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Caribbean hospitality forum offers critical chance to learn

Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, CHIEF is a high-level forum for hospitality education with interactive workshops, panel discussions and the sharing of best practices.

Caribbean wants formal talks with Trump

The seemingly chaotic nature of American foreign policy and limited engagement between Caribbean officials and people of influence in Washington are among factors pushing regional leaders for a summit with President Donald Trump, sooner rather than later.

Comfort Suites Paradise Island reports strong winter performance

With a focus on family travel for 2018, a popular hotel on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is reporting strong performance this winter season.

Miami forum to focus on unity and innovation

The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals, is slated for June 22 to June 24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Miami.

USVI to expand cruise tourism

With innovative thinking, leadership and continued public-private sector collaboration, the U.S. Virgin Islands has a good opportunity to further develop its cruise tourism sector.

Delicate spinal surgery in the Caribbean saves woman from paralysis

Neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have restored a patient’s ability to walk by removing a tumor embedded within her spinal cord in a highly complicated operation in the Caribbean.

Hotel executive applauds Caribbean women, wants obstacles addressed

A prominent Caribbean tourism leader is calling on the region’s leaders to pay more attention to the need to protect and support women working in tourism, the region’s biggest money earner.

Should Jamaica remain in Caribbean single market?

The issue was not a major discussion item at the just concluded Caribbean Community leaders summit in Haiti, but a proposal by a review commission for Jamaica to leave the regional single trading market is still making the rounds and ...

Jamaica to host 2019 Caribbean Travel Marketplace

The Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will be held in Jamaica next year.

Three airlines to expand service to St. Thomas

Three scheduled carriers will soon increase air service to St. Thomas, reported U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty.

U.S. Virgin Islands reports more than 90 percent of power restored

U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp announced this week that his administration achieved its goal to restore 90 percent of power to the territory by the holidays, after two Category 5 hurricanes nearly wiped out the entire electrical grid.

Guyana's largest single oil find so far

Guyana’s government on the weekend hailed the latest offshore oil and gas find as the largest to date and suggested that life in that country, which hosts the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc’s secretariat, will certainly see a major transformation after ...

 Award-winning exec elevated at Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Comfort Suites Paradise Island has promoted Yasmine Mills-Strachan as its director of sales.

Caribbean remembers storm-hit 2017

The start of the 2018 hurricane season is a mere six months away, but Caribbean leaders are hoping that the region would win a respite in the new year from the power and ravages of nature after living through the ...

Hotel in Haiti promotes history and culture

Travelers interested in exploring the rich cultural history of the French-Creole Caribbean nation of Haiti are being wooed by one of its distinguished hotels.