News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 7, 2016: Every now and again a story appears in the Caribbean media about beach access. Although many governments, developers and hotel owners in the region feel that this is no longer an issue, it remains contentious in the minds of many Caribbean citizens. The feeling is that despite regulations, access to beaches in nations from Jamaica to St Lucia has diminished over the years, and that the more recent acceptance of ever larger resort developments is resulting in traditional rights being further eroded.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – (October 4, 2016) – The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay has announced that it emerged unscathed following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, which skirted past the eastern edge of Jamaica earlier today.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – October 4, 2016 – The Jamaica Tourist Board is happy to report it is business as usual for the country after Hurricane Matthew passed the island early this morning. While a band of heavy showers that fell on Sunday caused temporary flooding in some parts of Kingston, there was little or no damage to the island’s resorts and attractions. Weather conditions continue to be good and visitors are engaged in normal activities.
PUERTO RICO (October 1, 2016) - Gerard "Jerry" Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality, and entertainment communities, called for an urgent investment in the next generation of Caribbean travel and tourism leaders to elevate service standards within the region. "We have the soul to do it - this region has soul and that is a bankable commodity, more than the beautiful turquoise waters," Inzerillo told a packed audience at the opening of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's (CHTA) Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) in Puerto Rico last night.