Grenada Looks to Tourism Ambassadors

By Lincoln Depradine The Grenadian government is considering initiatives to attract “bona fide” investors to the country and generate greater employment opportunities. The initiatives were revealed Tuesday during the unveiling of a new strategic plan for taking Grenada’s tourism industry […]


St Kitts Looks to Taiwan for Tourism Help

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (Photo: Caribbean Journal) The federation of St Kitts and Nevis is sending 16 nationals to Taiwan to begin courses at the country’s National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism. The students will be focusing on restaurant management, […]


New Film Looks at How Diaspora Travels

By Alexander Britell Above: Dr Keith Nurse A new film set to premiere in Toronto Wednesday looks at the concept of “diasporic tourism” or the way the Caribbean diaspora travels back to its home countries. The film, “Forward Home,” is […]


Bahamas Signs Abaco Airport Deal

Above: Tourism Minister Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace (BIS Photo: Letisha Henderson) The Bahamas has signed a contract to begin construction on a new Marsh Harbour Airport Terminal in Abaco. The project involves several upgrades to the airport’s infrastructure, including 6,100 feet conversion […]


Barbados Tourism Looks to New Markets

Barbados’ Tourism Ministry is looking to a number of new markets, particularly with the expansion of airlift into countries not previously explored. Minister of tourism Andrew Cox said he had undertaken a number of new initiatives looking to expand the […]

Interview with Jamaican Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett

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 […]

Israel Looks to Help Jamaica on Energy

Israeli Ambassador to Jamaica Moshe Sermoneta said Israel is interested in helping Jamaica solve its energy problems, along with offering knowledge on tourism and agriculture. “Israel is a country that lacks natural resources,” he said. “We don’t have oil, we […]

Barbados Tourism Board Looks to Rihanna

Barbados’s Board of Tourism is looking to capitalize on international music star Rihanna’s Bajan heritage, with the board’s new chairman, Adrian Elcock, saying a Barbados appearance by the singer must happen on his watch. “We have to have a relationship […]


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