April 7, 2020

Tourism industry prepares for uncertain times

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Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) set for Miami this summer  MIAMI (March 3, 2020) – In the midst of an unprecedented decade of Caribbean tourism growth when hoteliers, tourism-related businesses and destinations successfully tackled a number of challenges, industry stakeholders are gearing up to address anticipated new challenges and share active solutions to help steer a course […]

Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 prompts office evacuations in Miami [and Cayman]

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From BBC A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caribbean, prompting brief tsunami warnings and office evacuations as far away as Florida. The quake hit between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Tuesday. Buildings shook and tremors were felt […]

OECS companies participate in the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum in Miami

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From OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — Three companies from the Eastern Caribbean participated in the 11th Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) which took place in Miami, Florida, from October 16-18, 2019. The mission was part of a joint market exploration initiative implemented under the INTERREG Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean […]

2019 Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Awards in Miami

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About Caribbean Media Exchange, Inc. (CMEx)CMEx’s mission is to support and develop the ability of the media, government, the travel and tourism industry and communities to consider the importance of tourism in sustainable development, while lending a hand to the communities involved by sharing relevant expertise, financial and in-kind assistance. For further information, visit www.cmexmedia.org. 

Influential South Floridians to be recognized at CMEx Leadership Awards Ceremony in Miami

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MIAMI (December 2, 2019) – Respected members of the South Florida community – a  Trinidadian-American journalist, a Jamaican-American attorney and a cruise line executive – will be recognized and honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards to be held in Miami on December 14. Veteran Caribbean-American television news anchor and reporter Neki […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]

Community, culture, and good food: Time Out’s diversification model

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By Sahar Amer from Reuters Community Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019 found that publishers implementing paywalls, membership schemes and digital subscriptions over the last few years have not yet had substantial impact. It is not a new phenomenon that publishers have incorporated various revenue sources, such as events, branded content and ecommerce as part of their business models in order […]

Tourism leaders to be recognised at Leadership Awards in Miami

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MIAMI (November 3, 2019) – Three respected Caribbean tourism leaders will be recognized for their leadership achievements at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards slated for December 14 in Miami. Muriel Wiltord, Director of The Americas for the Martinique Promotion Bureau; Commissioner of Tourism of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Joseph Boschulte; and […]

Community, culture, and good food: Time Out’s diversification model

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As publishers continue face increasing pressure to diversify revenue streams, Time Out Group find a potentially sustainable and rewarding solution. By Saher Amer From Reuters Community Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019 found that publishers implementing paywalls, membership schemes and digital subscriptions over the last few years have not yet had substantial impact. It is not a new phenomenon […]

Consultation in Miami tonight will be streamed live on the Facebook page of SKNIS

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UPDATE: Tonight’s meeting in Miami will be streamed live on the Facebook page of the St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS): https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/. Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will continue his outreach to citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis in the Diaspora when he meets with nationals living in Miami on Monday, September 30, 2019. The […]