November 18, 2019

1.4 million tourists visited Turks and Caicos Islands last year

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By Hayden Boyce From The Sun TCI Arecord 1.4 million tourists visited the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2018, with cruise ship arrivals taking the lead with a record-breaking performance of just over one million passengers (1,021,741), while there were 441,344 land-based arrivals. According to the recently-released 2018 Tourism Statistics Report, the TCI experienced an […]

Residential property markets and investments in Caribbean

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Caribbean – a place with beautiful beaches and sunny days. If you are considering buying a real estate in the Caribbean or investing in them, then you should be informed and fully prepared. Not only to prepare finances and to create a budget but also, to know where the best place in the Caribbean is […]

Turtles of the Caribbean

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Managing the traditional turtle fishery of the Turks and Caicos Islands From Marine Conservation Society The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is a UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) lying in the northern Caribbean, where hunting sea turtles has been a tradition for centuries. Concerned about declining turtle nesting populations, the TCI Government invited MCS to start […]

Caribbean from Space

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SAILING OVER THE CARIBBEAN FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION From Astro Biology Magazine Portions of Cuba, the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are viewed from the International Space Station. For more on this story go to: https://www.astrobio.net/image-of-the-day/sailing-over-the-caribbean-from-the-international-space-station/

207th Annual Session of the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas

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From Bahamas Information Services Methodists from throughout the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA), will meet in Nassau from January 14th to 20th, for their 207th Annual Session of Conference, at Wesley Methodist Church, Malcolm Road. This Conference, which represents the highest decision-making court […]

[Cayman Islands,] Anguilla, other Caribbean islands on tax haven list

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From The Daily Herald St. Maaten THE HAGUE–Anguilla, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands were added to the tax haven black list of the Dutch government.   There are 21 countries/islands on the new Dutch list which was published in the National Gazette on Friday. The […]

TCI to tap into multi-million shark and ray tourism

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By Olivia Rose THE BAHAMAS National Trust (BNT) is set to assist the Turks and Caicos Islands in boosting its shark and ray diving tourism. This collaboration will also see measures being put in place to further protect sharks and stingrays in the TCI. The Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (DECR) recently held two […]

TCI among overseas territories to benefit from €40m fund

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By Olivia From Turks & Caicos Weekly News THE TURKS and Caicos Islands and 11 other overseas countries and territories (OCTs) will benefit from €40 million earmarked for sustainable energy and marine biodiversity projects. The news came when leaders of several OCTs met at a resilience summit held in St Maarten on October 25. The […]

US Coast Guard detains dozens of Caribbean migrants in unseaworthy vessels

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By Carl Prine From Navy Times The Coast Guard cutter Thetis detained 84 undocumented Haitian migrants approximately 30 miles southwest of Turks and Caicos Islands and repatriated them to the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. (Coast Guard) While debate rages over an ongoing deployment of U.S. troops to the international border with Mexico on the eve […]

Invest Turks and Caicos to sit on panel at the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit

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#Providenciales, October 31, 2018 – Turks and Caicos – Invest Turks and Caicos (Invest TCI) is pleased to announce the Agency’s participation in the 8TH Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) being held November 8-9th, 2018 at the Fairmont Southampton, Hamilton Bermuda. CHICOS is one of the premier hospitality conferences in the region. […]