Caribbean economies that heavily depend on tourism require meaningful public stimulus. One key to recovery is to keep businesses solvent. … [Read more...] about Caribbean Tourism: The Private Sector Cannot Do It Alone
As tourism awaits the reopening of economies, it’s crucial to stay close to industry stakeholders, to understand how they are handling the pandemic and mitigating the impact on the business, employees and the community at large. One thing is clear: no one has the luxury to stand on the sidelines as a spectator. … [Read more...] about Regional Tourism Industry Binds Together to Overcome COVID-19
Every year, over 1 billion tons of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. Given its position at the consumption end of the food value chain, the tourism sector is a strategic industry to fight this problem. … [Read more...] about Why Should the Tourism Sector Care About Food Waste?
As summer comes to an end in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us have been asking and answering the same question: how was your vacation? Our responses typically include anecdotes about the food, people, and places we encountered along the way. Perhaps we could also be asking ourselves how our vacation impacted those people and places. … [Read more...] about Can your trip to the beach help reduce poverty?
The traditional all-inclusive concept has significantly evolved in recent years to better adapt to changing consumer preferences, demographics and booking patterns. Guest behavior and expectations are being reshaped by a shift in consumers’ mindset towards travel and the disruptive impact of technology. Travelers are increasingly seeking personalization and authenticity in … [Read more...] about All-inclusive hotels: A key for Latin America and the Caribbean’s growth