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Interview With Grenada Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel

 Above: Grenada Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY  — Grenada is continuing its push to promote tourism, with a brand-new marketing campaign and a focus on positioning the country as a kind of high-end, eco-tourism …

Interview With Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation

 Above: Micky Arison (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Cruise tourism accounts for more than $2 billion a year to the Caribbean region, and no one knows more about it than Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison (who also owns …

Caribbean Journal Presents: A Conversation With Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace

 In the first of a series of interviews with Caribbean leaders, Caribbean Journal Editor-in-Chief Alexander Britell explores the future of Caribbean tourism with Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, former Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, former Minister of Tourism of the Bahamas …

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 Above: BVI By Alexander Britell The British Virgin Islands received approximately 302,647 tourist arrivals in 2012, essentially unchanged from the previous year. Seeking to improve on those numbers, the BVI hired a new director of tourism, Sharon Flax-Mars, a 25-year …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By Alexander Britell Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe recently concluded a weeklong trip to the United States that featured meetings with officials from the World Bank, the IDB, the UN, donor countries (including Canada) …

 Above: the Bolongo Bay Resort in St Thomas By Alexander Britell On Thursday, the long-awaited redesign of caribbeantravel.com officially launched. The new site, viewed as a new kind of portal for the Caribbean travel market, comes as the region faces …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (UN Photo/ J Carrier)   By Alexander Britell Haiti is trying to move the process of reconstruction into a higher gear. While the country’s GDP has been growing at a strong pace, natural disasters …