Castries St. Lucia -- April 27th, 2010 -- OECS Ministers for Tourism recently concluded fruitful discussions on developing the sector in a way that is consistent with operationalising a single tourism economic space in the nine-island grouping.
Ottawa-- Feb. 9, 2010 -- Canada’s Transport Minister, John Baird, and the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, has announced that effective immediately airlines can provide more flight options between Canada and the Caribbean.
Jan. 18, 2010 -- Growth returned to international tourism in the last quarter of 2009contributing to better than expected full-year results, according tothe latest edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
Dec. 14, 2009 -- The Inter-American Development Bank will hold a business plan competition for Caribbean tourism projects involving low-income communities in their value chains. The contest, organized by the IDB’s Opportunities for the Majority Initiative, is open to companies based in the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.
Boston -- Dec. 2, 2009 -- Effective May 3, 2010, JetBlue Airways will give a substantial boost to its Caribbean flight schedule, offering Boston travelers 25 percent more departures to cities including Aruba; Cancun, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.