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Haiti Ministry of Tourism, Sunrise Airways Sign Memorandum of Understanding

 Above: a Sunrise Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism and Haiti-based Sunrise Airways have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at working together to boost tourism arrivals to the country, the two sides announced Wednesday. …

Haiti Tourism Ministry Signs Agreement With Mexican University

 Above: the signing ceremony in Mexico this week (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism has signed an agreement with Mexico’s Anahuac University on academic, scientific and technological cooperation. Under the terms of the agreement, …

Bahamas Marks 50th Anniversary of Tourism Ministry

 Above: the Bahamas (Photo: NPIPB) By the Caribbean Journal staff In 1964, the Bahamian Parliament’s Promotion of Tourism Act came into force, which gave birth to the country’s modern Ministry of Tourism. The act replaced the existing Tourism Development Board …

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 Above: the group of Bahamian officials at the meeting By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of executives from the Baha Mar project recently held talks with officials at the Bahamian Ministry of Tourism. The group included the newly-named general …

 Above: New Orleans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry is planning to send a mission to New Orleans in the middle of this month, with the goal of enhancing cooperation between the two sides. The mission should lead …

 Above: the working meeting in Port-au-Prince (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Haiti eventually be home to a tourism development on the scale of the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana? Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin recently held a …

 Above: the second annual Festival of the Sea (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti hosted its second-annual “Festival of the Sea” in Cap-Haitien this weekend. The event, launched by the Ministry of Tourism’s regional office on northern …

 Above: Labadee By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry held a working meeting Tuesday with officials from Royal Caribbean about the operation of the latter’s resort in the town of Labadee. The talks focused on access to the site, …

 Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin signs the agreement (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of Caribbean tourism’s biggest challenges — promoting the importance of the industry internally. As Haiti looks to develop its own nascent …

 Above: Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry has unveiled its first tourism marketing commercial. The video, mostly in Creole with English subtitles, stars a group of Haitians describing the country’s history, culture, cuisine and beaches. …

 Above: the working meeting in Port-au-Prince (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Advisory Council of Tourism held a working meeting on Monday in Port-au-Prince, seeking to hear the concerns of the country’s tourism stakeholders. A group of …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica intends to attract at least 90,000 stayover visitors to the island by 2015, according to Colin Piper, CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority. That figure would represent 7 percent annual …