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Cuba’s tourism industry leads the way for the island’s economic development

Point of view: More than 620,000 Cubans living abroad visited the country in 2019

Cuba’s tourism industry leads the way for the island’s economic development with revenues of over 3.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, and more cooperation with China in the sector is important for the country’s plan to become the top destination in the Caribbean. Joint ventures for hotel operations, new contracts ...

It’s official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

It's official: In Mexico hotels have been reducing prices to stimulate demand

Hotels in Mexico have been reducing prices to stimulate demand, and that idea has seemed to work. During an Apple Leisure Group event Funjet Vacations president Ron Jacobs and Apple Vacations president John Tarkowski noted that resorts have been aggressively discounting. Hotel occupancy in Mexico is down 3% to 4%, ...

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Point of View: Flow of Chinese tourists’ jumps +30% in Dominican Republic

Dominican Today Santo Domingo.- China last year certified the country as an tourist destination, which allows Chinese travel agencies to operate in the Dominican Republic, whose Government has stressed it as one of several achievements. The result is also part of the progress of bilateral relations with the Asian giant, ...

Officials to seek effective solutions for sargassum

Officials to seek effective solutions for sargassum

Officials are wise to seek effective solutions to deal with Cayman Islands least-favourite repeat visitor: sargassum. Since 2011, our islands have been subjected to periodic sargassum invasions. Researchers expect that will only continue, as a warming sea breeds ever-larger blooms and ocean currents steer the occasional mats of the floating ...