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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 ...

Point of View: Where travel from the U.S. to Cuba stands

Point of View: Where travel from the U.S. to Cuba stands

By the Way, Hannah Sampson For Americans traveling to Cuba, the future looks less like jaunts to the Ernest Hemingway estate and cigar factories and more like visits to community youth programs and quality time with artisans who make cigar humidors. As a result of tighter restrictions on how Americans ...

Point of View: Cracking down on tourism to Cuba is a big mistake

Point of View: Cracking down on tourism to Cuba is a big mistake

Wahington Post, Letters to the Editor Opinion Regarding the June 5 news article “U.S. prohibits group travel by Americans to Cuba”: It is ironic and hypocritical that President Trump has clamped down on travel to Cuba considering that members of his company previously tried to drum up business in violation ...

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 ...

Congressman seeks to reinvigorate Mexico-U.S. tourism

Congressman seeks to reinvigorate Mexico-U.S. tourism

A new bill introduced by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) seeks to promote tourism between the United States and Mexico. The United States-Mexico Tourism Improvement Act of 2019 says a decline in Mexican visitors to the United States is “a critical economic trend given that Mexico is the biggest source if international ...