Category: Caribbean

Anguilla launches its new campaign ‘Beyond Extraordinary!’

The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) launched its Beyond Extraordinary destination campaign at a festive event recently in New York City. A delegation comprised of Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Tourism; Donna Banks, ATB Chairperson, and Shellya Webster, Manager, Corporate Affairs at the ATB head office, briefed 100 leading travel industry partners, island stakeholders, and representatives from […]

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Top musical artists all set to perform at St. Kitts Music Festival 2019

Kicking off what is sure to be a star-studded line-up, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, announced that Smokey Robinson will be performing at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on June 26-30, 2019. Also joining the line-up are popular artists French Montana, Popcaan, […]

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Caribbean Tourism Organisation declares 2019 ‘The Year of Festivals’ in the Caribbean

On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared 2019 as ‘The Year of Festivals’ in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination. “The Year of Festivals will focus on the fascinating events that have become […]

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Saint Lucia named 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination

Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination. The island was bestowed the honour at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final 2018 programme in Lisbon, Portugal. Chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Nicholas John, received the award on the island’s behalf. The destination was nominated among the top honeymoon hotspots […]

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Bahamas PM says tourism can get better at SOTIC

At the State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), Hubert A Minnis, the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, said that the tourism industry has the potential to get better in the country. “We must also be known as a global centre of excellence for all aspects of tourism development,” said Minnis. He announced that the […]

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Trinidad and Tobago to become a major cruise line destination

At the recently held Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show in Puerto Rico, Randall Mitchell, Minister of Tourism, Trinidad and Tobago had discussions with the executives of various cruise lines. Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló and several regional ministers of tourism were […]

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Air Canada and American Airlines announce additional flights to Grenada

Seeing the potential of Grenada as a destination various airline such as Air Canada and American Airlines have announced additional flights in December to bring vacationers to the three-island destination. American Airlines is adding an additional flight to its schedule for Grenada departing Miami International Airport and arriving at Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport. “With […]

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Caribbean Tourism stakeholders elects Saint Lucia as the new chair of Caribbean Tourism Organization

Saint Lucia has been voted in as chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with the election of its Minister of Tourism Dominic Fedee, ending the two-year term of the Bahamas. His election took place at the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort where the CTO held its annual general meeting ahead of the official opening of […]

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Turks and Caicos Islands named as the Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination

The Turks and Caicos Islands won the award for Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination 2018 and other top accolades in the recently concluded World Travel Awards’ Caribbean and North America gala. This year’s ceremony was held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Ramon Andrews, Director of Tourism, Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), said, “We are elated that Turks […]

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CEO of Barbados Tourism says tourism is the main contributor to economy of the island

According to Marsha Alleyne the Acting CEO of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, tourism is still the main driver of the economy of the island. Alleyne spoke with the media after the walk to celebrate Tourism Week 2018 in Barbados. She remarked that every Barbadian should play their part in ensuring that the tourism sector […]

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