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TTC Special. Caribbean: Discovering authentic tourism

TTC Special. Caribbean: Discovering authentic tourism

By Frank Martin TTC Special Service. – Tourism experts who observe the Caribbean pay more and more attention to a fact: Vacation travelers in that tropical region are increasingly looking for authentic experiences. A new research presented in a recent conference on sustainable tourism in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ...

TTC Special: More successes for the Caribbean to need

TTC Special: More successes for the Caribbean to need

By Frank Martin TTC Service.-The Caribbean Tourism Organization ,CTO,  has “new tasks” and objectives before it, according to the opinion of its president, the Minister of Tourism of Saint Lucia, Dominic Fedee. Fedee believes that the “new times” require that in the name of the region CTO put “order” in ...

TTC Special: Beaches are the Caribbean highlight

TTC Special: Beaches are the Caribbean highlight

By Frank Martin “The tourist highlight” of the Caribbean is still its magnificent and warm beaches and its gentle sea. The surveys in the main tourism-emitting markets show that, when traveling to the Caribbean, holiday travelers enjoy local cultures, festivals of all kinds and the cuisine of the Caribbean islands. ...

TTC Special: Russian tourists look to the Caribbean

TTC Special: Russian tourists look to the Caribbean

Russia and Jamaica agreed about visa waivers specially to encourage visits by Russians on vacation to the island. The measure “will increase the attractiveness of the Caribbean country to Russian tourists,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters. Lavrov held talks with his Jamaican counterpart, Kamina Johnson-Smith. “An intergovernmental visa ...

TTC Special: Mini-destinations: A good idea in the Caribbean?

TTC Special: Mini-destinations: A good idea in the Caribbean?

By Frank Martin Jamaica has attracted the attention of experts from the tourism industry with a proposal: mini destinations in non-traditional areas. According to the announcement made by the Ministry of Tourism of that island, the modality has great potential. The objective will be to increase the tourism product in ...

TTC Special: Tourism: How are marine algae transformed from beneficial into threats?

TTC Special: Tourism: How are marine algae transformed from beneficial into threats?

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Although in the Caribbean algae in massive proportions are threatening countries and tourism, scientists have not changed their criteria. These researchers think that marine algae have been beneficial and often played an important role in the maritime ecosystem. In other words, floating Sargasso ponds provide ...