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)
When was the last time you really got to know your guests? What is the main reason they visited? How often? How do they plan their trips? And who on earth are they? We sent Kristy Morris to the Sandpiper Resort in Barbados to find out. With the help of a very accommodating General Manager, … Continue reading Three ‘Honourary Caribbean Citizens’ Tell Their Stories
If you thought the Caribbean was mostly about sun, sand, and sea experiences, this blog post will knock your socks off. Although the Caribbean is a relatively small region, we have a huge list of exhilarating activities that will thrill and excite you again and again. In a previous post I mentioned that 2017 is … Continue reading Talk about Caribbean Adventure!! Meet Emily Kydd.
If you haven’t heard by now, the numbers are in! Caribbean tourism continues to break new ground, surpassing 29 million arrivals for the first time in our history and once again we have grown faster than the global average. Despite political uncertainties, security and economic challenges in our main source markets, tourist arrivals to the … Continue reading Caribbean Tourism Breaks New Ground