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Miami forum to focus on unity and innovation

The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals, is slated for June 22 to June 24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Miami.

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USVI to expand cruise tourism

With innovative thinking, leadership and continued public-private sector collaboration, the U.S. Virgin Islands has a good opportunity to further develop its cruise tourism sector.

Delicate spinal surgery in the Caribbean saves woman from paralysis

Neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have restored a patient’s ability to walk by removing a tumor embedded within her spinal cord in a highly complicated operation in the Caribbean.

Hotel executive applauds Caribbean women, wants obstacles addressed

A prominent Caribbean tourism leader is calling on the region’s leaders to pay more attention to the need to protect and support women working in tourism, the region’s biggest money earner.

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Jamaica to host 2019 Caribbean Travel Marketplace

The Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will be held in Jamaica next year.

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Three airlines to expand service to St. Thomas

Three scheduled carriers will soon increase air service to St. Thomas, reported U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty.

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U.S. Virgin Islands reports more than 90 percent of power restored

U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp announced this week that his administration achieved its goal to restore 90 percent of power to the territory by the holidays, after two Category 5 hurricanes nearly wiped out the entire electrical grid.

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 Award-winning exec elevated at Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Comfort Suites Paradise Island has promoted Yasmine Mills-Strachan as its director of sales.

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Hotel in Haiti promotes history and culture

Travelers interested in exploring the rich cultural history of the French-Creole Caribbean nation of Haiti are being wooed by one of its distinguished hotels.

U.S. Virgin Islands updates media, airlines in Atlanta and New York

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism visited Atlanta and New York City last month to share updates about the territory’s recovery with national media, key airline partners and Virgin Islanders.

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