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Praise Poet Jessica Mbangeni brings Ancestral Blessings & Cultural Showcase to Marcus Garvey Fair

 Praise Poet Jessica Mbangeni brings Ancestral Blessings & Cultural Showcase to Marcus Garvey Fair Kingston, Jamaica, W.I. (February 11, 2018). If you are in the presence of an Imbongi (Praise Poet) Jessica Mbangeni, from South Africa, while at the Marcus Garvey Fair, February 25, 2018, you will receive the blessings of the Ancestors.  The fifteenth annual…

Region hits 30 million mark despite storms

  REGION HITS 30 MILLION MARK IN STAY-OVER VISITORS ~ Tourism arrivals set new benchmark despite impact of devastating storms ~ BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 15 February, 2018 –   The catastrophic hurricanes that devastated some Caribbean destination last September slowed down tourism’s progress but did not stop it, according to figures released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization…

Embargoed! Caribbean Tourism Performance Report

  CTO Caribbean Tourism Performance Report 2017 & Outlook Presented By Ryan Skeete, Director of Research & IT (ag) February 15th, 2018 CTO Headquarters, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados  Overview: We are delighted to report that Caribbean tourism reached another milestone in 2017, surpassing 30 million stay-over/tourist visits for the first time and reaching an estimated…

BTB presents U.S. $59,934.00 cheque to CTO Relief Fund

BTB Presents U.S. $59,934.00 cheque to Caribbean Tourism Organization as contribution to “A Dollar for the Caribbean Relief Fund” Photo 1: BTB’s Director of Marketing and Industry Relations, Ms Karen Pike (right), presenting the US$59,934.00 cheque to the CTO.  She was assisted by Mike Hernandez Jr., BTB’s Communication & P.R. Officer. Photo 2: From left:…

IIPT INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF COMMUNITY TOURISM AND PEACE DECLARED FOR 2018

 IIPT INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF COMMUNITY TOURISM AND PEACE DECLARED FOR 2018 Mandeville, Jamaica, W.I. (December 4, 2017) Louis D’Amore, Founder/President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT), has designated 2018 the IIPT International Year Of Community Tourism And Peace in collaboration with Countrystyle/Villages As Businesses. In 1994, the IIPT branded Jamaica The Home…