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Alexander von Humboldt: A German Second Discoverer of Cuba

Alexander von Humboldt: A German Second Discoverer of Cuba

German naturalist and researcher Alexander von Humboldt (Berlin, 1769-1859) is one of the most important scholars of the 19th century, considered Cuba’s second discoverer, founder of a modern scientific geography and one of the precursors of ecology and sustainability, in addition to his contribution to the development of several sciences.

Coronavirus inflicts serious blow to LGBTQ travel industry

Coronavirus inflicts serious blow to LGBTQ travel industry

Atlantis Events, which caters to gay men, has cancelled a cruise on the Celebrity Summit that was scheduled to leave San Juan, Puerto Rico, on March 21, and would have made stops in St. Maarten, Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao before returning to Puerto Rico on March 28.

Caribbean Tours Offers Destination Specialist Services

Caribbean Tours Offers Destination Specialist Services

Caribbean Tours AG offers the full range of services of a tour operator, which markets in the Caribbean the Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti destinations. Particularly in Cuba, it operates all types of tourism, although it focuses more on tours, incentives and luxury trips, as its Assistant to CEO Gretel ...

TTC Special. World Tourism: troublemakers under surveillance

TTC Special. World Tourism: troublemakers under surveillance

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Tourist destinations around the world increasingly aspire for visitors to bring income and jobs, but they are decidedly against the abuses that often lead to uncivilized behavior of some of their guests. In the great tourism fairs the subject is more and more frequent. Experts ...

Point of View: How to navigate coronavirus disruption in travel

Point of View: How to navigate coronavirus disruption in travel

By Gino Engels, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at OTA Insight, HN Hospitality Net The coronavirus is an ongoing tragedy for those worst affected, and everyone’s focus should be on containing it. However, it’s also wreaking havoc on the global travel industry, and it’s sensible to look for ways to ...

It’s official: Caribbean tourism industry contends with climate change

It's official: Caribbean tourism industry contends with climate change

In Antigua and Barbuda, tourism planners are exploring eco-friendly accommodations like ‘glamping’ – luxury campsites with low impact on beaches. In Puerto Rico, hoteliers are swapping contingency plans to improve hurricane and disaster response. Across the region, tourism stakeholders are grappling with the reality of climate change and the threat ...