Caribbean & Co. Founder Wins Three Caribbean Travel Media Awards From The Caribbean Tourism Organization

LONDON/CARIBBEAN (November 14, 2018) – Caribbean & Co. founder Ursula Petula Barzey has won three Caribbean Travel Media Awards from the Caribbean Tourism Organization including Best Social Media Campaign Award for an all-encompassing #NextStopGrenada Campaign and Best Caribbean Roundup Award for an insightful article titled 10 Facts About the Caribbean Region. The third award scooped...

Touch By VLS - A Shining Example of Handmade Products From The Emerging Creative Industries In The Caribbean

All across the Caribbean region, beautiful handmade products, works of art are envisioned, designed, created, and sold. Some of these Caribbean handmade products I have discovered on social media or via my travels throughout the region. Sadly, this is not the case for most of the 30million stay-over tourists who visit the Caribbean as unlike...

Sandals Foundation - Inspiring Hope Through Community, Education & Environmental Projects Across The Caribbean Region

One of the more positive things that have happened since hurricanes Maria and Irma passed through the Caribbean region last year is the increased awareness for charitable organizations in the travel sector supporting the Caribbean region! These philanthropic organizations include the Sandals Foundation, the charity arm of Sandals Resorts International which recently celebrated nine years...

Caribbean Welcomed 30.1 Million Stay-Over Tourists Last Year

A record 30.1million stay-over tourists vacationed in the Caribbean region spending US$37billion in 2017, according to a recent report from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. This 1.7% growth over 2016 figures was lower than initially forecast but hurricanes Irma and Maria impacted fourth-quarter arrivals. Other results from this record-breaking year for the Caribbean region which actually...

10 Facts About The Caribbean Region

During the media coverage of hurricanes Irma and Maria last September, it became apparent that many are not familiar with basic facts about the Caribbean region. Some consumers and even journalists were mispronouncing the country names, and others couldn’t distinguish one island from another and were confusing the Dominican Republic with Dominica and Barbados with...

Reflections on Hurricanes Irma & Maria And What Caribbean Governments Need To Do To Bounce Back Stronger

It has been nearly two weeks since Hurricane Irma touched down on some Caribbean destinations. And before the cleanup has happened on the affected islands, Hurricane Maria comes charging in causing more damage to personal property and infrastructure across the Caribbean region. In total about 15 of the 35 of the developed Caribbean destinations have...

Find Out Which Caribbean Countries Offer Visa Free Travel to the Citizens of the 7 Countries Banned By President Donald Trump

Seven days after moving into the White House, President Donald John Trump issued a controversial executive order since struck down by the federal courts banning all citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States even those with legal visas and Green Cards who happened to be out of...