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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 ...

It’s official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

It's official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

Hotels in Mexico have been reducing prices to stimulate demand, and that idea has seemed to work. During an Apple Leisure Group event Funjet Vacations president Ron Jacobs and Apple Vacations president John Tarkowski noted that resorts have been aggressively discounting. Hotel occupancy in Mexico is down 3% to 4%, ...

TTC Special: US companies ignore Trump sanctions on Cuban tourism

TTC Special: US companies ignore Trump sanctions on Cuban tourism

By Frank Martin TTC Service.-  Among the companies around the world that ignore President Donald Trump’s sanctions on Cuba are some from the United States, ready to redouble their business with the island. The very bad relations of the island and Donald Trump’s administration didn’t stop visits to Cuba of ...

TTC Special: Some good news for the Caribbean tourism

TTC Special: Some good news for the Caribbean tourism

By Frank Martin Good news is not as frequent as bad news for the Caribbean such as the aftermath of climate change or high oil prices. But the Caribbean tourist industry moves forward and therefore generates good news. Here are some: Cartagena, the beautiful colonial port city on the Caribbean ...

Global Marine Tourism Market 2019 great value

Global Marine Tourism Market 2019 great value

The global Marine Tourism market is valued at 58.900 million USD in 2018 and is expected to reach 81800 million USD by the end of 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.8% between 2019 and 2024.” Maritime tourism refers to those recreational activities which involve travel away from one’s place ...

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico is looking to tap into the lucrative sports betting field with a new bill that aims to legalize the practice on the island, news outlet the Caribbean Business reports. The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, announced that a bill calling for the legalization and regulation of in-person ...