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Range Developments’ Park Hyatt St Kitts Named ‘Caribbean Hotel of the Year’ by Prestigious Travel Awards Jury

Range Developments, the leading developer of luxury branded hotels in the Eastern Caribbean, is delighted to have been named ‘Caribbean Hotel of the Year’ in the Caribbean Travel Awards 2018. The awards, organised by Caribbean Journal, reward excellence in travel and tourism throughout the region.

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“When it debuted at the end of 2017, the Park Hyatt St Kitts, the Park Hyatt’s first ever Caribbean hotel, was something new for the region,” said the awards panel. “The design was world class, disruptive, climate resilient and, well, spectacularly beautiful. Now a year later, the Park Hyatt has risen to the pantheon of the region’s greatest hotels, with a mix of thoughtful design, impressive…

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New Report Explores Digital Travel Commerce and Payments Needs in Latin America & Caribbean

It is relevant to any airline or travel merchant doing business in the region – or in any emerging region where financial inclusion, alternative payment methods and cross-border ecommerce are converging to create new and larger travel and tourism markets.

The report includes: 

  • High-level business analysis of Latin America and the Caribbean, market-specific intelligence, and traveler-focused profiles of individual countries including Cuba and Brazil. 
  • Detailed overview of the many alternative payment methods (APMs) in the region, including bank transfers and cash vouchers, installments, local/regional credit cards and full-functioning mobile wallets. 
  • Best-practices on how Latin American and…

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Travel Partners Train Caribbean Hospitality Sector on Diversity : South Florida Caribbean News

MIAMI – Recognizing the changing dynamics in the global tourism industry and the imperative to meet customers’ needs and expectations, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) in partnership with two of its corporate partners, Interval International and Virgin Holidays, has launched a new program to support the training and development of Caribbean industry professionals.

The first of two of recently…

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Thomas Cook Group Airline announces route expansion to Caribbean and Baltics – Travel News

Thomas Cook Group Airline has said that it will expand its worldwide route network with two additional partner airlines – LIAT Air and Baltic.

With LIAT, the Caribbean specialist, customers can now fly from Manchester, London Gatwick or Frankfurt to five new destinations via existing Thomas Cook Group Airline destinations Antigua (ANU), Barbados (BGI) and Grenada (GND). With LIAT, new destinations on offer include Dominica (DOM), Guyana (OGL), St. Kitts and Nevis (SKB), Casties/St. Lucia (SLU) and St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVD).

A new partner for Thomas Cook Airlines this winter season, Air Baltic offers flight services from London Gatwick to Tallinn (TLL) in Estonia and to Riga (RIX), the capital of Latvia.

Christoph Debus, Chief Airline Officer, Thomas Cook Group, said: ‘Our…

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Bahamas

Our Caribbean travel Photo of the Day comes from the Bahamas where this swimming pig i found a friend in this seagull, showing animals really can …
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Caribbean Tourism Organization declares 2019 the ‘Year of Festivals’ | Travel News

On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination.

“The Year of Festivals will focus on the fascinating events that have become an integral part of the Caribbean tourism calendar. Festivals help to energize communities across the region, while giving visitors more reasons to enjoy our destinations,” said Hugh Riley, Secretary General of CTO.

“In addition to providing an opportune time for vacationers to visit, these celebrations also emphasize the unique characteristics that define the…

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