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Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Point of View: Cuba to boost cruise tourism

Source: Xinhua Cuba is taking steps to boost cruise tourism, which has become an important contribution to the country’s industry. According to industry consultant Jose Luis Perello, in 2018, Cuba received 4,732,280 international visitors with about 18 percent of them traveled by sea. Now, some 25 cruise ships of 17 ...

Nicaragua Links Pacific Highway with Caribbean Sea

Nicaragua Links Pacific Highway with Caribbean Sea

The operations of the land link between Pacific coast and the Caribbean Sea started in Nicaragua. The Nueva Guinea-Bluefields highway is a stretch of track of 23 kilometers in length that will link the population of Nueva Guinea with the capital of the South Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACS) will be ...

Dominican Republic seek strategy to bolster security in tourist regions

Dominican Republic seek strategy to bolster security in tourist regions

A Presidential Commission in Dominican Republic works to devise a strategy to strengthen security in the country’s tourist regions. Tourism minister Francisco Javier García that headed last week the first meeting of the comission said several institutions are instructed to diagnose the challenges in terms of tourism security and propose ...

Mexico will close infamous Isla Maria Prison

Mexico will close infamous Isla Maria Prison

Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie Papillon and will dedicate the place to tourism. Mexico will relocate about two-thirds of the 659 remaining inmates and free about ...

It’s official: Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) in St.Kitts

It's official: Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) in St.Kitts

St.KItts is going to put soon in operations an hydromet station and a Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) to collect data, generate information and make decisions. The Department of Environment commissioned announced that this puts St. Kitts and Nevis one-step closer to solving its data collection challenges. The installation ...

Point of View: Major plans for Cuba’s tourism revival

Point of View: Major plans for Cuba’s tourism revival

etn eTurboNews Global Travel Industry News By Mario Masciullo – eTN Italy, eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor. Launched in November 2018, Cuba’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy calendar includes art, culture, dance, ...