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U.S. Virgin Islands Bans Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

U.S. Virgin Islands Bans Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

Concerns over the harm many of today’s sunscreens can have on coral reefs have prompted the U.S. Virgin Islands government to ban the importation, sale, and possession of any sunscreen product that contains the active ingredients of oxybenzone, octinoxate, or octocrylene. The ban could help the reefs that surround Virgin ...

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

The Costa Rican government has launched “Come to Limón: ¿Qué te nace hacer en el Caribe?”, a tourism campaign intended to boost local tourism to Limón. According to Casa Presidencial, the campaign highlights the province’s cultural diversity, gastronomy and various tourist attractions. “The Caribbean has the capacity to develop tourism ...

Turtle reproduction cycle is affected by the arrival of sargassum: Expert

Turtle reproduction cycle is affected by the arrival of sargassum: Expert

The specialist warned that regardless of the effects on the tourism sector, the arrival of sargassum to the coasts of the peninsula would affect the reproduction of sea turtles that migrate to these Mexican beaches to nest, because they cannot cross the sargasso barrier to spawn in the sand. “And ...

It’s official: Aviation safety and security crucial for Tourism growth in the Caribbean

It's official: Aviation safety and security crucial for Tourism growth in the Caribbean

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu cautioned that the insufficient compliance with aviation safety and security requirements presented a substantial threat to the vitality of the tourism industry in the Caribbean. The Secretary General’s remarks were delivered at the opening of the Ninth Meeting of the Directors General of Civil ...

Point of View: Cuba builds up tourism sector despite U.S. sanctions

Point of View: Cuba builds up tourism sector despite U.S. sanctions

Xinhua| Editor: xuxin by Raul Menchaca Cuba continues to develop its tourism sector despite new White House measures to prevent Americans from spending their dollars in the sunny Caribbean island nation. The biggest blow to Cuba — and to Americans keen on visiting the country — came in early June, ...

TTC Special: Mini-destinations: A good idea in the Caribbean?

TTC Special: Mini-destinations: A good idea in the Caribbean?

By Frank Martin Jamaica has attracted the attention of experts from the tourism industry with a proposal: mini destinations in non-traditional areas. According to the announcement made by the Ministry of Tourism of that island, the modality has great potential. The objective will be to increase the tourism product in ...