Treasure Beach is a small, interesting and dynamic community with a great sense of its own identity whose main areas of economic activity are tourism, fishing and farming. However, the need for growth in all three sectors has led to the formation of a complex tourism cluster comprising small hotels, villas and guest houses; restaurants; tour companies and operators; … [Read more...] about Shaping the Future of Treasure Beach, Jamaica
Will Trinidad & Tobago’s energy services suppliers outlast the country’s energy supply? This was one of the questions posed to the participants of the Joint Dialogue on the Trinidad & Tobago Private Sector Assessment Report (PSAR) by Dr. Carlos Elias, author of the PSAR, in Port of Spain, February 19. The Joint Dialogue was hosted by the Ministry of Planning … [Read more...] about Will Trinidad & Tobago’s energy services suppliers outlast the country’s energy supply?
A cluster of eco-lodges in the North Rupununi of Guyana have been consciously developing themselves over the years into an innovative and eco-friendly experiential tourism model that provides opportunities for men and women from 16 Amerindian communities. These eco-lodges are Rewa, Surama, and Karanambu. One of the challenges they have been seeking to address is the … [Read more...] about Eco-friendly tourism in Rupununi, Guyana
In June of this year, IDB's President Luis Alberto Moreno delivered a thought provoking keynote address to the Regional Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF) Workshop that suggested the forecast for continued weak economic growth in the US and Europe was bad news for the Caribbean's tourist industry, and that the Caribbean "cannot depend on an improvement in external … [Read more...] about Caribbean Growth Forum: A Step in the Right Direction