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Strong demand ahead of Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020

Strong demand ahead of Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2020

The 2020 edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace is generating lots of buzz and excitement, with officials reporting a strong registration pace for the event. Frank Comito, chief executive of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, reported that the region’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event had to date confirmed close ...

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. The sum of US$20,000 has been transferred to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of The Bahamas as part of the CTO’s on-going support of the long-term ...

TTC Special. Caribbean Sea: Pollutant plastic in the area

TTC Special. Caribbean Sea: Pollutant plastic in the area

By Frank Martin Plastic emerged in the United States in 1860, when a grand prize was offered to anyone who could replace ivory to make billiard balls. Today that material formed by organic compounds, synthetic or semi-synthetic, is still present in a dangerous game; pollution. It is a very bad ...

Hurricane Dorian: What Caribbean Hotels Are Doing to Help

Hurricane Dorian: What Caribbean Hotels Are Doing to Help

Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) created a “One Caribbean” branding strategy. Its purpose was to assist the islands that were affected by the storm by pledging a portion of profits from the “open” islands—but it also served to show that the ...