Travel/Tourism

Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Senator Allen Chastanet leads Saint Lucia's delegation to the 2011 edition of Caribbean Marketplace which takes place at the new Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica from January 16 to 18, 2011.
Caribbean tourism industry officials and travelers alike are responding positively to the value proposition offered by Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) nine Caribbean hotels in today's price sensitive market.Speaking at last week's Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Caribbean Marketplace in Montego Bay, Bill Clegg, regional vice president of Choice Hotels, said he was encouraged with the responses from tourism delegates to the Choice Hotels value message and "many were coming to our booth to give us a first look.""Our message of superior value for guests, high quality accommodations at rates that are affordable, along with the security of staying at hotel brands that guests already know, is resonating well," said Clegg.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland (February 17, 2011) - Caribbean hotels keen to boost their bottom lines and strengthen their position in the international marketplace are being offered big incentives by one of America's leading lodging companies. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), with nine properties in the Caribbean region, confirmed its commitment to developing the region's vital tourism sector by offering qualified hotels and resorts a 50 percent reduction in brand standard affiliation fees.
The long expected divestment of Air Jamaica now seems to be close at hand, almost a year later than originally planned.Despite some local opposition in Trinidad & Tobago that country's state owned Caribbean Airlines, is now apparently ready to take the failing Air Jamaica off the Jamaican government's hands.
Kingston, Jamaica– February 23, 2011 – Jamaica Hosts First Cruise Passengers To Arrive To Historic Falmouth Cruise Port– Passengers of Royal Caribbean’s Voyageur of the Seas were the first to arrive to Historic Falmouth Cruise Port Thursday, February 17. Guests to the port have access to more than 60 attractions in and around the Falmouth area, including the historic Good Hope Great House (pictured). Additional attractions include a walking tour of the 240-year-old town, ATV tours, zip-lining, and horseback riding.  
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