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The Quintana Roo Tourism Board promotes twelve attractive destinations of the Mexican Caribbean | Focus

The Quintana Roo Tourism Board promotes twelve attractive destinations of the Mexican Caribbean | Focus

● The Mexican state of Quintana Roo is increasing the promotion in the European markets of the twelve destinations that comprise the Mexican Caribbean region.● The Mexican Caribbean Virtual Roadshow has reached more than 600 European agents and tour operators.● Five international airlines and 27 hotels participated in the virtual events and are ready to […]

Virtual Caribbean Travel Marketplace to return next month | News

Virtual Caribbean Travel Marketplace to return next month | News

Caribbean Travel Marketplace will offer buyers from around the world a chance to refresh their portfolios as they prepare for the post-Covid-19 revival of travel and tourism. Vanessa Ledesma, director general of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), which hosts the annual event, said that the 2021 edition will feature buyers looking for properties […]

Royal Caribbean eyes summer restart as losses mount | News

Jewel of the Seas to homeport in Cyprus from July | News

Royal Caribbean has reported a $1.1 billion adjusted net loss for the first quarter of 2021, compared to a loss of $310 million a year ago. The cruise giant said first quarter average monthly cash burn was approximately $300 million. This was slightly higher than the previously announced range, officials confirmed, driven mainly by fleetwide […]

Royal Caribbean suspends most sailing until July | News

Royal Caribbean suspends most sailing until July | News

Royal Caribbean Group is extending the suspension of some sailings, including all trips from the United States, until June 30th. At the same time, the company is continuing a “measured” return to service in some markets, with more sailings scheduled in different regions around the world. “Safety is the first priority, and we know that […]

P&O reveals Arvia will sail from Caribbean | News

P&O Cruises names new ship Arvia | News

P&O’s new ship, Arvia, will offer a Caribbean maiden season of fly/cruise holidays from home port Barbados and Antigua. The vessel is expected to debut in December next year. The new Caribbean itineraries, running from January to March 2023, will also feature La Romana in the Dominican Republic – a maiden port of call for […]

Airbnb to push for Caribbean tourism recovery | News

Which? urges passengers to book direct with providers | News

Airbnb has signed a partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) to promote its member countries across its global community. This collaboration is designed to amplify the region’s recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic by promoting safe, responsible travel. As part of this partnership, Airbnb is launching a marketing campaign that includes the […]

Royal Caribbean sells Azamara in $201m private equity deal | News

Royal Caribbean sells Azamara in $201m private equity deal | News

Royal Caribbean Group has confirmed the sale of the Azamara luxury cruise line for $201 million. The cruise line said the all cash private-equity deal with Sycamore Partners would allow it to focus on core operations after almost a year out of the water following the Covid-19 pandemic. Royal Caribbean chief financial officer, Jason Liberty, […]

Comito steps down as leader of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association | News

Comito steps down as leader of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association | News

Frank Comito has stepped down as chief executive and director general of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). During his tenure he led the association through the Covid-19 pandemic, several devastating hurricanes and numerous global challenges impacting the industry. The transition to new leadership comes at the conclusion of nearly 40 years of service […]

CHTA president predicts rapid return for Caribbean tourism | News

CHTA president predicts rapid return for Caribbean tourism | News

The president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has predicted the Caribbean will see a return of tourism to the region “faster than many parts of the world. Pablo Torres said this was thanks to the protocols and partnerships implemented throughout the region to help lessen the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Averring […]

Royal Caribbean disposes of two ships to Asia-based buyer | News

Royal Caribbean disposes of two ships to Asia-based buyer | News

Royal Caribbean International has announced Empress and Majesty of the Seas will depart its fleet later this month. “Empress and Majesty of the Seas made indelible marks on the cruise industry with their revolutionary design and size. “Touted as the cruise industry’s most ground-breaking ships when they were introduced, they continued to make history throughout […]

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