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TTC Special: Caribbean cruises are a great success. But please watch the crime rates

TTC Service.- The good news is that the Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) reported in a study a record number of 35 participating destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America and an estimated that generated $3.16 billion in direct spending, 75,050 jobs and $976 million in ...

Point of View: Why Tourism Matters in the Caribbean

The emergence of the travel and tourism sector in the Caribbean coincided with a move away from complete reliance on agriculture as the primary money earner. The decline of bananas, sugar, bauxite, vanilla and other such revenue earners meant Caribbean countries needed another means to grow their economies and tourism ...

It’s official: Dominican Republic leads tourism in the Caribbean

New York.- A Travel and Tourism News Middle East publication analys stimates that Dominican Republic has secured its position as the Caribbean’s leading destination by a wide margin as the destination draws visitors with its broad all-inclusive appeal, as well as its boutique niche offerings. “It features some of the ...

Caribbean destinations encouraged to go after the LGBT market

Bridgetown.- David Paisley, the senior research director at Community Marketing and Insights, a San Francisco, California- based market research firm that specializes in outreach to the LGBT community and which works with tourism bureaus to reach out to that community, has said that while gay and lesbian travel is lucrative, ...