A Trinidadian hospitality professional in the United States Virgin Islands is making his mark developing business and boosting service standards at one of St. Thomas' leading hotels and resorts.
Kashmie Ali prepared his rise to prominence in the Caribbean hotel firmament by amassing valuable experience from his 10 years working in hospitality management in the United States before moving to St. Lucia where he devoted close to five years to Sandals Resorts as regional operations manager.
The Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) is placing priority on youth to guide the successful development of sustainable tourism in the Caribbean.
Organizers of the 20th edition of the CMEx meeting to be held from December 1 to 5, 2011 in St. Thomas announced plans for the development of a CMEx Youth Network to include Virgin Islander, Caribbean and American students who will bring fresh approaches to the re-invigoration of the region's tourism product.
VPAA Co. dba/Gulfstream International Airlines (ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œGulfstreamÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â) has reached an agreement with Saab Aircraft Leasing to purchase six, 34-seat Saab 340Bplus aircraft. The Fort Lauderdale-based airline, which serves more destinations in The Bahamas than any other U.S. carrier, will deploy all six SaabÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s along its Florida/Bahamas routes, replacing smaller, 19-seat Beechcraft 1900D aircraft.
With over 45 years of experience in growing Jamaica's exports to enhance national development, the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) today boasts of 225 member companies representing a range of sub-sectors, including agribusiness. It continues to work with Jamaican businesses to seize export opportunities in non-traditional areas such as fresh produce, pharmaceuticals, herbs and herbal products, in order to enhance the island's competitiveness within the global marketplace.