Category: Travel

The travel desk covers all things dealing with Caribbean tourism and travel news. We also capture the sights, sounds and experiences of the Caribbean with bespoke AMG reviews and photography.

Baha Mar: Too big to fail for The Bahamas

The massive investment in Baha Mar has made it too big to fail for The Bahamas. Its recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing is now impacting the Bahamian Government, national sovereignty, and the Bahamas’ relations with China

/ August 7, 2015

What lessons for Caribbean tourism from Tunisia’s terror attacks?

As the world's most tourism-dependent region, the Caribbean should be taking stock after recent attacks in Tunisia.

/ July 16, 2015

Christie urges Caribbean leaders to take tourism seriously

In his remarks during the handover of the CARICOM chair to Barbados, Bahamas Prime Minister beseeched Caribbean leaders to elevate the tourism industry to reap its economic benefits for the region

/ July 10, 2015

Caribbean tourism competitiveness not to be taken for granted

CARICOM countries are not doing well in rankings in travel and tourism competitiveness, and consequently they need to invest more in underdeveloped cultural and natural resources that will entice visitors and make them more appealing travel destinations.

/ June 4, 2015

U.S-Cuba travel faces new congressional roadblock

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) has introduced provisions that would severely limit any regular travel and trade between the U.S. and Cuba

/ May 4, 2015

Antigua furious over ‘treasonous’ plans for LIAT and Barbados

In a furore that could sour regional relations, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has condemned the LIAT Board and a shareholder government for allegedly undermining LIAT

/ March 30, 2015