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New resorts and renovations in Dominican Republic for 2019

New resorts and renovations in Dominican Republic for 2019

The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Tourism is gearing up for the 2019 season and beyond with a slew of announcements, including a new brand campaign for Santo Domingo and new resorts and renovations. The brand-campaign strategy is to highlight Santo Domingo in order to help diversify the D.R.’s tourism offerings; ...

It’s official: Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020

It's official: Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020

Kingston.- While Jamaica will open its first regulated casino in 2020, the island is not slated to become a casino destination according to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. “The fact is that casinos are not a requirement for Jamaica’s growth, but within the context of the integrated development model, casino ...

Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA)

Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA)

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s impressive showing at the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA) in Lisbon, Portugal, is further testament to the country’s emergence as a major global tourism power. In addition, several local companies copped awards at the prestigious event, held annually to honour the performances of ...

Cancun remains popular with tourists but residents worry about insecurity

Cancun remains popular with tourists but residents worry about insecurity

Cancun is the fifth most visited city destination in the Americas behind four United States cities, and No. 1 in Latin America. The only other Mexican city in the top 100 is Mexico City, which ranked 88th with just over 2.4 million visitors last year. Hong Kong, Bangkok and London ...

Classic Roc Presidente Hotel Celebrates its 90 Years

Classic Roc Presidente Hotel Celebrates its 90 Years

In February 2018 the current Roc Presidente Hotel**** celebrated five years with Roc Hotels brand, but this classic of Havana’s hotel industry is actually celebrating its 90th anniversary since it was inaugurated on December 28, 1928, when it was the highest building in Havana. With a privileged location, on Avenida ...

Point of View: Silversea Unveils a Collection of Cuba Shore Excursion

Point of View: Silversea Unveils a Collection of Cuba Shore Excursion

Iuliia Tore, RusTourismNews Ultra-luxury cruise leader Silversea unveils a collection of 34 shore excursions, carefully designed for its new 16-voyage Cuba collection for 2019 and 2020. Taking guests closer to the authentic natural beauty and amazing cultural and historical treasures of the Caribbean island nation, the onshore experiences in Havana, ...