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Mar
2016

Jamaica FAM Trip Announced

Jamaica FAM Trip Announced

  The Jamaica Tourist Board is organizing a FAM specifically for travel agents interested in attending the upcoming Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX). The JAPEX show is a great chance for agents to meet with a variety of Jamaica’s leading tourism suppliers, including hotels and attractions. The trip will take place from April 28 to May 4 and visit Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios. Agents…

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17

Mar
2016

Sandals to Open Overwater Bungalow Suites in Jamaica

Sandals to Open Overwater Bungalow Suites in Jamaica

March 16th, 2016 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Who hasn’t dreamt of a romantic idyll in an overwater suite? But if Bora Bora is beyond your budget, you’ll be thrilled to hear that Sandals Resort is bringing the dream within reach, announcing the debut of a clutch of overwater suites at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Jamaica. On sale now for arrivals beginning November 16,…

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15

Mar
2016

New Developments to Add over 700 Rooms on Saint Lucia

New Developments to Add over 700 Rooms on Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia (February 18, 2016) – Saint Lucia tourism officials are preparing to welcome over 700 new hotel rooms to the island’s accommodations in 2016, along with a new marketing campaign and push for new island investment. Rex resorts has re-opened the 110 room Papillon Hotel after completing extensive renovations as an all-inclusive four-star property in February 2016 with Air Canada Vacations as the exclusive…

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1

Apr
2015

NEVIS SPREADS HER WINGS – New Air Service From Antigua And St. Barts

NEVIS SPREADS HER WINGS – New Air Service From Antigua And St. Barts

  New York, NY, March 31, 2015… It was recently reported that the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) had forged a partnership with Caribbean Helicopters Ltd. (CHL).  The company is a flight service based in Antigua and the partnership will bring added airlift to the Vance W. Amory International Airport in Nevis.  Although the international airport is compact, it is armed with all the latest and…

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24

Mar
2015

2015 Chocolate Festival of Belize

2015 Chocolate Festival of Belize

Chocolate-lovers, your bucket list starts in quaint Punta Gorda Town (Toledo District); get ready for the extravagant 3-day “2015 Chocolate Festival of Belize”! It all unfolds during May 22nd, 23rd, and 24th! Gain insight into the true allurement of this annual festival as you mingle with the local chocolatiers of the south, and indulge in all things chocolate! Discover the significance of the cacao/chocolate for…

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16

Mar
2015

Carnival Cruises Lines added Tobago to its destinations starting in 2016

Carnival Cruises Lines added Tobago to its destinations starting in 2016

The world’s largest cruise ship company, Carnival Cruises Lines has added Tobago to its destinations starting next year, 2016. The announcement came as part of a series of new longer voyages the cruise line will be offering. This will mean ten thousand six hundred and forty two Carnival Cruise Line passengers will visit Tobago and brings to eighty one thousand and fifty cruise passengers expected…

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10

Mar
2015

ONLINE TICKET SALES BEGIN FOR 2015 JAZZ & ARTS FESTIVAL

ONLINE TICKET SALES BEGIN FOR 2015 JAZZ & ARTS FESTIVAL

SAINT LUCIA (March 9, 2015) – One month away from the official opening of the Caribbean’s premiere music and arts festival, enthusiastic patrons can now access and purchase selected event tickets online.   Festival goers simply need to log onto www.stluciajazz.org to purchase tickets for main stage events beginning with the Jazz Showcase, carded for Thursday May 7th, as well as the popular weekend shows…

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9

Mar
2015

First International Tourism Expo in Caribbean scheduled for May 13-16, 2015

San Juan:  The Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced that ETI –Expo de Turismo Internacional, the first international tourism expo in the Caribbean, will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, May 13-16, 2015. The inaugural international tourism expo, ETI- Puerto Rico, is designed to showcase the beauty, sports, nature, adventure, and gastronomy experiences available throughout the Caribbean and beyond, bringing together members of the…

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9

Mar
2015

CTO RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AT MEDIA AWARDS EVENT IN BERLIN

CTO RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AT MEDIA AWARDS EVENT IN BERLIN

BERLIN, Germany, 6 March 2015 – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) last night welcomed nearly 50 media professionals to it 12th pan-Caribbean media awards event for German media at the renowned Funkturm Restaurant, the Berlin radio tower inaugurated in 1926 and which provides spectacular views on the city.   The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2015 were presented during a networking evening, supported by the Curaçao…

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