Category: Lifestyle

What Are the Benefits of Tourism in the Caribbean?

(Photo: ) Mindful travelers may be wary when it comes to traveling in the Caribbean; the negative environmental impact of tourism in the region is well documented. But devotees of sustainable tourism should know that the positive benefits of tourism in the Caribbean may far outweigh the negative. Here are some factors to consider when…

The Effects of Tourism in the Caribbean

Tourism has had both positive and negative effects on the Caribbean. (Photo: Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty Images ) Tourism is vital to the entire Caribbean region, contributing an estimated 14 percent of the region’s Gross Domestic Product in 2013. A survey undertaken by the Oxford Economic organization in 2010 found that tourism played a larger role in the…

Caribbean tourism development, statistics & information

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the region’s tourism development agency, with 24 Dutch, English, Spanish and French country members and a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination. Its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism – One Sea, One…

Where can Americans travel to in the Caribbean?

As countries figure out how to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, some have closed their borders to outside travel. Sometimes that’s a blanket ban on visitors, while for others the bans are country-specific. The United States is among countries targeted for bans because of increasing coronavirus cases. So where can Americans travel? These are the…

Caribbean 2020: Best of Caribbean Tourism

In our life BK (Before Kids) Puerto Rico was the go-to vacation spot for me and my husband, Ken. We loved the Latin culture, Spanish language, and combination of city life and beautiful beaches. Every time we stepped off the short (three hours from New York!) direct flight, we marveled at how the friendly lifestyle…

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