Articles tagged “islands”

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
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Guam Accelerates Tourism Development with First-of-Its-Kind Conference

The U.S. territory of Guam is aiming to become the next Sun Valley of travel technology, with a creative forum that brings together tour operators and heavyweights like Airbnb, Booking, and United Airlines. Here’s a closer look at the premiere edition of this innovative summit.

Guam Accelerates Tourism Development with First-of-Its-Kind Conference
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The Evolution of a Destination: This Island Is Tapping History to Build a Better, Forward-Looking Tourism Industry

With a rich history and a bright future, Guam is stepping up its efforts to appeal to a new generation of travelers by celebrating the past and embracing the way consumers travel now. A first of its kind travel industry summit this August should help foster innovation, too.

The Evolution of a Destination: This Island Is Tapping History to Build a Better, Forward-Looking Tourism Industry

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Striking a balance between nature and tourism on California’s Catalina Island

Catalina’s reputation for boutique hotels and expensive lobster dinners proceeds the island itself, and often overshadows the 88 percent of land whose ecosystems remain well protected.

Striking a balance between nature and tourism on California’s Catalina Island

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Mayors of idyllic Greek island Mykonos are charged with massive embezzlement

Wonder why Mykonos' infrastructure is so crappy? Look no further than the bank accounts of the island's leaders. We'd love to see similar investigations into other island escapes around the world (yes, Jamaica, we're talking about you).

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Want to buy a Greek island? Have your Russian oligarch dad write you a check

Aristotle Onassis had a trophy wife in Jacqueline Kennedy, and now a Russian billionaire's daughter has purchased a trophy Greek island resort from Onassis' granddaughter. There is a certain symmetry in that.

Want to buy a Greek island? Have your Russian oligarch dad write you a check

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Cyprus should look to Malta for ways to improve its own island economy

Cyprus needs to shed its image as the place where rich people go to avoid paying their fair share, and been up on its promise of treating everyone equa.

Cyprus should look to Malta for ways to improve its own island economy

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The alluring Pacific island that exists in Google Earth, but not this Earth

Fans of the "Lost" television series could make something of this, surely. And for the record: iOS 6 maps don't include Sandy Island.

The alluring Pacific island that exists in Google Earth, but not this Earth

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Tourists can now visit the The Republic of Fairytales in South Korea

Nine Korean provinces and a micronation are teaming up to promote regional tourism through a shared currency, travel programs, and unique attempt to bring childlike fun to the industry.

Tourists can now visit the The Republic of Fairytales in South Korea

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Grenada taps into buzz surrounding Olympic star Kirani James for travel campaign

Grenada is using the Olympic star's international recognition to spark travel interest in the small island and suggest visitors will encounter personalities just like James on their vacation.

Grenada taps into buzz surrounding Olympic star Kirani James for travel campaign