Caribbean Connection


Bahamas has new tourism chief

Joy Ann Jibrilu is the new Director General of Tourism of the Bahamas, replacing 30 year-tourism veteran David Johnson, who will become the new chief executive officer of the Hotel Corporation of the Bahamas and lead that organization’s transition to ...

JetBlue launches more Caribbean flights

JetBlue Airways has launched four new nonstop routes to the Caribbean as it expands its reach throughout the region.

Progress on Caribbean tourism marketing

The Caribbean Tourism Development Company’s (CTDC) website, CaribbeanTravel.com, is making significant strides in promoting the region to the world.

LIAT calls for lower taxes

The newly appointed CEO of LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, believes a reduction in taxation on intraregional travel will help increase revenues for the governments of the Caribbean

John Lynch exits office

John Lynch, Jamaica’s director of tourism, is leaving office in a month’s time.

LIAT CEO takes office

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (April 24)–The newly appointed CEO of LIAT, “the Caribbean Airline,” arrived from the United Kingdom on Sunday with a promise to listen to staff to determine how to improve the regional carrier.

Sales exec starts consulting practice

A veteran hospitality sales executive is offering high-impact sales and marketing services at affordable rates to clients in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

USVI to launch ‘Nice’ summer campaign

The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has joined forces with international music sensation Delyno “Pressure Busspipe” Brown to promote travel to the Territory this summer.

LIAT appoints new CEO

Caribbean carrier LIAT has appointed British national David Evans as its new CEO, effective April 22.

LIAT chairman’s book receives high praise

The launch of LIAT Airlines Chairman Jean Holder’s book “Caribbean Tourism” drew regional dignitaries who lavished praise.

P.R. property has new ‘View’

The charming Comfort Inn and Suites hotel in Levittown, Puerto Rico, has opened a new seafood restaurant

Caribbean mourns tourism colleague Veronica St. Louis

You know immediately when you meet a remarkable human being, and so it is that I pause to pay tribute to an accomplished woman who I met only once.

Caribbean Week returns to NYC

Caribbean Week returns to New York City from June 1 to 8, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced

Counting it all joy

Earlier this month, I experienced a bout of the flu so foreign to my system that during the ordeal, I wondered whether I would recover

Entrepreneurship is key in the Bahamas

The path to personal and national economic growth for the most part is the same, according to a leading financial specialist.