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Dominica’s tourism strategy incorporates more luxury

Dominica's tourism strategy incorporates more luxury

Next year the Caribbean island of Dominica will welcome its first branded luxury hotel, the Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica. For an island that is known for very small-scale, boutique luxury, the opening of a Kempinski resort marks a noticeable shift in the tourism strategy. “Dominica’s Tourism Master Plan ...

It’s official: Russia and Dominican Republic visas agreement

It's official: Russia and Dominican Republic visas agreement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reported that he signed an agreement with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic Miguel Vargas Maldonado on the terms of the abolishment of visas for mutual trips of citizens of the two countries. “The Dominican Republic is our promising partner in Latin ...

Point of View: New Cuban Tourism Advisor for Italy

Point of View: New Cuban Tourism Advisor for Italy

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Cuban Tourism Minister, Manuel Marrero Cruz, presented the new councilor for Cuban Tourism in Italy – Madelen Gonzalez-Pardo Sanchez, defined as a senior professional. To her credit, she has important international duties and a profound knowledge of the world of tourism. From Rome, Ms Gonzalez-Pardo ...

Caribbean swamped by seaweed that smells like rotten eggs

Caribbean swamped by seaweed that smells like rotten eggs

From Belize to Barbados, tourist beaches have been swamped by huge tides of foul-smelling Sargasso – and climate change could make the problem worse. At sea, Sargasso is an essential habitat for some marine life, but when it reaches land it rots, sucking up oxygen from the water and emitting ...

Antigua and Barbuda continual growth in visitor arrivals

Antigua and Barbuda continual growth in visitor arrivals

Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism product continues to attract thousands to our shores and this is evident as there has been continual growth in visitor arrivals by air and sea throughout 2018. According to the quarterly visitor arrivals report released by the statistics department within the Ministry of Tourism and Investment, ...

Mexican tourism boosting the Valley’s economy during the holiday season

Mexican tourism boosting the Valley’s economy during the holiday season

“It’s possible this Christmas could be one of the best in several years,” says Nancy Millar, president of the McAllen Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Millar says the city receives more than $1 billion a year in shopping purchases from Mexican tourists- that’s according to numbers from Visa Credit Card. Experts ...