Caribbean Tourism “Robust and Resilient”

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Caribbean tourism is “robust and resilient,” according to Frank Comito, the chief executive officer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Comito, who was speaking at this week’s CHRIS investment conference in Miami, said the […]


CHRIS Conference Launches in Miami

By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton MIAMI – One of the region’s leading travel conferences began Wednesday in the heart of downtown Miami. Northstar Travel Group’s Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit is the Caribbean’s leading hospitality investment conference, bringing […]


Puerto Rico to Hold Major Investment Forum

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Puerto Rico is holding its first-ever Invest Puerto Rico Forum next month, Governor Ricardo Rossello announced this week. The forum will take place Sept. 20-21 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, gathering more than 500 investors and entrepreneurs with an […]


Antigua Looking to Increase Foreign Direct Investment

Antigua and Barbuda has launched a major new effort to ramp up foreign direct investment to the twin-island country, specifically in the services sector, according to Investment and Tourism Minister Asot Michael. The announcement came during Michael’s recent presentation at […]

CHRIS Hotel Investment Conference Begins in Miami

By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Caribbean’s leading hotel investment summit, CHRIS, has kicked off in downtown Miami. This week’s Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit is being held at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Miami and runs through […]

Why the Caribbean Is Drawing Investment from China


Why the Caribbean is so attractive to Chinese investors By Dr Johnny Hon Op-Ed Contributor The Caribbean has been close to my heart for many years. I love the islands’ beautiful environments, their amazing people, and their rich, diverse culture. […]


Jamaica to Appoint “Investment Ambassadors”

In a bid to court new investment, Jamaica’s government says it will be appointing a handful of “investment ambassadors.” The announcement was made this week by new Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who said the envoys would be responsible for […]

Why Norwegian Cruise Line Is Investing $400 Million

A major new plan By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line revealed Thursday The Norwegian Edge, a program that will introduce a new standard of quality that encompasses the entire guest experience, from ship hardware to culinary enhancements to […]

Jamaica Looking for More Tourism Investment By Jamaicans

Jamaican Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill is calling for Jamaicans to grasp the various investment opportunities available in the island’s tourism sector. Speaking at the opening of the Melia Braco Village in Trelawny, McNeill said the investment climate […]


Jamaica Is Getting a Major Tourism Boost From Mexico

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Quietly, a major new tourism player has emerged in Jamaica. No, it’s not Spain. Nor is it China. It’s closer to home: Mexico. That country’s investors have been responsible for much of the island’s major tourism investments over the last […]

A New Spotlight on Caribbean Hotel Investment Opportunities

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) are launching the first Caribbean Tourism and Hospitality Investment Guide targeted at international investors. The publication exhibits a wide range of investment […]

Jamaica’s Latest Green Push


By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has quietly headed toward the forefront of the Caribbean’s green energy industry. The latest step is the new $89 million, 36.3-megawatt wind farm project in St Elizabeth.. Jamaica is “ripe for foreign investment,” said […]


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