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Caribbean visitor spending climbs in 2013

Caribbean visitor spending climbs in 2013

The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor expenditure in 2013 when compared to 2012, with the spending rate outpacing that of visitor arrivals for the first time in three years, according to figures from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation. The authority on Caribbean tourism arrival statistics and visitor spend announced visitors to the Caribbean spent an estimated US$28.1 billion in 2013, up 2.3 per cent over 2012.

Caribbean Tourism Organization confirms Seychelles to lead Caribbean’s tourism conference

Caribbean Tourism Organization confirms Seychelles to lead Caribbean’s tourism conference

22 August 2012 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) from Bridgetown Barbados has confirmed that the Hon. Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, will lead a delegation to the Caribbean’s leading tourism gathering, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference, in St. Kitts this October.

Caribbean Tourism Summit to address critical issues

Caribbean Tourism Summit to address critical issues

5 June 2012 Tourism News

Several of the top players in the global tourism industry are set to meet on Jamaican soil to examine the way forward for the region’s tourism sector at the Caribbean Tourism Summit and Outlook Seminar 2012. Preparations are in high gear for the event, which will be held from June 15-16, at the Ritz Carlton Golf and Spa Resort in Montego Bay.

Caribbean Tourism Organisation chief takes time out for Christmas

Caribbean Tourism Organisation chief takes time out for Christmas

Caribbean Tourism Organisation secretary general Hugh Riley has issued a heartfelt Christmas message to tourism industry stakeholders from across the region and wider world. “We in the Caribbean are privileged to live in the most purely beautiful and desirable region on earth and we count among our many blessings some of the world’s most welcoming and talented people,” Riley stated.