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Newly-elected President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will attend Association of...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Fifteen heads of state and government have confirmed their attendance at the 5th summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the most recent confirmation

Revitalizing the vision of the Caribbean

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The Ministry of Foreign and Affairs and Worship of Haiti in conjunction with the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), officially launched the V Summit of Heads of State and

Haiti among safest destinations in the Americas?

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti is one of the safest destinations; not just in the Caribbean, but throughout all the Americas.

The role of tourism for the economic revival of Haiti

Haiti can capitalize on its natural and cultural resources to get the country back on the world tourism map, thereby contributing to its overall recovery and development.

Haiti hotel school students receive new netbooks from Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification supports the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation-Haiti Fund (CHTAEF-Haiti Fund) and recently donated US$2,000 to purchase 5 n

Haiti could receive first cruise ship in 25 years

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A cruise ship may soon call at Port-Au-Prince, the first such visit in Haiti after a quarter of a century, a milestone that Minister of the Interior Thierry Mayard-Paul welcome

President Martelly: Haiti to be promoted as tourist destination

"We no longer want handouts, we want to promote Haiti," declared last weekend the President of the Republic, Michel Martelly, specifying that the name of Haiti should no longer only be associated with

Marriott to open hotel In Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti – In Haiti, where new economic activity is critical in the midst of the tremendous efforts to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in 2010, Marriott Internati

UN: Hurricane Irene killed two in Haiti, flooded farmland

Hurricane Irene killed two people in Haiti, flooded houses, cut roads, unleashed landslides and devastated farm fields during its passage off the coast of the Caribbean country earlier this week, the

UN: Cholera cases increasing in Haiti and Dominican Republic

Cases of cholera are on the rise in Haiti and neighbouring Dominican Republic, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today, saying more than 18,000 new cases in Port-au-Prince, t

Former Chilean foreign minister named new UN envoy for Haiti

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Mariano Fernández, a former foreign minister from Chile, as his next Special Representative for Haiti and head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission

Two Earthquakes

“A strong 8.9 on the scale earthquake shook Japan last week.

American Airlines marks 40 years of serving Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - On March 2, 1971, an American Airlines Boeing 707 aircraft departed from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), headed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

Egyptian Tourism: Quo Vadis?

Travel & Tourism is only a bystander when geopolitical and socio-economic shifts of this magnitude take place.

UN launches $200M sustainable development project in Haiti

The United Nations and its partners this week launched a 20-year, $200 million environmental recovery programme in south-west Haiti that aims to benefit more than 200,000 people and show that sustaina

UN urges campaign to boost prevention measures in Haitian cholera epidemic

United Nations humanitarian officials are calling for “massive mobilization activities” in Haiti to promote prevention and early treatment in the cholera epidemic which has already killed more tha

UN Mission in Haiti and the epidemic

“About three weeks ago news and photos were published showing Haitian citizens throwing stones and protesting in indignation against the forces of MINUSTAH, accusing it of having transmitted cholera

Duty and the epidemic in Haiti

“Last Friday, on December 3rd, the UN decided to devote one General Assembly session to analyzing the cholera epidemic in that sister country. News of that decision was heartening.

Dominican authorities protecting tourism regions from epidemic

Santo Domingo - As the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that the cholera epidemic in Haiti -with more than 292 deaths and 4,147 infected- still hasn’t reached its peak, Dominican authorities ex

Royal Caribbean opens its new school in Haiti

MIAMI - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., one of Haiti's largest foreign investors for almost 30 years, today announced the completion of the L'Ecole Nouvelle Royal Caribbean – one of the first schools

Flight Attendants Teach Techniques to Identify Child Trafficking

Airline Ambassadors joins the many organizations who are creating awareness for this 30 billion dollar industry in September.

International body to focus on protecting Haiti’s culture

(eTN) – It has been almost six months since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck and devastated Haiti.

Skål global president Nik Racic gives 20,000 euros to SOS Children’s...

FRANKFURT, Germany - On the occasion of IMEX – the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events - in Frankfurt am Main, Nik Racic (Croatia), global president of the

Cruise lines continue assisting Haiti

After a flurry of attention and several weeks of whirlwind fundraising, the buzz surrounding the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12 -- and Royal Caribbean's controversial decision to

Delta Airlines flights from NY to Haiti are back

Delta Air Lines announced today it will resume service between New York and Haiti starting April 3, 2010. Flights are scheduled for 3 times weekly between John F.

CARICOM continues its assistance to earthquake-ravaged Haiti

CARICOM (Caribbean Community) member countries are making life more tolerable for the earthquake victims of Haiti by adopting a town outside of the capital city of Port-au-Prince and providing much-ne

Development of Haiti’s tourism to be guided by Jamaica’s Tourism Master...

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The reconstruction effort by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Regional Tourism Interests to develop Haiti’s tourism sector will be guided by Jamaica’s

American Airlines to resume regular flights to Haiti

DALLAS — American Airlines says it will resume regular flights to Haiti on Friday, the first commercial flights since the island nation was hit by an earthquake Jan. 12.