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Saint Lucia hotels offering free COVID-19 testing to qualified guests
Saint Lucia travel news

Saint Lucia hotels offering free COVID-19 testing to qualified guests

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021

Saint Lucia has multiple COVID-19 PCR and antigen testing options for departing visitors, citizens and residents Read More

Grenada launches new travel hotline
Grenada travel news

Grenada launches new travel hotline

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 15, 2021

The hotline considered necessary by Grenada Tourism officials to assist travel agents, tour operators, visitors or returning nationals Read More

Redefining the way the world goes on vacation
People in Travel & Tourism

Redefining the way the world goes on vacation

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 15, 2021

Legendary Jamaican entrepreneur Gordon “Butch” Stewart, one of the hospitality industry’s most vibrant personalities and founder of Sandals Resorts International, ... Read More

Anguilla Tourism: COVID-19 testing at the forefront of reopening strategy
Anguilla Travel News

Anguilla Tourism: COVID-19 testing at the forefront of reopening strategy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2021

Statement on CDC universal testing requirements by Anguilla's Hon. Minister of Tourism Haydn Hughes Read More

Quick-witted Wheel of Fortune contestant wins featured trip to Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis travel news

Quick-witted Wheel of Fortune contestant wins featured trip to Nevis

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

The Nevis Tourism Authority hit the ground running to kickstart its marketing efforts for 2021 by being featured on Wheel ... Read More

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West
Airline News

Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service from Nashville to Key West

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 14, 2021

Nashville is known for its friendly travelers who are eager to explore the Florida Keys Read More

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols
Bahamas travel news

The Bahamas poised to seamlessly integrate new CDC order into existing protocols

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 14, 2021

Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from ... Read More

Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity – Minister Bartlett
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity – Minister Bartlett

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 13, 2021

Government of Jamaica and key partners are putting measures in place to boost the COVID-19 testing capacity locally Read More

Community Tourism Mourns
Caribbean News

Community Tourism Mourns

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 9, 2021

Testimonies to the great life that was Gordon "Butch" Stewart continue to pour in after his passing on Monday. Butch ... Read More

Grenada Tourism mourns passing of Sandals Resorts founder Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart
Grenada travel news

Grenada Tourism mourns passing of Sandals Resorts founder Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 9, 2021

The Ministry of Tourism and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) express sadness over news of the passing of Tourism business ... Read More

Tourism Minister lobbies for new Jamaica Youth Ambassador
Jamaica travel news

Tourism Minister lobbies for new Jamaica Youth Ambassador

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 6, 2021

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that actor Michael Rainey, Jr., best known for his role as Tariq St. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister mourns death of Harry Maragh
Caribbean News

Jamaica Tourism Minister mourns death of Harry Maragh

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 5, 2021

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed condolences to the family and loved-ones of the late Harriat “Harry” Maragh, ... Read More

CTO: Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s legacy will shape future generations
Caribbean News

CTO: Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s legacy will shape future generations

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

It is with great sadness that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has learned of the death of Jamaican and Caribbean ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister mourns the passing of tourism icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister mourns the passing of tourism icon Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep sadness at the passing of tourism stalwart Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart. “Butch was ... Read More

New Year’s Message from Caribbean Tourism Organization Acting Secretary General
Caribbean News

New Year’s Message from Caribbean Tourism Organization Acting Secretary General

editor editor- January 1, 2021

As we look forward to the New Year, 2021, it is very timely that we pause and reflect on the ... Read More

2020 Gay Travel Awards winners revealed!
LGBTQ

2020 Gay Travel Awards winners revealed!

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020

The 2020 Gay Travel Awards announced the winners today.  In its fifth year, the Gay Travel Awards mission is to recognize ... Read More

Jamaica ‘Next Big Thing’ for Nigerian tourists
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica ‘Next Big Thing’ for Nigerian tourists

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 22, 2020

Jamaica is being hailed as “the next big thing” for Nigerian tourists by that country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. Geoffrey ... Read More

The Indian community in Barbados: business, religion and race-relations
Barbados travel news

The Indian community in Barbados: business, religion and race-relations

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Barbados is located in the Caribbean near Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Martinique.  It is 34 kilometers (21 miles) in ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett welcomes new Chukka $2M nature adventure park
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett welcomes new Chukka $2M nature adventure park

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020

Jamaica’s attractions sub-sector has received a major boost with the addition of a new nature adventure park in Sandy Bay, ... Read More

JetBlue announces Key West flights from New York City and Boston
Airline News

JetBlue announces Key West flights from New York City and Boston

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 18, 2020

Beginning February 11, JetBlue Airways is to add seasonal nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport  (JFK)  ... Read More

Caribbean: Flaws in Paradise
Caribbean News

Caribbean: Flaws in Paradise

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 18, 2020

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” ... Read More

Tourism and Culture Ministers Urge Everyone to Buy Jamaican This Christmas
Jamaica travel news

Tourism and Culture Ministers Urge Everyone to Buy Jamaican This Christmas

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 18, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, have joined forces in ... Read More

Vaccine politics and tourism
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Vaccine politics and tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 17, 2020

Tourism before the pandemic Over the past several decades, tourism has experienced continuous growth and diversification to become one of ... Read More

Sandals Resorts Elevates All-Inclusive Portfolio
Jamaica travel news

Sandals Resorts Elevates All-Inclusive Portfolio

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 17, 2020

Sandals Resorts International, the world's leading all-inclusive company, has officially unveiled the world's first-ever Swim-up Rondoval™ Suites and completely reimagined ... Read More

Minister Bartlett Welcomes Return of BA to Montego Bay
Jamaica travel news

Minister Bartlett Welcomes Return of BA to Montego Bay

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 14, 2020

Three days ahead of the start of the traditional winter tourist season, Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, elatedly welcomed ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Leading Caribbean Recovery
Caribbean News

Global Tourism Resilience Centre Leading Caribbean Recovery

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 11, 2020

The UNWTO has described the current pandemic as the worst crisis that international tourism has faced since records began in ... Read More

Saint Lucia first Caribbean island to launch Augmented Reality filters
Saint Lucia travel news

Saint Lucia first Caribbean island to launch Augmented Reality filters

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) continues to inspire wanderlust with a new interactive digital experience on Instagram, introducing five custom ... Read More

Anguilla slated to receive COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021
Anguilla Travel News

Anguilla slated to receive COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020

The Ministry of Health and Health Authority of Anguilla officials have briefed the Executive Council on plans for the introduction ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Chair Airline and Cruise Recovery Group
Jamaica travel news

Jamaica Tourism Minister to Chair Airline and Cruise Recovery Group

editor editor- December 9, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, the Honorable Edmund Bartlett, will chair the Working Group on Accelerating the Recovery of the Airline and ... Read More

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