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TTC Special: A Whole New Accessible World for the Disabled

Disabled tourists

TTC Service.- Full access to tourism is what people with disabilities deserve. And by approving and endorsing the UNWTO recommendations on “Accessible Tourism for All” (2013), the UN General Assembly is opening a whole new world for the disabled. If taken into consideration by tourism stakeholders, those recommendations can widen ...

TTC Special: Wine, Food and Culture: The Perfect Blending


  TTC Service.- No wonder the wine tourism industry boasts a huge amount of repeat travelers. Though it is one of the newest and not quite taped segments of the leisure industry, enotourism, as it’s also known, combines all the wine-related pleasures from tasting to buying the preferred brand right ...

Caribbean Tourism: Good numbers for 2014


  It did it in 2012. It’s happening in 2013. And projections for 2014 couldn’t be more auspicious. The Caribbean is the place where most international travelers think of when planning a vacation.

Italians: Benvenuto to the Caribbean

Cristo dell' Havana

  By Frank Martin Strictly speaking, there isn’t an “Italian Caribbean”, like the English- or French-speaking one, but since far-off times Italians have left their cultural imprint in this part of the New World admired today by international tourists, including those who come from Italy.

Martinique and the Rum Route

Isole de Martinica

  The Caribbean is a geographical area identified with tourist trips, in which two physical structures stand out: the Caribbean Sea and the Caribbean islands. The Caribbean Sea is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean partially closed to the north and east of the current Antilles. It owes its name ...

English-Speaking Caribbean Still Confident of Its Beaches

anglospeaking caribbean

By Frank Martin A placid fine sandy beach that can be in any of the 12 nations making up the English-speaking Caribbean is not just a reason to go on vacations in these states. It is also a basic and crucial product for the fragile economies of the area.