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Point of View: Archeology, attraction for cultural tourism in Cuba

Point of View: Archeology, attraction for cultural tourism in Cuba

Source: Radio Reloj Camagüey, Cuba.- Archaeological studies are today one of the main attractions of this central-eastern region of Cuba, with great cultural bastions. In a city whose historic center was declared by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity, tourist motivations are focused on the enormous historical wealth, and ...

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico is looking to tap into the lucrative sports betting field with a new bill that aims to legalize the practice on the island, news outlet the Caribbean Business reports. The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, announced that a bill calling for the legalization and regulation of in-person ...

Challenge Of Developing Health Tourism

Challenge Of Developing Health Tourism

Reliable estimates indicate that by 2021 the worldwide health tourism market will reach somewhere between US$46.6bn and US$125bn per annum, and is experiencing a compound annual growth rate of somewhere between 13% and 19%. In contrast the World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that average growth rates for Caribbean tourism ...

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Santo Domingo.- Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic rose 8% in February compared to the same period in 2018, the Central Bank reported. According to its website, the country received 604,977 non-resident foreign and Dominican passengers by air, or 44,998 more than in the same period the previous year. It ...

More tourists are flocking to the Bahamas than ever before

More tourists are flocking to the Bahamas than ever before

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation reported historic visitor numbers for 2018 and 2019, according to TravelPulse After the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, islands in the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, had to rebuild as tourists seemed to stay away shortly after the devastation. Many islands ...

Saint Lucia reports 1.2 million of tourists arrivals

Saint Lucia reports 1.2 million of tourists arrivals

The government of Saint Lucia reported tourism arrivals increased in 2018 with 1.2 million tourists, including 800,000 cruise passengers and growth of 10.2 percent and expected through March 31, the influx of an additional 125,434 travellers. Minister for tourism, Dominic Fedee said that “everything possible is being done to ensure ...