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TTC Special: Caribbean: “medical marijuana” advances

TTC Special: Caribbean: "medical marijuana" advances

By Frank Martin TTC Service. – Although controversial marijuana remains illegal in most of the Caribbean, including Jamaica, decriminalization bills arose in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago and even earlier in St. Kitts and Nevis based on medical and religious ground. Cannabis has made its way through some countries ...

TTC Special. Tourism: volcanoes are bad and good news

TTC Special. Tourism: volcanoes are bad and good news

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Monserrat has a unique tourist attraction. The Soufrière Hills volcano is still active and complex with many lava domes that form its summit in the middle of the Caribbean island. The Caribbean has some volcanoes that match their Soufriere names, which means “sulfur output” in ...

TTC Special: Caribbean Islands unite against plastic

TTC Special: Caribbean Islands unite against plastic

TTC Service.- A group of Caribbean islands that live on tourism have agreed on an environmental issue: They agree about discarded plastics that float in the Caribbean Sea are extremely polluting. Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas have just jointly announced that since January 1, ...

Barbados records strong January- September performance

BARBADOS RECORDS STRONG JANUARY- SEPTEMBER PERFORMANCE

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management organisation’s review, the island has enjoyed a 4.2% increase in stay-over arrivals in the first nine months of 2019 in comparison to the corresponding 2018 period. Between January and September ...