Experience Jamaica’s Diverse Culture With These Upcoming Events in 2014

For those planning a vacation this fall or winter, the island of Jamaica is an exciting escape filled with diverse events and festivals. Pulsating with reggae music and live entertainment, Jamaica’s festivals offer travelers insight into the island’s culture, music,...Read more

Trinidad & Tobago’s Tourist Board Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TDC) have announced the appointment of Keith Chin as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 4, 2014. “It is a pleasure to be given...Read more

Dominican Republic: Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort Host Miss U.S. Latina Pageant 2014

The Miss U.S. Latina Pageant will return to the Dominican Republic for its 26th edition, this time to take place at the Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort in Punta Cana. The finals and coronation will be held on August 30 at...Read more

One&Only Resorts Receive ‘World’s Best’ Awards

One&Only Resorts has been named one of the world’s top three hotel brands in Travel+Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2014. One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos was listed as one of the best 100 resorts in the world as well as...Read more

Africa Travel Association, Uganda Ministry of Tourism Launch North America Road Show

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced that a high-level tourism delegation from the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities under the auspices of Honorable Minister Maria Mutagamba will participate in a North America promotional road show with stops in...Read more

Air Mauritius Receives Top Skytrax Rating

Air Mauritius has been awarded the 4-star professional quality rating by airline and airport consultancy SKYTRAX on July 8, 2014. The award was presented to Air Mauritius chairman Appalsamy (Dass) Thomas, and the CEO, André Viljoen by Skytrax chairman Edward...Read more

U.S. Visitors to Japan Hit Record High in the First Half of 2014

Japan National Tourism Organization’s (JNTO) monthly statistics announced on July 23 reveal that the number of U.S. travelers to Japan in June was 87,900, which is the highest monthly number ever recorded. The U.S. market has been sending a steady...Read more

Sun International, Cape Town to Host World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Sun International will partner the City of Cape Town for the 14th Annual World Peace Summit taking place in the city of Cape Town for the first time in October 2014. The Table Bay Hotel will be the accommodation sponsor...Read more

Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos Undergoes $1.1M Renovation, Adds New Spa

Barceló Hotels & Resorts has completed construction of Deep Blue Spa, a new addition to its Los Cabos-based Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos resort. As part of the resort’s $1.1 million renovation, additional features and additions include the VIP room...Read more

Jamaica Hotels Named Among Best Reviewed on Expedia List

Expedia announced that four hotels in Jamaica have been named to the Expedia Insiders’ Select list for 2014. The hotel properties include Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Secrets St. James, Rondel Village and IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall. “We’re thankful...Read more