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Tourism still crucial for the Caribbean

Kingston.- The Caribbean countries have experienced a transition from a labor-intensive agricultural sector to a more capital-intensive sector, such as tourism. The per capita GDP of Caribbean countries increased significantly in the 1970s, but in the last 20 years most of these countries have lost ground compared to the emerging ...

Caribbean: Most desirable warm weather destination by 2017

Bridgetown.- The Caribbean Tourism Organization wants to “position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination by 2017”. The CTO Board of Directors and the Council of Ministers and Commissioners of Tourism approved a new vision at their meetings in St Kitts last week. This new vision ...

Passengers whose flights have been delayed to be compensated

London.- Where passengers reach their final destination three hours or more after the scheduled arrival time, they may claim fixed compensation from the airline, unless the delay is caused by extraordinary circumstances, a report from Travel Daily News said.

American Airlines strengthens its international network

New York.- American Airlines strengthens its network with service to cities in Asia, Europe and Latin America. AA announced that it will launched news business plan and network strategy designed to offer customers more choices to new destinations. Next year, American will begin the following international services: Dallas/Fort Worth – ...

Cuba eases travel rules

Havana.- The Cuban government announced that  will lift from next January restrictions on its citizens foreign travels in force for half a century. The Cuba state is giving its people the freedom to leave the country without government permission, a national exit Visa. According to the announcement citizens will be ...

Climate change affecting Caribbean tourism industry

Basseterre, St Kitts.-  The devastating effects of climate change are affecting the tourism-dependent economies of the Caribbean wrote expert Desmond Brown in an article in Internet.