Caribbean tourism stakeholders are abuzz at the announcement by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association that its bedrock Caribbean Travel Marketplace will return on October 3-5.
Restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 outbreak have dealt a crushing blow to the exhibition sector, with the triple whammy of curbs on flights, restrictions on mass gatherings and deferred investment decisions. Here Breaking Travel News examines which events have been cancelled, and which might be first to return
Breaking Travel News chats with Tobago Tourism Agency chief executive, Louis Lewis, about the fantastic events programme the island has lined up for 2020 and how increasing airlift has led to record visitor numbers.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during Caribbean Travel Marketplace, Colin James, chief executive of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority, tells us what the destination has in store for 2020.
With the Ritz-Carlton and Andaz hotel brands due to arrive in the destination in the coming months, Stacey Cox, chief executive of the Turks & Caicos Hotel & Tourism Association, tells Breaking Travel News what the new properties will offer.
Having successfully hosted the World Travel Awards earlier this week, Bahamian minister of tourism, Dionisio D’Aguilar, tells Breaking Travel News what benefits the international spotlight will bring to the destination.
With the destination have recently set new visitor number records, Dominic Fedee, minister of tourism for St Lucia, tells Breaking Travel News how a resurgent United States economy has contributed to the success.
As Caribbean Travel Marketplace gets underway at Baha Mar, Breaking Travel News catches up with Joy Jibrilu, director general with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation.
Unveiling a new advertising campaign, Donovan White tells Breaking Travel News about the out sized influence of Jamaican culture around the world, while also revealing all about new capital investments and record visitor numbers in the country.
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation confirmed plans to close its offices in London and New York at the end of last year prompting concerns among partners in the industry. Here chairman Dominic Fedee tells Breaking Travel News how the organisation must evolve in order to meet the needs of its diverse membership.
With the island seeking to appeal to a younger, more affluent market sector, Petra Roach, United States director for Barbados Tourism Marking, tells Breaking Travel News what the Caribbean destination has to offer these savvy travellers.