The Nature Conservancy, the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association and the United Nations Environment Programme have joined forces to create a guide to coral reef restoration designed specifically for the Caribbean tourism sector.
Sandals has announced the list of philanthropic projects under its ‘40 for 40 Initiative’, showcasing the strong link between tourism and its power to transform communities and improve local lives. Launched as part of Sandals Resorts’ 40th anniversary celebrations, the 40 projects were identified across eight Caribbean destinations in which it operates.
Global travel experts predict a massive increase in global international inbound travel, and the Caribbean and Latin America are leading the way.
As the tourism sector rebounds strongly from the pandemic closure, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is calling on the region’s “bread and butter” industry to ramp up efforts to be adequately staffed to meet the impending surge of arrivals and continued growth.
A year of damaging travel restrictions, which brought much of international travel to a grinding halt, resulted in the loss of 680,000 tourism jobs across the popular holiday region.