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Hurricane Dorian confirms climate change?

Hurricane Dorian confirms climate change?

By Frank Martin TTC Service. – The Dorian hurricane has reinforced theories with its slow and intense step on the Bahamas about the relationship between climate change and the strengthening of these storms. As is known, there are criteria for and against the actual existence of the link. However, the ...

Statement on the passage of Hurricane Dorian

Statement on the passage of Hurricane Dorian

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses our deepest regret and sadness over the loss of life and damage done to the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island by dangerous category 5 hurricane Dorian. In the wake of this monstrous storm, we have witnessed the pain of those who lost loved ones, ...

Bahamas resort will eliminate single-use plastic

Bahamas resort will eliminate single-use plastic

Grand Isle Resort & Spa in Bahamas has announced the first phase of its Do No Harm Policy by eradicating single-use plastics resort-wide. As a requirement for the new policy, all on-resort vendors must eliminate plastic completely or only use eco-friendly plastic that is completely bio-degradable in less than 18 ...

More tourists are flocking to the Bahamas than ever before

More tourists are flocking to the Bahamas than ever before

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation reported historic visitor numbers for 2018 and 2019, according to TravelPulse After the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, islands in the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, had to rebuild as tourists seemed to stay away shortly after the devastation. Many islands ...

TTC Special: New Caribbean guidelines for climate change adaptation

TTC Special: New Caribbean guidelines for climate change adaptation

By F. Martin TTC Service.-  A manual of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO),  will provide the region with guidelines for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Guide showcase regional and international best practices in comprehensive disaster management and present strategies for effective response protocols before, during ...