June 30, 2022

Jamaica voted Caribbean’s Leading Destination at Annual World Travel Awards

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From South Florida Caribbean News Jamaica Voted Leading Cruise Destination and Leading Tourist Board MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica is this year’s Leading Caribbean Destination and Leading Caribbean Cruise Destination as determined by the World Travel Awards. The annual Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony took place at the Sandals Montego Bay on September 22, […]

Dreamy Weddings Shortlisted For Caribbean Wedding Awards

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  From the St. Kitts Tourism Authority Friday, August 24, 2018 — Basseterre, St. Kitts – Dreamy Weddings & Tours Inc, based in the island of St. Kitts, a leading Caribbean destination wedding planner, has been shortlisted for two of the 2018 Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards (CWIA) under the categories of “Caribbean Wedding Planner of […]

Inside Life: “Jamaica to UK, the Reggae Revolution”

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BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life “Jamaica to UK, the Reggae Revolution” themes IRD’s 2018 Celebration of 50 Years of Reggae & Synergy With England. A mention of the word reggae and folks may conjure images of red, gold and green, Rastafarians, Jamaica, music, dance and maybe even scents from puffs of aromatic weed […]

Gail Moaney receives prestigious PR award in New York City

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NEW JERSEY (June 9, 2018) – One of the hospitality industry’s preeminent leaders in marketing and public relations was hailed this week for her service to the sector. Gail Moaney, APR, received the Marcella Martinez award in memory of the meritorious and productive life of the late Caribbean public relations professional and diplomat. Bevan Springer, […]

Record arrivals for Carnival in Jamaica

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From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island’s carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar […]

CNN interviews Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Live on Tourism

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From South Florida Caribbean News London, UK – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett this evening wrapped up a live interview on CNN with its prominent News Anchor, Richard Quest on his show Quest Means Business. The live interview took place at CNN’s studios in London with Quest in CNN’s New York City studios. “Today was […]

Continually successful Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange opened [Aug 14] in Jamaica

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Questex Travel Group opened its seventh annual Caribbean Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE) [Aug 14] at the fabulous Hyatt Zilara/Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in beautiful Montego Bay, Jamaica. CMITE, held in partnership with SITE, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, brings fully hosted North American meeting planners and incentive buyers together with Caribbean suppliers […]

Jamaica, World Bank to host 1st Global Tourism Conference

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By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life Tourism has become an economic powerhouse. Tourism is the number one industry reportedly employing 10 percent of labor in the world. Two hundred and ninety three million now work in the industry and by 2030 that figure is expected to grow to 350 million. In many countries it […]

Increase in Caribbean cruise passengers opting to stay onboard

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From Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation A survey commissioned by Canadian based company Allianz Global Assistance, says more cruise ships passengers, particularly those visiting the Caribbean, are opting to stay onboard the ship for most, if not all of their cruise. The survey found that while cruises are seen as one of the safest vacations – global […]

Caribbean’s hot fests

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From cycling to culture: The Caribbean’s hottest festival offerings for 2017 From TTG Media The Caribbean might be famous for its carnivals but there are a whole host of other festivals to entice clients to the islands. Andrew Doherty rounds up some of the highlights from music events to celebrations of wellness, sport and culture. […]