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Caribbean Travel Marketplace – 2020

Caribbean Travel Marketplace – 2020

Caribbean Travel Marketplace presents the region with the opportunity to showcase its tourism offerings. It also is a key forum for attracting new delegates who otherwise would not be familiar with the region, thus opening new markets to the Caribbean. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with the key players at the event.

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Louis Lewis, chief executive, Tobago Tourism Agency

Louis Lewis, chief executive, Tobago Tourism Agency

24 January 2020

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.

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, the Bahamas

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, the Bahamas

22 January 2020

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.

Dominic Fedee, minister of tourism, St Lucia

Dominic Fedee, minister of tourism, St Lucia

22 January 2020

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.

Donovan White, director of tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

Donovan White, director of tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

22 January 2020

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.

Dominic Fedee, chairman, Caribbean Tourism Organisation

Dominic Fedee, chairman, Caribbean Tourism Organisation

22 January 2020

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.

Petra Roach, head of global markets, Barbados Tourism Marking

Petra Roach, head of global markets, Barbados Tourism Marking

22 January 2020

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.

Kyle Mais, general manager, Jamaica Inn

Kyle Mais, general manager, Jamaica Inn

22 January 2020

Having been recognised as the Caribbean’s Leading Luxury All Suite Resort by voters at the World Travel Awards, Kyle Mais, general manager of Jamaica Inn, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won.

Lisa Morales, head of sales, Caribbean Airlines

Lisa Morales, head of sales, Caribbean Airlines

22 January 2020

Caribbean Airlines is an authentic carrier which provides a genuine regional experience on all its services. Recognised as the Caribbean’s Leading Airline Brand by the World Travel Awards, head of sales, Lisa Morales, here tells us what the honour means to her and the team.

David Shields, vice president, sales, Island Routes

David Shields, vice president, sales, Island Routes

22 January 2020

As part of the most comprehensive tour operator in the Caribbean, David Shields, vice president of sales for Island Routes, is well placed to discuss the health of the hospitality sector in the region.

Stephanie Rest, founder, CaribbeanWE

Stephanie Rest, founder, CaribbeanWE

22 January 2020

Speaking at Caribbean Travel Marketplace in the Bahamas, Stephanie Rest, founder of spa consultants CaribbeanWE, tells Breaking Travel News how the sector is developing in the region.

John Jefferis, owner, Coco Reef Trinidad & Tobago

John Jefferis, owner, Coco Reef Trinidad & Tobago

22 January 2020

With the Caribbean hospitality market booming, John Jefferis, owner of both Coco Reef Trinidad & Tobago and Coco Reef Bermuda, tells Breaking Travel News how his properties are taking advantage.