Tag: director of tourism

New Director of Tourism appointed for Turks & Caicos Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020 18:17

The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board has announced the appointment of Pamela Ewing as Director of Tourism. Minister of Tourism Hon. Ralph Higgs congratulated Ms. Ewing on her appointment ... Read More

CTO’s Caribbean Week a monumental success for Antigua & Barbuda

editor editor- June 10, 2019 19:31

The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) concluded a week of highly productive meetings and successful activations at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s (CTO’s) Caribbean Week in New York, from June ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Noel Mignott with Special Recognition Award

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:19

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has recognized President & CEO of the PM Group, Noel Mignott, for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen regional tourism to the Caribbean, and for his ... Read More

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:57

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a post on Linkedin:: "This is a massive honor and I ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. In a panel discussion titled ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:13

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium. The one-day conference, with the theme “Redefining ... Read More

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule to headline 2019 St. Maarten Carnival

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:15

Music legends Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, and Ja Rule will be headlining a concert at the 50th Anniversary of St. Maarten Carnival. On April 25, the three globally renowned musicians will ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in Berlin Germany. “The award for ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at the ceremony, Tourism Minister Hon. ... Read More

The new Hawaii of Africa

editor editor- March 6, 2019 23:10

It’s not in the Pacific Ocean. It’s in the Atlantic Ocean. It is called Sierra Leone. With 212 miles (360 kilometers) of North Atlantic Ocean coastline, this West African country ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been invited to be a guest ... Read More

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:42

Ranking fifth out of 25 for the Best Beach in the Caribbean and tenth out of 25 in the World, TripAdvisor recognized 352 beaches around the world. Winners were determined ... Read More

Leve 2019 changing the game for sustainabile tourism, living & environment awareness

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 18:10

On Sunday May 05, 2019, Tourism Intelligence International will host its exclusive tourism and lifestyle invitation-only event, Leve, at the formidable Villa Being in Arnos Vale Tobago. Under the theme ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:10

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network with suppliers and other key tourism industry partners from the ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 00:15

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 ... Read More

Port St. Maarten surpassed 1.5 million cruise passengers last year

editor editor- February 7, 2019 02:34

Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year. The acclaimed cruise port saw a ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister welcomes 140 buyers to Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 19:25

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett walked the trade floor of Caribbean Travel Marketplace yesterday and interacted with some of the 140 buyers attending the event. Joining Minister Bartlett on ... Read More

Antigua and Barbuda announces new Chairperson of the Tourism Authority Board of Directors and US Director of Tourism

editor editor- January 30, 2019 23:47

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Investment Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as Chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) Board of ... Read More

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

editor editor- January 29, 2019 00:40

The largest block of Spanish hoteliers and investors, Inverotel, has indicated they are fully on board with training through the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) as well as the ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister secures $750 million in hotel investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 20:15

Following discussions with two major Spanish Hotel chains, H10 and Princess Resorts, Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett has secured USD750Million in investment. The investment will see the construction of ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister to attend International Tourism Fair in Spain

editor editor- January 22, 2019 21:18

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR. Read More

Taste of Dominica winner announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 16:04

Melinda Lowe is the grand prize winner of Taste and Win with Taste of Dominica. Ms. Lowe has won a Mas Domnik 2019 Experience for 2 which will include tickets ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017 23:05

The studies on Japan and Taiwan provide valuable information from survey respondents in each country that Hawaii tourism industry partners can utilize to attract more LGBT travelers from these two ... Read More

BVI Premier announces new Director of Tourism for British Virgin Islands

editor editor- January 10, 2013 08:12

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – In a press briefing held Tuesday, January 7, Dr. the Honorable D. Read More

St. Lucia says Hurricane Tomas is a distant memory

editor editor- November 11, 2011 08:35

St. Lucia took a big hit from Mother Nature last year when Hurricane Tomas swept through the island. Read More

Joseph no longer tourism director in Grenada

editor editor- October 19, 2010 02:29

There has being a major change at the Grenada Board of Tourism (GBT). Almost one year before his contract is due to expire, Mr. William Joseph is no longer the ... Read More