Tag: caribbean tourism

CTO: Caribbean tourism performed at twice the global average in 2019
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CTO: Caribbean tourism performed at twice the global average in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by a solid 9.7 per cent during the first half of 2019, when compared ... Read More

St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City
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St. Martin shines at CTO’s Caribbean Week in New York City

editor editor- June 11, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s, (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in North America. Artists, ... Read More

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda
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CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the Caribbean ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award
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Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts ... Read More

Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019
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Caribbean tourism records robust 12% growth in the first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Spurred on by a 24 percent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 percent ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans
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CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues
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2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference
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St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin The conference is hosted by the ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards
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Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism ... Read More

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization
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Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Caribbean Tourism Organization, region’s tourism development agency, is to begin the search for a new Secretary General to replace the ... Read More

Bartlett to address Caribbean Council’s House of Lords Annual Reception
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Bartlett to address Caribbean Council’s House of Lords Annual Reception

editor editor- April 1, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, left the island yesterday to give the keynote address at the Caribbean Council’s House ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification
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Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers
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The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel ... Read More

Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award
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Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will present its “Distinguished Caribbean Citizen Award” to Gilman Figaro, founder and chairman of the ... Read More

Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019
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Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. Between Friday March 1, ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport
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JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, ... Read More

CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism
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CTO provides more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing careers in tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

In an effort to provide more opportunities for Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education and careers in the tourism industry, the ... Read More

Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre
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Texaco Jamaica endorses Global Resilience Centre

editor editor- February 19, 2019

Texaco Jamaica has pledged its full backing of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) that was launched ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing
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CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center
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Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism
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Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has to be sustained and this requires ongoing investment to improve existing ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism
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Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

editor editor- January 30, 2019

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as Chairperson ... Read More

Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine
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Caribbean Week returns to New York with unmistakable flair, sound and cuisine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

In celebration of the region’s distinct characteristics, diverse backgrounds and standout cultural traditions, Caribbean Week New York’s electrifying activities will ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace
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Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the 37th Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM), being hosted in Jamaica later this month, will ... Read More

The Shaken Not Stirred – Paris meets the Caribbean in Delray Beach
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The Shaken Not Stirred – Paris meets the Caribbean in Delray Beach

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

The Shaken Not Stirred – Fashion for a Cause Charity Event will take place during Delray Beach’s Fashion Week, featuring ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019
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Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean
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CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

As the Caribbean tourism sector prepares to welcome the New Year, we look forward to 2019 with a sense of ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization declares 2019 the ‘Year of Festivals’
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Caribbean Tourism Organization declares 2019 the ‘Year of Festivals’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the ... Read More

Caribbean Investment Forum delivers on promise of rich opportunities
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Caribbean Investment Forum delivers on promise of rich opportunities

editor editor- June 17, 2013

In its third successful year, the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF) 2013 delivered on the promise of rich opportunities for investors ... Read More

A change in Caribbean hotel and tourism leadership
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A change in Caribbean hotel and tourism leadership

editor editor- May 30, 2013

This is the right time to seriously rethink the role and priorities of the most important trade association in the ... Read More

Improved visa processing and transport to benefit the Caribbean
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Improved visa processing and transport to benefit the Caribbean

editor editor- April 23, 2013

The tourist industry in the Caribbean will benefit from more visa facilities and improvements in air transport, said Regional Director ... Read More

NTA President elected to CTO Board of Directors
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NTA President elected to CTO Board of Directors

editor editor- October 19, 2012

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA President Lisa Simon was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Tourism Organization last ... Read More

Tribute to Colin Rickards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization
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Tribute to Colin Rickards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

editor editor- December 1, 2011

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

Caribbean and National Tour Association join forces
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Caribbean and National Tour Association join forces

editor editor- June 11, 2011

NEW YORK, New York - The National Tour Association (NTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have created a partnership ... Read More

Global organizations join to focus on Latin America and Caribbean tourism
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Global organizations join to focus on Latin America and Caribbean tourism

editor editor- April 22, 2011

A cooperation program between the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which will run until ... Read More