Francesca Murray is no newbie to Caribbean travel. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Francesca first visited the Caribbean on a family trip to Jamaica when she was a child. Since then, she had an interest to return and explore the rest of the Caribbean. While attending university, Francesca came across a program offered by her … Continue reading Meet Francesca Murray, author of the world’s first digital English travel guide to Martinique!
Special feature by Gay Nagle Myers Caribbean editor Travel Weekly Caribbean tourism leaders could take some lessons from the schoolchildren of the region, whose insights into the opportunities and challenges of tourism development are pretty amazing. Not to mention their creative writing abilities, which were evident from the four elementary school winners of the Caribbean … Continue reading Lessons on tourism and sustainability from schoolchildren
There has been a lot of buzz about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and human-machine interfaces within the business environment. However, the nature of AI itself is not totally new. Sometimes we forget that we actually interact with AI on a daily basis. Think of all the millions of options Google presents us with … Continue reading Enhancing Caribbean Tourism with Artificial Intelligence
Let’s face it. You and I both know the Caribbean has a lot more to offer than sun, sand, and sea. But do our visitors know it? The truth is, not many of them do. As we continue to focus our efforts on changing this perception, one area worth exploring that provides benefits for all … Continue reading Reaching new peaks with Adventure Travel: Practical Caribbean Examples
Photo Credit: Belize Tourism Board The Caribbean today lends its energy, its people and its landscapes, to the observance of World Environment Day, with the rest of the global community. This year, World Environment Day highlights the symbiotic relationship between people and nature, but also encourages the world to unplug from worries and from technological … Continue reading Connecting People to Nature (The Caribbean Does it Best)
If you haven’t already heard, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Week will come alive in New York during early June with a celebration of the sights, sounds, colours, cuisine, and culture of the Caribbean. From June 3rd - 10th, tourism executives, government officials, investors, media, travel agents, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, consumers and students from … Continue reading Caribbean takes over the Big Apple in June
Photo Credit: St. Kitts Tourism Authority As the world pauses to celebrate Earth Day today, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is pleased to declare its support for actions that make a difference. It is no secret that the very foundation of Caribbean tourism is our unparalleled natural environment; one that is rich in biodiversity, is … Continue reading Environmental and Climate Literacy – The Caribbean is Taking Action