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Japan tourist board to focus on wellness, ski and cruise

Japan tourist board to focus on wellness, ski and cruise

The Japanese tourist board will focus on three key sectors as it looks to further grow visitor numbers from the UK. In a bid to further capitalize on the destination’s current momentum and the interest seen as a result of the Rugby World Cup, the Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO) ...

Condé Nast names St Lucia #8 island in Caribbean & Atlantic

Condé Nast names St Lucia #8 island in Caribbean & Atlantic

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Saint Lucia recognized as the #8 Island in the Caribbean & Atlantic, while seven resorts in the destination were named in the Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean Islands list. Resorts earning a spot on the ...

Dominican Republic’s tourism industry has been rocked to its core in 2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism industry has been rocked to its core in 2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism industry has been rocked to its core in 2019 following the high-profile deaths of at least 10 U.S. citizens that prompted a downward spiral in the number of visitors to the Caribbean destination this summer amid safety concerns from consumers. Global hospitality brands, however, haven’t lost sight ...

Point of View. Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Point of View. Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International Russian Travel Market. Cuba brought a wave of joy and lightheartedness to the event as only the Cubans know how to do. They created an attractive show ...

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. The sum of US$20,000 has been transferred to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of The Bahamas as part of the CTO’s on-going support of the long-term ...

Caribbean to cope with extreme weather

Caribbean to cope with extreme weather

The Caribbean and its 44 million people could be facing their biggest crisis to date as extreme weather delivers a double whammy to tourism and the region’s ability to feed itself. There and elsewhere across the Caribbean, as tourism-dependent island nations cope with record-breaking storms and rising sea levels blamed ...