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Caribbean Tourism’s best practices shine at CHIEF Awards

Caribbean Tourism's best practices shine at CHIEF Awards

Leading tourism stakeholders from the Bahamas and St. Lucia took top honors at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) Awards Celebration before a packed house last week at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Hotels, attractions and tourism stakeholder organizations from throughout the Caribbean ...

Approximately 60% of the hotel stock in the British Virgin Islands has reopened

Approximately 60% of the hotel stock in the British Virgin Islands has reopened

Approximately 60% of the hotel stock in the British Virgin Islands has reopened since the 2017 hurricanes, according to the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission. The most recent addition to the list of properties includes the newbuild, 21-room Quito’s Inn in Cane Garden Bay on Tortola. “The BVI’s tourism ...

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 ...