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In 2017, the Caribbean had a record number of 30.1 million tourists reports Travel Weekly, and these numbers only continue to grow. Despite a number of natural disasters hitting area in recent years, the attraction to tourists is still booming. Although many digital-age loving businesses preach that print marketing is “dead”, the

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad — At home in the United States, Kerrie Springer takes pride in being environmentally conscious. So when she booked a week’s getaway at the Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort in Aruba, she choose the “green stay” option, agreeing to reuse her sheets and towels rather than have

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Attendees gathered in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. (Photo credit: Jose Espinal) NASSAU — Hundreds of tourism officials recently headed to the Atlantis Resort on the Bahamas Paradise Island for the annual State of Tourism Industry Conference 2018. The theme of “Rejuvenate, Recreate, Reconnect” set for this event

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BRIDGETOWN – The World Health Organization (WHO) has removed its Zika virus country classification scheme from countries in the region. The scheme had categorized most of the Caribbean territories as having active Zika virus transmission. This removal of the mosquito borne virus by the WHO comes on the heels of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NASSAU — The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue after hurricanes deterred visitors during the costliest storm season on record, and recovery efforts could cost close to $6 billion, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) said on Wednesday. Powerful hurricanes Irma and Maria

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] BUENOS AIRES — The numbers are sobering. When Hurricanes Irma and Maria battered the Caribbean last fall, the region lost nearly one million visitors and an estimated $900 million in tourism-related spending. But as bad as those figures appear, the worst is yet to come. As

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean last year despite two devastating hurricanes that hit the region. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) said today that visitors spent a record total of $37 billion, up nearly three percent from the previous year,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NASSAU — From a lodge in the Bahamas by a white-sand beach to a chic mansion in Cuba, these are the best places to catch some rays in Winter: 1 Tiamo Resort, South Andros Island, Bahamas A National Geographic lodge, Tiamo Resort manages the fine

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The hurricanes that tore through our region this fall have left hotels and resorts across the region scrambling to salvage the crucial winter high season, when tourists from North America and Europe seek an escape from snow and ice. On some islands, the storms caused

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — For the first six months of 2017, data compiled shows that the region welcomed 16.6 million international tourists or 800,000 more than 2016. The Caribbean welcomed nearly a million more tourists than the same period last year for the first half of 2017, according to a

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