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U.S. Virgin Islands to promote travel at NABJ convention

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism continues building links with the important African-American community with support for this year’s National Association of Black Journalists convention, taking place this week in New Orleans, La.

Cayman Islands hospital offers new atrial fibrillation procedure

A leading hospital in the Caribbean is offering another first that could save the lives of heart patients across the Caribbean and the world.

Heinz Simonitsch first recipient of prestigious Icon of Hospitality Award

Legendary Caribbean hotelier Heinz Simonitsch, who defined luxury hospitality and environmental sustainability, has received the first Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Icon of Hospitality Award.

Eat them to beat them: St. Lucian ‘conservation cuisine’ battles lionfish

Lionfish, one of the most destructive invasive fish species ever to reach the Caribbean, are wreaking irreparable damage on coral reefs by eating practically everything they come across.

Enroll into ‘the university without walls,’ hotel legend urges

Hoteliers and aspiring young hospitality professionals need to appreciate the critical role that the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association can play in their success

Barbadian economist says U.S. Virgin Islands on track to fiscal stability

Respected Caribbean economist Jeremy Stephen praised the U.S. Virgin Islands’ government’s recent efforts to correct the fiscal imbalances that have challenged its treasury for successive administrations.

U.S. Virgin Islands advance plans to improve cruise sector

The U.S. Virgin Islands is advancing plans to improve its visitor experience for cruise ship passengers.

Surgeons return child’s heart to chest cavity

Surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have made history in the Caribbean after performing lifesaving surgery on a child from Nicaragua, who was born with his heart outside of his chest cavity.

Barbados hotelier named president-elect of Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association

MIAMI (June 15, 2017)—Leading hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass is the new president-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.

Caribbean305 to launch Caribbean-American heritage month celebrations in Miami

Flavors from more than a dozen Caribbean nations will be simmering together at Caribbean305, the region’s newest culinary and cultural celebration taking place on Miami’s Jungle Island.

Sir Royston Hopkin to address excellence at CHIEF conference in Miami

Respected Caribbean hotelier Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG, will address the importance of excellence in Caribbean tourism when he delivers the keynote presentation at this year’s Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, or CHIEF, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency ...

Exxon finds more oil off Guyana, Jamaica ramps up seismic surveys

American oil giant ExxonMobil has reported major success with its latest probe of its Snoek well off Guyana, saying that nearly eight weeks of drilling have paid off with positive results in the latest of six wells drilled so far.

USVI governor promotes economic development

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp wants American and global businesses to know about the fiscal benefits of doing business in the territory.

Screw the poor—One border wall coming up

Growing up in the Caribbean, it was not uncommon for me to hear elders say, “If you can’t hear you will feel” or “Hard ears you won’t hear; hard ears you must feel.”

Stacy Cox to lead Society of Hotel Association Executives

Seasoned hotel industry professional Stacy Cox is the new president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives.

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