MIAMI - This morning Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass took up office as the new President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).

ST. LUCIA - Bay Gardens Hotel and and its sister property Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa in St. Lucia have entered the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence" Hall of Fame after being recognized for outstanding hospitality for five consecutive years by the influential travel site.

MIAMI - Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, was officially named by godmother Queen Latifah in a ceremony in New York yesterday that showcased the talented young artists from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital whose artwork adorns the Dreamscape, a stunning three-deck-high LED sculpture in the ship's atrium.

NEW YORK, NY – Jamaica was in celebration mode during the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual Caribbean Week in New York City, announcing that the destination has hit yet another record number of stopover arrivals from January to May 2018, surpassing the one million mark at roughly 1,025,997.

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