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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It is an understatement to say that the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were hit hard by hurricanes last year. But the Emerald Isle and America’s Paradise have made dramatic progress since the setbacks presented by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. Airbnb, a marketplace for home

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PROUD CHEF: Ralph Motta of St. Croix at the competition in Miami. In the photograph is Motta’s passion fruit pan-seared yellowtail snapper with sweet plantain purée, cilantro mashed potato, cilantro lime shrimp and scotch bonnet glaze with roasted coconut. MIAMI – Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean National Culinary Team

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] BRIDGETOWN — This Earth Day, April 22, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joins the worldwide celebrations. Earth Day’s theme this year, “End Plastic Pollution,” is especially relevant for CHTA because preventing or removing plastic pollution remains a big challenge for many of our

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The Caribbean is a top international destination for travelers in the majority of U.S. states and that includes those from both Maryland and Virginia. Trip insurance company InsureMyTrip.com said travelers in 26 states rank the Caribbean as No. 1. The information is based on travel

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — The death toll from Hurricane Irma‘s catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. has risen to 44 fatalities directly caused by its strong winds and heavy rains, plus 85 fatalities indirectly linked to the storm, according to a report released Monday by

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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 devastation that

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BRIDGETOWN — Caribbean hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent following two Category 5 hurricanes, which struck several destinations in the region in September. Scott Stollmeyer, Managing Director, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean for CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers, made the

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BRIDGETOWN — Tourists must be educated to know which are the safest times to visit the region. And also which areas are least likely to face a catastrophic storm. Dive groups are trying to assuage tourists’ fears regarding hurricanes and inclement weather to increase tourism to the region. The Caribbean

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CREATIVE CHEF: Nandi Furet of St. Thomas showed she had the right stuff when it comes to culinary creations. Furet, a senior at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, got top honors at the 2017 Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. [ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI —

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CHTA Chairman Richard Doumeng with CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy (center) and Lisa Hamilton, President of the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) called on the region to work together to ensure the Caribbean remains one of the world’s

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