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Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Rises For Fifth Straight Month

 Above: the British Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After a sluggish start to the year, the Caribbean hotel sector has rebounded of late, with hotel occupancy rising for the fifth consecutive month in October. The region’s …

Statistics, Geography and Development in the Caribbean Region

 By George Nicholson and Nayaatha TaittOp-Ed Contributors Lifting persons in developing countries out of poverty and improving the stance of the country itself has long been a challenge faced by governments, with the Greater Caribbean being no exception. While there …

Aruba Tourism: Strong First Half of 2014

 Above: Andicuri Beach in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba received 489,871 tourist stopover arrivals in the first six months of 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That represented a 5.3 percent improvement over the …