Caribbean

WEBB Banks reinforces number one position in Caribbean

WEBB Banks, the newly created wine and spirits super distributor, is having fantastic success in the region, CEO Andy Consuegra tells TMI. Created from the joining of North Carolina’s Banks Channel and Miami’s WEBB, the merger gave the combined company the scale, the leverage and breadth of portfolio that the partners did not have separately, […]

Denizen jewelry lands on Turks & Caicos

Caribbean-born jewelry brand Denizen has anchored on the British Overseas Territory of Turks & Caicos Luxury duty free retailer Royal Jewels is exclusivity distributing Denizen on the archipelago and retailing it at their flagship stores. Two stainless steel collections are currently available for Turks & Caicos and for the island of Providenciales (site of the […]

CTO projects 6-7% growth in the Caribbean in 2019 following better-than-predicted performance last year

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. In his annual Caribbean Tourism Performance Review news conference, Ryan Skeete, acting director of research of The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), said he is forecasting 6-7% growth this year, continuing an upward trend which began […]

Nassau Airport Development Company issues Airport Hotel RFP

Officials at the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) are seeking proponents to design, finance, construct and operate an on-site hotel at Lynden Pindling International Airport. On Monday, January 21, the company issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) document outlining details required to bid on the proposed airport hotel project. Final proposal submissions will be due […]

Grenada reaches milestone half million tourist arrivals

Booming tourism helped Grenada reach a record half million stayover visitors in 2018, an historic milestone for the Caribbean’s “Spice Island.” Growth was spread across key niche markets: the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077, an increase of 12.90% over 2017. Stay over arrivals rose by 9.97%, up from 146,375 […]

400 aviation executives attend sold-out 2018 ACI-LAC Annual Assembly and Conference hosted by MIA

Some 400 aviation executives from through-out the Western Hemisphere attended the 2018 Airports Council International – Latin America & Caribbean (ACI-LAC) Annual Assembly and Conference that took place in Miami last week, hosted by Miami International Airport, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. MIA is the busiest gateway airport of the Americas, serving […]

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