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The Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2024

The best Caribbean Islands to visit in 2024 The Caribbean Islands are a slice of paradise on earth, offering a unique blend of sun-drenched beaches, crystal-clear waters, vibrant cultures, and lush tropical landscapes. As we look ahead to 2024, some islands stand out as must-visit destinations for travelers seeking an unforgettable Caribbean getaway. Here’s a look at the best Caribbean Islands to visit in 2024: 1. Turks and Caicos: Known for its world-class resorts, pristine beaches, and excellent snorkeling opportunities, Turks and Caicos continue to be a favorite among luxury travelers. Grace Bay Beach is a hallmark of the island’s beauty with its powdery white sand and azure waters. 2. St. Lucia: St. Lucia is famous for its dramatic twin coastal peaks, the Pitons. The island offers a perfect mix of relaxation and adventure with its luxurious resorts, volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, and rainforested interior that beckons hikers and nature lovers. [...]

By |2024-03-04T19:32:22-04:004 de March de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Resort, hotel, festival, and travel highlights for 2024

Resort, hotel, festival, and travel highlights for 2024 Tourism in the Caribbean is on a steady rise, and there is a lot of travel news for resorts, renovations, reopenings, expanded flight service, and upcoming festivals in the region. During the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference in October, travel ministers and leaders from 14 countries shared some of the biggest highlights for the year ahead. During the conference tourism leaders discussed the vital role of sustainability, investments in the regions, and industry growth. Starting with the host country, and then listed alphabetically, here is some of the top news announced for travel destinations in 2024 and beyond. Turks and Caicos Turks and Caicos is focused on the expansion of tourism projects outside of Providenciales, to get travellers exploring South Caicos, Salt Cay, Grand Turk, and North and Middle Caicos. Presented by Wesley Clerveaux, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, [...]

By |2024-03-04T19:28:36-04:004 de March de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

“Taste of Virgin Gorda,” the second Food Fete event for the year

“Taste of Virgin Gorda,” the second Food Fete event for the year The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission say they are excited to announce the “Taste of Virgin Gorda,” the second Food Fete event for the year, a spectacular culinary event that will take place at the Nail Bay Sugar Works Virgin Gorda National Park (Ruins at Nail Bay) on Saturday, 16th March, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Set against this historic backdrop of breathtaking views, the event promises to be a gastronomic journey like no other. “Taste of Virgin Gorda” will feature a selection of the island’s renowned restaurants including Winnie’s Steakhouse, Island Pot, Chez Bamboo, Coco Maya, Jerk Pit, Top of The Baths, Rock Café, MOKA, The Village Café, Lee’s Roadside Bar & Grill, and Sugarcane Restaurant; each serving sample-sized plates of their signature dishes. Attendees will have the opportunity to indulge in a variety [...]

By |2024-03-04T19:19:01-04:004 de March de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

UN Tourism Secretary-General outlines plans to boost job creation in the Caribbean

UN Tourism Secretary-General outlines plans to boost job creation in the Caribbean UN Tourism Secretary-General, His Excellency Zurab Zurab Pololikashvili UN Tourism Secretary-General H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili has outlined plans to boost job creation and investment in the Caribbean’s tourism industry. Mr. Pololikashvili was a keynote speaker during the just concluded 2nd Global Tourism Resilience Day Conference at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Underscoring the importance of building the resilience of tourism in the Caribbean, he stated: “We need presence; we need to support families whose income is only from tourism and agriculture, and fishing.” That’s why, he said, with the support of ministers present, “I promise all Jamaicans and all Caribbeans that we’ll be here talking about how to develop the tourist industry and how to create new jobs.” The Secretary-General underscored that jobs were crucial, as well as education, stressing that UN Tourism would be focussing more on [...]

By |2024-03-04T19:16:05-04:004 de March de 2024|Tourism|0 Comments

Brazil Tourism Campaign Focuses on Afro Centric Regions

Brazil Tourism Campaign Focuses on Afro Centric Regions Near Ilê Aiyê temple in Salvador Brazil © Brian Major The Brazilian Tourist Board (Embratur) is focusing on the country’s African heritage its latest consumer promotion, which features videos and ads highlighting Brazilian “Afro-tourism destinations” including Fernando de Noronha, Salvador, Recife and the Amazon region. The videos and ads will premiere this month via a pact between Embratur and the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (Sebrae). They follow a traveler as she experiences a journey through the Afro-centric Brazilian regions. Utilizing the theme “It's spectacular. It's for you," the campaign is designed to reinforce “the positioning of promoting the diversity, sustainability, and Afro-tourism of destinations in Brazil,” said Embratur officials in a statement. “Brazil has the ideal destination for every type of tourist,” said Marcelo Freixo, Embratur’s president. “With its rich culture, African heritage, sun-kissed beaches, the world's largest biodiversity [...]

By |2024-03-04T19:11:48-04:004 de March de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments

Cuba to host 69th Meeting of UN Tourism Regional Commission for the Americas in April

Cuba to host 69th Meeting of UN Tourism Regional Commission for the Americas in April By Daily Pérez Guillén Cuba will host the 69th Meeting of UN Tourism Regional Commission for the Americas (CAM) and the Seminar: Empowering Touristic Development through Innovation in Community-based Tourism, running April 29-30, 2024 in Varadero, as confirmed by Cuban Minister of Tourism, Juan Carlos García Granda, on his X account. In Madrid, TTC spoke with Gustavo Santos, Regional Director for the Americas of the World Tourism Organization, who noted that this is “A wonderful opportunity for the 27 countries of the area to meet on this beautiful island to reflect on the development of tourism in the region.” According to the UN Tourism representative, Latin America is the planet’s sustainability reserve and undoubtedly a promising territory for world tourism. “In Cuba, we are going to ratify what sustainable, inclusive and resilient tourism means, he added. [...]

By |2024-03-04T18:54:21-04:004 de March de 2024|Outstanding news, Tourism|0 Comments

Marinas MARLIN participates in the UK’s Go Diving Show

Marinas MARLIN participates in the UK’s Go Diving Show By Daily Pérez Guillén Cuba’s MARLIN Marinas and Nautical Company is participating in the Go Diving Show in the United Kingdom. This top-level exhibition marks the beginning of the diving events season in the UK and serves as a platform for deep-sea lovers and industry professionals on presenting the latest trends, technologies, information on tourist experiences and comprehensive educational resources in this specialty. “We are here representing Marlin, Cubasol and Cuban tourism. Since the fair opened, we have been exchanging ideas non-stop and trying to do business with the main companies selling diving equipment, since the best in the world are participating, as well as the main diving and liveaboard tour operators,” Omar Cruz Lozada, Marlin general director, told TTC. Marinas Marlin owns a fleet of vessels and boating facilities in several areas of the Cuban archipelago. Photo: DPG/TTC The [...]

By |2024-03-04T18:51:06-04:004 de March de 2024|Events, Outstanding news|0 Comments

ITB Berlin: Inspiration for a sustainable tourism industry

ITB Berlin: Inspiration for a sustainable tourism industry ITB Berlin, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show, actively campaigns for social equality and ecological responsibility in tourism. From 5 to 7 March, ITB Berlin provides a comprehensive platform and inspiration for promoting a dialogue between actors in the tourism value chain on a more diverse and inclusive industry. The Responsible Tourism segment in Hall 4.1 has established itself as an international forum for sustainable tourism. In addition to exhibitors such as Atmosfair and My Climate, the international Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), Forum Anders Reisen and Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung, along with co-exhibitors including Futouris and Fernweh fair Travel are also taking part. The ITB Sustainability Lounge powered by Mascontour is a new feature at the event, where the community can meet to discuss new sustainability trends, concepts and solutions. Trendsetting events on the ITB Lighthouse Stage and at the ITB [...]

By |2024-02-19T16:59:54-04:0019 de February de 2024|Events|0 Comments

Less Plastic Guide: Caribe Circular regional project unveils key success stories

Less Plastic Guide: Caribe Circular regional project unveils key success stories The Caribe Circular regional project, supported by the German Cooperation for Development (GIZ) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Mimarena) and the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur), presented key success cases and experiences using the “Less Plastic Guide” digital tool to reduce and eliminate single-use plastics in the hotel sector. The event, held at the Pontifical Catholic Mother and Teacher University (PUCMM), brought together government officials, tourism figures, academic authorities, and students. Various critical aspects were discussed, including a detailed analysis of the application process, the results obtained, significant challenges, and the strategies adopted to reduce the use of single-use plastics. A panel was conducted where representatives from entities involved in implementing these measures in the Dominican Republic shared their experiences, challenges, and possibilities for reducing waste in the tourism industry. The choice of PUCMM as the [...]

By |2024-02-19T16:56:51-04:0019 de February de 2024|Business|0 Comments

From Bermuda, a new kind of old Rum 

From Bermuda, a new kind of old Rum Bermuda’s Gosling’s Rum has a special place among rum lovers. For years, before rum’s renaissance in the last decade, Gosling’s was often one of the few premium rums you could find a bar shelf. For true rum aficionados, its unmistakable flavors, either in a Dark ’n Stormy or neat, conjure up warm memories. For several decades, Gosling’s was part of that small phalanx of aged rums, along with expressions like Mount Gay Eclipse, Myer’s and, to some extent, Bacardi 8, that had some degree of shelf ubiquity, particularly in the United States. It was back in 2005 that Gosling’s shook up the rum industry with its first-ever Family Reserve Old Rum which, at the time, was one of, if not the top premium rum on the broader market. (Old Rum actually won Rum Journal’s first-ever Rum of the Year in the 2012 Rum [...]

By |2024-02-19T16:52:36-04:0019 de February de 2024|Gastronomy|0 Comments
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