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Why travel to Caribbean with aviation taxes ? Different islands with sand and sun are standing by | Travel News


If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is ‘swamp taxation’ because no one besides the receiver wants it, and it sucks.

“Dutch Government ditches passenger ticket tax in efforts to halt declining traffic at Amsterdam International Airport, the media reported in 2009. It was first camouflaged by the name ‘eco’-tax.  The controversial departure tax ranging from 11 to 45 Euros was blamed for a steep decline in passenger traffic within a year after its introduction.  The tax was expected to raise around US$ 395 million a year but a commissioned report concluded that it would…

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Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts Encourage Travelers To Uncover Their Place In The Sun


MIAMI, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Whether seeking an exotic culinary experience, lazy afternoons by the sea, cultural immersion or all of the above, Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts invite travelers to experience the Caribbean and Mexico, starting with a new iOS app using augmented reality (AR) to offer a stunning peek into the region’s dynamic destinations.

On June 19, Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts will launch its brand-new Portal to Paradiseapp, allowing consumers the chance to explore and uncover a new destination from the palm of their hand.

“With the Portal to Paradise app, we want consumers to be able to explore places that either they might not have previously considered, or ones they’ve always been interested in seeing, and in a first, users only need…

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Four Day Summit to Support Aspiring Teachers of Color Begins Sun


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -

A central Virginia group that advocates for racial diversity in Charlottesville and Albemarle County’s teaching staff began a four day summit for its protégés Sunday evening . 

The African American Teaching Fellows (AATF) seventh annual summer institute is underway and eight aspiring teachers are in Charlottesville to learn from professionals and perfect their teaching skills. 

Tamara Dias, executive director of AATF, said, “A group of teachers looked around and said this doesn’t make sense, our students are so diverse but they can’t go into a school and see themselves in their teachers.”

AATF was founded in Charlottesville fourteen years ago to address this lack of representation.

Dias said, “Students of color, especially African American…

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