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CTO showcase comes to London

CTO showcase comes to London

2 September 2010 Press Release Travel Events News

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has confirmed it will host a four-hour consumer event showcasing Caribbean cuisine, rum and music in London later this month.

Caribbean braced for Hurricane Earl

31 August 2010 Tourism News

A number of flights have been cancelled and cruise ships diverted as the Caribbean braces itself for Hurricane Earl. A number of homes have been destroyed and tourists have rushed for shelter as 135mph winds struck Anguilla as well as a number of other nearby islands.

Sandals reveal 50% Of People Plan To Marry Abroad To Avoid Unwanted Guests

Sandals reveal 50% Of People Plan To Marry Abroad To Avoid Unwanted Guests

18 August 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Some people really will go the extra mile to avoid inviting unwanted friends and relatives to their big day, and according to Sandals Resorts, almost half of the population will go as far as leaving the country. The Caribbean hotel company have recently found that 47 per cent of the 2000 surveyed said they would like to or are planning to marry abroad to avoid inviting distant relations and acquaintances that they really don’t want to be there.

Haiti plots return from tourism wilderness

Haiti plots return from tourism wilderness

6 October 2009 Tourism News

A new international airport and a pier to harbour the world’s largest cruise liner are among ambitious plans Haiti has laid out to revive its tourism economy following years of political turmoil that plunged the former French colony into abject poverty. The government has recently signed a US$30m deal with Venezuela for the construction of an international airport, whilst in December Royal Caribbean will start sending its flagship Oasis of the Seas on a weekly stopover.

Caribbean launches hotel energy efficiency programme

1 April 2009 Press Release Tourism News

The Caribbean tourism sector has taken a major step towards energy efficiency within the hotel industry.The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) have launched a 24-month project to help the Caribbean hotel sector move towards energy efficiency.

Caribbean Fair ready for June in NY

14 May 2007 Press Release Tourism News

Two ‘live’ weddings, musical performances and a new children’s village are the highlights of the Caribbean Fair &Vacation Mart at South Street Seaport during Caribbean Week 2007.

Caribbean destinations give passport incentives

15 January 2007 Press Release Tourism News

As a last minute reminder to consumers to obtaintheir passports, sellers of Caribbean destinations and hotels are offeringincentives to obtain a passport in light of the impending Western Hemisphere TravelInitiative.