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Caribbean Investment Forum delivers on promise of rich opportunities

CIF 2013 held in Trinidad Caribbean Investment Forum delivers on promise of rich opportunities

In its third successful year, the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF) 2013 delivered on the promise of rich opportunities for investors seeking a foothold in the Caribbean.

A change in Caribbean hotel and tourism leadership

Caribbean mid-market and budget hotel sector still in a state of financial crisis A change in Caribbean hotel and tourism leadership

Robert MacLellan

This is the right time to seriously rethink the role and priorities of the most important trade association in the Caribbean - one which impacts half of all employment in the region – the ...

Improved visa processing and transport to benefit the Caribbean

attracting more visitors from emerging markets Improved visa processing and transport to benefit the Caribbean

The tourist industry in the Caribbean will benefit from more visa facilities and improvements in air transport, said Regional Director for the Americas at the World Tourism Organization, Carlos ...

NTA President elected to CTO Board of Directors

Caribbean Tourism Organization NTA President elected to CTO Board of Directors

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA President Lisa Simon was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Tourism Organization last week at the CTO’s annual State of the Industry Conference in ...

Tribute to Colin Rickards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

Caribbean Tourism close to journalist’s heart Tribute to Colin Rickards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

The staff of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) wishes to express how deeply saddened they are by the sudden passing of journalist Colin Rickards.

Caribbean and National Tour Association join forces

Beefing Up Business And Members Caribbean and National Tour Association join forces

NEW YORK, New York - The National Tour Association (NTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have created a partnership to promote opportunities to tourism businesses in the over 30 ...

Global organizations join to focus on Latin America and Caribbean tourism

UN World Tourism Organization And Inter-American Development Bank Global organizations join to focus on Latin America and Caribbean tourism

A cooperation program between the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which will run until the end of 2012, got underway with a Workshop on Tourism ...

US$3 levy to be charged on airline tickets for persons travelling to the OECS

Caribbean US$3 levy to be charged on airline tickets for persons travelling to the OECS

Linda Straker, eTN Staff Writer

The implementation of a US$3 levy on airline tickets for persons traveling to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the wider Caribbean originating in overseas markets was among ...

Closure of Tobago Hilton to impact tourism industry

Trinidad Closure of Tobago Hilton to impact tourism industry

Claudia Liburd, SKNVibes.com

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - IN the wake of the closure of the Tobago Hilton, 200 employees have been put out of work and local Minister of Tourism Joseph Ross has expressed fears over Tobago’s ...

Crime in the Caribbean is a threat for all, ECOT says

Caribbean Crime Crime in the Caribbean is a threat for all, ECOT says

Nelson Alcantara, Special to eTN

eThe Ecumenical Coalition on Tourism, a group advocating, “another kind of tourism is possible,” has voiced its concern over reports of a spike in crimes in the Caribbean.

Aruba takes the lead in airport self-service check-in

Aruba Tourism Aruba takes the lead in airport self-service check-in

Nelson Alcantara l eTN

Reports from Oranjested, Aruba, have confirmed that Aruba has become the first Caribbean destination to roll out self-service check-in at its airport.

Aruba Airport Authority (AAA) said it ...

Haiti bounces back

Haiti Haiti bounces back

HAZEL HEYER

(eTN) - Though the second largest Caribbean island, second only to Cuba, the Republic of Haiti, located on the western side of the island of Hispaniola, is struggling to revive tourism.

US passport requirement and a sluggish US economy do not deter Bahamas development

Caribbean Tourism US passport requirement and a sluggish US economy do not deter Bahamas development

Hazel Heyer

Nassau, The Bahamas (eTN) - Numbers are improving in The Bahamas, despite the effects of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative requiring US travelers to present their passport on their ...

Caribbean tourism to benefit from historic agreement between China and US

US-China Tourism Agreement Caribbean tourism to benefit from historic agreement between China and US

Linda Straker

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (eTN) – The notion that regional tourism industry stands to benefit from a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed last week between the US and China is becoming ...

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