Tag: tourism product

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

Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough
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Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association finds marketeer diamond in the rough

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Saint Lucia’s principal tourism private sector agency, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), is working to nurture entrepreneurship ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... 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

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission
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Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services ... Read More

American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts
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American Airlines launches new nonstop flight from New York’s JFK to St. Kitts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Continuing to expand upon a successful airline-destination partnership, American Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge
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Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... Read More

Hotel room boom sparks investments
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Hotel room boom sparks investments

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Jamaica is being prepared for a boom in hotel rooms over the next five years. It is expected that 12,000 ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace
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Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new
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Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett pumps J$200 million into Linkages Networks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has committed J$200 million to the Linkages Networks to help build out more products ... Read More

Prime Minister Holness encourages more investments in Jamaica’s tourism product
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Prime Minister Holness encourages more investments in Jamaica’s tourism product

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Prime Minister Holness is inviting more investors to tap into development opportunities in Jamaica, particularly in the tourism industry as ... Read More

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019
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St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert
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About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future
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Reimagining tourism for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019
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St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists
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Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists

editor editor- March 15, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the contribution of the finalists who will vie for the coveted award ... Read More

1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks
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1 million visitors and US$800 million earned in 9 weeks

editor editor- March 12, 2019

With visitor arrivals for the first nine weeks of this year exceeding one million and Jamaica being the first Caribbean ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists
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Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will officially deliver remarks at the announcement of the 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance
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Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence
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Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence

editor editor- February 28, 2019

The new DiscoverPuertoRico.com offers a rich, multimedia content experience that inspires visitors to explore the entire Island while connecting them ... Read More

Permanent Secretary to lead team to re-image Negril
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Permanent Secretary to lead team to re-image Negril

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Jennifer Griffith, to lead ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Israel’s Tourism off to a great start in 2019
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Israel’s Tourism off to a great start in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

According to Israel’s tourism industry, last month saw an increase of 11% in visitor arrivals compared with January 2018. 285,600 ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product
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Minister Bartlett: Jamaica Rum Festival bolsters gastronomy tourism product

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the Jamaica Rum Festival will broaden the country’s market by adding value to the ... Read More

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year
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Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

editor editor- February 7, 2019

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed
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Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company ... Read More

Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year
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Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year

editor editor- January 30, 2019

Anguilla is on a  winning streak, receiving accolades from travel professionals and ardent consumer fans alike. The latest is the ... Read More

Guyana  Visitor Arrival : 16% increase
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Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31st, 2018, Guyana recorded a total ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board takes the lead at World Travel Awards
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Jamaica Tourist Board takes the lead at World Travel Awards

editor editor- January 29, 2019

The Caribbean’s leading tourist board is now officially the Jamaica Tourist Board according to the World Travel Awards Caribbean & ... Read More

Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service
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Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

Low-cost carrier Thai Lion Air will begin operating direct flights between Sri Lanka and Bangkok from January 30. The flight ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Following discussions with two major Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018
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Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain
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Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. Read More