Hurricane Maria Damaged Dominica

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Damaged infrastructure, non-functioning airports and a lack of communication are frustrating efforts to get the students home, said Omar Alghabra, parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs. “The situation in Dominica continues to be difficult,” Alghabra said Friday. “The communications are down. Airports are dysfunctional, so we are unable to land any aircraft there.”…

Mwalimu Marcus Garvey Tribute – Pilgrims Descend on the Sacred Land

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Mwalimu Marcus Garvey Tribute – Pilgrims Descend on the Sacred Land Jamaica is the Sacred Land, of the First Pan African Federalist, the Home of Pilgrimage Tourism Ocho Rios, Jamaica, West Indies (September 10, 2017) Scores of pilgrims from across the African Diaspora, joined their counterparts in Jamaica, to pay homage to Jamaica’s first national…

IRMA UPDATE: Puerto Rico Tourism Company Confirms Hotels Are Operational

Puerto Rico Welcomes Vacationers Post-Hurricane Irma and Becomes Transient Hub for Tourists from Nearby Caribbean Islands Puerto Rico resumes regular operation of hotels, sites and attractions. Strong tourism infrastructure has helped the tourism industry go undisrupted and serve as a transient hub for travelers across the Caribbean. Over 3,000 travelers have been diverted to Puerto…

Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble – Dates set for Caribbean season opener

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  Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble Dates set for Caribbean season opener    Bridgetown, Barbados (24 August, 2017): As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados…

CTO, Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce & Industry Create Cooperation Strategy for Diaspora for 2017-18

      CTO, CARIBBEAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (CACCI) CREATE COOPERATION STRATEGY FOR DIASPORA FOR 2017-18; FORMALIZE RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIPS IN EACH ORGANIZATION   NEW YORK, NY (Aug. 21, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) recently formalized a cooperation strategy between the…