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It’s official: Aviation safety and security crucial for Tourism growth in the Caribbean

It's official: Aviation safety and security crucial for Tourism growth in the Caribbean

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu cautioned that the insufficient compliance with aviation safety and security requirements presented a substantial threat to the vitality of the tourism industry in the Caribbean. The Secretary General’s remarks were delivered at the opening of the Ninth Meeting of the Directors General of Civil ...

It’s official: Royal Caribbean to add ports ‘all over the world’

It's official: Royal Caribbean to add ports ‘all over the world’

Royal Caribbean is raising its stakes in port development, aiming to create a lighter footprint on the communities it visits. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Mexico’s ITM Group announced that they’ll be teaming up as 50-50 owners on a new destination company, Holistica. Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal ...

It’s official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

It's official. World Cruise Industry: 30 millionn passengers in 2019

World cruise industry is expected to attract 30 million passengers in 2019 compared with 28.2 million in 2018, and 17 million in 2009, according to the Secretary General of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Tom Boardley.Mr. Trends in cruises and foresaw great growth prospects for the sector while delivering the ...

Regional Cruise Ship Event is Being Held in Costa Rica for the First Time

Regional Cruise Ship Event is Being Held in Costa Rica for the First Time

Costa Rica hosting the Central American Cruise Conference for the first time from May 22 through May 24. The biannual event, organized by the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), has the participation of 250 cruise industry professionals and 16 executives from the world’s leading cruise lines. Source: The Costa ...

Air Europa takes off with four new destinations in Europe this summer

Air Europa takes off with four new destinations in Europe this summer

Madrid.- Air Europa expands its network this coming summer with four new routes to Copenhagen, Stockholm, Athens and Alghero, increasing its European destinations to 17. The venture of Globalia’s air division into Scandinavia and Greece, as well as a larger presence in Italy, will begin in mid-June and will continue ...

Dominica received 170 cruise in season

Dominica received 170 cruise in season

Throughout the 2018/2019 cruise season, Dominica received a total of 170 cruise calls carrying 252,500 passengers compared to 28 cruise calls and 18,378 passengers in the 2017/18 cruise season. Cruise passenger arrivals fell short of the last normal cruise season (pre Hurricane Maria) by only 4%. Dominica’s major cruise sites ...