Category: Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda launches global summer campaign #WhatCoolLooksLike

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and its appeal as the ideal summer vacation spot for visitors looking for enjoyable experiences. The campaign draws on what makes the country special and seeks to depict in a creative and engaging way […]

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Puerto Rico to host World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 2020 Global Summit from April 21 – 23, 2020 will be held in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The location of the 2020 Global Summit, regarded as the most important event in the Travel & Tourism sector worldwide, was announced by Gloria Guevara Manzo, […]

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Tobago promotes romance tourism

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) is making strides to capitalise on global travel trends and position the island as a premier romance destination through targeted marketing initiatives. One of these initiatives by the Agency is attendance at niche-specific trade and consumer shows in source markets to generate viable leads from key stakeholders in the […]

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Airbnb and Curaçao sign partnership agreement

The Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation renewed a significant agreement with Airbnb to promote Curaçao as a leading tourist destination and cooperate in areas of common interest. The agreement further cements the mutual partnership to generate sustainable economic growth of Curaçao’s tourism industry through home sharing. “Airbnb is an unrivalled global community of hosts and guests […]

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Curaçao North Sea Jazz 2019 gears up with the first batch of artist names announced

The ninth edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival will witness Maroon 5, Ozuna, Gladys Knight and Third World who will make their appearance at the festival at the World Trade Center at Piscadera Bay. The organisation is still busy with various other artists who will be announced in the course of the coming […]

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St. Kitts & Nevis ‘Takes Off’ in 2019

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travellers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this year, posting a year-to-date increase of 15.3% system-wide as compared to the same period in 2018. Results are even better from North America, the destination’s largest source market, registering a […]

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Guyana wins ‘Best of Ecotourism’ at sustainable destinations awards

  Guyana has been named the #1 ‘Best of Ecotourism’ destination in the world. The award was presented to Guyana at ITB Berlin. The second annual ‘Best of Top 100’ Awards is a selection of the finest top 100 destinations selected by a panel of experts who reviewed sustainability success stories submitted by destinations worldwide. […]

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The Bahamas witnesses historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won numerous tourism industry awards and media accolades in 2018 and 2019. The Bahamas began 2019 strong with the launch of a new, brand campaign highlighting the beauty and authenticity of […]

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Port St. Maarten reports over 1.5 million cruise passengers in 2018

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year. The acclaimed cruise port saw a 30.3% increase from May through July when cruise visitations to the island are typically a bit slower. “St. Maarten’s cruise port has always been one […]

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Caribbean Tourism on the upswing

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is forecasting 6-7% growth this year, continuing an upward trend which began last September. “We are projecting that tourist arrivals will increase by between 6 and 7% in 2019, […]

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