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It’s official: Jamaica receive support from JATA

It's official: In Jamaica tourism set to resume June 15

Destination Jamaica received resounding support from the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) in the quest to increase arrivals from that country. In a meeting with the Jamaican Delegation, Chairman of JATA, Hiromi Tagawa said “JATA is pleased that Jamaica is once again active in the Japanese travel market. We ...

Starfish Resorts Presents Addition of Club Cayo Guillermo Hotel in Cuba

Starfish Resorts Presents Addition of Club Cayo Guillermo Hotel in Cuba

As of August 2, 2019, this beachfront hotel, operated until then under the name of Gran Caribe Club Cayo Guillermo, started being managed by the Blue Diamond Resorts chain in Cuba. The facility is undergoing numerous renovations, which include the revamping of the rooms, common areas and the updating of ...

SO/ Paseo del Prado La Habana: Iconic and Modern Design Hotel

SO/ Paseo del Prado La Habana: Iconic and Modern Design Hotel

The French chain Accor Hotels broke into the luxury segment in Cuba with the opening of the majestic 5-star plus SO/ Paseo del Prado La Habana, right on the corner of Prado and Malecón: a veritable event for the 500th anniversary of the Cuban capital. Unique because of its location ...

Point of View: Tour Operators React to Latest Cuba Travel Crackdown

Point of View: Tour Operators React to Latest Cuba Travel Crackdown

By MIA TAYLOR, Travel Pulse Late last week, the Trump administration announced yet another round of changes to its policies surrounding travel to Cuba, ending flights between the United States and all cities on the Caribbean island other than Havana. Though some publications have described the new measure as having ...

It’s official: China is currently the world’s largest outbound travel market

China is currently the world’s largest outbound travel market

In 2018 alone, Chinese tourists made 150 million trips overseas, an increase of 14.7% over the previous year, and accounted for approximately one-fifth of global international tourism expenditures, with $277 billion. And because only 10% of Chinese citizens have traveled internationally, analysts see plenty of room for future growth. Cruise ...

Royal Caribbean International will launch its first Royal Beach Club in Antigua

Royal Caribbean International will launch its first Royal Beach Club in Antigua

The company Royal Caribbean signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Antigua and Barbuda for the project, which is scheduled to open in 2021, as cruise tourism is anticipated to grow by 50% in the Caribbean over the next decade. Each Royal Beach Club will highlight the unique ...