News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: If you are ready for Christmas in the Caribbean and can’t wait to leave the cold weather behind, there are still some last minute hotel deals available for you and your loved one for the period Dec. 22-26, 2016. Here are four major deals you should know of.
Kingston, Jamaica – Today in Jamaica, the Jamaica Tourist Board and Airbnb signed a major agreement to promote tourism to the island, highlight the country’s unique history and culture, and position Airbnb for continued growth in this world class tourist destination. This is Airbnb’s second major partnership agreement in the Caribbean.
Minister Of Tourism Receives World’s Leading Personality For Outstanding Services To Travel.  KINGSTON, JAMAICA – December 12, 2016 – Jamaica was once again awarded the World’s Leading Cruise Destination at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards during a glittering event at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in the Maldives on December 2nd. The island was also voted World’s Leading Wedding Destination for the second time since the category began in 2014.
Tourism Director Paul Pennicook Projects Over 6 Percent Growth in 2017.  KINGSTON, JAMAICA – December 12, 2016 – With the 2016/2017 winter tourist season set to get underway on December 15, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism Paul Pennicook is anticipating positive growth this winter and beyond. Following a strong spring and summer this year, the Tourism Director remains quite upbeat that this trend will continue through next year.
CHTA Joins Regional Effort Supporting Passage of US-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act.  MIAMI (December 9, 2016) - The Caribbean must ensure issues of critical socioeconomic importance are firmly addressed with the U.S. Congress and the incoming administration, according to Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Troubetzkoy commented on this during her presentation on the impact on the tourism industry of de-risking and correspondent banking relationships at the 40th Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America in Miami, produced by the Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) organization.
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