sustainable tourism

Greater Caribbean Establishes First “Sustainable Tourism Zone”

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The greater Caribbean region is now the world’s first-ever “Sustainable Tourism Zone,” following ratification by member states of the Association of Caribbean States. The convention creating the Sustainable Tourism Zone officially …

“We Were Ecological Before Ecological Was Cool”

 Above: Bonaire (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell While Bonaire is one of the smallest destinations in the Caribbean, its tourism sector is one of the most important of any individual country in the region, measured as a percentage of its …

Guyana, Jamaica Lead CTO/TravelMole Sustainable Tourism Awards

 Above: the Tryall Club and Villas in Jamaica By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Tourism organizations and hotels from Guyana and Jamaica dominated the list of winners at this year’s CTO TravelMole Sustainable Tourism awards in Trinidad. The awards …

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 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Sustainable tourism is one of the region’s newest buzz words. But what does sustainable mean? Is it about making destinations eco-friendly? Does it involve solar-power hotels? Or …

 Above: Nicaragua (Photo: NT) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of regional agencies focusing on sustainable tourism in the Caribbean held their first-ever joint meeting this week, focusing on the challenges facing the wider Caribbean region. The first-ever Meeting …

 Above: Carlisle Bay, Antigua By Tim Peck The Caribbean tourism industry waits with bated breath for the announcement of the OECS Common Tourism Policy on October 1. As the first policy of its kind for our region, a tourism blueprint …