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TTC Special. World Tourism: troublemakers under surveillance

TTC Special. World Tourism: troublemakers under surveillance

By Frank Martin TTC Service.- Tourist destinations around the world increasingly aspire for visitors to bring income and jobs, but they are decidedly against the abuses that often lead to uncivilized behavior of some of their guests. In the great tourism fairs the subject is more and more frequent. Experts ...

Point of View: How to navigate coronavirus disruption in travel

Point of View: How to navigate coronavirus disruption in travel

By Gino Engels, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at OTA Insight, HN Hospitality Net The coronavirus is an ongoing tragedy for those worst affected, and everyone’s focus should be on containing it. However, it’s also wreaking havoc on the global travel industry, and it’s sensible to look for ways to ...

It’s official: Caribbean tourism industry contends with climate change

It's official: Caribbean tourism industry contends with climate change

In Antigua and Barbuda, tourism planners are exploring eco-friendly accommodations like ‘glamping’ – luxury campsites with low impact on beaches. In Puerto Rico, hoteliers are swapping contingency plans to improve hurricane and disaster response. Across the region, tourism stakeholders are grappling with the reality of climate change and the threat ...

Coronavirus: Tourism could suffer in the Caribbean

It's official: Caribbean tourism industry prepares for the future

Tourism dependent economies can take a huge hit this year as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This among many other concerns were raised during The University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellor Forum: COVID-19 Partnering in the Caribbean’s Response, which was held at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados ...

No COVID-19 ban on travel to Barbados

No COVID-19 ban on travel to Barbados

The Government of Barbados has advised that at this time there are no restrictions on travel to Barbados as a result of COVID-19. In a release, the Ministry of Health and Wellness confirmed that their measures of screening and testing are underway and “no-one has tested positive for the respiratory ...

Monitoring and Prevention of COVID-19 In the French Caribbean Island of Martinique

Monitoring and Prevention of COVID-19 In the French Caribbean Island of Martinique

The Martinique Tourism Authority, the Port of Martinique, the Martinique International Airport are closely monitoring the island’s points of entry to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and ensure the safety of its residents and visitors. As reported by the director of the Regional Health Agency’s (A.R.S.), the island is and ...