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  • Photo of Five CARICOM Member States sign visa waiver agreements with EU

    Five CARICOM Member States sign visa waiver agreements with EU

    On 28 May, the EU signed short-stay visa waiver agreements with Saint Lucia, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines, the Republic of Vanuatu, the independent State of Samoa and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, at a ceremony that took place in Brussels. On behalf of the EU, the agreements were signed by Ms. Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, Parliamentary…

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  • Photo of Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

    Visa Waiver Agreement between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Federative Republic of Brazil

    The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is pleased to communicate that nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis holding a valid St. Kitts and Nevis passport no longer require visas to travel to Brazil. This agreement was signed on January 20, 2015 and came into effect on March 7, 2015. The agreement states that citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis…

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  • Photo of Pilot shortage hits Caribbean Airlines

    Pilot shortage hits Caribbean Airlines

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday January 8, 2015 – Caribbean Airlines is said to be experiencing a shortage of pilots at its Piarco and Norman Manley International airport bases in Trinidad and Jamaica, which “will have a serious, negative impact on the airlines’ services in 2015.” A report carried by News Day’s business magazine out of Trinidad says the shortage…

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  • Statisticians zone in on distinction between travel, tourism

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Travel is not equivalent to Tourism. This was a key message that was impressed upon participants at a Regional Workshop on Travel and International Tourism Consumption, hosted by the Central Statistics Office, Roseau, Dominica, 14–17 May, 2013. Workshop participants were advised that while travel and tourism were strongly related, they were not totally overlapping.…

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  • TRAVEL AND TOURISM STATISTICS FOCUS AT REGIONAL WORKSHOP

    ​(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Travel and Tourism statistics will be in focus this week in Roseau, Dominica, as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States continue to place greater emphasis on the development and use of statistics to respond to tourism and trade information needs. The four-day Regional Workshop on Travel and International Tourism Consumption, hosted by the Central Statistics…

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  • Haiti travel getting competition

    JetBlue Airways, the low-cost carrier that has become a major player in the South Florida and Caribbean market, said Thursday it plans to begin offering daily nonstop service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, from New York and Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood. The announcement of JetBlue’s continued expansion into the region comes as a new Haitian start-up prepares for its Mother’s Day inaugural flight from Nassau,…

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