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Jamaica Tourism Minister stresses need to transform Montego Bay Hip Strip

The need for a transformation was highlighted by Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett and Prime Minister, the Most Hon.

Plane crash appears to be very tragic says Victorian Police Minister

A plane crash occurred at approximately 9 am local time near Essendon airport in Melbourne, Australia, in an area used mainly by light aircraft.

Strong earthquake hits Jujuy Province in Argentina

Very strong earthquake rocked Jujuy Province, Argentina on February 18, 2017.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 18 Feb 2017 12:10:15 UTC

Buenos Aires launches free gastronomic tours for visitors

The city of Buenos Aires is enjoying a special year with its designation as Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture.

After much hard work, Hyatt Ziva Cancun achieves Green Globe certification

Hyatt Ziva Cancun put together 11 Sustainability Teams to tackle Green Globe certification’s four key themes: Sustainable Management; Cultural Heritage; Social Economic and Environment.

Jamaica Tourism working to make carnival more marketable

A meeting was held at the Spanish Court Hotel recently to discuss a partnership between various ministries such as the Ministries of Tourism, Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, and National ...

New CEO for Embraer's Executive Jets business unit named

Embraer announced today the appointment of Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of its Executive Jets business unit.

Copa Holdings announces financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016

Copa Holdings, S.A. today announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16) and full year 2016.

OPERATING AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

Oceania Cruises reveals late 2017 voyages To Cuba

Oceania Cruises announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017.

Cuba travel boom projected in 2017

Demand for Cuba travel is not slowing among American travelers despite the continued US government restrictions limiting approved travel to the island nation via 12 authorized categories, based on ...

Brazil's largest airline to sell leaseback five Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest airline, announces today a Sale and Leaseback agreement for five Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft with AWAS.

Big Nude Boat brings 3000 naked cruise tourists to the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Tourism is looking forward to CARNIVAL Cruise Lines' Bare Necessities "Big Nude Boat" cruise.

Delta Vacations announces more Cuba options

Travelers who want to visit Cuba now have more options with Delta Vacations, as the company announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to include escorted tours that help travelers satisfy ...

Top New Carribean Hotel of the Year named

The Riu Republica hotel, part of the international chain RIU Hotels & Resorts, has been chosen by Expedia Inc.

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism to pay tribute to Jimmy Cliff at IRIE FM’s event

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, will pay tribute to Mr. Jimmy Cliff, OM – the recipient of IRIE FM’s first lifetime achievement award.

Points expands presence in Latin America and Caribbean with Copa Airlines partnership

Points today announced a partnership with Copa Airlines to enable ConnectMiles program members to buy, gift or transfer their reward miles.

Aeromexico transported 1 million 638 thousand passengers in January

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported January 2017 operational results.

Falmouth Invasion: Keep the resort town clean and foster civic pride

Scores of tourism officials and stakeholders led by Minister of Tourism, Hon.

Jamaica's Tourism Miniter to participate in 'Falmouth Invasion' Sensitization March

In recent times, Falmouth has received significant attention as it has been identified as a key area for the development of Jamaica’s tourism product.

Peru hotel: Going, going, gone!

The 50-room La Hacienda hotel in Lircay, Peru, was built in Colonial times 200 years ago, but now it no longer exists.

Cunard's Queen Victoria sails the Amazon

This morning, Cunard's luxury cruise ship, Queen Victoria, made her maiden voyage through the 'Meeting of Waters,' and became the largest passenger ship to sail the Amazon, sailing between the ...

Celebrity chef cooks and serves in his birthday suit on transformational retreat NAKED

Jamie Oliver can say goodbye to his self-acclaimed title: "The naked chef" because it's just been taken literally by somebody else.

Craft Development Institute to be established in Jamaica

The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts to develop a Craft Development ...

Landmark Machu Picchu hotel celebrates 10th anniversary in 2017

In keeping with its recent major renovation stressing historic Peruvian and Andean themes, in conjunction with its 10-year anniversary in 2017, Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel has created an evocative ...

Unique immersive tours of Canada

Taking a small group tour with just 14 guests makes such a difference when you want to experience a new destination.

Ocean Cay set to become a natural paradise exclusive to MSC Cruises guests

MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, today broke ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.

Wideroe signs order for up to 15 Embraer E2 aircraft

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E2 family jets.

Blue Parrot nightlclub shooting in Cancun: Deadly attack on LGBT travelers to Mexico

Every gay tourist in Mexico sees the Blue Parrot Club as a must place to go. It's packed every night of th week, and was the scene of a deadly attack.

Excellence Oyster Bay - first adults-only resort of its kind in Montego Bay

Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts, renowned for their award-winning luxury resorts in the Caribbean, are pleased to announce their newest venture in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Embraer reaches jet delivery targets in 2016

Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets, 25 of which are light jets and 18 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16).

Minister: Kingston City Run highlights Jamaica's capital as an ideal tourist destination

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded Kingston City Run Marathon as a unique event which highlights Kingston as an ideal tourist destination to thousands each year.

Chile: Record high foreign tourist arrivals in 2016

Turismo Chile is pleased to announce that tourism data compiled by the Department of Statistics showed that international tourism arrivals to Chile last year were up 26% compared to 2015 with UK ...

Carnival Cruise Line adds private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays to its itineraries

The private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays has been added to the itineraries of six different Carnival Cruise Line ships beginning in May 2017.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces second property in Grenada

2017 – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced its second property in the Caribbean with the new Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, scheduled to open in early 2019.

Aeromexico reports December traffic

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported December 2016 operational results.

US consular official shot, wounded in Mexico

US consular official has been shot and injured in western Mexico.

Mexican authorities have launched a manhunt for the attacker, a gunman whose motives have yet to be determined.

GOL was Brazil's most punctual airline in 2016

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest air transportation and travel services group, with operations in passenger transportation, cargo transportation and coalition loyalty ...

JetBlue flies nonstop between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport

Today the One happy island of Aruba launched its first JetBlue non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2016

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B.

Air Canada celebrates record year

Air Canada provided a review of 2016 highlights as it prepares to celebrate its 80th anniversary year in 2017.

Hundreds evacuated, dozens of homes destroyed in Chile wildfire

A raging wildfire burned 100 homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, forcing the evacuation of some 400 people.

Greed, bad pilots killed 71 soccer players onboard Bolivian Airliner

The LaMia airlines plane that crashed last month near the northwestern city of Medellin, Colombia, killing 71 people, the majority of them members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club, was low on ...

Chile 7.7 earthquake and tsunami in the green

A tsunami warning was lifted an hour it was announced in Chile this morning.

Puerto Rico Tourism: Just say no to Zika

Communicating the reality that Zika was not growing nearly as rapidly as the CDC had projected, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) worked to change the Zika conversation, and emphasize the ...

Dominican Republic tourism continues to set itself apart from the competition

Romance travel is a multi-billion dollar industry that is predicted to continue growing in 2017, according to Travel MarketPlace.

Punta Cana resort achieves esteemed Green Globe certification

In its commitment to sustainability and respect for the environment, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort frames its policy in some fundamental principles: Waste management, energy and water savings, ...

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