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St Vincent and the Grenadines to host sustainable tourism development conference

St Vincent and the Grenadines to host sustainable tourism development conference

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing a platform for the region to address some of the most pressing issues facing Caribbean tourism at the region’s premier conference on sustainable tourism development in August. In what will be ...

TTC Special: The Caribbean prepared for new hurricanes

TTC Special: The Caribbean prepared for new hurricanes

By Frank Martin The Caribbean always sees with mistrust the hurricane season in the area, which runs from June 1 to November 30 Shortly before the start the season‌ forecasts of tropical storms and hurricanes were triggered. The region is preparing quickly to receive storms which can be more dangerous due ...

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning the region that as the rainy seasons approaches every effort must be made to intensify efforts to deal with mosquitoes, which it describes as “the world’s deadliest animal.” CARPHA executive director, Dr. C. James Hospedales in a message coinciding with Mosquito ...

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Dominican Today Santo Domingo.- China last year certified the country as an tourist destination, which allows Chinese travel agencies to operate in the Dominican Republic, whose Government has stressed it as one of several achievements. The result is also part of the progress of bilateral relations with the Asian giant, ...

TTC Special: Agriculture and tourism are finally allies

TTC Special: Agriculture and tourism are finally allies

By Frank Martin TTC Service.-The economic benefit of agritourism to farms is significant but rather small. However, experts believe that this modality that links agriculture with the tourism industry has a great future. They believe that the potential long-run economic impacts of agritourism may not have been empirically investigated yet, ...