industry

“It Is Sink or Swim For the Caribbean”

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty opened the State of the Industry Conference in Martinique Wednesday evening with a call for the Caribbean to take serious action to address …

Martinique Readies For CTO State of the Industry Conference

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French island of Martinique will be putting its tourism industry on full display next week as the first-time host of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry …

What’s the Next Step For the Caribbean Coconut Industry?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slump, the Caribbean’s coconut industry seems to be rebounding. But what’s the next step for an industry that stretches across the region? Industry stakeholders met in Guyana this week during the Caribbean Week …

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 Above: Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff The annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show has begun in Cartagena, Colombia, bringing together more than 1,000 cruise professionals. That includes delegates from more than 100 companies, according to the FCCA, …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemala will help Barbados’s government with its proposal to restructure the sugar cane industry. The support was revealed by Guatemala Foreign Minister Luis Fernando Carrera Castro during a courtesy call with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more, Caribbean travel stakeholders say they are mindful that travelers are looking for more than just “sun, sand and sea.” And it seems that’s borne out in the numbers, according to a study …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In spite of tourism’s massive contribution to the Gross Domestic Product of the Caribbean, it “does not get the priority attention it deserves” in the Caribbean, according to US Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner and Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff For many visitors to Barbados, local crafts are the “pieces of the rock” that accompany them back to their homes. Now, Barbados’ government says it is looking to continue those that create them. The next …