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Point of View: Will PM Manuel Marrero raise Cuban Tourism to a new level?

Point of View: Will PM Manuel Marrero raise Cuban Tourism to a new level?

After Fidel Castro, the Republic of Cuba has a new Prime Minister. With the new era for Cuba, the importance of the travel and tourism industry rose to another level, when the long-time serving Cuban minister of tourism Manuel Marrero was named prime minister for a 5-year term. Cuban President ...

Its Official: New cruise terminal in Puerto Plata will be operational in 2020

The Ministry of Tourism (Mitur), Dominican Port Authority and the company Puerto Plata Port Investment, announced that for November 2020, Puerto Plata will already be receiving the first cruise ships in that tourism destiny. The press conference was led by the Vice Minister of Tourism, Julio Almonte, the director of ...

Shrinking populations in Caribbean due to climate change

Shrinking populations in Caribbean due to climate change

To visitors, Vieques, the small island community off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, looks much the way it did before Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in September 2017. Business is booming at the bar and hostel Stephanie Latona manages, a colorful beachside shack popular among visitors. Federal relief ...

TTC Special, Caribbean, Analyzing future change to prepare for tomorrow visitors

By Frank Martin TTC Service. – David Jessop, consultant of the Caribbean Council considered that Caribbean professionals from the tourism industry “should ask themselves why the region does not have a vehicle related to that industry capable of analyzing future change to prepare it for the visitor of tomorrow” The ...

Point of View: Canada’s Love Affair With Cuba Continues

Cuba Libre & Sailing Cuba has attracted more than one million Canadians in 2019. It’s a relationship that shows no signs of coolling off. The Cuba Tourist Board says Cuba has officially welcomed more than a million Canadian visitors over the course of the 2019 travel season. Following in the ...