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Nicaraguan Tourist Board to focus on UK travellers

Nicaraguan Tourist Board to focus on UK travellers

The Nicaraguan Tourist Board has announced a new annual plan, which will oversee the continued and increasing promotion of the country in the UK. The move is part of an ongoing global strategy for development, growth and sustainability in Nicaragua’s tourism industry.

Caribbean Tourism Organisation launches Irma relief fund

Caribbean Tourism Organisation launches Irma relief fund

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has activated a relief fund to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category five Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries.

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association urges hurricane precautions across region

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association urges hurricane precautions across region

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association has expressed sympathy for the loss of life and hardship following the passage of Hurricane Irma. The regional tourism body has urged Caribbean residents and visitors in the projected path of the storm to take continued precautions as it makes its way through parts of the northern Caribbean.

Mexican president Peña Nieto in China for Alibaba deal

Mexican president Peña Nieto in China for Alibaba deal

Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma and Mexico president Enrique Peña Nieto have witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding designed to promote Mexican products and assist companies seeking to tap into the dynamic Chinese economy through e-commerce.

Boeing upgrades forecasts for Chinese aviation market

Boeing upgrades forecasts for Chinese aviation market

Boeing has projected a demand for 7,240 new airplanes in China over the next 20 years - valued at nearly $1.1 trillion dollars. The company’s annual China Current Market Outlook was released today in Beijing, with total airplane demand rising 6.3 percent over last year's forecast.

Jamaica Travel Market to return to Luton Hoo this month

Jamaica Travel Market to return to Luton Hoo this month

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, The Jamaica Tourist Board has confirmed it will once again host the destination’s own business-to-business tradeshow, Jamaica Travel Market, in the UK. The event will take place on September 28th-29th at the Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa.

Chengdu, China, to host UNWTO General Assembly this month

Chengdu, China, to host UNWTO General Assembly this month

Chengdu, China, will host the UNWTO General Assembly this month. The bi-annual event will discuss how to advance the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals and define the actions of the organisation for the period 2018-2019.