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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 ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Roseau City Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism & Culture and the Ministry of Environment, ...
A release from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture said the Roseau City Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the ...
... Affonso-Dass, a graduate of Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, was born in Roseau, Dominica and ...
It noted that Affonso-Dass was graduate of Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, was born in Roseau, ...
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. ... A native of Roseau, Dominica, Affonso-Dass has previously served as ...
... a graduate of Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, was born in Roseau, Dominica and lived in Trinidad ...
The Discover Dominica Authority has launched its ReDiscover Dominica campaign, with hotels and businesses offering incentives to encourage ...
Affonso-Dass appointed president of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism ... and Tourism Management, was born in Roseau, Dominica and lived in Trinidad ...
Dominica, or the 'Nature Island of the Caribbean,' has launched a new campaign called 'ReDiscover Dominica' to promote travel to the island.
Colin Piper, chief executive and director of tourism at the Discover Dominica Authority, said: “After the devastation Hurricane Maria left behind, we had ...
Dominica tourism officials have launched a ReDiscover Dominica campaign, with hotels and businesses offering incentives to encourage visitors to ...
She explained that over the past few years, the Ministry of Tourism and the Government of Dominica had been negotiating with Carnival Cruise Lines ...
Since 1993, Dominica has been home to one of the world's first citizenship by ... Although Dominica's government doesn't reveal the precise number of ... also sought to capitalise on Dominica's eco-tourism potential, establishing a ...
The island of Dominica is one of the Caribbean's hidden gems. It's home to extraordinary natural beauty, from hidden waterfalls to lush rainforest hikes ...
Carnival Cruise Line on July 15 returned to Dominica for the first time in eight ... said Careen Prevost, permanent secretary for the Ministry of Tourism.
Likewise, the storms have not deterred visitors, as a record 30 million .... According to a Dominica tourism site, beaches that officially opened include ...
During the ship's second call on July 24, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Discover Dominica Authority, and local ship agent – HHV Whitchurch ...
Costa Deliziosa, Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica will visit ports in Florida, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and ...
Roseau, Dominica The island of Dominica is making a comeback, and that means it's time to return to experience the things that made Dominica ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development agency, has been working closely with its member country, Dominica, ...
In late May, Dominica, the island launched its “ReDiscover Dominica Campaign” to encourage travelers to visit the island. After Dominica was hit hard ...
Anglophone Dominica, located between the French territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe, has long seemed a prime spot for tourism development.
The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the nonprofit ... hotel and tourism associations in Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, ...
We recognise that these areas of tourism are among the fastest growing ... Adtalem is very mindful of the people of Dominica and the needs of the ...
A former executive member of the Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association, Aaron said the hotel is a great location for groups, including weddings, ...
(DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) – Just hours after it was announced that the ... Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, stated that the venture will help afford ...
Known for its natural beauty and eco-tourism, Dominica is located in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean and is home to 365 rivers, waterfalls ...
Dominica prides itself as the 'Nature Isle,'” the prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, said in a statement. “We must in every way deserve and reflect that ...
Dominica has announced a dramatic next step in its journey to become the ... Several other destinations and travel suppliers around the world have ...
Minister of Tourism, Charles 'Max' Fernandez underscored the value of the university to Dominica during a town hall meeting yesterday, stating that ...
We're all at the new infinity pool at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau, some ... be a game-changer for the island, shifting tourism energy to the capital and even ... Because while Dominica has changed in some ways, its natural beauty ...
Dominica, France and Guadeloupe also had significant representation at the beach event. Visitors and owners of vessels carrying Mercury engines ...
Dominica rebuilds its vital tourism industry after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island. When you discover Dominica, you discover yourself, this is the ...
ROSEAU, DOMINICA - The establishment of a private sector-driven Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has the potential to be a "game changer" as ...
Addressing last week's open session of the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association's (DHTA) Annual General Meeting, Immediate Past President of ...
... and Spa Kempinski Dominica is set to open in the third quarter of 2019 and will be a harmonious actor in the area's eco-tourism, aiming to achieve a ...
In addition to being use for business and tourism purposes, ETIAS will also allow people to visit EU countries for medical and transit reasons, the EU ...
Tourism was impacted [as well] but the tourism aspect is bouncing back ... Thanking the Rotary Clubs in Barbados for their assistance in Dominica's ...
Dominica is still untouched by mass tourism and hardly has any luxury resorts. ... One of the island the Clipper Stad Amsterdam brings a visit is the ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the Air Access Committee of Discover Dominica Authority have successfully ...
Director of Tourism Mr. Colin Piper and Minister for Tourism and Culture Honorable Robert Tonge both made brief remarks at the ceremony.
The Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the Air Access Committee of Discover Dominica Authority have successfully negotiated an additional 2016 ...
ROSEAU, Dominica, Thursday August 30, 2018 – The Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the Air Access Committee of Discover Dominica Authority ...
ROSEAU, Dominica — The ministry of tourism and culture and the air access committee of Discover Dominica Authority have successfully negotiated ...
Its success will ensure Dominica is firmly cemented on the luxury tourism map and the economic impact of the resort is already being felt island-wide.
Air Antilles Adding New Flights to Dominica ... travelers from Europe and the US to get to Dominica,” said Colin Piper, Dominica's Director of Tourism.
Dominica's Kempinski Hotel Project Is on Track for 2019 Debut ... and the ultra-boutique Pagua Bay, adding to Dominica's tourism recovery, one that ...
The UN said Dominica has been rebuilding its education system in the ... Speaking on a visit to Dominica and Barbuda shortly after the hurricane ...
The United Nations says Dominica is on the climate-change front-line a year ... Speaking on a visit to Dominica and Barbuda shortly after the hurricane ...
Tiffany Howard, Acting Chief Executive for the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority said; “We are in a ... Trinidad, Dominica, Guadeloupe, the UK, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic, with the highest numbers coming from Martinique.
In Dominica, 488 buildings were restored including three schools, five ... recovery process in essential roads, schools and tourism sites, In Dominica ...
Together with former Tourism Cares CEO Mike Rea, we formulated a ... In the Caribbean, the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association, St. Maarten ...
Dominica's Beloved Wildlife Still Endangered a Year After Maria ... Dominica's famously lush forests are slowly coming back to life after the worst ... much to its forests, long the source of everything from bush medicine to eco-tourism.
(DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) — One year after Hurricane Maria devastated ... Skerrit said a number of projects in the tourism sector are underway.
One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, Prime Minister Roosevelt ... Skerrit said a number of projects in the tourism sector are underway.
The Caribbean island of Dominica has released an update after Hurricane Maria ... The top tourism sites and attractions are open to the public.
Dominica had just recovered from the significant damage caused by ... In addition, many of the tourism-reliant nation's visitor attractions are open.
Cruise tourism continues to generate significant economic activity. Dominica hosted 33 cruise ships for the 2017-2018 season (out of 219 expected ...
Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica. ... building and distinguishing the Kempinski brand and Dominica within the U.S. and international travel ...
According to an update provided by the country's tourism department, Discover Dominica, both of the island's airports — Douglas-Charles and ...
Maria first hit Dominica and Saint Croix before making landfall over Puerto ... “The biggest challenge has been letting prospective visitors know the ...
While the Commonwealth of Dominica was devasted by Hurricane Maria, Colin Piper, the island's director of tourism, said this week that a lot of ...
In destination news, this week the Bermuda Tourism Authority named ... The Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica, set to open in 2019, named ...
The devastation was so severe; it brought all of tourism to a standstill. ... Eco-tourism is a booming industry in Dominica, especially when it comes to ...
It was once one of Dominica's signature places to stay: an eco-lodge, ... for the island, particularly the tourism industry on Dominica's southern coast.
Dominica's impressive tourism recovery has extended to its hotel sector, according to a media briefing on the heels of the Caribbean Tourism ...
Caribbean Tourism: Good Vibrations and Travel Updates at SOTIC 2018 ... Representatives of 10 Caribbean nations – Dominica, Barbados, Belize, ...
A Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) organised a series of press ... Dominica is reporting a 57 per cent availability of hotel rooms as of July 31, ...
Several countries within the region are reporting a bounce back in their respective tourism industries. Dominica, which was battered by Hurricane ...
A year after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, the island nation's economy is ... Now, cruise tourism is generating significant economic activity.
Puerto Rico was by far the most affected island, while Dominica and the US Virgin Islands were also heavily hit. This has raised some very serious ...
MILWAUKEE -- With the recent focus on Hurricane Michael, some people cannot help but reflect back to the damage from another hurricane -- and to ...
According to Departures Magazine, hotels have been leading the way when it comes to hurricane recovery, especially on Anguilla and Dominica, ...
Beno, whose real name is Augustine Pascal, has been operating as a tour guide and driver on Dominica for nearly 20 years. He's seen the ups and ...
The Government of Dominica has utilised CBI-generated funds to build better infrastructure, boost tourism and encourage small business ...
With longevity and integrity on its aspect, Dominica has earned worldwide ... Dominica took first place scoring high leads to 5 of the seven areas ... tourism and encourage small enterprise improvement – demonstrating what a ...
Speaking at a press conference earlier on Friday, Colin Piper, Chief Executive Officer of the Dominica Tourism Authority and head of the WCMF ...
“We're thrilled to open the new Palisades Restaurant and to continue connecting the community and visitors through culinary experiences,” said ...
According to the board of tourism, the Summit will allow Dominica's many cruise stakeholders to earn a livelihood, especially those who sustained ...
But now, Secret Bay, the eco-hotel that has become Dominica's luxury ... The return of Secret Bay is a powerful moment for Dominica, whose tourism ...
Next year the Caribbean island of Dominica will welcome its first branded luxury hotel, the Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica. For an island ...
Myriad will manage the marketing, travel trade relations and public relations efforts ... With a client list that includes international tourist offices, convention ... including Australia's Northern Territory, Dominica, Melbourne, Qatar, Papua ...
Slated for a fall 2019 opening, the Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica is being developed as a luxury hideaway retreat located next to the ...
Caribbean tourism stakeholders working to protect, regrow coral reefs ... profit Tourism Cares and the Grupo Puntacana Foundation in the Dominican ...
The nonprofit Tourism Cares, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), and the Grupo Puntacana Foundation in the Dominican Republic ...
AS promised, we continue where we left off in our Tuesday 27th edition with Saint Lucia's Minister of Tourism Dominica Fedee during his chit-chat with ...
Colin Piper, CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority, said that the opening of the Kempinski is part of Dominica's larger tourism growth strategy to ...
Talking to business community, Ambassador of Dominica Emmanuel Nanthan said tourism, textile and steel sectors had the potential to improve ...
The Discover Dominica Authority and Airbnb have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on areas of common interest.
ROSEAU, Dominica — The Discover Dominica Authority and Airbnb have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on areas of ...