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Dominican Republic Tourism Continues Climbing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism in the Dominican Republic is continuing its strong year in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank. The country’s tourist arrival numbers are no up 5.5 percent for the …

Atlantis Paradise Island

Bahamas Readies for Major Caribbean Tourism Conference

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is set for the Atlantis Paradise Island resort Oct. 3-5. Business meetings will …

Jamaica Set for Tourism Resilience Summit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

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Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

swoop caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica just had its best summer ever for tourism arrivals, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Stopover tourist arrivals rose by 6 percent from May to August compared to the same …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is at it again, this time with plans to launch new nonstop flights to St Kitts. The new seasonal flights will be the first ever service between Minneapolis/St Paul and St Kitts. …

abaco bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With 700 islands and cays in The Bahamas, it’s hard to choose a single destination. But more and more travelers are increasingly looking to choose the mini-archipelago of Abaco, according to a new update from …

guyana airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport is getting closer to officially unveiling its highly-anticipated new arrivals terminal. The new terminal at Cheddi Jagan is slated to be completed in December, according to a government statement. Airport …

Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism performance so far this year, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Bahamas has seen a 10.2 percent increase in international arrivals for …

Rosewood Tuckers Point

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism is having a banner 2018, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The island just posted its 10th consecutive quarter of positive growth, with leisure and vacation arrivals up solidly, according to …

WestJet Belize

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Belize continues to ramp up in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Belize Tourism Board. The Western Caribbean destination reported a total of 269,502 stayover tourist arrivals in the first six …

Jamaica Development

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another high-profile tourism conference is coming to the island of Jamaica. Jamaica is set to host the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas in September, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. The summit will …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to The Bahamas this fall. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference, or SOTIC, is set for Atlantis, Paradise Island from Oct. 2-5. “Globally, the tourism …

cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands just broke a tourism record. The destination welcomed more than 1.3 million combined visitors in the first half of 2018, the most ever for the Cayman Islands in the first six months …

 By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell Americans are flocking to Barbados. That’s the news from the island’s tourism industry, with the destination’s big marketing push in North America seeming to pay off. Barbados reported 8.8 percent growth in stayover visitors …

caribbean hotel performance

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic tourism is up almost 6 percent so far in 2018, according to new data from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank provided to Caribbean Journal. The country reported a total of 2.9 million visitors …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Pompano Beach Club has completed a series of renovations to the property, according to a statement from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The hotel’s changes included a full renovation of its wrap-around pool bar, resurfacing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. Officials this week broached the idea of establishing …