Tag: Caribbean

Official CTO Statement: Passing of Dr. Roy Hastick
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Official CTO Statement: Passing of Dr. Roy Hastick

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Roy A. Hastick: It is with ... Read More

The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now
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The Recovery of Tourism Must Begin Now

mm Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- April 10, 2020

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently upgraded the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the Caribbean Region to Very ... Read More

Grenada Under Full Lockdown: Steps up COVID-19 Response
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Grenada Under Full Lockdown: Steps up COVID-19 Response

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 3, 2020

As of Sunday March 29, 2020, the island nation of Grenada had 9 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus. All ... Read More

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Call Center: Existing Bookings – We Will Call You
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Sandals & Beaches Resorts Call Center: Existing Bookings – We Will Call You

editor editor- March 26, 2020

Due to sudden airport closures and travel restrictions, Sandals & Beaches Resorts call center was forced to suspend all incoming ... Read More

Caribbean update on COVID-19 situation in the region
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Caribbean update on COVID-19 situation in the region

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020

Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today issued the following update on the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the region:   Turks and ... Read More

Insider Tips for All-inclusive Resorts
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Insider Tips for All-inclusive Resorts

Sandals Sandals- February 15, 2020

You finally decided to book an all-inclusive resort vacation. Did you know that there are insider tips for all-inclusive resorts? ... Read More

Sandals Royal Caribbean Introduces Newly-constructed Sandringham Building
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Sandals Royal Caribbean Introduces Newly-constructed Sandringham Building

editor editor- February 6, 2020

Sandals Royal Caribbean is excited to announce the opening of the newly-constructed Sandringham building, which accommodates the spacious Beachfront Honeymoon ... Read More

Sandals & Beaches Resorts Launch Layaway & Playaway Program
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Sandals & Beaches Resorts Launch Layaway & Playaway Program

editor editor- January 21, 2020

The Luxury Included® resort company is excited to announce their new Layaway & Playaway program, a no fees and no ... Read More

Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards
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Sandals Resorts International Kicks Off a New Decade with 11 Prestigious Awards

editor editor- January 21, 2020

Sandals Resorts International received 11 prestigious awards last night at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards™ Caribbean Gala Ceremony held ... Read More

MarryCaribbean.com and Caribbean Tourism Collaborate on Ultimate Romance Guide
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MarryCaribbean.com and Caribbean Tourism Collaborate on Ultimate Romance Guide

editor editor- January 14, 2020

MarryCaribbean.com, a subsidiary of the Global Bridal Group and the leading online resource for Romance, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons in ... Read More

Bahamas Tourism Director General Named Caribbean Tourism Director of The Year
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Bahamas Tourism Director General Named Caribbean Tourism Director of The Year

editor editor- December 18, 2019

Director General Joy Jibrilu impresses leading tourism experts to win coveted Caribbean Travel Award Expert stewardship and deft handling of ... Read More

Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference
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Jamaica to host TD Jakes Caribbean Leadership Conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett, says internationally acclaimed Bishop TD Jakes is looking at staging his flagship leadership ... Read More

Despite Dorian, travel to the Caribbean keeps growing
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Despite Dorian, travel to the Caribbean keeps growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

New study has revealed that despite the recent ravages of hurricane Dorian and other huge storms in the Caribbean, tourism ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean: Michelin chefs, new restaurants and food festivals
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Mexican Caribbean: Michelin chefs, new restaurants and food festivals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The Mexican Caribbean is refreshing its iconic cuisine with a wave of lauded new restaurants by internationally recognized chefs bringing ... Read More

Saint Lucia Police: Strengthening safer tourism
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Saint Lucia Police: Strengthening safer tourism

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- October 25, 2019

In the Eastern Caribbean, it is the rainy season. Even when the sun vibrantly shines, the air is heavy with ... Read More

The Islands of The Bahamas State of the Business Tourism Update
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The Islands of The Bahamas State of the Business Tourism Update

editor editor- October 24, 2019

What’s Open, What’s Rebuilding and What’s Recovering Across The Bahamas More than a month has passed since Hurricane Dorian made ... Read More

Trinidad to Saint Lucia: From the land of KFC to a land of elegance
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Trinidad to Saint Lucia: From the land of KFC to a land of elegance

editor editor- October 22, 2019

It is only an hour’s flight from Trinidad to Saint Lucia, but they are distinctly 2 different worlds. Trinidad is ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism mourns passing of former President of Northern California
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Caribbean Tourism mourns passing of former President of Northern California

editor editor- October 19, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is grieving the loss of a longtime friend of the Caribbean, Flora Gilford, who passed ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister congratulates new Condé Nast Traveler best hotels rankings
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Jamaica Tourism Minister congratulates new Condé Nast Traveler best hotels rankings

editor editor- October 7, 2019

Luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler, has ranked S Hotel in Montego Bay and the Kanopi House in ... Read More

What’s new in the Bahamas for October
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What’s new in the Bahamas for October

editor editor- October 5, 2019

As Grand Bahama Island and The Abacos continue to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the 14 unaffected Islands Of The Bahamas ... Read More

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens
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Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards
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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable ... Read More

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

mm Seth Miller- June 12, 2019

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... 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

Princess Cruises photo contest results
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Princess Cruises photo contest results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

From more than 13,000 images submitted by the public in the "Sea to Sky Princess Photo Contest," Princess Cruises today announced the ... 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

Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport
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Clear Channel Airports signs new agreement with Palm Beach International Airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Clear Channel Airports, today announced Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) selected the U.S. airport media leader (CCA) for a new ... Read More

Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO
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Starboard Cruise Services names new President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Starboard Cruise Services has named respected travel and cruise industry veteran Lisa Bauer its new President and Chief Executive Officer ... 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

American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service
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American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

American Airlines is expanding its long-haul services to and from Munich: Effective immediately, the carrier is offering daily flights with ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme
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World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’
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Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for ... Read More