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It’s official: Climate change is altering the decisions of today’s travellers

It's official: Climate change is altering the decisions of today’s travellers

Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism, it is altering the decisions of today’s travelers, in the view of the Jamaica Tourist Board. The world observed the immediate impacts of climate change most recently in 2017 when hurricanes Irma and Maria caused severe destruction to several islands. ...

Point of View: Where travel from the U.S. to Cuba stands

Point of View: Where travel from the U.S. to Cuba stands

By the Way, Hannah Sampson For Americans traveling to Cuba, the future looks less like jaunts to the Ernest Hemingway estate and cigar factories and more like visits to community youth programs and quality time with artisans who make cigar humidors. As a result of tighter restrictions on how Americans ...

Mexico’s top Caribbean beaches hit by seaweed infestation

The Sargasso Sea Is Plenty Wide, and It’s Growing

An infestation of a seaweed-like algae along some of Mexico’s most visited Caribbean beaches has pitted the local community against the president, who has described the problem as a “minor issue”. In a long-running issue attributed by many researchers to climate change, sargassum has covered the popular white sandbanks, turning ...

Antigua and Barbuda tourism boom continues

Antigua and Barbuda tourism boom continues

Antigua might be a small island, at 14 miles long and 11 miles wide, but its tourism industry is bigger than ever. Tourism to the West Indies island welcomed a record-breaking 27,301 visitors in April, a 17% increase from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism ...