May 16, 2022

MPE CARIBBEAN REPORT NEWSLETTER – APRIL 25, 2022

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The MPE Caribbean Report Newsletter is a newly launched product offering travel, tourism, Caribbean and global news in a newsletter format. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected] Seatrade Cruise Global to open in Miami Beach A fantastic flashback to Seatrade two years ago, where U.S. Virgin Islands dancers dazzled and delighted Thousands […]

BVI: Under bill, whistleblowers could get 10 percent cut

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by Dana Kampa From The BVI Beacon Legislation protecting people who sound the alarm about corruption and other illegal activity in the public or private sector made it to the House of Assembly this month, and the proposed law has now been published. When presenting the bill for a first reading on March 4, Premier Andrew Fahie said […]

The seriousness of underage drinking during Carnival

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By Duryan Cozier from State of the Territory News USVI So, it is Carnival time again. Time for Caribbean nations to celebrate culture, to have fun and to endlessly jam. However, lurking deep behind the scenes of our festivities is a known wrong which we often turn a blind eye to — underage drinking. If […]

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 […]

Tenacious Dorian heads for Puerto Rico; Bahamas and Florida could be next

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By Bob Henson Aug 27 2019 7:07 PM EDT From Weather Channel Nudged on all sides by a grab bag of influences, Tropical Storm Dorian has held its own, working its way into the eastern Caribbean after passing near Barbados and over St. Lucia. Dorian is likely to move across Puerto Rico as a tropical […]

Urgent Care Center to Open in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands during the fourth quarter of 2019 with ProHealth Urgent Care and Baptist Health International

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Do you know the difference between urgent care and emergency room? We think you should! Instead of spending unnecessary time in a hospital emergency room for minor injuries and illness, urgent care centers offer an alternative without sacrificing the level of care. The difference between the two is simple – if you fear your illness […]

‘Awaken and unleash our innovative capacity’: BVI must become more self-reliant

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Address by Premier of the British Virgin Islands in honour of Territory Day Saturday, July 6, 2019 — Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Hon. Andrew A Fahie, has urged citizens to unite and set about the task of making the Territory more self-reliant.  Premier Fahie made the appeal as he delivered remarks at the […]

The tourism goals of the U.S. Virgin Islands

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By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly The U.S. Virgin Islands is determined to position itself as the top tourism destination in the Caribbean in terms of visitor arrivals, according to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. During a recent address to cruise industry leaders at a Miami conference, Bryan said that positioning the USVI as the […]

Quotable Caribbean – Jan 20 2019

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This past year reminded us of how resilient our people and our industry are, as a number of the region’s destinations and hotels bounced back from unparalleled destruction in 2017, rebuilding smarter, better and sometimes bigger. We got a peek into the future as over 5,000 new hotels rooms came online regionally in 2018 with over 25,000 more in […]

The Caribbean must awaken to sea-level rise threat — South Florida can help

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From Travel Trade Caribbean In South Florida, thanks to the foresight of local leaders, sea-level rise and climate change are being tackled regionally — Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties formed the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact a decade ago to share wisdom and best practices toward a common goal: Stop rising seas […]