Travel/Tourism

NASSAU,  – Hurricanes Irma and Maria had a devastating impact on many parts of the Caribbean and on several southern islands of The Bahamas, including Ragged Island. The thoughts of all at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) are with those in our islands and throughout our region who were adversely impacted by these storms. However, it is important to communicate that The Bahamas’ major tourism centers were minimally impacted and are operating as usual.
ST. LUCIA (September 21, 2017) - The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is backing calls by Caribbean leaders for the international community to keep the devastating impact of climate change on the global development agenda.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (September 18, 2017) – The Marriott Port-au-Prince was among the big winners at the 2017 World Travel Awards, taking home the award for Haiti’s Leading Hotel for the first time. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence, the World Travel Awards are the highest accolades in the travel and tourism industry today.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is providing an additional J$350 million (one Jamaica dollar = US$0.008 cents) to the National Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of Jamaica to continue the provision of loans to the operators of small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs).
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet will lead a delegation to the United States on a mission to improve his country’s tourism, according to a government statement issued here late last month.
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