July 20, 2024


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Major Caribbean travel conferences are back and in person this year: Travel Weekly

Major Caribbean travel conferences are back and in person this year: Travel Weekly

It will shortly be meeting time in the Caribbean, and this calendar year two events are live and on website, as opposed to the Zoom sessions of the previous two several years.

The Cayman Islands Ministry and Office of Tourism is partnering with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to host the CTO’s annual meeting from Sept. 12 to 15 (journey dates are Sept. 11 to 16).

Attendees will involve tourism ministers and administrators of tourism from CTO member international locations, media and regional learners collaborating in the Caribbean Tourism Youth Conference, as well as intercontinental aviation experts.

Occasions will include location updates and visits to some of Grand Cayman’s points of interest these types of as the Crystal Caves, Stingray Metropolis and the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.

Day a few will aspect IATA’s 4th Yearly Caribbean Aviation Day to address subjects ranging from multidestination tourism to rebuilding a a lot more competitive air transportation sector in the publish-Covid entire world. At the Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress on the fourth day, learners ages 14 to 17 from CTO member countries will debate on regional tourism difficulties. 

Registration for the Caribbean Resort and Tourism Association’s 40th Caribbean Vacation Market in San Juan Oct. 3 to 5 “is outpacing expectations, mirroring the surging travel demand for browsing the Caribbean,”  in accordance to Karen Whitt, the Market chairperson.

Purchasers from 14 nations and suppliers from 21 places and territories have confirmed their participation to day, which include vacation advisors meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions buyers and vacation spot marriage specialists.

ForwardKeys, the association’s information partner, just lately reported that the Caribbean and Latin America are primary the summer season outlook in terms of the return of leisure travel, noting that five locations — Aruba, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico — are between the “most resilient” based on verified arrivals for the summer period.