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  • Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19)

    The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is keeping track of Caribbean re-opening travel advisories HERE The Caribbean Tourism Organization (Barbados) has created a useful page on their website with both Health and Destination updates. Kindly click on the link for current information:

  • 4 Future Travel Scenarios post Covid19

    With air capacity on the rise and more countries lessening their travel restrictions meaning more tickets being issued, some hoteliers, tour operators and tourism organisations are rolling up their sleeves to get back to business in the “New Normal” post Coronavirus.

  • The Mail Check In - Caribbean Supplement

    Discover The Mail Check In - Caribbean Supplement published on 13 May: Click Here

  • Port St. Maarten Reports Over 1.5 Million Cruise Passengers in 2018

    New York (February 6, 2019) - Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year. The acclaimed cruise port saw a 30.3% increase from May through July, when cruise visitations to the island are typically...

  • Grenada’s Tourism Sector Soars with Increased Airlift and New Development

    St. George’s, Grenada W.I. – February 4, 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, recorded more than 500,000 visitor arrivals in 2018, a historic number that proves the three-island destination’s tourism industry is “one-to-watch” for 2019 and beyond.

  • Saint Lucia Records records over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

    Castries, January 17, 2019 -- Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number represents a 10.2% increase over 2017, which was also a record-setting year for the island.

  • Pure Grenada, The of the Caribean Achieves Historic Milestone with well over 500,000 visitor arrivals in 2018

    St. George’s, Grenada – 10th January, 2019 – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing...

  • Press Release: Caribbean Tourism Organization Declares 2019 'The Year of Festivals' in the Caribbean

    BRIDGETOWN,Barbados (X Dec. 2018) – 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.