November 20, 2019

Grenada Tourism Authority prepares for momentous Caribbean Week 2019 attendance

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From CTO News St. George’s, Grenada W.I. – June 2, 2019— Caribbean Week New York, hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the most highly anticipated Caribbean-focused industry event of the year and 2019 already proves to be the most successful for destination Pure Grenada. With three awardees representing various tourism platforms including media, public […]

CTO announces short list for Caribbean Travel Media Awards

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CTO EXPANDS BLACK TIE AWARDS GALA TO HONOUR INCLUENCERS ALONG WITH JOURNALISTS DURING CARIBBEAN WEEK NEW YORKCaribbean Tourism Industry Awards Gala held at Wyndham New Yorker Hotel on 6 June, 2019 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (xx May, 2018) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced the finalists for the Caribbean Travel Media Awards, which will be held […]

The Caribbean reiterates “1.5 Degrees Celsius to Stay Alive”

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By Kenton X. Chance From CARICOM BRIDGETOWN, (InterPressService) – If there is one lesson that Dominican Reginald Austrie has learnt from the devastation Hurricane Maria brought to his country last September, it is the need for “resilience, resilience, resilience”. And it is not just because he is his country’s minister of agriculture. When the category 5 hurricane […]

Fisheries Ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM Members States

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BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, SUNDAY, 14 October 2018 (CRFM)—A Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture was approved for CARICOM States during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the 8th Special Meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados […]

North American Companies Cruising the Caribbean for Sunny Cannabis Growth Opportunities

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From BAYSTREET The legal cannabis waves are beginning to hit the shores of the Caribbean, as the region’s nations anticipate a potential economic boom. Buoyed by an already fruitful tourist-driven economy, Caribbean countries such as Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, and Colombia are already making moves towards lifting prohibition to better serve their tourist’s desires. At […]

D’Aguilar leads delegation to Annual Caribbean Week events in New York City

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From The Nassau Guardian Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar will lead a delegation including Tourism Director General Joy Jibrilu and other representatives to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week events in New York City this week. The CTO’s major annual summit will take place June 2-8 at Wyndham New Yorker hotel in […]

Caribbean sees an uptick in tourism

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By Jessica Montevago From Travel Market Report Travel to the Caribbean is trending upward, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) reported during its press conference last week in New York. In the first quarter of 2017, destinations around the region received 8.7 million international tourist arrivals, up by 150,000 from the same period of 2016, a […]

Cayman Islands: Caribbean Agriculture Week a success

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Cayman Islands officials are pleased that, having recently hosted Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA2016), participants are reporting benefits that range from securing equity-partnerships, to marketing techniques for chefs in the hospitality industry. Some tangible outcomes include a commitment to re-examine barriers to regional trade, to establish a regional network of culinary professionals, and the formation […]

Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business

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From Caribbean360 October 31, 2016 GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Monday October 31, 2016 – Caribbean young people, many of whom are formally educated, even at the university level, are increasingly seeing prospects in the agricultural sector amidst a tightening job market. One such person is 31-year-old Dominican, Kamarsha Sylvester, who graduated from the University of […]

Free trade taking toll on health of Caribbean school children

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From CARICOM GEORGE TOWN Cayman Islands, Demerara Waves – Caribbean health and education experts have lamented the impact of free trade on the consumption of certain foods and beverages that are badly affecting the health of the region’s children. Senior Medical Officer of Grenada’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Francis Martin said the reality is that […]