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Hospitality Industry Jumps Aboard LEED

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A new report by the U.S. Green Building Council highlights the rising popularity of LEED certifications among hotels worldwide. That certification could help your organization put on a sustainable event. Looking to ensure that your meeting is sustainable? A good place to start might be to check if venues have received a Leadership in Energy […]

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Champion Environmental Causes and Add Value to Your Property

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Written by Joanna Moses-Wothke, Blue Flag & LEAF Trinidad and Tobago Asclepius Green Las Cuevas Beach, located on the North coast of Trinidad, is the only Blue Flag certified beach in the Southern English-speaking Caribbean since January 2015. This means Las Cuevas beach has met internationally recognised standards for safety and environmental awareness and is […]

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Expedia PartnerCentral App Goes Caribbean Wide

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The Expedia PartnerCentral app, which originally rolled out in June 2015, will now be available for Caribbean hotel partners in multiple languages including Spanish, French and Dutch. The app allows hotel partners to manage their business with Expedia anytime, anywhere. The real-time, critical data helps partners to stay informed and competitive with real-time insights about […]

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Norwegian Resumes Seasonal Service To The French Caribbean

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Norwegian will resume its seasonal winter service to the French Caribbean following a successful first winter season. Nonstop service from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Logan International Airport (BOS) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Guadeloupe and Martinique will resume on Nov. 10. Norwegian’s service between the United States and the French […]

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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Launches ‘From Bahamas With Love’

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To coincide with the “Year of Romance in the Caribbean” announced by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has launched “From Bahamas With Love” a new promotion aimed at more romance travel to The Bahamas. Each month will highlight a different angle of romance in the destination such as engagements, honeymoons, […]

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World Bank Pledges $150 Million In Fight Against Zika Virus

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The World Bank has announced it has made US$150 million immediately available to support countries in Latin America and the Caribbean affected by the Zika virus outbreak. This amount is based on current country demands for financing and follows extensive engagement with governments across the region, including sending teams of technical experts to affected countries. […]

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Tourism Matters: APD Front And Center Once Again

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Just when you think the subject of the Air Passenger Duty (APD) has faded away, the Airport Operators Association (AOA), a trade body that represents 55 airports across the United Kingdom, have made it front and center once again.  They have called on the British Chancellor George Osborne to cut the tax by at least […]

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What Should The Caribbean’s Agenda Be In Obama’s Final Months?

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Caribbean countries need to actively push their key national interests now, rather than pin their hopes on the vision of a new President doing it for them. The Caribbean is very much at the crossroads as it relates to areas where successes with the current administration can be transitioned and presented to incoming leadership. Energy […]

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Top Family Friendly Destinations in the Caribbean

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Written by Bonnier Corp. In 2015, Islands Magazine partnered with Bonnier Custom Insights to conduct the Best of the Caribbean Survey.  Thirty-five islands were evaluated across 12 categories including family-friendliness, beaches, romance, food, and more.  In total, the survey yielded 40,000 island evaluations. Here’s what Islands’ audience of Caribbean enthusiasts thought about family-friendly destinations in […]

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Caribbean Spring Break, Family Style: Sojern Data Insights

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Written by Richard Black, SOJERN Spring Break certainly conjures up a variety of thoughts depending on where you are in life.  As you take a moment to reminisce about that right of passage college journey to the beach—pause. Sorry, but this journey and data is all about Spring Break for families. Many Caribbean destinations deliver […]

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