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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development agency, has entered into an agreement with blockchain technology company, Bitt Inc., aimed at facilitating the implementation of more efficient payment processes for tourism-related products and ...
Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation, Martin Ince, said his organisation had assisted with the marketing of the event globally and viewed it as one which had the potential to become even greater and bring numerous visitors to Barbados. The event will be carried by SportsMax which will be ...
The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is in mourning today, following the passing of one of its key directors. Barbados TODAY understands that Director of Resource Mobilization and Development Bonita Morgan died this morning. Morgan, who was in her 60s, reportedly lost a ...
Valorie A. Crooks, who studies medical tourism at Simon Fraser University and toured the Barbados Fertility Clinic, says couples should be careful before signing up for such a vacation as the clinics might not be as advertised. “What we have to be concerned about with regards to claims of success is ...
KINGSTON – The Jamaica government says the anti-visitor harassment measures being implemented in resort areas are bearing fruit and that positive outcomes are evidenced in Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) visitor opinion surveys which show that 60 per cent of the tourists visiting Jamaica recently ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today announced that Bonita Morgan, its director of resource mobilisation and development, had died in the United States, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Morgan, 61, who had been with ...
News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. April 10, 2018: Caribbean regional tourism officials are mourning one of their own, who passed away on Friday, April 6th after a battle with cancer. Bonita Morgan, director of resource mobilization and development of the Caribbean Tourism Organization ...
Local residents and visitors to the island are reminded to take precautions against the airborne vector, the mosquito, to safeguard their health and avoid ... Also, with the 2018 Hurricane Season beginning in less than two months, people should expect increasingly wet weather in Barbados and this would ...
MEXICO CITY – Taking a lead from the United States, Mexico should allow states to begin legalising marijuana while broader efforts are in limbo, a senior government official said, as the country seeks ways to tackle record gang violence.
The workers are still waiting to move in the building at the Barbados Tourism Investment Car Park Complex on Princess Alice Highway. In another case, staff at the Treasury Building have walked off the job on two occasions since the start of the year because of a foul odour. Why are we repeatedly ...
This is an authentic Bajan fair, which will not only be exciting for visitors, but we believe that Barbadians will enjoy it as well,” said CEO of the BTPA, Dr Kerry Hall. Hall applauded the stakeholders of the season who stepped up to make the inaugural Barbados Sugar and Rum Season a success, as well ...
Following a successful presentation on Jamaica's plans to establish a Centre of Tourism Innovation through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Jamaica was asked to lead the development of a similar centre for the region. “Jamaica is excited as we are honoured to be asked to establish this centre ...
A recently launched tour of Bridgetown could become a major heritage tourism attraction, according to Jeffrey Bostic, the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) incumbent for The City. Bostic, along with his political leader, Mia Mottley, and BLP colleague Dwight Sutherland, this week joined a number of residents ...
Professor Rose, the featured distinguished visiting fellow to the Central Bank of Barbados' 5th Caribbean Economic Forum has said that Caribbean territories should seek to diversify their tourism and other business relations away from the UK and pursue the Latin American Market because current ...
Barbados is more than just sun, sea and sand and, by hosting the Sugar and Rum Festival, the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) hopes to open the eyes of tourists and locals to the many things this country has to offer. Word of this comes from Terry Vanderpool-Fox, Manager in Innovation and ...
New JetBlue flights out of the East Coast and Florida, strong online campaigns with Adara and Expedia, and diamond sponsor status with Virtuoso were big assists in boosting Barbados to 188,970 U.S. stayover visitors in 2017, breaking the previous record of 175,073 which occurred more than 30 years ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Barbados broke a 30-year-old tourism record last year, and the trend continues upward. The island is on track for even more sustained growth in 2018, according to Petra Roach, the U.S. Director of Barbados Tourism Marketing. “This is a really exciting time in Barbados's ...
It is a known fact that the sugar business was doing very well in the islands of Barbados. This type of sugar windmill is one of a kind. The windmill became a non-operational long back and it was converted into a museum with the old photographs and artifacts on the walls of the windmills. The visitors can ...
Chief executive officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, Rudy Grant, said yesterday while it was still collecting information from membership, the Travel Research Report showed hotel occupancies were “flat”, but some of the island's attractions recorded a better performance than the ...
Two months before the Panama-based Copa Airlines kicks off its Barbados service, tourism officials here say they are encouraged by the response they have been getting to the Latin American carrier. In fact, Director for the Caribbean and Latin America markets with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc ...
A NEW gateway has been opened with the introduction of a twice-weekly flight from Copa Airlines out of Panama City, not only bringing new visitors but also facilitating cultural and historic linkages and creating more commercial opportunities for Barbados. On Monday night, industry officials came ...
A major spoke has been placed in the wheel of car rental companies here that has the potential to put the brakes on some operations. Hired car companies are complaining that the Barbados Licensing Authority has begun to limit the number of visitor permit books the companies are allowed to purchase ...