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TTC Special, Caribbean, Analyzing future change to prepare for tomorrow visitors

By Frank Martin TTC Service. – David Jessop, consultant of the Caribbean Council considered that Caribbean professionals from the tourism industry “should ask themselves why the region does not have a vehicle related to that industry capable of analyzing future change to prepare it for the visitor of tomorrow” The ...

Point of View: Canada’s Love Affair With Cuba Continues

Cuba Libre & Sailing Cuba has attracted more than one million Canadians in 2019. It’s a relationship that shows no signs of coolling off. The Cuba Tourist Board says Cuba has officially welcomed more than a million Canadian visitors over the course of the 2019 travel season. Following in the ...

It’s official: Barbados record strong January-September Performance

Barbados record strong January-September Performance

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management organisation’s review, the island has enjoyed a 4.2% increase in stay-over arrivals in the first nine months of 2019 in comparison to the corresponding 2018 period. Between January and September ...

The Mexican Caribbean is spending big to lure U.S. tourists back after a year of seaweed woes

Thousands of U.S. travelers will pack their beach clothes and head to Cancun’s sun-soaked coastal resorts for Thanksgiving and Christmas getaways. The popular Mexican vacation spot tops the international destinations where Americans plan to spend the holidays, according to Airlines Reporting Corp., which tracks sales of airline tickets. It ranks ...

Point of View. Dining A La King: Food in Cuba packs good flavor, but lacks variety

Point of View: To beat Trump restrictions, Americans rush plans to visit Cuba

By Marshall V. King, Tribune Columnist People have asked since I returned from Cuba earlier this month if I brought back cigars. Though they’re now legal, I didn’t bring back the country’s best known agricultural export. What I really wanted to bring back was the sweet potatoes. They were tender ...

It’s official: Caribbean’s tourism growth

TTC Special. Tourism: Caribbean good news

Tourism in the Caribbean has made a strong bounce back in the wake of powerful storms that struck the region, with arrival figures more than double the global growth rate this year. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is reporting a regional 9.7 percent increase in arrival figures for the first ...