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Is Virgin Caribbean Cruises Next?

Share Tweet Sir Richard Branson News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 4, 2014: Could a cruise liner from Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group be pulling up to a Caribbean port soon? That’s the question some travel industry experts are asking as Sky News revealed that Virgin Group has appointed the US-based corporate advisory firm Allen & Co to oversee ...

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Seaborne takes off to St. Maarten

Share Tweet ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Starting today, Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, begins new non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) to The Princess Julianna International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten becoming the 19th airport Seaborne has launched during its expansion throughout ...

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Biggest Investment Summit On The Caribbean Outside The Region Returns To The U.S. Diaspora

Share Tweet Mr. Xiaoguang Liu, consul in charge of economic & commercial affairs of the Consulate General of China in New York, addressing delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2013. (Hayden Roger Celestin image/ICN) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. March 3, 2014: The biggest investment summit on the Caribbean held outside the region annually, returns with a bang this Caribbean ...

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Dominica’s History Making Winter Olympics Saga Goes From ‘Good To Bad’ Quickly

Share Tweet Angelica Morrone di Silvestri and Gary di Silvestri, center, with Felix Wilson, president of Dominica’s Olympic Committee, left, and coach Thomas Troutner. CreditJae C. Hong/Associated Press News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 28, 2014: Under intense media glare, the President of the Dominica Olympic Committee has jumped to the defense of the Montana, US couple who represented ...

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Absolut Karnival Takes Carnival by Storm in Trinidad and Tobago

Share Tweet Get Your Taste of Absolut Karnival. (PRNewsFoto/The Absolut Company) MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Absolut is proud to announce that the world-renowned vodka will be unveiling its newest flavor and bottle, Absolut Karnival, at one of the world’s most prominent carnival celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago. The passion fruit and orange blossom-flavored limited edition Absolut Karnival will ...

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My Haiti Travels Concludes Successful “Impact Week” Voyage And Unveils New “Jacmel Getaway” Vacation Package Scheduled In May 2014

Share Tweet CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. February 27, 2014: My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences with a social impact for groups seeking to explore Haiti for leisure and business purposes, successfully presented its second annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January.  My Haiti Travels also announced the ...

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Caribbean-American To Be Recognized As White House Champion Of Change

Share Tweet  News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Feb. 26, 2014: A Caribbean American is among ten other “Champions of Change” set to be honored today by The White House in D.C. for innovation in creating diversity and access in STEM fields. Jamaican-American Felecia Hatcher is on a mission is to create 10,000 African American Start-Ups as the Co-Founder of Code Fever. ...

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Dominica Hotelier Urges St. Vincent Prime Minister To Step Down As Chair Of LIAT

Share Tweet Regional airline LIAT. News Americas, PORSTMOUTH, Dominica , Tues. Feb. 25, 2014: Dominica hotelier, Gregor Nassief, is urging St. Vincent & the Grenadines Prime Minister, Ralph Gonsalves, to step aside as chairman of the shareholder’s committee of regional airline LIAT, in a fourth open letter to the shareholders. Nassief insists that since Gonsalves believes LIAT can never be ...

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NYC-Based Diplomat Defies Recall Order To St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Share Tweet Before he was Deputy Consul General of St. Vincent & the Grenadines to New York, Edson Augustus, was a pastor. Here he’s seen in a Facebook pic. baptizing a young child. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2014: A diplomat at the St. Vincent & the Grenadines, (SVG) consulate in New York has ignored calls from ...

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2013 Hands Caribbean Tourists Destinations Lowered Growth

Share Tweet Countries such as the Dominican Republic, has reported better business from the South American market. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 11, 2014: While the Caribbean welcomed more than 25 million stay-over visitors last year, many regional destinations managed to show only a small increase overall compared to 2012. That’s according to Caribbean ...

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