Cruise industry looks to growing market from China

Cruise industry looks to growing market from China

It might be described as the high life on the high seas. Cruising has been a popular option for travelers worldwide, particularly from China.

But it’s also raising concerns about the impact on the environment. CGTN’s Frances Kuo has the story.

Stephen Scott on the cruise industry and Trump's new Cuba travel restrictions.

Stephen Scott on the cruise industry and Trump's new Cuba travel restrictions.

CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Stephen Scott, Founder & CEO, Travel Hub 365, about the cruise industry and Trump's new Cuba travel restrictions. Video by CGTN America.

Travel Experts React to Trump Administration's New Cuba Travel Restrictions

Travel Experts React to Trump Administration's New Cuba Travel Restrictions

Just a few weeks ago, Caribbean travel expert Jennifer Carr decided to book her first-ever cruise on the adults-only Virgin Voyages to Havana, Cuba to celebrate her 40th birthday next year on the once-forbidden island. Those plans were essentially canceled Tuesday morning when President Donald J.

How to Vacation Like a Celebrity in Barbados

How to Vacation Like a Celebrity in Barbados

So, how long has Barbados been pleasing celebrities who visit its shores? For the first positive "review" of the destination by a famous tourist, you would have to go all the way back to America's first president.

Banking on Barbados

Banking on Barbados

Petra Roach knows what Caribbean-bound U.S. travelers want out of their vacations. It's no coincidence, then, that Barbados' air arrivals have been rapidly climbing since she joined the U.S. team of Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. (BTMI) as its director in 2015. Barbados saw another record-breaking year from the U.S. in 2018.

Travel Experts Say Jamaica Could be King of Marijuana Tourism

Travel Experts Say Jamaica Could be King of Marijuana Tourism

Travel agents know it's not exactly insider information that Jamaica's relaxed marijuana laws have always made the island a draw for cannabis-lovers looking to light up from their ocean view villas without being harassed. But would making marijuana legal worldwide, or at least throughout the Caribbean region, weaken Jamaica's unspoken advantage over other destinations?

Best of the Best - February/March 2019 - Virtuoso Traveler Magazine

Best of the Best - February/March 2019 - Virtuoso Traveler Magazine

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Selling Elegant Hotels' Barbados Resorts to Millennials

Selling Elegant Hotels' Barbados Resorts to Millennials

Nicole King, director of sales for North America for the Elegant Hotels Group, told TravelPulse that her company is always looking for ways to keep its hotel products up to standard for the millennial client. Well, we put her and Elegant Hotels to the test.

Highlights from the Inaugural Millennial Travel Forum in Barbados

Highlights from the Inaugural Millennial Travel Forum in Barbados

Barbados dominated the social media pages of some of the top Millennial agents in the field this past weekend as the first-ever Millennial Travel Forum (MTF) was hosted on the luxurious Caribbean island from December 12 - 16.

Barbados to Host First Millennial Travel Forum

Barbados to Host First Millennial Travel Forum

Barbados will become the first destination to host the Millennial Travel Forum (MTF) when it kicks off MTF: Barbados in just under two weeks. The event, taking place December 12 - 16, features 15 successful Millennial agents who were invited by travAlliancemedia and ultimately selected by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Upcoming Puerto Rico All-Inclusive Facing 'Significant Delay'

Upcoming Puerto Rico All-Inclusive Facing 'Significant Delay'

After years of waiting for Puerto Rico to open its first all-inclusive resort, it appears as though the traveling public will have to wait a little longer. AMResort's planned Dreams Resorts & Spas property that was supposed to open sometime this year in Puerto Rico joins the long list of hotels to suffer a setback due to last year's hurricane season.

Travel Advisors Sound Off on Trump’s Reported Plans to Reverse Cuba Policies

Travel Advisors Sound Off on Trump's Reported Plans to Reverse Cuba Policies

Whether you support President Donald Trump or not, most Caribbean specialists we spoke with agree that undoing the progress the U.S. has made with Cuba in the last two years would be devastating for tourism.

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