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TTC Special. Danger: Avoid plastic

TTC Special. Danger: Avoid plastic

By Frank Martin Climate change is a phenomenon that threatens the world tourism industry and the worst news is that it has allies, one of them the plastic. Scientists have come to the conclusion that an object that seems harmless and useful as a plastic bag is linked to the ...

TTC Special: Caribbean Cautiously optimistic

TTC Special: Caribbean Cautiously optimistic

By Frank Martin TTC Service.-Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean will increase by between 6 and 7 percent in 2019 a forecast of the CTO that will only be possible to reach if the region continues its restoration steps after the bitter 2017 with its destructive hurricanes. Experts add that the ...

TTC Special: Caribbean: Sustainable tourism success or economic failure

TTC Special: Caribbean: Sustainable tourism success or economic failure

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Sustainable tourism is the goal of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, including the Caribbean islands, committed to that goal. Last week Belize has unveiled a new tourism campaign aimed at targeting the Latin American market by promoting sustainable tourism by offering boutique ...

TTC Special: Overtourism Vs Undertourism?

TTC Special: Overtourism Vs Undertourism?

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Overtourism has essentially gone mainstream around the world. Occurs when there are too many visitors to a particular destination. But now a parallel trend called undertourism is playing out in some emerging destinations that are framing themselves as peaceful yet exciting alternatives to the packed ...

TTC Special: Tourism numbers decline for Central America and the Caribbean

TTC Special: Tourism numbers decline for Central America and the Caribbean

Central America and the Caribbean saw tourism industry numbers decline 2 percent in 2018, and Northern Europe was flat due to the weakness of arrivals to the United Kingdom according to Skift corporate travel innovation report The UK’s fall in visitors probably owes more to the stellar 2017 than anything ...

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

By Frank Martin Soon the Chinese on vacation will massively visit the islands of the Caribbean, according to forecasts in the region based on facts. One of the facts is that the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers for the first ...