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CTO appoints new Sustainable Tourism Policy Development Consultant
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced the appointment of a new Sustainable Tourism Policy Development consultant to further the work done so far on a sustainable tourism policy framework for the Caribbean.
Ian Salter, who is experienced in integrated tourism policy development, will coordinate...Read More...
Caribbean Airlines to start new service to London
PORT OF SPAIN - Caribbean Airlines will have a new flight service from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad to London, Gatwick Airport.
From March 28, 2007, Caribbean Airlines and British Airways will offer its customers direct flights from Port-of-Spain to London, Gatwick Airport on a Boeing 777, through a partnership with British Airways.
Call for College of The Bahamas help in tourism
NASSAU, The Bahamas - The College of The Bahamas can assist in showing up the fallacy that tourism is only hotels from which Bahamians derive jobs, Director General of Tourism Vernice Walkine said.
"We need institutions like this one to help to create and cultivate thinkers and doers well outside the box, although grounded in the...Read More...
St. Lucia Tourism Board’s Canadian Office to host road show across Ontario
ONTARIO, Canada - The St. Lucia Tourism Board’s Canadian office will be hosting a St. Lucia Road Show in five cities across Ontario from Monday, December 4th to Friday, December 8th, 2006.
The five seminars will include 30 agents in total from Air Canada Vacations, Sunquest Vacations/Holiday House, and Vacance Transat Tours.
Jamaica wins “Best of Caribbean Award”
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica has emerged winner in the Caribbean Travel & Life's annual Best of the Caribbean survey, by topping three of the major categories - 'Best All-Around Destination', 'Friendliest People', and 'Best Local Food'.
The special survey was conducted online and attracted just under10,000 readers of the magazine,...Read More...
Sellers of Caribbean Travel provide incentives to entice travelers to obtain passports
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Sellers of Caribbean travel are enticing consumers with incentives to obtain a passport in light of the impending Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), which will be implemented on Jan. 8, 2007 for all travelers re-entering the U.S. via air transportation.
Travelers arriving by land and sea will...Read More...
Caribbean region urged to use Cricket World Cup to promote tourism
NEW YORK - (JIS) - Professor of Sport, Event and Tourism Management at The George Washington University School of Business, Dr. Lisa Delpy Neirotti, has called on the region to use the staging of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup for the promotion of tourism in the region.
Dr. Neirotti, who was addressing the inaugural meeting of...Read More...
No major fallout from US Passport requirement in Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica - (JIS)- Minister of Tourism, Entertainment and Culture, Aloun Ndombet Assamba, has said that there should be no significant fallouts from the United States Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), which takes effect in January 2007.
"We do not anticipate any significant fallout in terms of job loss and/or...Read More...
Trinidad & Tobago welcomes new Delta Air Lines Service; Non-Stop from Atlanta to Trinidad begins December 9
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Traveling from the land of peaches and southern hospitality to the island known for its historic rainforest, world-class diving, and eclectic culture is now easier than ever.
On December 9, Delta Air Lines will launch new non-stop service from Atlanta, Georgia to Port of Spain, Trinidad. On February 17,...Read More...
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa offers couples a mixture of Caribbean experiences
VIEUX FORT, St. Lucia – Couples looking for the perfect combination of action, romance and relaxation are sure to be enticed by Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa on St. Lucia’s exotic southern coast.
The all-inclusive resort is giving couples the chance to spend time together doing out-of-the-ordinary activities.
Couples who...Read More...
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