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Caribbean Hotel insurance rates to increase 10 to 40 percent due to hurricanes

Caribbean hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent following two Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, which struck several destinations in the region in September, according to a written release issued by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)

The Caribbean tourism industry continues to grow

Jamaican Minister for Tourism Edmund Bartlett told attendees of the recent UN World Tourism Organization Global Conference on sustainable tourism at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica that despite the number of problems that the sector faced in 2017, the Caribbean tourism industry continues to grow