Travel & Tourism

2014 Caribbean Tourist Arrivals Up By 4.3%

The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average, according to figures released by the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). It said the region enjoyed a 4.3% increase during the first six months of the 2014, much in line with the world average of 4.7%. CTO director of ...

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UK Tourist Arrivals Increase By Double Digits

Jamaica has recorded a big increase in tourist arrivals from the United Kingdom. According to Tourism Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeil, the June results have recorded double digit growth and following on 4.3% growth last year. He noted however the significance of the recent growth is truly measured when it is recalled that prior to 2012 there were four years of ...

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To Help Boost Tourism 23 More Countries Can Now Enter Jamaica Without Visas

Jamaica has waived visa requirements for 23 countries,16 in Europe and seven in Latin America. The visa waiver relates to nationals of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Kosovo, El Salvador, The Dominican Republic, Honduras, Paraguay, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, the Republic of Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Guatemala, and Peru. In order to benefit from the visa ...

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Visistor Arrivals Up in Jamaica During Winter Tourist Season

Jamaica’s tourism ministry has received preliminary data which confirm an increase in arrivals during the just ended Winter Tourist Season. During the period under review, there were fluctuations in the number of visitors to the island, with increases in January and February, followed by a dip in March and a resurgence in April, influenced by the Easter holidays.

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The Fun Paradise of YS Falls Jamaica

Ahhh…YS Falls Jamaica! Close your eyes and picture yourself standing in the midst of nature, surrounded by lush vegetation, pristine rivers and the most glistening water falls cascading down into natural pools. A place where nature remains unspoilt and untouched and a thriving population of exotic flora and fauna flourishes. If you can imagine such a place, then you can ...

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Cruise Ship Discount Deals

There are many ways that you can benefit from cruise discount ship travel. As an avid cruiser, I have taken advantage of some of these cruise discounts that are available and with this information; you can do so as well. Even if you have never been on a cruise vacation before, you can still qualify for great discounts. The fact ...

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Caribbean Cruises From New York

So what’s so spectacular about Caribbean cruises from New York? After all there are several other cruise departure ports all over the United States of America, right? Yes that’s right but, it is not by chance that New York City is one of the world’s most popular cruise port; it is by design. Everything about New York is extraordinary; from ...

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Having Fun on Carnival Cruise Ship Pride!

Hello Baltimoreans! Did you know that Carnival Cruise Ship Pride is now sailing exclusively from your home port? That’s right, the Carnival Pride has now made your city of Baltimore its permanent home port, facilitating thousands of Caribbean cruise vacations each year. I personally love to cruise the Caribbean with Carnival Cruise Line and while all its ships are super ...

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Are totally FUNTABULOUS!

Hello! If I sound excited, please bear with me. I get that way whenever I go off on any Royal Caribbean cruises eastern Caribbean! If you’ve heard that the eastern Caribbean islands are the most exotic, take it from me, that rumor is true. Just take a look at the picture below: that’s a view overlooking the harbour of Charlotte ...

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Discover Birds of the Bahamas

There are over 300 recorded species of birds of the Bahamas. Of this total, some constitute year round residents that live and breed on the islands; while others are either migratory or nomad birds. Year round resident birds include the Pink Flamingo, which is also the National bird of the Bahamas. In addition there is the Bahama Woodstar Hummingbird and ...

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