June 24, 2021

A new Caribbean Airlift Alliance is in formation in the region

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From Curacao Chronicle This was announced at last week’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas. The announcement was made by Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic Ocean Airways and Cdr. Bud Slabbaert, the Chairman of the Caribbean Aviation Meetup, during the debriefing session of the conference. The attendees of the session unanimously agreed and offered their […]

Geographic misconception creates devastating impact on Caribbean economies

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By Sarah Peter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — The mistaken perception among many travelers of the complete devastation of the Caribbean in the wake of the 2018 hurricane season caused further economic destruction to the region’s economy. That’s according to the chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Joy Jibrilu. She raised the […]

Hurricanes cost Caribbean $1 billion in tourism: industry group

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By Sarah Peter From Reuters NASSAU (Reuters) – The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue after hurricanes deterred visitors during the costliest storm season on record, and recovery efforts could cost close to $6 billion, the Caribbean Tourism Organization said on Wednesday. Powerful hurricanes Irma and Maria cut a deadly path through […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean’s main aviation forum

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From Tribune 242 The Bahamas will host the Caribbean’s largest aviation conference this June, bringing together major players from the sector and tourism industries for three days of discussions. The third annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup is scheduled for June 12-14 in Nassau, with its main goal to find new ways to increase airlift into the […]

Bahamas wins new business aviation award

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From South Florida Caribbean News NASSAU, Bahamas —The Bahamas was presented the 2016 Caribbean Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award for Outstanding Country Promotion, the first award of its kind for the region. The Sapphire Pegasus Award is a symbol of gratitude for the superb performance in an industry segment where mediocrity is unacceptable. The award […]

Why and how airlines, resorts and governments should cooperate for a common goal

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From Caribbean News Now PHILLIPSBURG, St Maarten — Caribbean aviation attorney, Bryan P. Winters, will present a lecture entitled “Why and how airlines, resorts and tourism boards should cooperate for a common goal” during the second annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup in St Maarten from June 13 to 15. Winters will be sharing lessons he has […]

Largest airlift conference’ in the Caribbean coming up

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Without exaggeration, the in June upcoming Caribbean Aviation Meetup in St. Maarten may be called the most significant and largest airlift conference ever held in the Caribbean. The numbers speak for themselves; thirty highly qualified professionals making thirty presentations spread over three days. Conference participants are coming from 28 countries and territories being: Anguilla, Antigua, […]

St. Maarten: Airport to host airlift conference

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From Bearing Point Caribbean AIRPORT–Twenty-six speakers from twenty countries and 22 nationalities will gather in St. Maarten for the second annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference June 13-15. “Airlift is a common denominator of the aviation and tourism industries that determines the strength of a country’s economy. Even more reason to get all stakeholders together to […]