Jan. 26, 2009 -- More than 100 hotel industry workers joined the unemployment line
Friday following a mass layoff exercise at the Our Lucaya Resort on
Grand Bahama, according to Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers
Union Second Vice President Lionel Morley.
Charlestown -- Jan. 21, 2009 -- Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry, will be meeting with the Four Seasons Resort management team to discuss the future of the property on the island of Nevis. The meeting will take place in New York on Thursday, January 22, 2009.
Jan. 13, 2009 -- If all goes well, as planned, there will be a solution in the near
future to the difficulty of full airlift from Puerto Rico into
Wallblake Airport, Anguilla. At present, American Eagle, having cut
back its operations, is providing only one flight at night to the
The Valley - Jan. 12, 2009 -- The Anguilla Hotel and
Tourism Association (AHTA)
launched “Absolutely Anguilla”
their new visitor magazine for
the 2009 season at an enjoyable
event held in the gardens of the
Anguilla Tourist Board on
Thursday January 08, 2009.
Jan. 3, 2009 -- Visitor arrivals in the Caribbean in the first quarter of 2009 will
decline between 20% and 35% depending upon the destination, according
to Harold Lovell, chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization and
minister of tourism for Antigua & Barbuda.
Torotola -- Dec. 30, 2008 -- Several workers in the BVI Tourism Industry have felt the impact of the
reduced number of visitors to the Territory which is seemingly due to
the sinking US economy, as 80 persons have been laid off from their
Montego Bay -- Dec. 22, 2008 -- Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, headed a number of government and
tourism officials who were on hand, at the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay on Friday (December 19), to
welcome some 214 passengers who arrived in the island on the inaugural Air Canada Vacations non-stop scheduled air service from Vancouver.
Basseterre -- Dec. 22, 2008 -- Marriott Vacation
Club International (MVCI), the vacation ownership division of Marriott
International, Inc. has announced the third phase opening of Marriott’s
St. Kitts Beach Club at Frigate Bay, St. Kitts.
CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana -- Dec. 18, 2008 -- The development of a Regional Tourism Brand
is critical to lessen the impacts of the global
economic downturn on the Region’s tourism sector,
said the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Secretary-General, His Excellency, Edwin Carrington.
Bermuda -- Dec. 18, 2008 -- Autumn visitor numbers from the New York market increased following the
Tourism Summit convened by Premier and Minister of Tourism and Transport Dr.
Ewart F. Brown in August.