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Guyanese in St. Maarten receives life-saving pacemaker

Egland Arthur, a construction supervisor in St. Maarten, started experiencing shortness of breath while visiting Guyana earlier this year.

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USVI Department of Tourism upbeat after China visit

Efforts to attract travelers from China to the United States Virgin Islands were explored during Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty’s recent visit to Chengdu and Beijing. 

U.S. Virgin Islands supports young culinary talent

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (Nov. 3, 2016)—Committed to community outreach and the enhancement of the tourism product in the territory, the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is supporting young culinary talent during the second annual Restaurant Week with the launch of its “Dine on Us” charitable raffle.

Mixed fortunes for Antigua, Grenada with Caribbean appeals court

A Trinidad-based Caribbean appeals court has been in operation for nearly 12 years, but fewer than half of the countries of the 15-nation Caribbean Community bloc of nations have signed on as members.

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Caribbean hotelier receives ICABA Pinnacle Award

Leading Caribbean hotelier Karolin Troubetzkoy captured the Pinnacle Award at the International Career and Business Alliance Salute to Caribbean Excellence Awards event at The Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend.

Support for Haiti and the Bahamas

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is urging the region’s tourism industry stakeholders to assist with both immediate and sustained relief efforts to support the people of Haiti and parts of the Bahamas, which were hardest hit by Hurricane Mathew this month.

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Travel leader calls for urgent investment in Caribbean human resources

PUERTO RICO (Oct. 13, 2016)—Gerard “Jerry” Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality and entertainment communities, called for an urgent investment in the next generation of Caribbean travel and tourism leaders to elevate service standards within the region.

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Bahamian named Caribbean hotelier of the year

Bahamian hotelier Stuart Bowe was named the 2016 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.

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Dear Editor

As the new school year resumes this month, my thoughts turn to those students who have the will to succeed, but not always the resources.

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New director of communications in U.S. Virgin Islands

Alani Henneman-Todman has been appointed the new director of the Communications Division for the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.

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