A New Vision for the Impact of Caribbean Tourism 

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A leading Caribbean tourism official wants to see Caribbean nationals derive more benefits from the tourism industry, leading to greater “generational wealth” for residents of the region. Speaking at the first Global Tourism Resilience Conference, which was held in Kingston, Jamaica last […]


Antigua and Barbuda Names New Tourism Director for Caribbean, Latin America

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The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has named a new director of tourism for the Caribbean and Latin America.  The ABTA has appointed Charmaine Brown-Spencer to the role, in which she will be responsible for growing market share and destination […]


Jamaica Urges Creation of Global Tourism "Resilience Fund"

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Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is urging the creation of a global truism resilience fund to support tourism-dependent nations in periods of disruption. The call came amid the Jamaica-hosted Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Kingston this week.  “While we talk […]


What's Next for Nevis Tourism in 2023?

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Tiny Nevis has long been beloved by Caribbean aficionados, drawn to the island for its historic charm, beautiful natural environment and enviable collection of boutique hotels and inns. As the island’s tourism sector emerges from the pandemic, Caribbean Journal caught […]

Antigua’s Biggest Travel Conference Is Set for June 

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Antigua and Barbuda’s biggest travel conference is set for June.  The eighth edition of the Showcase Antigua Barbuda trade show will be held from June 5-7, 2023, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority confirmed.  The event will be held at the […]

Dominican Republic Tourism Keeps Heating Up 

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It’s no secret that the Dominican Republic had its best year ever for tourism arrivals in 2022, easily eclipsing its pre-pandemic record and passing 7 million annual visitors.  But the Caribbean’s most popular destination is showing no signs of slowing […]


Bonaire Keeps Up Strong Tourism Growth

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Bonaire welcomed 16,285 stayover visitors in January if 2023– over 10 percent more than stayover visitors recorded in January 2019.  The island’s two largest source markets have shown signs of growth, with a total of 8,383 Dutch visitors and 3,938 […]

Grand Bahama Is Getting a New Airport 

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Grand Bahama is getting its long-awaited new airport terminal.  Grand Bahama Airport has officially announced the transformation of its international airport terminal, according to The Bahamas’ Ministry of Tourism.  United Orca Construction Company has been awarded the contract on the […]

Cayman Islands Eclipses Tourism Projections 

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The Cayman Islands eclipsed its tourism projections for 2022, buoyed by a sizzling second half after the destination removed its travel health protocols.  Overall, the Cayman Islands reported 284,274 stay over visitors, ahead of the government’s stated goals for the […]


Jamaica Is Hosting a Landmark Global Tourism Resilience Conference 

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Jamaica is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference in Kingston next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Conference is an initiative of the country’s Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center at the University of the West Indies […]

“Jamaica Tourism Is Back” 

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Jamaica is projecting very strong tourism growth for 2023, fresh off a full-fledged renaissance in 2022, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island is forecasting 11 percent tourism growth this year, officials announced at this week’s FITUR trade show […]

Bahamas Tourism Names New Director General 

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The Bahamas’ Ministry of Tourism has appointed Latia Duncombe as its new director general.  Duncombe had been serving as the country’s Acting Director General for the last year.  “During the past year, Mrs. Duncombe has brought energetic leadership to our […]


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