A project prepared by Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) seeks to improve health and safety of both local and visitor population.
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Safety and security had to be seen as top priority in the Caribbean, Jamaican Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said and urging regional commissioners of police to use an integrated approach to protect visitors "facing the reality that the Caribbean is the most tourism-dependent region on earth", he added.
Climate change has forced the Caribbean, and its crucial tourism industry, to monitor hurricanes more closely.
Natural disasters will continue to hit the Caribbean, perhaps on an increasingly frequent basis as a result of climate change, a report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates.
The newly added five-day voyages on Carnival Paradise will depart Tampa on Saturdays and feature a day-long or a full day and overnight call in the Cuban capital of Havana.
The concept of luxury tourism is changing, with travelers shifting from opulence to exclusive cultural experiences according to a GlobalData report.