banner2
banner2

CW Blog

Caribbean Week New York Travel Agent Trade Show Sold Out

NEW YORK, NY. May 10, 2017 – Travel and tourism suppliers, agents and distributors will come together at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Trade Show and Educational Forum for Travel Agents as part of Caribbean Week New York. The event will take place Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the […]

Students Colloquium To Feature Rising Stars In Caribbean Tourism During Caribbean Week New York 2017

NEW YORK, NY – During Caribbean Week New York, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will host its seventh annual Caribbean Students Colloquium on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Wyndham New Yorker (481 Eighth Ave., New York). The Colloquium – an event where students are challenged to present well-researched, […]

Empire State Building to Honor Caribbean Week NY by Lighting Skyline With Region’s Color

NEW YORK, NY  – The Empire State Building will honor the Caribbean region on Tuesday, June 6, 2017,by lighting its world-famous tower in purple, blue, green, orange, red and magenta in celebration of Caribbean Week 2017 in New York.

“We are honored that the famous New York City skyline will, once again, be shining in celebration […]

Caribbean Week New York adds new events for 2017; Travel Agent Forum Returns to Schedule

NEW YORK, NY – New for Caribbean Week New York (#CWNY17) … JUST. ADD. RUM.

New for Caribbean Week New York, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has added a RUM Rumble during Caribbean Media Marketplace (Thursday, June 8) where more than 125 journalists, as well as tourism officials and industry executives, will witness the best-of-the-best […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Travel Agent’s senior editor wins top prize at CTO Travel Media Awards

Travel Agent’s senior editor wins top prize at CTO Travel Media Awards

NEW YORK, NY, 2 June, 2016 –   An article on lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) travel in the Caribbean has copped the top award at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s Caribbean Travel Media Awards programme.

The article by Joe Pike of Travel Agent magazine won the Best of the Best award at today’s awards […]

  • Permalink Gallery

    Twin Island Nation Awards Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

Twin Island Nation Awards Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

New York, NY, June 2, 2016 — Guests of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority were treated to a Celebration of Film and Television in honor of Ms. Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Academy Award Nominee and star of NBC’s “Blindspot” last night at the Crosby Street Hotel. Born to an Antiguan mother, Ms. Jean-Baptiste has always […]

Nevis wins media award in New York

(Greg Phillip, Chief Executive Officer of NTA (right) talks Nevis with Dr. Elinor Garely (left) of eTurboNews while Sara Shameem of PM Group listens intently)

New York, NY (June 11, 2015) – There was the slight aroma of ‘Killer Bee’ in the air at the annual Caribbean Week in New York City, NY this past […]

The Essential Guide to Caribbean Souvenir Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

I don’t think I’ve ever come back from the Caribbean without something to remind me of it. And that’s not because I’m an indiscriminate shopper. It’s because somehow I’ve been blessed (or cursed, depending on my bank balance) with the talent of being able to sniff out a worthwhile shopportunity almost anywhere […]

The Caribbean’s Best Airport Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

So you’ve committed the ultimate shopper’s sin: Waiting until you get to the airport to buy souvenirs. In some destinations, this means that your friends will be forced to fake delight as you present them with tired T-shirts, made-in-China shot glasses, or tacky fridge magnets. Thankfully, other Caribbean airports up the present-giving […]

How To Speak Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon. 

What marks you as a Caribbean neophyte and wet-behind-the-ears tourist even more than a raging sunburn and sandals worn with socks? Mispronouncing these common Caribbean place names and words. Bone up on the lingo and earn some Caribbean cred with this quick guide.

Barbados

I’m always surprised by the amount of Caribbean veterans I […]