Articles tagged “caribbean”

Tourism

Caribbean Returns to Lockdowns as Covid Spikes Amid Low Vaccination Rates

Hopes for a tourism recovery are being dashed in the Caribbean as vaccinations can't keep pace with the spike in new Covid cases. It's another example of why vaccine equity matters.

Caribbean Returns to Lockdowns as Covid Spikes Amid Low Vaccination Rates

Hotels

Hyatt to Buy Apple Leisure Group in $2.7 Billion Deal

Days after Hyatt executives said they planned to resume growth through acquisitions, the hotel chain plans to buy Apple Leisure Group for $2.7 billion. The deal would expand their presence in the Caribbean at a time when visitors are flocking to the islands.

Hyatt to Buy Apple Leisure Group in $2.7 Billion Deal

Tourism

Tourism-Reliant Caribbean Faces New Wave of Covid Infections

In the face of a slow vaccine rollout, prospects for economic recovery in the Caribbean are dim. The island nations are raising flags about the difficulties of accessing vaccines and possible hoarding by richer countries.

Tourism-Reliant Caribbean Faces New Wave of Covid Infections

Airline Weekly

Major Airline Trade Groups Object to Latin American, Caribbean Covid-19 Restrictions

Major Airline Trade Groups Object to Latin American, Caribbean Covid-19 Restrictions

Airline Weekly

What’s Old Is New Again as Eastern Returns With Flights to Philly

What’s Old Is New Again as Eastern Returns With Flights to Philly

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Add Coronavirus Testing to Popular Caribbean Destinations

With second waves threatening the influx of holiday travelers that airlines haven't seen since March, U.S. carriers are looking to incorporate rapid testing to ease passenger fears and help meet destinations' entry requirements.

Cruises

Caribbean Destinations Forced to Rethink Tourism Strategies as Cruises Face Huge Challenges

The world’s primary cruise destination, the Caribbean, has been reeling from the prolonged absence of cruise lines. But there’s no going back to multiple big ships anytime soon — a silver lining for destinations pushed now to maximize quality over quantity with smaller scale, high-value and green tourism.

Caribbean Destinations Forced to Rethink Tourism Strategies as Cruises Face Huge Challenges

Tourism

Cuba Keeps Havana Off-Limits for First Wave of Tourists

With mandatory coronavirus tests for international arrivals and tourism limited to its beach resorts, Cuba is cautiously reopening for business.

Cuba Keeps Havana Off-Limits for First Wave of Tourists

Tourism

Caribbean Islands Reopen to International Tourism

A cluster of Caribbean islands, including Saint Lucia, are reopening this month for international tourism. But be cautious. Federal forecasters expect an above-average hurricane season amid a pandemic.

Caribbean Islands Reopen to International Tourism

Coronavirus

The Most Tourism-Dependent Region in the World Braces for Prolonged Coronavirus Recovery

Tourism industries in cash-strapped Caribbean countries will need an economic lift from the international community to get to the other side of the coronavirus downturn in travel.

The Most Tourism-Dependent Region in the World Braces for Prolonged Coronavirus Recovery