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Statement on the passage of Hurricane Dorian

Statement on the passage of Hurricane Dorian

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses our deepest regret and sadness over the loss of life and damage done to the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island by dangerous category 5 hurricane Dorian. In the wake of this monstrous storm, we have witnessed the pain of those who lost loved ones, ...

Caribbean nations rally around pollution-free future

Caribbean nations rally around pollution-free future

Caribbean Island States signalled their commitment to achieving a pollution-free future on 27 August 2019, with representatives of nine Caribbean nations gathering to launch the Implementing Sustainable Low and Non-Chemical Development in Small Island Developing States (ISLANDS) programme in Port of Spain. The $450 million ISLANDS initiative aims to tackle ...

It’s official: Caribbean national heritage protection

It's official: Caribbean national heritage protection

Barbados’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Thompson has called on Caribbean countries to develop policies for the production and protection of national heritage, in search of sustainable tourism. During the opening conference of the annual meeting of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Thompson called for an economy of ...

Point of View. Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

Point of View. Best treatment for lung cancer: Medical Tourism to Cuba

etn eTurboNews Cuba is a travel and tourism destination and a lifesaving medical tourism destination for those with stage 4 lung cancer, but Americans cannot go easily. Racotumomab also is known as Vaxira and has been approved in two countries, Argentina and Cuba, for the treatment of recurrent or advanced NSCLC, ...

Grenada shows strong tourist growth

Grenada shows strong tourist growth

On the heels of double-digit growth and a landmark total visitor arrival of 528,077 in 2018, the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) says it is delighted to report positive growth in total visitor arrivals of 1 percent for the first half of 2019. GTA said that the destination welcomed a total ...

It’s official. Caribbean show its cultural tourism

It's official. Caribbean show its cultural tourism

Indigenous communities across the Caribbean are accessing tourism markets and welcoming visitors to encounter their traditional ways of life. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) highlighted this important development in a general session at the Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development that took place 26-29 Aug. 2019 at the Beachcombers Hotel ...