Lima.- The Peruvian government will approve the creation of the 3,347,005-acre national park at Sierra del Divisor, protecting an immense expanse of Amazon rainforest.
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By Jaime Lopez, The Costa Rica Star, EFE Havana.- Tourist arrivals in Cuba totaled more than 2.6 million as of Sept. 30, with the island hitting the figure two months earlier than in 2014, the National Statistics and Information Office, or ONEI, said.
Madrid.- The United Nations World Tourism Barometer report that the number of tourists travelling the world during the first eight months of this year reached 810 million, a more than four percent increase from the same period in 2014, thanks to “robust” travel to Europe.
St. Kitts.- According to the Minister of Tourism Lindsay Grant, the completion of four major developments in the tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis by 2018 is expected to generate hundreds of job opportunities for the local population.
The emergence of the travel and tourism sector in the Caribbean coincided with a move away from complete reliance on agriculture as the primary money earner. The decline of bananas, sugar, bauxite, vanilla and other such revenue earners meant Caribbean countries needed another means to grow their economies and tourism ...
Kingston.- The opening of the state-of-the-art private hospital in Rosehall, St James, Montego Bay on October 8, is tangible proof that Jamaica is moving ahead in health tourism, the Minister of tourism and entertainment, Dr Wykeham McNeill, says.