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Favourable policy environment key to Caribbean agro-tourism integration – CTA

Favourable policy environment key to Caribbean agro-tourism integration – CTA

Barbados is among several Caribbean nations that is exploring integrating agriculture and tourism. The small Eastern Caribbean island opens its Agrotourism Policy Setting Workshop under the theme, “Strengthening Linkages Between Agriculture and Tourism” in the capital Bridgetown. Source: Demerara Waves

Point of View: Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say

Point of View: Trump’s Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say

Andrea Rodríguez, Associated Press Associated Press writer Michael Weissenstein contributed to this report. HAVANA — President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy is driving millions of dollars from the island’s private entrepreneurs to its state-run tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal, according to new government figures. Trump announced in June ...

Point of View: Russian-Cuban Projects May Triple Passenger Traffic On Island

Point of View: Russian-Cuban Projects May Triple Passenger Traffic On Island

Sputnik The countries would continue to develop ties in culture, education and tourism. The implementation of the planned Russian-Cuban projects in railway transport will enable the island nation to triple passenger traffic, Russian Ambassador in Havana Andrey Guskov told Sputnik last Tuesday. “JSC ‘Russian Railways’ and Union of Railways of ...

Suriname agricultural signal to Caricom

Suriname agricultural signal to Caricom

Suriname, considered an agricultural powerhouse in the Caribbean, is offering free land to regional neighbors with the aim of deepening trade ties and ensuring food security for all. Stephen Tsang, Suriname’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism was part of the delegation that visited Port of Spain earlier this month ...

Opportunity to generate strong profits to Caribbean’s private sector

Opportunity to generate strong profits to Caribbean’s private sector

The Caribbean’s private sector has a unique opportunity to generate strong profits in the new year with the unprecedented quantity of airlift coming into the region. Director general of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, Frank Comito, encouraged regional stakeholders to get ready for what the association believes can be ...