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Can the Caribbean Reach Target of 30 Million Annual Visitors?

 Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Can the Caribbean region one day welcome 30 million stayover visitors to its shores? Why not? Speaking to attendees at this week’s State of the Industry conference in St …

Tobago Topped 1 Million Visitors in 2013

 Above: Tobago (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago received just over 1 million visitors in 2013 for the first time its history, according to Tobago’s Secretary of Tourism and Transportation, Tracy Davidson-Celestine. A large …

Cayman Islands Projects Increase of 300,000 Cruise Visitors in 2014

 Above: Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is predicting a nearly 300,000-passenger increase in cruise arrivals this year, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell. The Minister made the revelation a few weeks after the recent Cruise …

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 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has unveiled a new tourism commercial aiming to court visitors from the local Caribbean market. The video is called “Just Next Door,” and was released by the Discover Dominica Authority …

 Above: Alexis and Craig Greiner met by a government delegation By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica welcomed its 2 millionth tourist to the island on Sunday, the first time the country has reached that number in its history. The travelers …

 Above: Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica received 1.8 million stopover visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, giving it a chance to receive more than 2 million stopover visitors for the first time, according to Tourism Minister …

 Above: Punta Palmera (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Dominican Republic has big ambitions for its tourism sector, hoping to attract 10 million annual visitors by 2023. That would represent a drastic jump from its current totals …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica intends to attract at least 90,000 stayover visitors to the island by 2015, according to Colin Piper, CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority. That figure would represent 7 percent annual …