You keep coming across updates on the post-hurricane situation in the affected islands for one simple reason: The situation keeps evolving. Here's the latest on five island destinations from a Caribbean Tourism Organization news conference.
After hitting record-setting numbers in 2017, current figures show continued robust growth of Saint Lucia's tourism sector, proving that the destination is an island vacation that appeals to a wide range of travelers.
This month, an agent can win a 5-night escape to the Luxury Bahia Principe Fantasia or a Luxury Bahia Principe Hotel of their choice
Club Med is headed to the Dominican Republic (again) with the brand's second property in the DR with the opening of a new property in Miches.
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, previously an adults-only property, is set to welcome a new group of travelers: children.
A few years ago the then-new Gansevoort and, even more so, Amanera properties expanded the D.R.'s boutique luxury niche, so this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE), held in April, included some buzz about luxury EP resorts:
Much of the talk at this month's DATE (Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange) in Punta Cana was about the continued growth of travel to the Dominican Republic, but the focus was also on new and renovated hotels of all stripes.
Recommend traveled to the Dominican Republic to attend the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange. These are the big picture tourism updates from the island.
Royalton Luxury Resorts has announced plans to open two new resorts in the next two years and in two coveted destinations: Cancun and Antigua.
U.S. Virgin Islands commissioner of tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty and her colleagues met with members of the media to share post-hurricane updates from the three islands.
Summer 2019 may be more than a year away, but in just a few days, travel agents will be able to book their clients on a variety of Disney Cruise Lines voyages, many of which include new ports, new destinations and new itineraries.
Club Med has announced plans to transition Club Med Turkoise, an adults-only all-inclusive on Turks and Caicos' Grace Bay Beach, from a "3 Trident" resort to a "4 Trident" resort starting May 1, 2018.
This week just days before its one year anniversary, Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. entered an agreement for a business combination with Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, which will add a portfolio of five all-inclusive resorts and two adjacent oceanfront developable land sites to be owned and managed by Playa.
Bluefields Bay Villas, a collection of six beachfront villas on the western coast of Jamaica, is offering travel agents and their clients extra incentives to visit one of its properties during peak travel season.
The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay is offering a new FAM rate of just $127 per room, per night.
Carnival Fascination resumed its year-round schedule of 7-day southern Caribbean departures from San Juan this past Sunday.
Fifty-eight percent of people in the Caribbean hospitality business are highly optimistic about 2018, and this is in the wake of two Category 5 hurricanes. But that's the big picture. Take a look at some of the details revealed at CHTA Marketplace's press conferences.
The Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club may have opened its doors to guests in December 2017, but the property is continuing the celebration of its grand opening with a special introductory rate.
When representatives from the French St. Martin Tourist Office traveled to Miami last week to update members of the media on the island's post-hurricane recovery efforts, their overall message was heard loud and clear: St. Martin is open for business and eager to welcome visitors.