December 17, 2017

David Jessop:Caribbean Tourism – The solo traveler and the Caribbean

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By David Jessop From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: One of the odder experiences in my past was when, while sitting on a beach in Barbados, a young American visitor appeared from nowhere and asked if I was vacationing on my own. As it happened, I was quietly spending a Sunday […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution And The Caribbean

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By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner How well will the Caribbean cope with the ‘disruptive technology’ and ‘disruptive innovation’ that, in less than a decade, could change, structurally, employment, competitiveness and consumer thinking in most developed and in many developing nations? The two expressions refer to new technology or innovation that helps create a new […]

Bahamas crime watch: how do you manage a country’s reputation with stories like these?

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By Jim Walker From Jim walker’s Cruise Law News accounts of violent crime against both tourists and residents in the Bahamas continue to be regularly published in the international and local press. David Jessop, the Managing Director of the Caribbean Council, has written insightful articles this year regarding the damage to the image of the […]

More action needed on cybersecurity

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By David Jessop, Senior Dominican Today Op-Ed contributor Two year ago I suggested in this column that few Caribbean Governments or companies were taking seriously the threat posed by cyber attack and cyber crime. This was despite evidence to suggest that the region was increasingly subject to damage by those who use the internet to […]