November 30, 2021

Tourists are still flocking to the Caribbean this winter

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By Nicole Spector From NBC News Tourism is the Caribbean’s lifeline, bringing in $56 billion in 2016. But the devastation wrought by hurricanes Irma and Maria will hurt the region come high season this winter, bringing its seven-year streak of year-over-year growth to a halt. As a whole, however, the loss in tourism dollars might […]

Caribbean hotels poor performance in 2016 linked to Zika virus mosquito fear

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By Michael Gerrity From World Property Journal According to global hotel consult STR, the Caribbean hotel industry experienced noticeable performance decreases in the first four months of 2016 that can in part be linked to the spread of the Zika virus. Compared with the April year-to-date period of 2015, the Caribbean’s occupancy fell 3.0% to […]