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It’s official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

It's official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

Jamaica is once again in the spotlight as top Caribbean Cruise Destination of the year for 2018, according to the Tourism Ministry. Jamaica received the award from Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and trade news, a release from the ministry said this morning. The ministry said ...

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

By Frank Martin Soon the Chinese on vacation will massively visit the islands of the Caribbean, according to forecasts in the region based on facts. One of the facts is that the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers for the first ...

Leading figures from the international travel industry at the ITB Berlin Convention

Leading figures from the international travel industry at the ITB Berlin Convention

Berlin.– The world’s largest tourism convention is attracting numerous heavyweights. From 6 to 9 March 2019 at the ITB Berlin Convention, 400 leading figures from tourism, politics and business will be speaking about the future of travel at a total of 200 events. Featuring a new design, the Convention program ...

Air Europa will expand its long-haul service with 8% more seats in 2019

Air Europa will expand its long-haul service with 8% more seats in 2019

Madrid. – The opening of new transoceanic routes and the gradual addition of five new Boeing 787-9, three with seating for 333 and two with seating for 339, will translate into an 8.5% increase in the number of long-haul seats that Air Europa will offer in 2019. In June 2019, ...

It’s official: Royal Caribbean opens hi-tech new terminal in Miami

It's official: Royal Caribbean opens hi-tech new terminal in Miami

Renowned for its firsts at sea, Royal Caribbean’s new terminal brims with awe-inspiring art installations and the latest technology for a seamless check-in and boarding process that transfers cheerful holiday vibes before boarding. Terminal A is a brand new, state-of-the-art facility built to be the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest ...

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA) announced that the 2017-2018 cruise year brought record economic contributions to the region, despite the historic hurricane season. According to the study released by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA), Economic Contribution of Cruise Tourism to the Destination Economies, cruise tourism directly generated $3.36 billion in ...