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Cuba Looking to Develop Golf Courses in Tourism Push

 Above: a rendering of the Carbonera Club project By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s government says it is looking to push the development of golf courses and related real estate developments. According to Jose Reinaldo Daniel Alonso, director of business …

Dominican Republic Sees Boom in Tourism From Russia

 Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Dominican Republic’s tourism sector is seeing significant growth from Russia, according to Radhames Martínez Aponte, technical vice minister at the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The country saw …

Haiti, Qatar Talk Tourism

 Above: the meeting in Washington (MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin met Friday in Washington with Qatar’s Ambassador to the United States, Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Rumaihi. The discussions focused on reconstruction projects in Haiti …

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 Above: Port-Salut (Photo: MH Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Developing Haiti’s nascent tourism sector will be a slow, gradual climb, but the country took a step forward this week with the launch of a new programme to train tour …

 Above: Ile a Vache (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has revealed its plans for tourism development on the island of Ile a Vache. The Ministry of Tourism is proposing the eventual development of 1,500 units on …

 Above: carnival last year in Les Cayes (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has approved 2,224 bed-and-breakfast rooms to be used for guests visiting Cap-Haitien for carnival next week, the country’s Ministry of Tourism said Friday. The …

 Above: the Ian Fleming villa at Jamaica’s Goldeneye By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism-related jobs in the Jamaican economy have increased by 3,000 over the past three years, with another 21,648 potentially on the way through 2013, according to the …