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Cozumel to Host 2015 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference

 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. …

Martinique to Host Major Caribbean Climate Conference

 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 …

A New Kind of Caribbean Travel Conference

 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 …

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 Above: tourism boards from around the region were on hand in Miami Beach (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell MIAMI BEACH — For some countries, it’s a growing niche. For others, it’s a major driver. The cruise sector is …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor With its theme of “Caribbean Psychology: Unmasking the Past and Claiming Our Future”, the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) in partnership with Suriname Association of Psychologists and Special Educators (SVPO) hosted close to 300 …

 Above: St Eustatius (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST EUSTATIUS — Particularly for small islands, tourism development needs to begin in the community. That’s the overarching theme of the third annual Statia Sustainable Conference & Exhibition, which began on Thursday …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is ramping up its push to attract foreign investment. The country’s government announced this week that it would be holding an investment conference in New York later this …

 Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Dominican Republic has officially kicked off its national tourism conference in the area of Punta Cana. DATE, the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, is being held …

 Above: dancers from the United States Virgin Islands at Cruise Shipping Miami (all photos by CJ) By the Caribbean Journal staff MIAMI — Countries from across the wider Caribbean region descended upon Miami Beach, Fla. this week for the annual …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson MIller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is attending this week’s CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St Vincent and the Grenadines, her office announced. Simpson Miller, who is …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community will begin the 25th Intersessional Meeting of its Conference of Heads of Government in St Vincent and the Grenadines next week. The conference, which will be hosted …

 Above: the Jolly Beach Resort and Spa in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM has officially begun its first-ever regional interfaith conference. The regional conference, which started on Monday at the Jolly Beach Resort and Spa in Antigua, followed …

 Above: Luis Liriano, Jakaira Cid ,Fausto Fernandez, Anny Mariel Gomez and Maximo Iglesias By the Caribbean Journal staff PUERTO PLATA — Earlier this year, the Dominican Republic announced its plan to “relaunch” the destination of Puerto Plata. For now, the …

 Above: Fort de France By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference opens Wednesday in Martinique. The conference begins with a conference featuring dignitaries including Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council, Martinique Tourism …

 Above: the Be Live Grand Marien By the Caribbean Journal staff The Discover Puerto Plata conference in the Dominican Republic will be hosting travel agents and journalists from more than 17 countries, organizers announced at an official launch this week. …

 Above: Haitian food being served at the conference (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin is in France this week to promote the country’s nascent tourism industry. Villedrouin is being joined on the trip …

 Above: OAS Headquarters in Washington (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The OAS and Haiti are also working to facilitate a “major conference” in Washington next year. The aim of the conference is for Haiti to present its Investment …

 Above: the Royal Oasis Hotel in Petion-Ville (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially begun the 11th Council of Ministers of PetroCaribe summit, which is taking place this weekend at the Royal Oasis hotel in Petion-Ville. It …