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What Can the Caribbean Do About the Recession?

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How should Caribbean governments seek to support tourism during a global recession?

At a time of diminishing national reserves, this is a question set to haunt the industry, governments and the region as a whole, if, as seems probable, both public revenues and visitor arrivals continue to decline.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2009 08:08 Read more...
 

Layoffs Feared at Old Bahama Bay

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There are growing worries among staff at the Old Bahama Bay hotel in West Grand Bahama that their jobs may be on the line, as Ginn is reportedly set to put the property on the market.
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CHTA President Urges To Strengthen Tourism

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Enrique De Marchena Kaluche, president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, is urging the Caribbean to "strengthen international advertising and programs" to counter the effects of the tourism reductions seen across most of the region.
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New Committee To Examine Gaming Laws

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A committee has been formed to comprehensively examine the country's gaming laws, and its members are expected to have recommendations completed by the end of next month, Tourism Minister Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace told The Nassau Guardian.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2009 08:09 Read more...
 

CHTA Names President-Elect For 2010-12

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The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has named Josef Forstmayr President-elect for 2010 - 2012.  Forstmayr is a director on the Jamaica Tourist Board and Managing Director at Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Jamaica. Before entering his two-year term, Josef will go through a one-year initiation as President-elect that will prepare him for his role as CHTA President.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 July 2009 06:35 Read more...
 


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