Tag: Caribbean Tourism Organization

Grenada crowns CTO Year of Festivals with new Festival of Lights

To crown the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Year of Festivals in 2019, Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean debuted its newest event, Festival of Lights on December 6 and 7, 2019. The Festival took place on the Carenage, which is one of the most stunning spots in the destination. The beauty of the festoon […]

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Caribbean Tourism Organization welcomes JetBlue’s continued growth in the region

Having doubled its seat capacity to the Caribbean over the last decade, JetBlue is looking to expand its business footprint in the region, including through its travel booking arm, JetBlue Travel Products. Mike Pezzicola, the Head of Commercial for JetBlue Travel Products, presented at a recent Caribbean outlook forum organised by the Caribbean Tourism Organization […]

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New York celebrates Caribbean Week

The Caribbean resiliency will be centre stage as visitors from the region join the New York diaspora for a lively spiritual celebration highlighted by inspirational words from religious leaders and uplifting performances during a revival for the Caribbean programme. The program will feature gospel performances and motivational messages by talented and accomplished Caribbean nationals, all […]

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CTO commences campaign to raise awareness on regional tourism education

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) launched “Regional Tourism Education and Awareness Campaign” recently to enable discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage. “The Caribbean tourism product is to a large extent based on the natural environment, and, as such, CTO and our member countries are committed to safeguarding these […]

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Caribbean tourism resilient despite challenges

Despite the myriad challenges, this year the Caribbean welcomed nearly one million more tourists than the previous year for the same period. For the first six months of 2017, data compiled by the Caribbean Tourism Organization show that the region welcomed 16.6 million international tourists in the first six months as compared to the same […]

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CTO launches 30 Days of Caribbean Romance campaign

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) recently launched a social media campaign ‘30 Days of Caribbean Romance’ in observance of 2016 as the Year of Romance. Caribbean destinations and tourism stakeholders, visitors, friends of the Caribbean and anyone interested in the region were being encouraged to share their Caribbean romance stories in pictures, videos or plain […]

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Summer season boosts tourism in U.S. Virgin Islands

A strong summer season has helped increase tourism numbers for the United States Virgin Islands, as per statistics from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation. After a slow winter tourist season, the US territory saw a 7.6% rise in the summer months, compared to the same period in 2013. The winter season in comparison witnessed a 0.9% […]

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Newly designed CTO website promoting Caribbean events

A revamped Caribbean tourism website is facilitating consumers to find and search for events taking place in The Bahamas and other Caribbean countries, a Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) official revealed. Sharon Coward, intranet administrator at CTO, said the organization’s website, onecaribbean.org, was recently redesigned to be a more interactive and effective tool for its more […]

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Caribbean Tourism Organization launches App for Caribbean Week in New York

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) launches a mobile app for Caribbean Week in New York. Caribbean Week in New York, taking place from June 1st to 8th,is a celebration of the sights, sounds, colour, culture and unique vacation experiences of the Caribbean. The application facilitates mobile users to locate and access Caribbean Week activities, as well as share photos […]

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Caribbean Week begins in New York

Caribbean Week in New York, taking place from June 1st to 8th,is a celebration of the sights, sounds, colour, culture and unique vacation experiences of the Caribbean. Caribbean tourism officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, fashion designers, models, investors and other strategic partners come together in New York for a week that showcases the […]

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