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It’s official: Barbados record strong January-September Performance

Barbados record 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

It’s official: Caribbean national heritage protection

It's official: Caribbean national heritage protection

Barbados’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Thompson has called on Caribbean countries to develop policies for the production and protection of national heritage, in search of sustainable tourism. During the opening conference of the annual meeting of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Thompson called for an economy of ...

Barbados projected Record Year of Tourist Arrivals

Barbados projected Record Year of Tourist Arrivals

Barbados is on track for another record year of tourist arrivals. That disclosure came recently from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., William Griffith. “The BTMI is already reporting 324,551 arrivals for 2019, which is four per cent above the same period for 2018. The UK ...

TTC Special: Sargassum is another red light that warns against climate change

TTC Special: Sargassum is another red light that warns against climate change

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- The sargassum has lit the red alert light in the Mexican tourism industry, in the Caribbean islands and also in scientific groups that are concerned with the expansion of the aftermath of climate change. Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been ...