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Quotable Caribbean – February 1, 2015

Frank Comito
Frank Comito

“I’m of the view that #Cuba presents opportunity, not only for Cuba and for greater inter-regional exchange of goods and services and ideas but also for the rest of the Caribbean …because nothing motivates better than a sense of fear and we need to be motivated to be better at what we do, to be more consistent at what we do, in all areas of what we do.” – Frank Comito, newly appointed CEO and Director General, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (VIDEO: Caribbean Media Exchange)


“Matt Cooper (newly appointed Chief Marketing Officer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association) has been a true friend to the Caribbean as he has worked to promote our properties and destinations to the travelling public and travel agents who sell vacation getaways.” – Emil Lee, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association


“With these fantastic new (audio tour) maps, visitors from around the world are able to easily find and enjoy Fort-de-France’s attractions and charms without getting lost in translation; a particularly great tool for cruise visitors with limited time in port in Martinique.” – Muriel Wiltord, Director, The Americas, Martinique Promotion Bureau


“The blizzard that crossed parts of the Northeast (last week) caused headaches for travelers and cost the U.S. economy millions in lost spending, underscoring the need to upgrade our nation’s ailing air travel system with modern, efficient technologies and facilities. To better minimize widespread disruption to air travel and economic activity, America should implement forward-thinking policies that support long-term investment in transportation infrastructure.” – Roger J. Dow, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association


“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. President


“Hidden behind every difficulty is at least an opportunity, and maybe more.” – A.R. Bernard, Senior Pastor, Christian Cultural Center, Brooklyn, New York


“Food is the perfect carrier to take (the) Caribbean experience to the United States.” – Diego Ruzzarin, President, Global Business Innovation Corporation

“Quotable Caribbean” is compiled by Marketplace Excellence Corporation, a full-service, integrated marketing agency committed to excellence in the fields of public relations, marketing and media coaching.

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