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The French Island of Guadeloupe formally joins the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS

The French Island of Guadeloupe formally joins the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS

Guadeloupe a French Caribbean island but an overseas Department of France formally joined the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The OECS is a regional grouping comprising the independent and non-independent countries. The islands making up the OECS community are the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Martinique which an overseas Department of France, St. Kitts…

Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua, voted Best Caribbean Attraction

Nelson's Dockyard in Antigua, voted Best Caribbean Attraction

Nelsons Dockyard in Antigua and Barbuda, has been voted Best Attraction in the Caribbean. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working Georgian naval dockyard in the world, topped the category in the annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, as voted by USA TODAY readers. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016, Nelson’s Dockyard, which was nominated…

CTO Caribbean Tourism Performance Report 2018 & Outlook for 2019

Caribbean Tourism Performance

CTO Caribbean Tourism Outlook 2019 & Performance Report 2018 Presented by Ryan Skeete, Director of Research & IT (ag) February 13th, 2019 CTO Headquarters, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados. With a strong performance during the last four months of 2018, including a robust showing by countries impacted by the 2017 hurricanes, the evidence suggests that Caribbean…

Ready in 2020 Saint Lucia International Airport Development Plan

st lucia internation airport ready to use in 2020

Saint Lucia International Airport Development well be ready in 2020 based on a vote by the country’s parliament. Castries, December 19, 2018 – The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s international airport will get underway very soon. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Parliament of Saint Lucia voted to borrow US$100 million for the Hewanorra International Airport…

Over 50 student tourism ambassadors charged to keep Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique pure

Over 50 student tourism ambassadors charged to keep Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique pure 1

STUDENT TOURISM AMBASSADORS CHARGED TO KEEP GRENADA, CARRIACOU AND PETITE MARTINIQUE PURE   Photo1-Group Photo of Student Tourism Ambassadors Photo 2-Tourism Minister Pinning Student St. George’s, Grenada – 20th November 2018 –  It wasn’t the end of a year-long Tourism Awareness Campaign (TAC) but the beginning of a bright future for the students of the…

NATIONAL FOCUS FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 30, 2018

 

National Focus with Prisca Julien and Creole Highlights with Shaakira Pierre. TOP STORIES: THE GOVERNMENTS OF CHINA AND DOMINICA SIGN $120 MILLION ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT AND ROSEAU ENVISIONED AS CLIMATE RESILIENT SMART CITY MODEL FOR THE CARIBBEAN

Secretary General Warns to Take Tsunami Preparedness Seriously | PARIS, France 24 Oct. 2018

Take Tsunami Preparedness Seriously Secretary general Warns Caribbean states

Take tsunami preparedness seriously says Secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley as he called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness seriously, stating to do otherwise would put the people and regional economies at risk. Speaking in Paris, France, during a discussion organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…