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Caribbean Tourism: Deep-rooted problems - searching for new solutions

Caribbean Tourism Conference: State of the Industry analyzed Caribbean Tourism: Deep-rooted problems - searching for new solutions

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

CTO SOTIC. Deep-rooted Problems. Searching for New Solutions

Message by Jamaica's Tourism Minister to mark 2016 Tourism Awareness Week

Message by Jamaica's Tourism Minister to mark 2016 Tourism Awareness Week

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett issued the following National Message for Tourism Awareness Week 2016, which runs from September 25 to October 1 under the theme ...

Jamaica's Tourism Ministry kick-starts Tourism Awareness Week 2016

Jamaica's Tourism Ministry kick-starts Tourism Awareness Week 2016

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The Ministry of Tourism, its agencies and industry partners will officially mark the start of Tourism Awareness Week 2016 with a Thanksgiving Service at the Trumpet Call ...

Jamaica's Tourism Minister to lobby for new routes from emerging markets

Jamaica's Tourism Minister to lobby for new routes from emerging markets

KINGSTON, Jamaica - In an effort to better tap into new markets and emerging markets, Minister of Tourism Hon.

Volaris unveils first A320neo in Mexico and North America

Volaris unveils first A320neo in Mexico and North America

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra low-cost Mexican airline which operates in Mexico, United States and Central America, unveiled its first A320neo Airbus aircraft at the Lic.

Caribbean Airlines wins World Travel Award for 6th consecutive year

Caribbean Airlines wins World Travel Award for 6th consecutive year

WTA

PIARCO, Trinidad and Tobago, WI - Caribbean Airlines has for the sixth consecutive year, emerged as the “Caribbean’s Leading Airline” at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards 2016.

IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach & Spa Resort achieves environmental and CSR goals

IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach & Spa Resort achieves environmental and CSR goals

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Jamaica is one of the most attractive destinations in the Caribbean, known for its natural, cultural and musical richness.

Jamaica on track to become major gastronomy destination

Jamaica on track to become major gastronomy destination

OCHO RIOS, St Ann, Jamaica - Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is now on track to become one of the world’s major gastronomy destinations.

Antigua and Barbuda voted "Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination" at 23rd World Travel Awards

Second Consecutive Win Cements Twin Island’s Position As The Leader in Romance Travel Antigua and Barbuda voted "Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination" at 23rd World Travel Awards

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority

NEW YORK, NY - Antigua and Barbuda received one of the highest honors in the travel industry by winning “Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination,” for the second consecutive year, at the 2016 ...

Jamaica cops lion’s share of accolades in the 23rd annual World Travel Awards

Jamaica cops lion’s share of accolades in the 23rd annual World Travel Awards

Jamaica last night captured the lion’s share of accolades in the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) for the Caribbean and North America and stamped its mark as the leading destination in the ...

Jamaica Tourism: Sandals to invest US$350 million to add 750 new rooms

Jamaica Tourism: Sandals to invest US$350 million to add 750 new rooms

A plan by the Ministry of Tourism to increase hotel room stock by 15,000 over the next five years has received yet another boost from Sandals Resorts International.

Tourism for all: Promoting universal accessibility

Tourism for all: Promoting universal accessibility

The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism, its agencies, and industry partners will seek to further raise awareness about the role Jamaica is playing in promoting responsible, sustainable, and ...

Delta Air Lines and Seaborne Airlines launch new codeshare agreement

Delta Air Lines and Seaborne Airlines launch new codeshare agreement

Delta Air Lines and Seaborne Airlines - a regional carrier based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, have launched a new codeshare partnership.

Jamaica celebrates Tourism Awareness Week 2016

Jamaica celebrates Tourism Awareness Week 2016

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism, its agencies and industry partners will seek to further raise awareness about the role Jamaica is playing in promoting responsible, sustainable ...

Sandals to invest $350 million to add 750 new hotel rooms

Sandals to invest $350 million to add 750 new hotel rooms

OCHO RIOS, St Ann, Jamaica - A plan by the Ministry of Tourism to increase hotel room stock by 15,000 over the next five years has received yet another boost from Sandals Resorts ...

Galley Bay Resort & Spa goes green in Antigua

Galley Bay Resort & Spa goes green in Antigua

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - The refined and unpretentious Galley Bay Resort Antiqua lies on a private three-quarter-mile white sand beach overlooking the warm waters of the Caribbean.

GOL discloses preliminary August traffic figures

GOL discloses preliminary August traffic figures

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas AĂ©reas Inteligentes SA, Brazil's largest air transportation and travel services group, with annual revenues of R$10 billion, announces today preliminary air traffic ...

Trinidad and Tobago: Big week of dining!

Tourists and locals drooling over upcoming Restaurant Week Trinidad and Tobago: Big week of dining!

Tourism Development Company Limited

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Over forty restaurants around Trinidad and Tobago will participate in the event dubbed, “A week of dining so big, it lasts ten days.”

G6 Hospitality momentum continues in Mexico

G6 Hospitality momentum continues in Mexico

DALLAS, TX - G6 Hospitality, known for its economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the US and Canada, today announced the signing of three new franchise agreements with Latina ...

Puerto Vallarta rated top Mexican Riviera & South America Destination

Puerto Vallarta rated top Mexican Riviera & South America Destination

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico - Puerto Vallarta’s Cruise Port Terminal has been rated the top Mexican Riviera & South America Destination at the Cruise Critic first-ever Cruisers' Choice ...

Copa Airlines increases air links from North to South America

Copa Airlines increases air links from North to South America

Copa Airlines is a Star Alliance member carrier based in Panama City, Panama. Panama is a known hub for traffic from the United States to Central and South America.

African Diaspora World Tourism Awards sets new agenda for cultural heritage tourism

African Diaspora World Tourism Awards sets new agenda for cultural heritage tourism

JAMAICA, WI - The recently held African Diaspora World Tourism Awards (ADWTA) staged in Atlanta, Georgia set a new agenda for cultural heritage tourism.

Aruba Tourism launches video series featuring local storytellers

Aruba Tourism launches video series featuring local storytellers

ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Continuing its digital quest to meet travelers' increased demand for authentic vacation experiences, Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) has launched an exclusive video series ...

American Airlines is now taking reservations for two new Havana flights

American Airlines is now taking reservations for two new Havana flights

Cuba is on the routing list of American Airline. As of Sunday, the US airline is accepting reservations for Havana.

ElSalvador.travel: Impressive experiences

ElSalvador.travel: Impressive experiences

travel.travel

With beautiful beaches, many adventure and eco-tourism options, El Salvador is a gem to discover in Central America.

Volaris appoints its CEO as a new member of the Board of Directors

Volaris appoints its CEO as a new member of the Board of Directors

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris announces that Jorge Antonio Vargas Diez Barroso, who has been a valued member of the Board of Directors and an important part of the Volaris family, has for personal ...

Strong earthquake jolts northern Peru

Strong earthquake jolts northern Peru

LIMA, Peru - An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude has hit northern Peru, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

Tribute Portfolio expands presence in Florida

Tribute Portfolio expands presence in Florida

TAMPA, FL - Tribute Portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced the signing of its fourth Floridian property, The Paramount, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa. ...

Elegant Hotels Group Barbados appoints new chef at Daphne's

Elegant Hotels Group Barbados appoints new chef at Daphne's

BARBADOS - Set on the platinum west coast of Barbados, Daphne’s is synonymous with sumptuous dining and style.

ASUR: A happy private Mexican airport group

ASUR: A happy private Mexican airport group

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B.

Aeroméxico unveils exterior design of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Aeroméxico unveils exterior design of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Aeroméxico presented the special livery of its first Dreamliner 787-9.

Trinidad & Tobago to host American Travel Writers meeting

Tourism Development Company Ltd. won its bid to host Society of American Travel Writers Freelance Council Meeting Trinidad & Tobago to host American Travel Writers meeting

Tourism Development Company Limited

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) is the most exclusive and prestigious organization in North America for professional travel writers, photographers, ...

Aeromexico reports August 2016 traffic results

Aeromexico reports August 2016 traffic results

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Grupo Aeromexico SAB de CV today reported August 2016 operational results.

Jamaica to develop cannabis-infused health and wellness tourism

Jamaica to develop cannabis-infused health and wellness tourism

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Jamaica’s lush and rustic southwestern coast has been earmarked as ideal for the development of health and wellness tourism.

Hurricane Warning in effect for Mexico's Baja California Peninsula

Hurricane Warning in effect for Mexico's Baja California Peninsula

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The government of Mexico has issued a Hurricane Warning for the west coast of the Baja California Sur from north of Puerto Cortes to Cabo San Lazaro.

Rwanda: Global African Investment Summit gets underway today

Rwanda: Global African Investment Summit gets underway today

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The week-long celebration of Rwanda's conservation achievements, known as Kwita Izina, has come to an end last Friday night, after 22 young born gorillas were named in front of President Paul ...

Jamaica is after Canadian tourism market

Jamaica is after Canadian tourism market

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett is excited at the prospects of expanding the Canadian market through partnerships with major industry players such as Transat Holidays.

Catch a glimpse of cetaceans in Costa Rica this fall

Catch a glimpse of cetaceans in Costa Rica this fall

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Whales and dolphins, some of the most majestic creatures on earth, put on an impressive, unforgettable show each fall in Costa Rica.

Open top buses arrive in Puerto Rico

Open top buses arrive in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Enrique Ybarra Valdenebro, President and CEO of City Sightseeing, and Ingrid I Rivera Rocafort, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), announced the ...

Advertising Week launches in Havana

Advertising Week launches in Havana

NEW YORK, NY - Stillwell Partners, organizers of Advertising Week in London, Tokyo and New York City today announced a new international venture in Havana - - Advertising Week: Cuba x ...

US Transportation Secretary Foxx arrives in Cuba on first scheduled flight in over 50 years

US Transportation Secretary Foxx arrives in Cuba on first scheduled flight in over 50 years

HAVANA, Cuba – As part of the Obama Administration’s historic effort to normalize relations with Cuba, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today arrived in Cuba on the first scheduled ...

Tourists flock to Dominican Republic to explore natural wonders

Tourists flock to Dominican Republic to explore natural wonders

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - As ecotourism rises in popularity, Dominican Republic is an attractive destination for travelers aiming to reconnect with nature.

Brazil’s Senate ousts suspended President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil’s Senate ousts suspended President Dilma Rousseff

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's Senate voted to impeach suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday morning.

Destination Trinidad featured in national travel magazine

Destination Trinidad featured in national travel magazine

Trinidad & Tobago Tourism

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Destination Trinidad is the focus of 14-page feature entitled, “The Song of Trinidad,” and features nine full pages of spectacular photography of Carnival imagery ...

AC Hotels by Marriott: 'A New Way to Hotel' in Guadalajara

AC Hotels by Marriott: 'A New Way to Hotel' in Guadalajara

MEXICO CITY, Mexico and BETHESDA, MD - AC Hotel Guadalajara, Jalisco, has opened its doors, inviting guests and locals alike to experience A New Way to Hotel in Mexico, catering to the creativity, ...

US$900 million multiple-hotel development in Jamaica

US$900 million multiple-hotel development in Jamaica

The Karisma Resorts is set to break ground.

Jamaica capitalizes on success of Jamaica House 2016

Jamaica capitalizes on success of Jamaica House 2016

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Over 20,000 visitors packed into Jamaica House 2016 during the staging of the recently concluded Olympics in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

Minister Bartlett launches $20 million tourism loan facility in Treasure Beach

Minister Bartlett launches $20 million tourism loan facility in Treasure Beach

TREASURE BEACH, South Coast, Jamaica - Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has launched a special $20 million revolving loan facility, financed by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), to ...

Celebrating the Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta

Celebrating the Day of the Dead in Puerto Vallarta

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico - You have a date with Puerto Vallarta from October 28th to November the 2nd.

Meet Puerto Rico members: What's next?

Meet Puerto Rico members: What's next?

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Meet Puerto Rico kicked off its 2016 Annual Membership Meeting presenting the year in review along with its successes and challenges as well as the indicators of its ...

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