February 23, 2019

Belize outperforms Cayman Islands in tourism growth

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From Breaking Belize News By BBN Staff: Belize has outperformed the Cayman Islands in terms of tourism sector growth, according to a report from the island’s media outlet Cayman27. The news outlet reported today that the Cayman Islands saw double-digit growth at the end of 2018, as the tourism sector in many Caribbean territories are still […]

French President Emmanuel Macron under fire for Caribbean photograph

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From 9 news Au French President Emmanuel Macron has come under attack from far-right leader Marine Le Pen over a photograph taken during his visit to the Caribbean last week. The photo emerged on social media showing Macron with the two young men, one of whom made a rude gesture; the other has a prior […]

“Paradise in Peril – Rebuilding Homes and Hope” documents vast devastation caused by monsterhurricanes

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Documentary Energizes Global Audience to Help Islands Rebuild in Face of Climate Change- NEWS PROVIDED BY Global Leadership Forum & Caribbean Lifestyle Productions NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The islands of the Caribbean face an existential crisis that persists more than a year after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which ripped […]

Bahamas: Director General of Tourism states importance of ‘Collective Efforts’ in Mitigating Caribbean Regional Threats

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From The Bahamas Weekly NASSAU, The Bahamas – Losses as a result of damage caused by recent super storms, Hurricanes Irma and Maria, estimated at more than US$5 Billion highlight the importance of the region’s allocation of resources to disaster risk mitigation and preparedness “in order to ensure that the respective destinations rebound as quickly […]

U.S. Virgin Islands – World Tourism Day Message

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 By Beverly Nicholson-Doty Commissioner of Tourism United States Virgin Islands As we commemorate World Tourism Day, along with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), we celebrate what digital technology has done and can do for tourism. Still fresh in our memory is last year’s experience when our Territory had to quickly […]

The Editor Speaks: What the future holds for UK OT’s

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Our government is going to try and renegotiate parts of our country’s 2009 Constitution after the shocking vote in the House of Commons making us more transparent than our competitors that are Crown colonies. A level playing field it is not. It is without doubt the large majority of the UK’s Members of Parliament have […]

Here’s why Canada is warning travelers about this Caribbean Island

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From NAN News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. April 27, 2018: The Canadian government this week updated its warning on a Caribbean island territory that is still recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. As the U.S. Virgin Islands tries to bounce back and its tourism agency continues to spread the message that it is rebounding, the […]

Clinton starts Caribbean recovery effort; Says Basin can take World ‘In Different Direction’

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By TIM PADGETT From WLRN It’s now been more than six months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria demolished the Caribbean. Former President Bill Clinton brought his foundation to Miami on Tuesday to propose ways to rebuild Florida’s island neighbors stronger. Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused $106 billion damage when they roared through the […]

St Martin before & after

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From Los Angeles Times Before-and-after views of the Caribbean island of St. Martin six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria Before-and-after views of the Caribbean island of St. Martin six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria Six months after the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, the island of St. Martin is slowly […]

Caribbean telecoms – How do you solve a problem like Maria?

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By Chris Kelly, From Total Telecom In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, telcos are having to club together to repair infrastructure and ensure that vital communications channels remain open Last September, the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the Caribbean ripped through the region, causing unprecedented levels of destruction. Hurricane Irma produced sustained […]