Caribbean Week comes to New York this June
6/20/2013, 1:01 p.m.
Caribbean Week in New York, taking place June 1-8, is a celebration of the sights, sounds, color, culture and unique vacation experiences of the Caribbean. Caribbean tourism officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, fashion designers, models, investors and other strategic partners converge on New York for a week that showcases the diversity and vibrancy of the region and offers Caribbean vacations at super special prices available only during Caribbean Week.
Organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Caribbean Week in New York combines business sessions and consumer-oriented events with food, fashion, entertainment and networking opportunities. The week begins with a "Gospel Celebration" and culminates with the much-anticipated "Rum Rhythm Benefit."
Caribbean Week in New York is the largest regional tourism activity in the New York area and typically attracts tens of thousands of participants to its largest event, the Caribbean Travel and Cultural Fair. Extensive media coverage of the various events reaches local, national and international audiences in the millions.
The overall objectives of Caribbean Week in New York are to provide a platform for the sale of Caribbean vacations, to deliver events that attract significant positive media attention for the Caribbean, to provide opportunities for all members to promote their individual products and services and to engage the Caribbean Diaspora. The public is invited to participate in the consumer events.