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Martinique-Based Caribbean Tourism Conference to Focus on Authenticity

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference will focus on visitor experience and authenticity, the regional organization announced Friday. The conference, which will be hosted in Martinique for …

Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit Begins in Miami

 Above: the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Delegates from around the Caribbean region assembled in Miami Monday for the beginning of the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit. The conference’s first day saw contributions from …

Annual Dominican Republic Tourism Conference Begins in Punta Cana

 Above: the Barcelo Bavaro Palace in Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA – The Dominican Republic’s largest tourism conference officially begins Wednesday in the tourism hub of Punta Cana. The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, or DATE, will …

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 Above: the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts in Aruba By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — This week’s Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Conference has focused on how the region’s leading does business. But what does sustainability mean for hotels in a …

 Above: the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s tourism industry is readying for its major tourism conference next week in Punta Cana. The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, or DATE, which begins April 23, puts …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Sustainable tourism is one of the region’s newest buzz words. But what does sustainable mean? Is it about making destinations eco-friendly? Does it involve solar-power hotels? Or …

 Above: Sophia Martelly (right) in Washington (Photo: OFL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti First Lady Sophia Martelly arrived in Washington Monday to attend the 19th International AIDS Conference. Martelly, who is being hosted in Washington by Haiti Ambassador to …