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Caribbean Hotels Pick Up Momentum

 The Caribbean hotel industry seems to be picking up momentum, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy was 66.7 percent in the month of June, a 3.1 percent increase over July 2016 that was …

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How Anguilla Tourism Is Faring

 Anguilla reported a total of 73,232 tourist arrivals in 2015, according to the latest numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That represented a 3.3 percent increase compared to the year before, buoyed by a 4.4 percent improvement during last year’s …

A Very Strong Year for Dominican Republic Tourism

 The Caribbean’s biggest tourism market is having another very strong year. The Dominican Republic is reporting an 8.5 percent increase in stayover tourist arrivals so far in 2015, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country received 4.22 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish first half, tourist arrivals to Belize are beginning to surge. The country showed a 6.9 percent increase in stayover arrivals in the third quarter of 2015, compared to the same period in …

 A push for transparency By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Across the Caribbean, governments are moving their essential services to digital platforms and generating more data than ever. Yet much valuable public information remains locked away in proprietary systems, beyond the reach …

 Tops region in index By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s the most entrepreneurial country in the Caribbean? It’s Jamaica, according to the Approved Index, which examined entrepreneurship in more than 100 countries using findings from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Entrepreneurship …

 The Dutch Caribbean island continues 2015 surge By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba tourism is showing no signs of slowing down in 2015. The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism power is reporting a 16.2 percent increase in tourism arrivals in the first …

 Major growth in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism is booming. The country reported 303,592 stayover arrivals in the first half of 2015, the first time the country has ever topped 300,000 visitor in the Jan-June period. That …

 Caribbean destination seeing slowdown in arrivals after years of strong growth By the Caribbean Journal staff After several years of very strong growth, Belize is seeing a slowdown in tourism, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Caribbean destination …

 Renewed tourism push continues to pay off By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is showing continued growth in stayover tourist arrivals, according to recently released data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Caribbean country reported 166,029 stayover arrivals in the first …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s tourism figures continue to rise for 2015, and are up 6 percent for the first five months of the year. The Caribbean Tourism Organization announced that visitors arrivals to …

 Above: St John (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is reporting strong growth so far in 2015, according to new numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The US territory received 303,762 stayover visitors in …

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica tourism arrivals are up 5 percent so far in 2015, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island saw 566,560 tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2015, …

 Above: the Santa Barbara resort in Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism sector is surging. Curacao received 122,074 visitors in the first quarter of 2015, a 13 percent increase compared to the same period …

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean hotel sector showed a 2 percent increase in occupancy in January, according to new data from STR Inc. The company’s latest report showed occupancy in January at 74.1 percent, up from …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slow start to 2014, the Caribbean hotel sector finished strong last year, according to year-end data from STR Inc. The region’s hotel sector saw a 5.3 percent increase in occupancy in December, following …

 Above: Cap Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic received around 5.14 million tourists in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That number was the largest of any tourism destination in the …

 Above: a Royalton resort in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has eclipsed three million tourists in 2014, according to new data from the government. That represented a growth of around 6 percent over the previous year, according to …