Articles tagged “dominican republic”

Tour Operators

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

A new program is incorporating tours and experiences from TUI Musement into the Foundation's charity efforts.

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

Tourism

Cuba Tourism Faces Shortages of Visitors and Supplies

Tourism officials in Cuba have to fight the perception that a visit isn't worth the hassle because of ongoing blackouts and shortages.

Cuba Tourism Faces Shortages of Visitors and Supplies

Airline Weekly

Dominican Republic’s Arajet Aims to Be Caribbean’s First Low-Cost Airline

Few airlines have succeeded in the Caribbean market, but Dominican startup Arajet thinks it has a winning low-fare model that will stimulate demand in the region, and through connecting Central and North America through its hub in Santo Domingo.

Dominican Republic’s Arajet Aims to Be Caribbean’s First Low-Cost Airline

Tourism

More Destinations Start Offering Free Medical Coverage to Attract Travelers: Will It Bring Them Back?

With continued uncertainty, destinations, airlines, and hotels are offering free or low-cost Covid medical coverage to boost consumer confidence. That's all great. But it will take additional innovative safety measures to attract tourists in large numbers for the upcoming winter season, as travel remains a risky proposition.

More Destinations Start Offering Free Medical Coverage to Attract Travelers: Will It Bring Them Back?

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

In the age of mass media, word of incidents in travel destinations quickly spread across the globe, and travel advisors need to be prepared to handle client requests for changes in their wake. It's important for advisors to start looking for backup plans when news begins to break.

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

Tourism

Why Is the U.S. Never Deemed ‘Unsafe’ as a Travel Destination?

In the wake of a tragedy, destinations are hugely beholden to the public perception of how safe it is to travel there, regardless of the reality on the ground. But the United States — which has experienced more mass shootings than there are days in 2019 — is unfairly exempt from that struggle.

Why Is the U.S. Never Deemed ‘Unsafe’ as a Travel Destination?

Tourism

Dominican Republic Counters Negative Publicity After U.S. Tourist Deaths

Media reports of seven U.S. tourist deaths in the last year in the Dominican Republic certainly sound alarming. But judgment should be reserved until a connection between them is established. Otherwise the industry may needlessly suffer.

Dominican Republic Counters Negative Publicity After U.S. Tourist Deaths
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Hotels

Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Posadas has witnessed many shifts within Mexico’s tourism industry over the last five decades since it first launched its Fiesta Americana hotel. The brand continues to evolve and has big plans for major expansion in Mexico and other areas of Latin America.

Executive Q&A: Posadas’ Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond

Cruises

Fathom Adds More Cuba Sailings, Cuts Back on Dominican Republic

The concept of a cruise to Cuba — even one without typical beach-day shore excursions — is easier to communicate than a social impact trip to the Dominican Republic. Even though voluntourism was the original goal of Fathom, we're not surprised that the cruise line is making the business decision to cater to the highest demand.

Fathom Adds More Cuba Sailings, Cuts Back on Dominican Republic

Cruises

CEO Interview: Fathom Is Developing a Brand for Cruisers Who Want to Travel Deep

Fathom is a unique product in the cruise space with the backing of cruising's biggest player. It's also just one ship among hundreds in the global cruise industry. With time, and more marketing, it shouldn't be hard for them to find the 600 cruisers each week to fill the MV Adonia.