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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.

U.S. Virgin Islands updates media, airlines in Atlanta and New York

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism visited Atlanta and New York City last month to share updates about the territory’s recovery with national media, key airline partners and Virgin Islanders.

Caribbean hotel insurance rates to increase by 10 to 40 percent

Caribbean hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent after two Category 5 hurricanes, which struck several destinations in the region in September.

Leaders, officials in New York for hurricane pledging conference

Caribbean leaders and officials were in New York this week for a major international pledging conference aimed at raising more than $3 billion to help rebuild several islands nations that were pulverized by back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes this season the ...

10 things to know about Trump’s ICE Man

Here are 10 things you should know about Tom Homan, the “ICE Man”

Caribbean makes case for reparations

Caribbean governments that are chasing down European nations to pay reparations for the cruel transatlantic slave trade have added a new dimension to their increasingly intense efforts for reparatory justice for slavery.

Comfort Suites Paradise Island open for business

Comfort Suites Paradise Island, a member of the Choice Hotels International, Inc., family of franchises, is among the many hotels that were not seriously affected by recent hurricanes in a Caribbean islands and the Bahamas and are welcoming visitors to ...

CHTA shares One Caribbean Family initiative with the diaspora

MIAMI (Nov. 3, 2017)—Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Karolin Troubetzkoy told Caribbean-American residents in South Florida that the response to the trade association’s recently launched One Caribbean Family initiative has been extremely encouraging.

St. Thomas to welcome return of Royal Caribbean Nov. 10

The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is welcoming the return of Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas to the territory Friday, Nov. 10.