Travel & Tourism

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Marketplace emphasizes value of tourism

Delegates from around the globe gathered at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas January 22 to 24 to attend Caribbean Travel Marketplace, and reaffirm their commitment to tourism in the region.

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Investing in the next generation

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's Education Foundation marks 25 years of nurturing talent in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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Jamaica sweeps Travel Awards

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Caribbean's best known brands received accolades at the 2011 World Travel Awards ceremony in Jamaica.

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British Virgin Islands' Lynette Harrigan and Perla George with Trinidad and Tobago's Warren Solomon during 2011 Caribbean Week in New York City.

Photo by Yndiana Montes

 

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Photo: Team USVI in Boston. Jacqueline Hodge-Jackson,with Justin Petty on steel drums, Judith Akerman, and Keezi Pinney

Feature Stories

BVI nurturing the golden goose

Visionary leadership is embracing conservation and preservation. We are finally realizing bigger is not necessarily better, and an island's authenticity is everything. The BVI is leading the way. Click for more.

Sir Richard Branson's Caribbean initiative

Virgin Holidays and Virgin Unite have launched The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean, designed to nurture entrepreneurs, create jobs and build the economy. Click for more.

Look beyond the sun and rum

Caribbean island countries are brimming with pleasures and treasures you won’t find anywhere else on the planet. They comprise a colorful multi-cultural kaleidoscope pulsating with magic and majesty. Click for more.

Changing the face of family vacations

Family vacations have evolved over the years from hotel rooms to "homes away from home." Vacation ownership options continues to expand in the Caribbean at upscale hotels and resorts. Click for more.

BVI celebrates Emancipation Festival

The British Virgin Islands, known for its cyan sea and sensational sailing,also excels at special events, especially the annual Emancipation Festival July and August. If you’re looking for an authentic experience this is for you. Click for more.

Waving the wedding wand

Destination wedding expert Jacqueline Johnson strives to create an authentic island experience that’s a win-win for couples and the vendors who make dreams come true. Click for more.

BVI steps up tourism strategy

The British Virgins may be branded as “ Nature’s Little Secrets” because of their abundant beauty and rich natural resources. But the 60 plus islands will soon be attracting more attention. The British Virgin Islands government is stepping up it efforts to attract global travelers seeking an authentic vacation experience. Click for more.

Adventure in Jamaica

I’ve never felt the need to go looking for more excitement. But then Island Routes and Chukka Caribbean, purveyors of Caribbean adventure tours, offered a sampling of their smorgasbord of treats. Click for more.

British Virgin Islands wins at Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Delegates from the British Virgin Islands celebrated the islands attributes at the 30th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace at Atlantis resort January 22 to 24. Click for more.

Trinidad and Tobago tackling tourism

Trinidad and Tobago is poised to develop into one of the Caribbean’s most viable business tourism destinations. New hotels offer all the amenities business travelers need and expect. Click for more.

St. Kitts honors tourism stakeholders

Tourism stakeholders and government officials, including Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, gathered in November 2011 for the 11th Annual tourism awards banquet. Click for more.

Air Jamaica flying high

Air Jamaica is bouncing back, after a troubled time, and airline marketers are promising the "new" Air Jamaica will offer everything you loved about the old Air Jamaica and more. Click for more.

China's Caribbean connection

China has recently spent seven billion dollars on investments in the Caribbean and Latin America. The majority of the revenue has gone to countries that have developed diplomatic ties with China while severing them with Taiwan, according to Dr. Adam Wu, CEO of China Business Network. Click for more.

Quality of life best in the BVI

The British Virgin Islands landed at the top of the list for the region’s best quality of life, according to a report “Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future" Click for more.