will host the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry
Conference in 2017, marking the first time that the destination has
served as the venue for the event.
of Tourism Clarice Modeste-Curwen announced the news at the conclusion of last
week’s 2016 conference in Barbados.
is one of nine Caribbean destinations that posted increased visitor arrivals
from the U.S. for the first half of the year. Numbers of U.S. arrivals totaled
close to 24,000, up 26.2% over the same period a year earlier. Total
arrivals were up 7.6%, to 74,671.