Leaders renew call for the Caribbean to be declared zone of peace

Leaders renew call for the Caribbean to be declared  zone of  peace

ST JOHN’S, Antigua  – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuban leaders ended their sixth summit in Antigua on Friday reiterating calls for the region to be declared a zone of peace and urging the United States to lift the decades old trade and economic embargo on Havana. In addition, the leaders of the 15-member group and Cuba […]

SLS Baha Mar Now Open in The Bahamas

SLS Baha Mar Now Open in The Bahamas

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The 299-room SLS Baha Mar hotel is now open at the US$4.2 billion beachfront resort destination in Nassau, Baha Mar. The design-led luxury hotel concept by sbe – a privately-held, lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, residences, restaurants and nightclubs – features 299 rooms and suites and an award-winning collection […]

Tourism official advises Caribbean to look to Asia

Tourism official advises Caribbean to look to Asia

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica: As the Caribbean looks to grow its tourism market, a senior executive of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has urged the region to look to Asia as its next frontier. UNWTO’s regional director for Asia and the Pacific, Xi Jing, himself an Asian, on Monday, outlined the tremendous potential of the market, […]

West Indies name 15 for Under-19 World Cup

West Indies name 15 for Under-19 World Cup

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) selection panel announced a 15-member Under-19 team and three reserves to participate in an 11-day camp in St Kitts & Nevis. The camp which will run from December 10-20 is the last round of preparation before they depart the region on December 28. Windies Under 19 are […]

Now it’s even better in The Bahamas

Now it’s even better in The Bahamas

Eyes had a delectable salmon working lunch with Islands of The Bahamas’ tourism, travel and media professionals thanks to Stephen Johnson, senior manager of business development and his team at the elegant Hyatt Hotel downtown. Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Joy Jibrilu ably stood in for Obediah Hercules Wilchombe, minister of tourism […]

Rave reviews for Jamaica, Bahamas airports

Rave reviews for Jamaica, Bahamas airports

Sangster Airport in Montego Bay got high marks. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Every year, SleepingInAirports conducts a survey asking travellers to rate their airport experiences worldwide in several categories to determine the overall ranking. Those that topped the 2015 list of Best Airports in the Caribbean and Central America were considered noteworthy for the overall travel […]