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A Dominica government minister says the country's soccer federation will vote for Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup instead of the rival bid from CONCACAF counterparts in North America. The announcement came from Dominica foreign minister Francine Baron after she met a Moroccan diplomat, not ...
“interCaribbean is giving Dominicans new choices to fly to and from Dominica and more connections to more places, the service is very timely and very welcome,” said Colin Piper, Dominica's Director of Tourism. “We look forward to the launch and anticipation of service to further islands.” Even better?
News) Morocco received its latest 2026 World Cup vote pledge from a government minister on the Caribbean island of Dominica, despite FIFA rules ... “Baron hailed the strong ties between the two countries in several areas, notably agriculture and tourism, saying she is confident there are still some ...
Now, the next step in Dominica's recovery efforts post-Hurricane Maria involves travelers. The Indian River is among the natural sites on the list. Image by Dominica Tourism Board. “Dominica isn't open, it's opening. We're not rebuilt, we are rebuilding,” said CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority, Colin ...
If a magical wellness and eco-tourism destination sounds appealing, then the answer is Dominica. Located just above Martinique, Dominica has managed to remain off the beaten path due to its mountainous makeup. It's so off the beaten path, in fact, that there are no direct flights from the United States.
“Nothing is better for our recovery from Hurricane Maria than visitors to our island,” said Colin Piper, CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority. It's promoting Voluntourism initiatives, opportunities to clear debris from a river and, for scuba divers, to clean garbage deposited on the ocean floor by the storm.
According to the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the hardest hit destinations – St Martin, Dominica, Barbuda, British Virgin ... according to the Red Cross, but the destination is “certainly making strides”, according to Colin Piper, chief executive of Discover Dominica.
A reshuffle in Dominica has seen ex-United Workers Party MP Joseph Isaac promoted to the cabinet – just a week after he announced he would sit as an independent. The Roseau Central representative shocked the opposition by resigning on 4 April, claiming the opposition was “diametrically opposed” ...
Until the night of Sept. 18, Dominica's Tourism Minister Robert Tonge had been expecting a Category 1 or 2 hurricane — bad, but nothing the island hadn't dealt with before. “Maria” probably wouldn't be a name remembered. Then, at 8 p.m., a message came from a friend: “Bunker down. It's going to be ...
However, over six months on, the Caribbean islands are making major progress on the road to recovery. According to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the worst affected destinations - including Dominica, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and Puerto Rico ...
Yesterday those destinations led a coalition also including the British Virgin Islands and Dominica to visit the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the trade association representing the mutual interests between the cruise industry and destinations and stakeholders in the Caribbean and Latin ...
This week those destinations led a coalition including the British Virgin Islands and Dominica to visit the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to discuss best practices and lessons learned, and prepare for the upcoming season and a sustainable future. Government and private industry representatives ...
Also attending were U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Dominica Tourism and Urban Renewal Minister Robert Tonge, British Virgin Islands Communications and Works Minister Mark Vanterpool and Puerto Rico Tourism Company Chief Strategist Ronald Castro.
The ninth edition of Dominica's Jazz 'n Creole is presented by the government of Dominica through its Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Discover Dominica Authority alongside headline sponsor Range Developments. Range Developments are developers of the Cabrits Resort Kempinski which will be ...
The RM of Emerson-Franklin is hoping to capitalize on a renewed interest in canoeing and kayaking. Tourism Coordinator Wayne Arseny say they have developed a detailed map of the Roseau River to make it more user-friendly for paddlers. "There seems to be a lot of interest in canoeing and kayaking ...
The Dominican Republic is the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean region, but the country's diplomatic ties with Taiwan have stemmed the flow of tourists from mainland China. With a visa-free regime between the Dominican Republic and China now in the pipeline, this could come as a big ...
On November 22, Silver Whisper departs roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale to spend 14 days visiting such tropical destinations as Tortola, St. Barts, Les Saintes, Barbados, Dominica, Antigua, San Juan, and Key West. An overnight stay in St. Maarten will enable guests to travel deeper in this destination.
Caribbean destinations headed toward normalcy. CTO's program launch comes as several CTO-member Caribbean destinations most heavily impacted by September's storms continue to rebuild their tourism infrastructure. The countries include Dominica, which has made “major progress” in restoring ...
Efforts to promote Dominica as an unspoilt eco-tourism destination (the island has few beaches) were boosted in 2015, when the government signed a ...
But for those who want to give more than just tourism dollars, there are ... Until it reopens in November, Dominica's hurricane-damaged Secret Bay is ...
The meeting was also an opportunity to identify new areas of partnership for the coming years, particularly in the areas of agricultural, tourism, services ...
Barbuda, Dominica and Puerto Rico were among the worst hit and are still recovering, but the loss of tourism in the Caribbean also affected islands ...
The Caribbean lost over $700million in tourism revenue after several .... Barbuda, Dominica and Puerto Rico were among the worst hit and are still ...
The Caribbean's tourism sector lost close to US $700 million in revenue ... Barbuda, St Martin/Sint Maarten, St. Barts, Anguilla, Cuba, Dominica and ...
He is one of seven siblings and is the younger brother of Sam Raphael, the owner of the well-regarded Jungle Bay eco-tourism resort on Dominica.
Dominica, known as the “Nature Island of the Caribbean,”has launched its “ReDiscover Dominica Campaign” to encourage travelers to visit the island.
After 20 years, the Roseau River Canoe Derby was revived and proved to be a ... Wayne Arseny is the Tourism Coordinator for the Emerson-Franklin ...
Dominica, The Nature Island of the Caribbean, has launched its “ReDiscover Dominica Campaign” to encourage travellers to visit the island. Visitors ...
Valérie Damaseau, president of the St. Martin Tourism Office, said it best: “We ... Dominica has more than 200 cruise calls scheduled for 2018 to 2019 ...
In a press conference held by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation on Wednesday, tourism reps from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St Maarten/St ...
(SNO) – Tourism Minister Dominica Fedee has said the newly-created Tourism ... Fedee made that remark during the launch of the Tourism Advisory ...
Tourism chiefs recently launched a "Rediscover Dominica" campaign featuring a host of discounts to lure vacationers back to the "nature island.".
Roseau, Dominica, Tuesday, June 12, 2018— Dominica's Prime Minister Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit is currently on an official visit to Suriname to hold ...
Nine months after Hurricane Maria struck Dominica, the country is still in dire ... Tourism chiefs recently launched a “Rediscover Dominica” campaign ...
With tourism and agriculture stagnant, Dominica's government, looking for other sources of income, turned to its Citizenship by Investment program.
Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been on an official visit to Suriname to hold talks with President Desi Bouterse. Skerrit has been due ...