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Point of View. Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Point of View. Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International Russian Travel Market. Cuba brought a wave of joy and lightheartedness to the event as only the Cubans know how to do. They created an attractive show ...

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. The sum of US$20,000 has been transferred to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of The Bahamas as part of the CTO’s on-going support of the long-term ...

Caribbean to cope with extreme weather

Caribbean to cope with extreme weather

The Caribbean and its 44 million people could be facing their biggest crisis to date as extreme weather delivers a double whammy to tourism and the region’s ability to feed itself. There and elsewhere across the Caribbean, as tourism-dependent island nations cope with record-breaking storms and rising sea levels blamed ...

It’s official: Saint Lucia launches new winter campaign

It's official: Saint Lucia launches new winter campaign

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority published a new month-long promotion for this winter with up to 70% off holiday packages from the UK. Running until the end of October, sun seekers can book a holiday in Saint Lucia and enjoy some winter sun or book ahead for their summer holiday, ...

Point of View: Our Man in Cuba

Point of View: Our Man in Cuba

by Daniel R. Schwarz, www.ithaca.com Introduction Along with 185 other passengers, my wife, Marcia Jacobson, and I booked a twelve-day cruise to Cuba on Pearl Mist, a small ship that is part of the privately owed American Cruise Lines which specializes in river cruises. We chose this boat because it ...

Saint Lucia breaking tourism records

Saint Lucia breaking tourism records

Saint Lucia continues to be one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations, and the Caribbean island keeps breaking its tourism records. July saw the highest-ever visitor total for any month in the country’s history, according to newly-released data from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. Indeed, July represented a total of ...