Caribbean

Caribbean Hospitality Youth Encourages All to Stay at Home

Young leaders of the Caribbean tourism sector are throwing their support behind calls to heed the advice of public health officials to stay at home so that the region’s leading economic sector can rebound quickly once the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic subsides.

The recently established COVID-19 Caribbean Tourism Task Force is enlisting young hospitality professionals to encourage protective practices by Caribbean nationals, especially younger ones, many of whom have been slow to respond to the urgency of the outbreak. The messaging from young professionals in Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Turks and Caicos implore fellow youth to take more

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Caribbean: Border Closures, Travel Restrictions And COVID Cases

Caribbean destinations continue on to react to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with some closing their borders and others employing travel constraints. Here’s the latest…

Anguilla

Anguilla has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in just its borders. As of 11:fifty nine pm on March 20, Anguilla closed its airports and seaports for fourteen days for all passenger movements. All persons arriving in Anguilla who have travelled exterior of the Caribbean Region in just the very last fourteen days will be quarantined for fourteen days on their arrival.

Antigua and Barbuda

Commencing Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. nearby time, the V.C.

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Caribbean Tourism Losing Travelers and Cruise Passengers

The coronavirus has hit quite a few areas of the earth – the Caribbean integrated. What worries quite a few corporations in the area is the affect on the most important sector segment – Caribbean tourism.

The previous few weeks have been fairly effective for the area relating to the tourism quantities. Having said that, now the quantities have absent down considerably. The range of attendees in resorts and resorts are promptly lowering and the cruise passenger traffic drops down by tens of countless numbers.

Whilst the guest quantities at area resorts and resorts in Jamaica are nonetheless keeping

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Record year for Caribbean tourism as hurricane damage recedes | News

Sparked by robust restoration in the destinations that were afflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, Caribbean tourism rebounded soundly to post report stayover and cruise arrivals in 2019.

Stayover arrivals grew by 4.4 for every cent to arrive at 31.five million, outpacing the international price of growth of 3.eight for every cent claimed by the Earth Tourism Organisation.

At the same time, cruise visits greater by 3.4 for every cent to 30.2 million, representing the seventh consecutive 12 months of growth. 

In presenting the Caribbean Tourism Efficiency Report for 2019 in an on line presentation this morning, Neil

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CTO: Caribbean Tourism Outpaced Global Rates

In an on-line presentation, Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Acting Secretary Normal Neil Walters revealed the arrival and commit numbers for the Caribbean and how the region executed in contrast to the rest of the globe. The highlight: “Sparked by robust recovery in the places that have been afflicted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, Caribbean tourism rebounded soundly to write-up report arrivals in phrases of equally stayover and cruise in 2019,” Walters said.

Stayover arrivals grew by 4.4 p.c to arrive at 31.5 million—that equates to an maximize of one.3 million guests in excess of 2018. This outpaced the

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