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STR: 2016-17 U.S. School Breaks Will Shift Hotel Demand

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STR’s 2016-17 School Break Report shows two significant school holiday shifts and a wide variance in overall U.S. school calendars.“It is important for hoteliers to understand how even a one- or two-day change in the start or end date of a school break can impact an entire week of demand,” said Chris Klauda, STR’s director […]

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Dominica Government Commits To LIAT

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A three-day meeting aimed at improving airlift in the Caribbean began with Dominica Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge defending the decision of Dominica’s government to acquire shares in the debt-troubled regional airline, LIAT. Tonge told the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean Aviation Meet-Up that becoming a shareholder of LIAT had been identified by the Roosevelt Skerrit […]

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First Commercial Air Service To Cuba Approved

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday approved six airlines for commercial air service to Cuban destinations outside of Havana. American, Southwest, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country and the Florida regional carrier Silver Airways will be able to offer regularly-scheduled service to the destinations as soon as this fall. The DOT is yet to weigh-in […]

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Norwegian Launching New Nonstop Caribbean Flights

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European carrier Norwegian is expanding its service to the French Caribbean. The carrier, which launched major new flights between the Northeast and Martinique and Guadeloupe last year, has announced plans to launch flights from Fort Lauderdale to Guadeloupe later this year. Beginning Dec. 17, Norwegian will operate twice-weekly flights between Fort Lauderdale and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe […]

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Caribbean Islands Launch Region’s First Coral Reef Report Cards

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As the globe celebrated World Oceans Day recently, six Caribbean countries marked their commitment to preserving the region’s extraordinary marine ecosystems by launching the first Eastern Caribbean coral reef report cards.Coral reefs are home to over 25 per cent of all marine species, protect the shore from waves and storms, and create tourism opportunities. Despite […]

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Do Consumers Trust The Sharing Economy?

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A recent Hooyu survey claims consumers don’t trust sharing-economy services, particularly lodging, without knowing much about who is on the other end. View the survey infographic here (Source: Hotels New Now).

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Eurowings To Launch New Havana Flights

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Eurowings is expanding its international portfolio by adding a weekly flight from Cologne/Bonn to Havana, Cuba.The routes starts on Dec. 15, 2016 and will utilize an Airbus A330. In addition to its extensive range of German domestic and European flights, Eurowings is steadily expanding its international portfolio. It’s now possible to travel to the Cuban […]

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Go Green Before Energy Costs Rise

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More than 80 percent of the cost of a building is accrued in operations over its life cycle. This makes it imperative to ensure that buildings are designed and built to operate efficiently. This was a core message delivered by Energy Advisors in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance (REETA) project at the […]

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Show Your Excellence and Innovation in Tourism

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has an open call for applicants for the 13th edition of the UNWTO Awards. The applications are open for organizations or businesses, fitting into one of the categories listed below, and that are currently undertaking a tourism-related project/initiative with an innovative and sustainable approach. UNWTO Award for Innovation in Public […]

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Caribbean Week: CHTA Execs Talk Cuba, Airbnb & More

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From growing Cuba demand to concerns about Airbnb’s impact on the Caribbean hotel business, top officials from CHTA met with a small media contingent to discuss the hot topics Caribbean specialists should be following. Travel Agent’s Joe Pike met with CHTA officials with his full story available here (Source: Travel Agent).

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