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Wednesday , 23 October 2019

Tag Archives: tourism

Jamaica welcomes 1.7 million visitors already in 2019

Jamaica is definitely making great returns from its tourism sector as reported by the country’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. Bartlett said this year sees his country get the highest number of visitors it has seen in the first four months of the year. The figures stand at 1.7 million and together they spent a total of $1.25 billion. He …

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5 historical museums to visit in the Caribbean

You probably have heard that the Caribbean is among the most desirable place to visit on earth. In all its beauty the Caribbean is yet to be fully explored by visitors. The truth is there is so much to see and enjoy here, from the beautiful hotels to the rich Caribbean culture, and the exotic white sand beaches. Just like …

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CDB – Antigua and Barbuda to record 3% GDP rise in 2019

Antigua and Barbuda are expected to realize a 3 percent growth in Gross Domestic Product in 2019. This was revealed by Caribbean Development Bank which is based in Barbados. The bank stated that there is a slowdown in the global economy which is likely to translate into increased travel in several parts of the world. It is forecasted that the …

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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister says sector to create 41,000 new jobs by 2022

Edmund Bartlett, the Jamaican Tourism Minister in a recent report said that his sector is expected to churn out about 41,000 jobs by 2022. He based his projection on the construction boom currently experienced by Jamaica. According to his report, additional 18,157 hotel rooms will be constructed in the country. This number will require more employees since there is an …

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Virunga is reopened for tourist activities

Virunga National Park, DRC’s pride, was shut down last year after a group of tourists was ambushed. The park prides itself as the oldest National Park on the continent and acts as home to more than half of the gorillas in the world. In May last year, two Britons and their Congolese driver were kidnapped by gunmen. The trio was …

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Awesome tourist attractions in Grenada

Grenada is one of the countries in the south of the Caribbean. It is blessed with cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, and cinnamon all embedded in its fertile volcanic soil. Grenada is an island made up of two smaller islands away from the mainland. It is a great island to enjoy the perfect Caribbean experience. When you visit you are bound to …

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Top destinations to visit in the Bahamas

The Bahamas is undoubtedly one of the top holiday and honeymoon destinations to visit in the world. Just in case you didn’t know, the Bahamas is a chain of about 700 islands so it is simply the dream destination for beach lovers. Now you should know that there are a million and one fun things to do when you visit …

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Top 5 restaurants in Barbados

Barbados is one of the major islands of the Caribbean, a top honeymoon and tourist destination. The island is the perfect mix of traditional Bajan Culture and excellent cuisine. There are so many top class diners in Barbados and we have taken the liberty to bring you our top 5 picks. So in case you travel to Barbados anytime soon, …

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5 must visit destinations in Africa

Everyone looks forward to spending holidays at a lovely location. Africa is blessed with beautiful landscapes, alluring water bodies, white sand beaches, wildlife parks filled with some of the rarest animals in the world, and lots more. Africa is definitely a great location for a holiday or a photo shoot, you definitely have to visit sometime, if you haven’t. It …

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St. Lucia smashes tourist records

The countries of the Caribbean are recognized for their tourist attraction abilities and St. Lucia have just smashed their number of visitors’ record of 2017. Taking stock of the number of tourists received in the country in 2018 alone, the country had 1,218,294 visitors which is 10.2% higher than the record set in 2017. The different sectors of the tourism …

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