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Plans For New Agent Certification Program Announced At Inaugural Caribbean Travel Forum

Plans For New Agent Certification Program Announced At Inaugural Caribbean Travel Forum During the inaugural Caribbean Travel Forum held at the Hilton Caribe in San Juan, Puerto Rico yesterday (Oct. 3), the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s president Nicola Madden-Greig outlined the vision for a new certified Caribbean Travel Advisor Program. Building on the strength of... more ›
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Canadians Invited To Savour St. Kitts

Canadians Invited To Savour St. Kitts Canadians in search of a tasty, new destination may want to consider St. Kitts, which along with its tranquility is also emerging as a culinary hotspot. And to help Canadians discover its authentic culinary culture, the destination has launched Savour St. Kitts, a print and digital resource... more ›
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Anguilla Ends All COVID Entry Protocols

Anguilla Ends All COVID Entry Protocols Anguilla’s Ministry of Health has announced further changes to the island’s entry protocols, as the island aims to promote living with COVID-19. Effective Oct. 1, 2022, visitors; vaccinated or unvaccinated, are no longer required to present a COVID-19 Test to the airlines on check-in... more ›
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JTB Set To Showcase Its Products

JTB Set To Showcase Its Products The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is set showcase its products and programs to Canadian travel agents at the beginning of December. From 1 pm to 4 pm on Dec. 7, the JTB will welcome agents to a Virtual Product Showcase to refresh them on all the offerings its travel partners’ products and... more ›
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Asia Now Collective Draws Agents To Destinations

Asia Now Collective Draws Agents To Destinations Reps from four countries in Asia recently assembled as part of the Asia Now collective to highlight unique tourism qualities and attractions, at a special dinner event in Vancouver. Asia Now invited travel retailers and tour operators to meet at the Shangri-la Hotel in downtown Vancouver to... more ›
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CHTA President Calls For Flexible Airline Tax Approach

CHTA President Calls For Flexible Airline Tax Approach The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) president is recommending a tiered ‘dynamic taxation system’ as a novel and potential solution to address ongoing concerns about the high cost of air travel within and to and from the region. CHTA’s President Nicola... more ›
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Venture Deeper Into St. Kitts

Venture Deeper Into St. Kitts The St. Kitts Tourism Authority launched its new brand campaign -- “Venture Deeper” -- in Toronto this week. It builds on the island’s distinct characteristics while introducing elements of introspective self-discovery and intention that speak to the purpose-driven goals of today’s... more ›
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On The Right Tracks

Discover Northern Spain By Train

On The Right Tracks A ritual quickly developed in the dining cart onboard the Costa Verde Express, which is decked out with wooden accents and olive green velvet chairs reminiscent of the golden days of train travel era aboard the Orient Express. After a three-course meal, the luxury train’s trip director... more ›
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Cuba Tourist Board Offers Post-Ian Update

Cuba Tourist Board Offers Post-Ian Update The Cuba Tourist Board reports that Hurricane Ian went through the most western part of Cuba, over the province of Pinar del Rio, during the night of Sept. 26 with category 3 force winds, exiting the country in the morning of Sept. 27, 2022, causing some damages in local areas of Pinar del... more ›
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Caribbean Travel Marketplace Ready To Go

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Ready To Go The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s (CHTA) 40th Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico October 3-5, 2022, is on, and according to organizers, it promises to be a “magical” event. In delivering her pre-arrival welcome, CHTA President Nicola... more ›
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