourism industry is losing out to rival Caribbean islands - and that is holding the U.S.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico updates 2015 guidance figures

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico updates 2015 guidance figures

GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, SAB de CV announces updated guidance figures for the twelve-month period of 2015 (January 1 to December 31):

Seaborne Airlines partners with Virgin Islands Next Generation Network

Seaborne Airlines partners with Virgin Islands Next Generation Network

ST CROIX, US Virgin Islands - The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership with Seaborne Airlines.

GOL: Domestic load factor reached 78 percent

GOL: Domestic load factor reached 78 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 June 2015.

Baha Mar: CCA failed to complete Baha Mar repeatedly

Baha Mar: CCA failed to complete Baha Mar repeatedly

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar Ltd. issued the following statement with regard to CCA Bahamas Ltd's ("CCA") press release dated July 26:

Aruba Tourism launches the Happiness Builder

Aruba Tourism launches the Happiness Builder

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - While today's tech-savvy traveler may rely on Instagram, Facebook or even Periscope to document their epic moments during and after a vacation, Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) ...

American tourists hurt in Peru bus crash

American tourists hurt in Peru bus crash

LIMA, Peru — East Texas college students are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.

Chinese firm "committed to seeing Baha Mar through to 100% completion"

Chinese firm "committed to seeing Baha Mar through to 100% completion"

NASSAU, The Bahamas - CCA Bahamas Ltd (CCA Bahamas), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCEC) and the construction manager/ general ...

$20 million investment in Parks Canada projects in Halifax announced

$20 million investment in Parks Canada projects in Halifax announced

HALIFAX, Canada - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Member of Parliament for Central Nova and Mr.

Governor: Cruise tourists "underwhelmed" by St. Croix

Governor: Cruise tourists "underwhelmed" by St. Croix

Governor Kenneth Mapp has outlined one of the key issues St Croix faces in trying to attract more tourists: the expectation of cruise line customers is great, but those expectations are often ...

Caribbean hotel occupancy up 2.6 percent

Caribbean hotel occupancy up 2.6 percent

The Caribbean hotel sector continues to show strength, according to the newest report from STR Inc.

Rosewood’s first hotel in South America opens in 2018

Rosewood’s first hotel in South America opens in 2018

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Groupe Allard to manage Rosewood São Paulo in Brazil. Scheduled to open in 2018, this will be Rosewood’s first property in South ...

Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism convenes in Trinidad and Tobago

Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism convenes in Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) through its Directorate of Sustainable Tourism convened the 26th Meeting of the Special Committee on Sustainable ...

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico announces Q2 results

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico announces Q2 results

GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, SAB de CV reported its consolidated results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism congratulates Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace

Brings home the gold at Pan American Games The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism congratulates Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace

NASSAU, Bahamas –Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace rose above the pack on Friday night at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada and grabbed the gold for The Islands Of The Bahamas in her ...

Baha Mar: Government's perspective on the way forward

Baha Mar: Government's perspective on the way forward

NASSAU, Bahamas - We welcome today’s decision by The Bahamas Supreme Court to deny Baha Mar’s application for recognition of its American Chapter 11 Bankruptcy of June 29, 2015.

Baha Mar "disappointed" by Bahamian Supreme Court ruling

Baha Mar "disappointed" by Bahamian Supreme Court ruling

NASSAU, Bahamas - A judge in the Bahamas has declined to recognize the US bankruptcy filing by Baha Mar Ltd, the developer of a $3.5 billion mega resort.

Jamaica: Cruise passengers on local tours following fire

Jamaica: Cruise passengers on local tours following fire

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Passengers on the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship, on which there was a fire this morning enroute to the Falmouth cruise ship pier in Trelawny, have since disembarked and have ...

Curio – A Collection by Hilton celebrates brand’s first Latin American hotel

Curio – A Collection by Hilton celebrates brand’s first Latin American hotel

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina & MCLEAN, VA - Offering the perfect blend of modern luxury and storied history, Anselmo Buenos Aires today joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton.

Growth through innovation to be focus of Caribbean tourism conference

Growth through innovation to be focus of Caribbean tourism conference

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A theme has been announced for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaçao from 21-23 October.

Aeromexico connects Queretaro with the world

Aeromexico connects Queretaro with the world

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced that, starting October 1st, it will begin operating a twice-daily service between Mexico City and Queretaro to boost its ...

New hotel opens in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

New hotel opens in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

YABUCOA, Puerto Rico - Juan López Molina, president of Tropical Inns Puerto Rico, Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, executive director for the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, and Joey Cancel Planas, president ...

Fire on cruise ship totally extinguished

Fire on cruise ship totally extinguished

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Cruise shipping activities are proceeding as usual at the Falmouth cruise ship pier in Trelawny as a fire, which occurred on the Freedom of the Seas vessel, was extinguished by ...

Avianca Brasil joins Star Alliance

Avianca Brasil joins Star Alliance

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport today, the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil.

Airbus ProSky and Volaris deploy performance based navigation in Mexico

Airbus ProSky and Volaris deploy performance based navigation in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low cost airline operating the most extensive domestic route network servicing the Mexico, United States and Central America, selected Airbus ProSky, part ...

InterContinental Sao Paulo green actions in operation

InterContinental Sao Paulo green actions in operation

LOS ANGELES, California - The InterContinental Sao Paulo hotel is located in the bustling metropolis of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Honduran port connects tourists with culture, history and nature

Honduran port connects tourists with culture, history and nature

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Following the upcoming Columbus Day holiday, American cruise passengers will have the option of a unique port-of-call that is being developed where the Italian explorer ...

Results of Rubik's Cube World Championship in Sao Paulo announced

Results of Rubik's Cube World Championship in Sao Paulo announced

SAO PAULO, Brazil - This weekend in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the global Speedcubing elite congregated for the Rubik's Cube World Championship - the first time that the competition has ever been held in ...

Easter Island: Surreal travel experience

Easter Island: Surreal travel experience

By Marcus Edensky

Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its hundreds of gigantic moai statues scattered all over the island.

An evening in San Sebastian

Residents and tourists: all enjoy this city An evening in San Sebastian

By Hector Dsouza, special to eTN

The rail platform at San Sebastian, Spain, wore a deserted look on a hot summer afternoon, save for the “group of four,” seated on a non-descript bench.

Mexican airport operator appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Mexican airport operator appoints new Chief Financial Officer

MONTERREY, Mexico - Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B.

Peru showcased as destination for immersive cultural travel experiences

Peru showcased as destination for immersive cultural travel experiences

LIMA, Peru - Peru successfully partnered with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival to showcase the country as a destination for immersive cultural travel experiences.

Baha Mar: Government's decision to liquidate Baha Mar unnecessary and reactionary

Baha Mar: Government's decision to liquidate Baha Mar unnecessary and reactionary

NASSAU, Bahamas - Baha Mar Ltd issued the following statement with regard to the Prime Minister's decision announced last night:

Reed Exhibitions Mexico appoints new Show Director ICOMEX

Reed Exhibitions Mexico appoints new Show Director ICOMEX

Reed Travel Exhibitions’ (RTE) has confirmed that has been appointed a new Show Director ICOMEX and Event Production Forum for the Reed Exhibitions Mexico Portfolio.

Transport, logistics and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean

Transport, logistics and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional trade policy, whether internally or externally guided, has traditionally focused on removing tariff and non-tariff barriers.

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