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Caribbean destinations reported growth in tourists arrivals

Caribbean destinations reported growth in tourists arrivals

According to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Monthly Statistics, up until November 2018, out of the 24 destinations reporting international arrival data for 2018, growth was recorded in 15, while declines were recorded in nine. Growth was recorded in three of the four destinations reporting arrivals for the period January to ...

TTC Special: Italian tourism rediscovers the Caribbean

TTC Special: Italian tourism rediscovers the Caribbean

By Frank Martin Italian tourism is increasingly attracted to the Caribbean not only for holidays but also for business. 2019 can be an excellent time for Italians who watch with interest the Caribbean paradisiacal islands. Examples of regional islands that raise the interest of Italian tourists and businessmen are Jamaica, ...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines decriminalizes marijuana

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines decriminalizes marijuana

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising a main island, St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. The capital, Kingstown, is on the main island. SVG decriminalized cannabis on December 11th, 2018. When most people think of smoking ganja in the Caribbean, Jamaica immediately springs ...

The Caribbean must awaken to sea-level rise threat — South Florida can help

The Caribbean must awaken to sea-level rise threat -- South Florida can help

In South Florida, thanks to the foresight of local leaders, sea-level rise and climate change are being tackled regionally — Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties formed the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact a decade ago to share wisdom and best practices toward a common goal: Stop rising ...

It’s official: British Virgin Islands new Airbnb Partner

It's official: British Virgin Islands new Airbnb Partner

British Virgin Islands and homestay provider Airbnb has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on areas of common interest. The BVI is the latest Caribbean destination to formalize an agreement with Airbnb, with 16 collaboration or voluntary tax collection agreements signed within the last two years. Through the ...