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CBP advises on summer travel to the US and the Caribbean

May 26, 2017
CBP advises on summer travel to the US and the Caribbean SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Memorial Day weekend kick starts the summer travel season. US Customs and Border Protection has invited travelers to learn the guidelines concerning international arrival at any port of entry, particularly those arriving from international destinations into Puerto Rico...

Antigua-Barbuda launches new digital campaign for the summer: Summer Lovin'

May 25, 2017
Antigua-Barbuda launches new digital campaign for the summer: Summer Lovin' NEW YORK, USA -- The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) (US office) has launched a new digital summer campaign called Summer Lovin’ that will run from May 15 to September 15 for an early start to the busy summer season. The tagline Summer Lovin’ acts as the perfect umbrella for...

LIAT pilots give management June 1 ultimatum to honour agreement

May 24, 2017
LIAT pilots give management June 1 ultimatum to honour agreement ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- According to a statement issued on Monday by the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA), its relationship with the airline is currently strained and has deteriorated to an all-time low and the pilots have given management a June 1 deadline to avoid further escalation.

Expedia opens Cuban market for travelers in the Caribbean and the rest of the world

May 24, 2017
Expedia opens Cuban market for travelers in the Caribbean and the rest of the world MIAMI, USA -- The Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel agency, has announced its expansion into the Cuban market, which will allow Cuban hoteliers to sell inventory through global Expedia group sites as well as allow travelers to book hotels in the island destination. The addition of Cuba’s...

Delta expands service to St Kitts and Nevis this winter from New York and Atlanta

May 24, 2017
Delta expands service to St Kitts and Nevis this winter from New York and Atlanta ATLANTA, USA -- Delta customers will have more ways to get to and from the Eastern Caribbean islands of St Kitts and Nevis this winter with new weekly service from Delta’s hub at New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) as well as increased seasonal frequencies from Hartsfield-Jackson...

USVI, Airbnb sign first tax agreement in the Caribbean

May 22, 2017
USVI, Airbnb sign first tax agreement in the Caribbean ST THOMAS, USVI -- The government of the US Virgin Islands and Airbnb have confirmed the first tax agreement in the Caribbean, which will allow the platform to collect the territory's 12.5 percent hotel room occupancy tax on behalf of hosts and remit the funds to the Virgin Islands Bureau of...

Winair now flies to Haiti and Curacao

May 15, 2017
Winair now flies to Haiti and Curacao PHILLIPSBURG, St Maarten -- Effective June 3, 2017, Winair, the national carrier of St Maarten, will commence flights to Haiti and Curacao. These flights will be operated by Winair twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday. Flight routing, operated by a MD-82 will be Curacao – St. Maarten...

Haitian airline to start Guyana flights

May 13, 2017
Haitian airline to start Guyana flights PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Sunrise Airways, a local airline based in Haiti, plans to commence flights between Port-au- Prince and the Cheddi Jagan International (CJIA) Airport in Guyana this summer after some setbacks. Sunrise Airways had originally planned to launch flights to Guyana on March 29.

Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals

May 11, 2017
Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- With a Category II rating of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Guyana will not be able to start and operate its own airline until all the deficiencies are corrected. However, this is not a major constraint holding back the development of tourism and attracting...

Barbados signs new air transport agreement with Canada

May 11, 2017
Barbados signs new air transport agreement with Canada BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The governments of Barbados and Canada on Tuesday signed a new air transport agreement that is envisaged to not only increase airlift and long stay visitors in both countries, but also give aircraft “the flexibility to operate without directional or geographical...

Royal Caribbean opens first year-long program to Cuba

May 11, 2017
Royal Caribbean opens first year-long program to Cuba MIAMI, USA -- Royal Caribbean International cruise line is giving adventure-seekers more opportunities than ever to explore the island destination of Cuba with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. Royal Caribbean’s newly refreshed ship will sail 58 cruises of four- and five-night itineraries...

Thank you, Nicaragua: A place of unforced coexistence

May 10, 2017
Thank you, Nicaragua: A place of unforced coexistence Before I dive into my love for Nicaragua, I have to confess that my journey there was and is far from complete. I believe that any journey in a new place is never complete, for there’s always more to see, learn and explore, but my own in Nicaragua is far from it. Far from it because I didn’t explore...

'Showcase Antigua Barbuda' offers new travel business with major developments to watch

May 9, 2017
'Showcase Antigua Barbuda' offers new travel business with major developments to watch ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Tourism buyers from the United Kingdom, Europe and North America will meet tourism suppliers from Antigua and Barbuda as well as nearby destinations, at the upcoming ‘Showcase Antigua Barbuda’ to be held in Antigua from May 17, 2017. The annual business development...

Grenada focuses on German travel market growth

May 9, 2017
Grenada focuses on German travel market growth ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Grenada is experiencing year on year growth in the German market and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is seeking more opportunities to increase its market share. In April, CEO of the GTA, Patricia Maher, visited Germany to meet with travel agents, tour operators and...

Welcome to the Caribbean's nature paradise

May 7, 2017
Welcome to the Caribbean's nature paradise With tropical rainforest covering two-thirds of the island, fascinating geothermal activity and some of the best diving sites in the world, it is unsurprising that Dominica has become known as the “nature island of the Caribbean”. Sparsely populated by just 70,000 people, Dominica remains beautifully unspoilt.

Cabrits Resort Kempinksi Dominica

May 7, 2017
Cabrits Resort Kempinksi Dominica The Cabrits Resort Kempinski is the most advanced of the government of Dominica's Citizenship by Investment (CBI) projects. The CBI programme is aimed at developing the island's tourism by facilitating the financing of a number of luxury hotels, most of which are still on the drawing board.

Caribbean hospitality forum to offer unique solutions to industry challenges

May 4, 2017
Caribbean hospitality forum to offer unique solutions to industry challenges MIAMI, USA -- Caribbean hoteliers and industry stakeholders will gather in Miami for the third installment of the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), slated to take place from June 2 to 4. Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), CHIEF is a high-level...

Air Canada adds new routes to Belize and St Vincent

May 4, 2017
Air Canada adds new routes to Belize and St Vincent MONTREAL, Canada -- Air Canada announced on Wednesday the continued expansion of its international network with the addition of new routes for the winter season, including Toronto-Belize and Toronto-St. Vincent (subject to government approval). "Air Canada is continuing its strategic, global...

US issues travel warning for Europe

May 3, 2017
US issues travel warning for Europe WASHINGTON, USA -- On Monday, the Department of State issued a travel advisory alerting US citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This travel alert expires on September 1, 2017. According to the State Department, recent, widely-reported incidents in France...

A year later, fewer Americans are considering travel to Cuba

May 2, 2017
A year later, fewer Americans are considering travel to Cuba RICHMOND, USA -- A year since the US government's easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, an annual survey* by travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance is reporting that Americans are less interested in taking a trip to the country than in 2016. The 2017 survey showed that 40 percent...

Copa-Turkish Airlines agreement opens Guyana to Africa, Eurasia and Far East

May 1, 2017
Copa-Turkish Airlines agreement opens Guyana to Africa, Eurasia and Far East PANAMA CITY, Panama -- An agreement to operate joint flights was signed on Friday between Star Alliance members Copa and Turkish Airlines, and is a major game changer for the travel industry of Latin America and the Caribbean. This is especially important to Guyana, a country very much...

Barbados targeting families for summer with new campaign

April 29, 2017
Barbados targeting families for summer with new campaign BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.’s (BTMI) summer campaign, ‘Brilliant Barbados: Kids Stay and Play Free’, is placing a strong emphasis on added value for kids as it promotes Barbados as an ideal destination for families. “Summer is traditionally a heavy family travel period for us,”

Caribbean Tourism Organization seeks to strengthen relationship with Emirates Holidays

April 25, 2017
Caribbean Tourism Organization seeks to strengthen relationship with Emirates Holidays BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Emirates Holidays, the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, as it seeks to broaden the Caribbean’s appeal in the Arabian market.

Delta plans additional daily nonstop service between Miami, Havana

April 25, 2017
Delta plans additional daily nonstop service between Miami, Havana Delta plans to expand its service between Miami and Havana, Cuba, offering an additional daily nonstop flight between the cities. Pending regulatory approval from the US Department of Transportation, Delta will begin operating this additional frequency by December 15, 2017. “Delta has established...

Bahamas megaresort finally opens

April 24, 2017
Bahamas megaresort finally opens NASSAU, Bahamas -- Nearly two years after Baha Mar filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States and subsequently fell into liquidation, threatening the prospects of the multi-billion dollar project and the livelihoods of thousands of Bahamians, the resort, under new ownership, opened its doors on Friday.

Puerto Rico to host 2018 Caribbean Travel Marketplace

April 21, 2017
Puerto Rico to host 2018 Caribbean Travel Marketplace SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico will host the 2018 edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean's largest marketing event, at the Puerto Rico Convention Center from January 30 to February 1, 2018. Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)...

Two Caribbean destinations in latest top 20 list of places to honeymoon

April 21, 2017
Two Caribbean destinations in latest top 20 list of places to honeymoon TORONTO, Canada -- To help newlyweds, and the engaged, better navigate the honeymoon destination market, Flight Network, the largest travel agency that is both owned and operated in Canada, has spent months researching and interviewing the best of the best to curate the ultimate list...

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