April 19, 2019

Cartagena Tourism Association joins CHTA as first new destination in 15 years

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MIAMI (April 16, 2019) – Cartagena, the colonial port city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, joined the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) as its 33rd destination and the first commercial association to join the regional association in more than 15 years.   COTELCO Cartagena, a chapter of Colombia’s hotel and tourism […]

A woman miscarried at a California hospital. 6 years later she discovered the hospital had secretly taped the procedure

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By Nicole Einbinder From Business Insider A lawsuit filed in March alleges that Sharp Grossmont Hospital in Southern California secretly recorded around 1,800 women between July 2012 and June 2013 as they underwent a range of gynecological procedures, including Caesarean births, D&Cs after miscarriages, hysterectomies, and sterilizations. Sharp HealthCare, the company that oversees Sharp Grossmont […]

New floating city

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The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes By Aria Bendix From Business Insider The United Nations just unveiled a concept for a floating city that can hold around 10,000 residents. The city is built to withstand natural disasters like floods, tsunamis, and hurricanes. The design […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean Travel Marketplace in 2020

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NASSAU, Bahamas (February 22, 2019) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean’s marquee tourism marketing event, will take place in The Bahamas at Baha Mar, the country’s newest integrated resort destination, in early 2020. Speaking to reporters in The Bahamas yesterday, Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), officially […]

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit announces Natalie Portman as keynote speaker for CAIS19

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The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) today announced Natalie Portman, a world-renowned actress, director and social activist, will be the keynote speaker of its sixth annual conference scheduled for February 6-8, 2019. The conference will convene more than 80 notable speakers and more than 500 executives from the global alternative investment industry at the Kimpton Seafire Resort […]

Increased airlift to the Caribbean fuels new opportunities

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MIAMI (December 13, 2018) – The Caribbean’s private sector has a unique opportunity to generate strong profits in the new year with the unprecedented quantity of airlift coming into the region. Director General and CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Frank Comito, encouraged regional stakeholders to get ready for what the association […]

Zedra acquires Cayman-based JP Integra

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By Gary Robinson From International Investment Zedra has acquired Cayman-based trust services company JPIntegra Group as its global expansion plans continue. Zedra – announced today its plans to purchase JP Integra – a Cayman-based provider of fund, corporate and trustee services as part of its ongoing global acquisition spree, with the deal expected to complete mid 2019, subject […]

Expert source for government email hacking

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From Michelle Thompson via prnewswire.com No one is free from hacking, including our government officials. In the technological age we live in how can this still happen?  With advances in medicine to advances in space, why can’t we conquer something as simple email security free from hacking? Have we all become numb to hacking and data […]

The Editor speaks: Drops and pops

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I hate drop and pop downs and drop/pop ups when I am trying to read something, especially an article, on an Internet website. They are as unwelcome as an uninvited guest at a party. And to get these drops/pops to go you have to search and search to find the little ‘x’ that is hidden […]

Sproutly Canada announces partnership with Caribbean’s largest medical cannabis producer

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By The GrowthOp Partnership will enable Sproutly to diversify its product portfolio, accelerate its global distribution network from a low-cost regulated jurisdiction Sproutly Canada, Inc.’s move to establish a joint venture with Global Canna Labs Limited, the Caribbean’s largest medical cannabis producer, allows the Vancouver-based company to advance its vision and expand its business outside […]