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Caribbean Travel Advisor

Antigua and Barbuda’s New Training and Incentive Program for Travel Advisors 

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Antigua and Barbuda has launched a new landmark program specifically for travel advisors, Caribbean Travel Advisor has learned.  The destination has created a new online specialist training program, along with a new rewards and incentives program for agents.  The new […]

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Is Launching a Travel Advisor Program

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Vanessa Ledesma, acting CEO and director general of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), said the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Travel Advisor Program is expected to be launched this summer. “The program, currently being finalized, will include educational […]

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The Best Credit Cards for Caribbean Travel

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If a Caribbean vacation rates as a dream, the fantasy is to get the trip paid for by someone else. And one way to do that is by signing up for a credit card where you earn points that can […]

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For Travel Agents, Dealing With Last-Minute Problems Is An Art Form

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One of the biggest reasons people use a travel advisor over an Online Travel Agency is so they have an actual person to talk to when obstacles arise during a vacation. So, how does an agent deal with those last-minute […]


Delta Vacations? Classic? Travel Agents Share Their Favorite Tour Operators for the Caribbean

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Three Caribbean travel specialists recently shared their top tour operators right now, as far as assistance with destinations and excursions go. Here’s who they chose as their top picks and why. Nikki Miller, founder of Travel With Nikki I am […]


Are OTAs Still a Threat to Travel Agents?

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Online Travel Agencies (OTA) haven’t posed much of a threat to the business of travel advisors as they did in the past, but should an agent put OTAs in the rearview mirror for good or should they still be watching […]

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From Jamaica to Cancun, All-Inclusive Resorts Are Hotter Than Ever

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For decades, all-inclusive resorts were a bit of a polarizing proposition: some travelers adored the comfort and convenience, preferring to spend their vacations in all-inclusive sanctuary at the resort. Others felt like they wanted to explore the destination more, to […]


Travel Agents: Small-Ship Cruises on the Rise in the Caribbean 

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The Caribbean Tourism Organization recently reported that the large cruise companies are starting to recover a lot of lost revenue from the last two years. And now several travel advisors are reporting that the smaller cruise lines and expedition ships […]


The Top Emerging Caribbean Islands, According to Travel Agents

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From the Bahamas to Jamaica, there are a lot of well-known and well-booked Caribbean destinations. But what about the ones that still have massive growth potential? Several Caribbean specialists recently shared the islands that, while they may not be totally […]

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Travel Advisors Say Flight Prices Are Impacting Caribbean Vacation Bookings

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CTA In short, the biggest challenge travel advisors are dealing with in 2023 is the ongoing negative effect the pandemic has had on booking travel — particularly the cost of flights. Advisors are reporting that […]


Caribbean Travel Booking Windows Are Shrinking

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to Caribbean Travel Advisor Top-notch travel advisors are reporting a substantial shrinkage in booking windows since COVID entered the equation and are not expecting the trend to end soon. And advisors say that’s nowhere more […]


Hyatt’s New All-Inclusive Platform for Travel Advisors 

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By Dana Niland  Hyatt’s inclusive Collection, the largest pool of luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, is launching Confidant Collective, a new online platform featuring resources exclusively designed to cultivate opportunities for travel advisors.  Complete with enhanced sales and marketing tools […]


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