MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, –As countries around the world begin to open their borders up to international travelers, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort has opened its doorsand began welcoming guests back to the world’s most romantic resort.
NASSAU, Bahamas, – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, along with the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Committee, a group comprised of public and private sector partners, announced today a collaborative plan for re-opening the country’s borders and tourism sector, as well as the resumption of international commercial travel starting July 1. A press conference provided details of the “Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan” to be used as an approved, comprehensive guide of health and safety protocol to be followed consistently across the country.
MONTEGO BAY, – Sandals Resorts International, the leader in all inclusive Caribbean vacations, is honored to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to their trusted partners in the travel advisor community today on National Travel Advisor Day. Sandals® and Beaches® has always believed in the value of a travel advisor and developed several programs that aimed to strengthen that partnership. To showcase their unwavering support during these unprecedented times, the resort company has made significant changes to their Travel Advisor programs to extend their gratitude in response to COVID-19.
MIAMI - The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) joined together for Earth Day (April 22) to share their collaborative intent to emerge from the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis and help rebuild a stronger, more resilient Caribbean for the environment and the people that depend on it.
Grenada, – Joyau des Caraibes Ltd, owner of Silversands Grenada, which is considered to be one of the top luxury resorts in the Caribbean, has announced the acquisition of Port Louis Maritime Village and the undeveloped lands at Mount Cinnamon resort – two iconic properties on the Caribbean island of Grenada.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica,– For nearly 40 years, Sandals Resorts has continuously implemented and strengthened health and safety protocols to ensure guests are able to enjoy their Caribbean vacation worry-free. In preparation to welcome guests back to the beauty and warmth of the Caribbean, the company today introduced Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness, building on its existing industry-leading practices to guarantee cleanliness standards and heightened health and safety measures that address changing consumer expectations amidst COVID-19.
MIAMI - Frank Comito, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's (CHTA) chief executive, told the world press how the Caribbean hospitality sector and destinations were marshaling their crisis management experience to be able to bounce back stronger and better once the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has subsided.
MIAMI - Citing the unprecedented pressures facing Caribbean hotels and resorts because of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) called on those international tour operators which have delayed paying hotels for services delivered to the operators' clients as early as January to expedite reimbursements.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaican hospitality professional Sherrita Savage is the 2020 Forbes Employee of the Year. Ms. Savage, Group Reservations Agent at Half Moon, a luxury resort nestled in heart of Montego Bay, was selected from among hundreds of nominations worldwide. Recently, she was presented with her award at a star studded black-tie gala dinner at the Forbes Travel Guide 2020 Luxury Summit at ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
MIAMI, FL – Jamaica Tourist Board’s Victoria Harper, Business Development Manager, Northeast USA, recently served as an industry panelist during Wedding Salon’s first virtual show. The event proved as an excellent opportunity for her to share insights on Jamaica as the Caribbean’s premier wedding destination for couples looking to say “I Do” as she provided tips on planning the ultimate destination wedding on the island amidst social distancing.