Visitor demand is increasing, and if Caribbean governments are serious about returning their countries to economic stability, they need to focus much more on tourism and its integration with the wider economy.
The White House is making several changes that, by the end of 2015, could see fully liberalised travel between Cuba and the United States, at the risk of the Caribbean tourism product
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
As the world’s most tourism-dependent region, the Caribbean should be taking stock after recent attacks in Tunisia.
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
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.