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Haiti-based Sunrise Airways says that it has entered into the final phase of its application process toward initiating its first-ever flights to and from Jamaica.
“Our journey to this point has been long, with some minor turbulence endured along the way, but I’m very pleased to say that we are now, indeed, on final approach to spread our wings to Jamaica this fall,” said Philippe Bayard, president and owner of the airline.

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda government has warned that Cuba provides a threat to its tourism industry and reminded stakeholders the sector is becoming more and more competitive daily. Asot Michael, tourism, economic development, investment and energy minister, in addressing a graduation ceremony of the Antigua and Barbuda Hotel Training Institute (ABHTI) recently, said while the island is not the only one relying on the tourism sector for economic growth and social welfare, “the competition is intense.

Jamaica is promoting tourism by using a variety of small inns from luxury to budget-friendly properties. The aim is to provide a personalized guest experience, with home-cooked meals, butler services and in-room spa treatments, ensuring relaxation and rejuvenation throughout the duration of their stay.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 2, 2016: Travellers to the Caribbean are forecast to be spending more this year according to latest data from the World Travel & Tourism Council, a global organization of travel industry executives promoting travel and tourism worldwide. According to WTTC research, leisure travel spending (inbound and domestic) is expected to grow to USD 37.7 billion across the Caribbean this year. That’s a 2.4 percent increase. By 2026, leisure spending could reach USD 53 billion or and a 3.5 spike.

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