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UAE Caribbean Cooperation

A Major Caribbean Conference in Dubai

 By Alexander Britell A major Caribbean conference is coming to the United Arab Emirates. The first-ever UAE & Caribbean Cooperation Forum will take place in Dubai from Nov. 24 to 26, looking to “explore potential to boost economic cooperation between …

Atlantis Paradise Island

Top Caribbean Aviation Conference Heads to Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again, this time in The Bahamas. The Caribbean Aviation Meetup, a high-level conference on regional aviation issues, will be held at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island June …

Sandals Opens New Conference Center in Montego Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to meet in Montego Bay. Sandals Resorts International has announced the launch of its new luxury conference center at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The 3,000-square-foot facility has its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important meetings for the global sailing industry will soon be coming to Bermuda. World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport of sailing, is bringing its World Sailing Conference to …

 Caribbean hoteliers and industry stakeholders will gather in Miami for the third installment of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, slated to take place from June 2 to 4 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and …

Happiness Conference

 It’s known as “One Happy Island,” and the Dutch Caribbean Island lives up to the bill, from its easy-going lifestyle to its impossibly beautiful beaches. But the country’s always forward-thinking tourism board is taking it one step further this year, …

Aruba

 In its lead-up to International World Tourism Day, the “happy island” of Aruba will host Happiness 360 Conference World Tourism Aruba– an international symposium in partnership with the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The event is scheduled for September 13-14, …

 By Guy Britton PUNTA CANA — The Dominican Republic is set to launch its annual DATE conference, the largest tourism conference in the Caribbean’s largest tourism destination. This year’s DATE, or Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, begins April 19 and lasts …

 The Caribbean’s biggest new travel conference, ETI, is coming again to Puerto Rico this May 11-14. ETI, or Expo de Turismo Internacional, will bring together hundreds of stakeholders with an interest in growing and selling Caribbean tourism. “The ETI 2016 …

 Senior Caribbean government technocrats will this week explore new mechanisms to use technology to foster development. The first Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, which is being convened by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and …

 Talking Travel at the Expedia Partnership Conference By Guy Britton LAS VEGAS — Captain Obvious, the Trivago Guy and the Travelocity Gnome welcomed 3,500 delegates from over 60 countries attending this year’s Expedia Partner Conference in Las Vegas December 9-10 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major hotel conference begins Thursday in Puerto Rico. The annual CHICOS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit is the region’s leading hotel and tourism investment summit. This year’s conference is co-hosted by a …

 Robin Hayes to headline Curacao conference By Dana NilandCJ Contributor JetBlue President and CEO Robin Hayes will deliver the keynote address at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s 2015 State of the Industry Conference in October. The announcement comes as JetBlue …

 Annual gathering meets this weekend By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Belize Tourism Board is set to hold its annual Tourism Industry Conference this weekend. Industry partners will gather to discuss tourism accomplishments in the past year, as well as strategies to …

 Second time for the Mexican Caribbean destination By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show will take place this year in Cozumel for the second time, bringing with it the potential for a significant economic boost. …

 Above: Francois Hollande (left) and Serge Letchimy (middle right) at the Elysee Palace By the Caribbean Journal staff France President Francois Hollande will preside over a major climate conference in Martinique next month. That was among the revelations following a …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s newest travel idea isn’t new. But the thinking behind it is a kind of revolution for the region’s travel industry. Pow Wow. Florida Huddle. FITUR. There are major international shows …