November 29, 2023


The MPE Caribbean Report Newsletter offers travel, tourism, Caribbean and global news each week. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected].  JUNE 13, 2022 WTTC to talk sustainability in San Juan The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) stages its Sustainability & Investment Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week, featuring environmental activist and […]

WTTC announces influential speakers for its Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico

Environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau and former U.S Treasurer Rosario Marin to address delegates Event to act as platform for the importance of Travel & Tourism sustainability London, UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveils its speakers for the upcoming Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico, including environmental activist and filmmaker, Alexandra Cousteau, and 41st Treasurer […]


El cierre de fronteras no funciona para frenar la Covid-19 y causa daño económico y social incalculable​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​La opción es acelerar la producción de vacunas y, sobre todo, su pronta aplicación en las naciones que lo necesitan El WTTC está a favor de los viajes responsables, aplicación de pruebas, uso de mascarillas y sana distancia; […]

New report from WTTC and Group reveals latest consumer trends and the shift in traveller behaviours

International spending expected to rise 94% in 2022 Travellers headed to secondary destinations and booking ‘the great outdoors’ in 2021 Eight out of 10 travellers will choose sustainable travel London, UK, 25 November 2021 – The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Group have launched ‘Trending in Travel’, a new report that shows the latest trends […]

Caribbean Travel & Tourism sector recovering faster than any other region in the world, says WTTC

International spending growth to outpace domesticWith the right measures, Travel & Tourism jobs could surpass 2019 levels next year London, UK: The Caribbean’s Travel & Tourism sector is recovering at a faster rate than any other region in the world, with its contribution to GDP expected to rise more than 47% this year, compared to just […]

Caribbean lost $741m in tourism revenue from 2017 storms: report

By Bertram Niles From CGTN Last year’s devastating storms in the Caribbean cost the region an estimated 741 million US dollars in lost tourism revenue as well as more than 800,000 visitors, a new report says. The report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) was released as the region prepares for the start […]

Study: Hurricanes resulted in about 826,100 less visitors to Caribbean

From Travel Agent Central The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a report on “Resilience and Recovery,” assessing the 2017 hurricane season’s immediate and long-term effects across the Caribbean. Analysis from Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics subsidiary, found that“Travel & Tourism” is one of the most important economic sectors in the Caribbean, contributing […]

World Travel and Tourism Council to collaborate with Jamaica for global conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica; August 22, 2017: Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is to collaborate with the Government of Jamaica in the staging United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, being […]

World Travel and Tourism Council and Jamaica partner for global conference

From eTN Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, announced that the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is to collaborate with the Government of Jamaica in the staging of an event jointly sponsored by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, and World Bank Group Conference on “Jobs & Inclusive […]

Remove aviation and visa restrictions, official warns C’bean countries

From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – President of the World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC) David Scowsill has warned Caribbean governments of the need to take urgent action to remove aviation and visa restrictions, which he said were serving as major impediments to the development of the tourism sector. Scowsill told the Caribbean Tourism […]