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Mexico’s top Caribbean beaches hit by seaweed infestation

Mexico's top Caribbean beaches hit by seaweed infestation

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 ...

Increased Marine Expansion

Increased Marine Expansion

Caribbean nations are seeing an increase in the number of tourists arriving by yacht, cruise liner and maritime vessels, according to a study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. To accommodate this future trend, expansion of ports, docking facilities, piers and anchoring stations are critical to ...

Tourism in the Caribbean affects jobs

Tourism in the Caribbean affects jobs

In the past, each nation has marketed locations, attractions and natural resources unilaterally, but contemporary economic factors are forecasting change. What impacts one nation affects all, so banding together is perhaps the most important trend of all to the future success of Caribbean tourism, said Josef Forstmayr, president of the ...