Tourism: Experts to explore African-Caribbean heritage at Akwaaba Africa Travel Market in Nigeria

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The African Diaspora Tourism Conference presents a platform to discuss, initiate, dialogue and celebrate a new relationship and how to sustain these new vistas. However, the recognition of Africa as a beacon of hope for African people living on the continent and in the diaspora to explore, relate and live using the African Diaspora Tourism Conference as the African platform […]

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Tourism: Africa Caribbean Heritage To Be Explored At Akwaaba Travel Market, Lagos Nigeria

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is set to exhibit at Akwaaba, African Travel Market and also host the Caribbean Panel discussion taking place at EKO Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria, on the 22nd – 24th September 2019. The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean, Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at Akwaaba Travel Market where the Caribbean Tourism Organization has been […]

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Aviation: Is there a solution for air connection in the Caribbean?

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The Chairman of the SER (Social Economic Council) of St.Maarten, Ir. Damien Richardson is taking the private initiative to request that CESALC (The Economic and Social Councils Network for Latin America and the Caribbean) evaluates the nature of airlift in the Caribbean and propose relevant scenarios, policies, and regulations that can help with the fluidity of movement of people regionally […]

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Africa: A Caribbean Ghana Air-Agreement can now take off

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For decades Caribbean leaders have talked about an air-link between the Caribbean and Accra, Ghana, but now the idea is picking up pace after the visit of Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo to the Caribbean in June 2019. The issue was discussed between president Akufo-Addo and his Caribbean counterparts in Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad. Prime minister Rowley and president Nana Akufo-Addo […]

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News: Caribbean Aviation community seeks Air link with Africa at conference in St Maarten

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Residents and business enthusiasts, particularly those with interest in the aviation industry, are encouraged to sign up for the fourth annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference, which will be held on in St. Maarten/St. Martin June 11-13. The conference was held on-island two years ago before the island was hit by hurricanes, and was supported by several major local and international […]

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News: Favourable policy environment key to Caribbean agro-tourism integration – CTA

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Barbados is among several Caribbean nations that is exploring integrating agriculture and tourism as that small Eastern Caribbean island on Wednesday opens its Agrotourism Policy Setting Workshop under the theme, “Strengthening Linkages Between Agriculture and Tourism” in the capital Bridgetown. Regional organisations, the World Bank and the World Travel and Tourism Council identify tourism and agriculture as the two critical […]

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News: Caribbean Tourism Organization declares 2019 the ‘Year of Festivals’

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On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination. “The Year of Festivals will focus on the fascinating events that have become an integral part of the Caribbean […]

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Caribbean Airlines Adding Planes And Tours To Grow Out Of Red Ink

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Quick on the heels of rare profits not seen in almost a decade, regional carrier Caribbean Airlines Limited, CAL, is pushing ahead with big expansion plans that are meant to maintain its momentum, including a travel and tour subsidiary to be launched next year and refreshing its fleet of jets. The new orders for 12 planes from Boeing will roll […]

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Aviation: Two New Initiatives Underway To Tackle Air Connectivity Between The Caribbean, Europe And The Americas

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A delegation from Martinique met with representatives of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to discuss the implementation of two initiatives that aim to address air connectivity challenges within the Caribbean, European countries and North and South America. Director general of the OECS, Dr Didacus Jules, and tourism officer, Maria […]

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Royal Caribbean’s new world’s largest cruise ship “Symphony of the Seas” set to dethrone “Harmony of the Seas” by April 2018

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Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new Port Miami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world’s largest cruise ship and the global cruise line’s newest addition, Symphony of the Seas. She and Oasis-class sister ship Allure of the Seas, each with a bold and unexpected lineup of thrilling experiences that have revolutionized […]

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