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It’s official: Barbados record strong January-September Performance

Barbados record strong January-September Performance

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management organisation’s review, the island has enjoyed a 4.2% increase in stay-over arrivals in the first nine months of 2019 in comparison to the corresponding 2018 period. Between January and September ...

The Mexican Caribbean is spending big to lure U.S. tourists back after a year of seaweed woes

Thousands of U.S. travelers will pack their beach clothes and head to Cancun’s sun-soaked coastal resorts for Thanksgiving and Christmas getaways. The popular Mexican vacation spot tops the international destinations where Americans plan to spend the holidays, according to Airlines Reporting Corp., which tracks sales of airline tickets. It ranks ...

Point of View. Dining A La King: Food in Cuba packs good flavor, but lacks variety

Point of View: To beat Trump restrictions, Americans rush plans to visit Cuba

By Marshall V. King, Tribune Columnist People have asked since I returned from Cuba earlier this month if I brought back cigars. Though they’re now legal, I didn’t bring back the country’s best known agricultural export. What I really wanted to bring back was the sweet potatoes. They were tender ...

It’s official: Caribbean’s tourism growth

TTC Special. Tourism: Caribbean good news

Tourism in the Caribbean has made a strong bounce back in the wake of powerful storms that struck the region, with arrival figures more than double the global growth rate this year. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is reporting a regional 9.7 percent increase in arrival figures for the first ...

Caribbean tourism crisis communications strategy

It's official: Caribbean, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) and JetBlue announced business expand

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has been tasked with developing a tourism crisis communications strategy which will help Caribbean nations ‘build back better’ following a disaster. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a Tourism Crisis Communications and Disaster Risk Management ...

Smart Cities and Destinations: New Paradigms for Future of Travel and Tourism

Smart Cities and Destinations: New Paradigms for Future of Travel and Tourism

Dr. José Enrique Salgado Febles. Dr. in Mathematical Sciences and Professor of the Faculty of Tourism of the University of Havana. Man has always been concerned with how to create or develop spaces and cities in the future. Since the publication of Le Corbusier’s La Ciudad del Futuro in Paris in ...