Photo Credit: Arthur Daniel via Caribbean Tourism Organization Grenada always seems a little larger than its 133 square mile size. To me, anyway. Not that it takes particularly long to get from one place to another, but something about cloud-tipped mountains makes them seem further away. And viewing this from the air is a beauty … Continue reading There’s Pleasure in this Business. Certainly in Pure Grenada!
This year can be described as a tale of two situations for Caribbean tourism. During the first half of this year the region performed at new record pace, welcoming 16.6 million international tourist arrivals at a healthy growth rate of 5.2 per cent, when compared to the same period last year. However, hurricanes Irma and … Continue reading Caribbean Tourism Month Message
At the annual State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC) Caribbean tourism practitioners, policy makers, strategic partners from the public and private sectors, and travel professionals, gather to discuss issues, identify solutions and courses of action to keep the region competitive and therefore benefit its tourism industry. In many ways, this year's #SOTIC2017 in #PureGrenada is … Continue reading A Breakdown of What’s in Store at this Year’s SOTIC in Grenada
Photo Credit: Grenada Tourism Authority World Tourism Day 2017 is a day of reflection for the Caribbean. At this very moment, some of our islands have been severely affected by adverse weather conditions that have caused unimaginable devastation to lives, property and the tourism product of parts of our region. Nonetheless, the spirit of our … Continue reading Statement by the Caribbean Tourism Organization World Tourism Day 2017
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