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Tropicana’s 80 Years Under the Stars

Tropicana’s 80 Years Under the Stars

A living legend among the world’s most famous cabarets, Tropicana was officially inaugurated on December 31, 1939 as Boit de Nuit, which is why on December 31, 2019 it will be celebrating its 80th anniversary. The campaign to celebrate the date and pay homage to that symbol of Havana nightlife, ...

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

Caribbean region warning about mosquitoes

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning the region that as the rainy seasons approaches every effort must be made to intensify efforts to deal with mosquitoes, which it describes as “the world’s deadliest animal.” CARPHA executive director, Dr. C. James Hospedales in a message coinciding with Mosquito ...

Cartagena Expert’s Choice Awards winner

Cartagena Expert’s Choice Awards winner

TripExpert, founded in 2014 as a guide of the world’s hotels, restaurants and attractions, named Cartagena as the 2019 winner of their Expert’s Choice Awards, given annually to a destination based on reviews from 85 travel guides, magazines and newspapers. The Colombian destination was chosen as Best of Central and ...

Cuba’s tourism industry leads the way for the island’s economic development

Point of view: More than 620,000 Cubans living abroad visited the country in 2019

Cuba’s tourism industry leads the way for the island’s economic development with revenues of over 3.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, and more cooperation with China in the sector is important for the country’s plan to become the top destination in the Caribbean. Joint ventures for hotel operations, new contracts ...

It’s official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

It's official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

Hotels in Mexico have been reducing prices to stimulate demand, and that idea has seemed to work. During an Apple Leisure Group event Funjet Vacations president Ron Jacobs and Apple Vacations president John Tarkowski noted that resorts have been aggressively discounting. Hotel occupancy in Mexico is down 3% to 4%, ...

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Dominican Today Santo Domingo.- China last year certified the country as an tourist destination, which allows Chinese travel agencies to operate in the Dominican Republic, whose Government has stressed it as one of several achievements. The result is also part of the progress of bilateral relations with the Asian giant, ...