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
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
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
Depending upon where you are in the world, the New Year might be viewed with hope, optimism, or downright trepidation. If you’re in travel and tourism, you’re probably optimistic. We certainly are. Here are some thoughts about the much-touted sustainable development goals; a way to create a future our children can depend on. The UN … Continue reading Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Who knows what this means?