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2015 Curaçao Hotel Occupancy, ADR & Revpar Growing Steadily

WILLEMSTAD (CHATA) -- Hotel occupancy figures for the 1st semester of 2015 (Year To Date – June) illustrate a considerable surge, in comparison with 2013 and 2014. Curaçao hotel performance registered a 75% occupancy in the 1st semester of 2015...

UK Ship Supports TCI Hurricane And Disaster Readiness

COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) --  The 16,000 tonne Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Lyme Bay will arrive in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) this weekend to support the Islands’ hurricane season preparations (1-4 August 2015).

TCIG Teams Visits Turkey On Trade & Investment Mission

COCKBURN TOWN, Grand Turk (TCIG) --  The Minister of Finance, Investment and Trade, Hon. C. Washington Misick recently returned from a three day trade and Investment mission to Istanbul, Turkey.

USGS Earthquake Alert: M 4.0 - 3km S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas (USGS) -- The eastern side of the Dominican Republic was hit this morning by an earthquake M 4.0.

HAMILTON (Bacardi) -- Bacardi Limited has been awarded top honors by some of the most respected media, marketing, and communications organizations for its Corporate Communications programs driving the Bacardi Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable...

JetBlue's Newest Route To Turks And Caicos Now On Sale

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (JetBlue) -- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced that flights on its recently announced new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Turks and Caicos are...

SXM Airport Organizes Media Trip for Aviation and Travel Journalists

SIMPSON BAY (PJIA) -- About a dozen international aviation and travel journalists will be visiting the island on a media trip organized by the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, from August 11 – 13, 2015. The trip is aimed at bringing...

Dominican Republic Gets Women’s Bronze Medal

TORONTO, ON, Canada (NORCECA) -- The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21) to win the bronze medal at the women’s volleyball of the Pan American Games at Toronto Exhibition Center on Saturday.

Kick ‘Em Jenny Submarine Volcano -Frequently Asked Questions

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad (UWI-SRC) -- Kick 'em Jenny (KeJ) is a submarine volcano located 8km north of Grenada. The volcano is about 1300m high, and its summit is currently thought to be about ~200m below the surface of the sea.

Bahamas’ Spectacular Harbour Island Wins Best Island In The Caribbean In Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2015

NASSAU (BMT) -- Harbour Island, Bahamas, has won top honors as Best Island in the Caribbean in the prestigious Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2015.

Building Geographical Indications For The Caribbean’s Origin-Linked Products

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CEDA) -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) opened the two-day sub-regional workshop on branding and the use of geographical indications in the development of management strategies for origin-linked...

Expedia Sees Significant Growth For St. Lucia

BELLEVUE, WA, U.S.A. (Expedia) -- The  Expedia group, one of the world's leading travel companies, saw significant increase in travel demand for properties of all star levels on the island of St. Lucia.

Celebración Del 63 Aniversario De La Constitución Del Estado Libre Asociado De Puerto Rico

SABANA GRANDE (La Fortaleza) -- Desde Sabana Grande, cuna de Luis Negrón López - miembro de la Asamblea Constituyente y gigante de nuestra historia demasiadas veces olvidado - nos toca hoy, a todos los puertorriqueños - no solo a los...

CARICOM: When Sustainable Development Isn’t A Slogan, But A Necessity

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (OAS) -- Subject to a double vulnerability, from external economic shocks and natural disasters, the islands of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) see sustainable development as an urgent necessity rather than a politically...

Church Services Islandwide For Emancipation And Independence

KINGSTON (JIS) -- National Emancipation and Independence celebrations will begin this Sunday (July 26), with Church services across the island.

UN Officials Urge Continued Support For Haiti As Country Prepares For 'Historic' Elections

NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- Haiti's impending elections will be an “historic milestone” for the Caribbean country as it continues on its journey toward economic and political recovery, according to two senior United Nations officials.


Cayman Water’s 3rd Annual Charity Ride 2015

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CWC) -- Following the last two year’s successful charity bike ride, Cayman Water Company (CWC), which provides potable water services for the Seven Mile Beach and West Bay areas, will be hosting their 3rd Annual Pete...

No Tsunami Threat From Increased Activity At Underwater Volcano | Kick ’em Jenny Seismometer Image

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (DDM) -- Director of the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC), Dr. Richard Robertson has sought to allay fears of an imminent tsunami threat following the increased seismic activity recorded at the...

In Memoriam Hans Vaders

WILLEMSTAD -- Landhuis Bloemhof organiseert in samenwerking met Vrienden van Hans Vaders en zijn dochters Marije en Manja op 1 augustus de afscheidsexpositie 'In memoriam Hans Vaders' in verband met zijn recente overlijden.

Security Checks At Piarco International Airport

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua & Barbuda (LIAT) -- LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, wishes to advise that while it is operating its normal scheduled services to/from Trinidad, customers should expect delays due to extensive airport authority security checks...