sports tourism

Cayman Mulls Expansion of Sports, Culinary Tourism

 Above: the CONCACAF U-15 championship in Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff Sports tourism is an area “ripe for further expansion,” according to Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin. The Premier, who delivered his 2013 policy statement on Monday, said recent …

Turks and Caicos Government Planning Major Tourism Push

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly officially reopened, following a ceremony Wednesday, with tourism at the forefront. Governor Ric Todd’s Throne Speech outlined a major push on tourism, looking …

CARICOM to Set Up Regional Task Force on Sports Tourism

 Above: Grenadian World Champion sprinter Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff The CARICOM Council on Human and Social Development has agreed to establish a regional task force on sports tourism, following the group’s meeting in Guyana last week. The …

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 Above: the Caves resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican government and the Ministry of Tourism plan to embark on several new areas of products and experiences, including a focus on health and sports tourism and casino gaming, according …

 By Alexander Britell As the Caribbean’s integral tourism industry has been hurt by the global financial downturn, countries in the region have been forced to looked to new markets and devise new initiatives to spur both new visitors and new …

 The Bahamian government signed a $48.5 million contract with two local companies for what is dubbed as the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre Redevelopment Project. The deal is part of the country’s broader strategy to capitalize on so-called “sports tourism” something …