Caribbean tourism officials undertake high level mission to Brussels

CARIBBEAN TOURISM OFFICIALS UNDERTAKE HIGH-LEVEL MISSION TO BRUSSELS IN A BID TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONS WITH EUROPEAN PARTNERS   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (20 March, 2017) – With the United Kingdom scheduled to officially advise the European Union next Wednesday of its intention to leave the EU, triggering two years of Brexit negotiations, Caribbean tourism officials recently undertook…

Young Mothers to Receive Assistance in Dominica

First announced at the Prime Minister’s 2016/2017 Budget Address, and spearheaded by the Dominica Social Security (DSS), Dominica’s pilot national insurance programme to supply financial assistance to young pregnant mothers and infant children is finally underway. The programme, which is to be fully implemented in April 2017, will be funded primarily by the country’s Citizenship…

CTO invites applications for 2017 scholarships and grants

Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation Welcomes 2017 Applications, Deadline April 15 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (10 March, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has announced that the CTO Scholarship Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships and study grants from Caribbean nationals in CTO member countries until April 15, 2017.             The…

This top level UNWTO official will present at UNWTO/CTO workshop in Saint Lucia

“Sustainability and competitiveness are interconnected and critical for every destination.” – Dr. Jonathon Day, Associate Professor School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University and presenter at the UNWTO/CTO sustainable tourism destination management and marketing workshop in Saint Lucia from 27-31 March. For a 90-second video clip, please click on the image below.   Dr…

Antigua and Barbuda’s Popular Run in Paradise Half-Marathon set for May 28

  ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA’S POPULAR RUN IN PARADISE HALF-MARATHON SET FOR MAY 28 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ENDS FEBRUARY 28!   Visiting runners in the Run In Paradise Half-Marathon celebrate their finish and display their finishers medals on Antigua’s, Fort James Beach.   February 23, 2017 (St. John’s, Antigua) – A record number of runners on…

DOMINICA | CCJ dismisses Tommy Lee’s application by promoter Cabral Douglas

CCJ dismisses Tommy Lee's application by promoter Cabral Douglas

The  Dominica government Monday welcomed a ruling by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice  (CCJ) dismissing an application filed by local show promoter, Cabral Douglas, in which he accused the government of causing a breach of contract with the Jamaican entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta’. The CCJ is the island’s highest court and the matter was…