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Caribbean Investment Forum delivers on promise of rich opportunities

In its third successful year, the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF) 2013 delivered on the promise of rich opportunities for investors seeking a foothold in the Caribbean.

A change in Caribbean hotel and tourism leadership

This is the right time to seriously rethink the role and priorities of the most important trade association in the Caribbean - one which impacts half of all employment in the region – the Caribbean

Improved visa processing and transport to benefit the Caribbean

The tourist industry in the Caribbean will benefit from more visa facilities and improvements in air transport, said Regional Director for the Americas at the World Tourism Organization, Carlos Vogele

NTA President elected to CTO Board of Directors

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA President Lisa Simon was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Tourism Organization last week at the CTO’s annual State of the Industry Conference in Basseterr

Tribute to Colin Rickards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization

The staff of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) wishes to express how deeply saddened they are by the sudden passing of journalist Colin Rickards.

World Travel and Tourism Council CEO calls for UK to abandon...

Speaking at the Caribbean's State of the Industry Conference in St.

Caribbean and National Tour Association join forces

NEW YORK, New York - The National Tour Association (NTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have created a partnership to promote opportunities to tourism businesses in the over 30 member co

Global organizations join to focus on Latin America and Caribbean tourism

A cooperation program between the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which will run until the end of 2012, got underway with a Workshop on Tourism Sta

US$3 levy to be charged on airline tickets for persons travelling...

The implementation of a US$3 levy on airline tickets for persons traveling to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the wider Caribbean originating in overseas markets was among deci

Closure of Tobago Hilton to impact tourism industry

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - IN the wake of the closure of the Tobago Hilton, 200 employees have been put out of work and local Minister of Tourism Joseph Ross has expressed fears over Tobago’s tourism

Crime in the Caribbean is a threat for all, ECOT says

eThe Ecumenical Coalition on Tourism, a group advocating, “another kind of tourism is possible,” has voiced its concern over reports of a spike in crimes in the Caribbean.

Aruba takes the lead in airport self-service check-in

Reports from Oranjested, Aruba, have confirmed that Aruba has become the first Caribbean destination to roll out self-service check-in at its airport.Aruba Airport Authority (AAA) said it is proud to announce that now KLM and Martinair passengers can use the Common Use Self Service (CUSS) check-in kiosks to check in and print their own boarding passes.

Haiti bounces back

(eTN) - Though the second largest Caribbean island, second only to Cuba, the Republic of Haiti, located on the western side of the island of Hispaniola, is struggling to revive tourism.

US passport requirement and a sluggish US economy do not deter...

Nassau, The Bahamas (eTN) - Numbers are improving in The Bahamas, despite the effects of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative requiring US travelers to present their passport on their return.

Caribbean tourism to benefit from historic agreement between China and US

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (eTN) – The notion that regional tourism industry stands to benefit from a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed last week between the US and China is becoming generally accepted by Caribbean tourism industry stakeholders.