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Costa Rica secures presidency of the UN Tourism & Sustainability Committee

For the first time, Costa Rica has secured the presidency of the Tourism and Sustainability Committee of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UN Tourism). This presidency will last for the next four…

Curaçao displays strong growth and new accommodation offers at ITB Berlin 2024

For the first time in its history, Curaçao surpassed half a million stay-over visitors last year. The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) announced a historic milestone in tourism in November 2023, surpassinghalf a…

Solid market recovery in 2023

In 2023, the Americas overall reached 90% of 2019 levels in international tourist arrivals according to UN Tourism, while both Central America and the Caribbean exceeded pre-pandemic levels. In its analysis of…

Bright future for Curaçao after record breaking numbers in 2022

Curaçao is now focusing on surpassing the 500,000 tourists mark in 2023. The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) reported a record-breaking number of stayover visitor arrivals in 2022. It is the first time…

The impact of the pandemic softened by domestic tourism in the Americas

The Americas saw a decline in arrivals last year, although some countries such as Mexico or the Dominican Republic kept a relatively open tourism policy. In large countries (Argentina, Brazil, Canada or…

Dominican Republic simplifies travel with new electronic ticket portal

From April 1, all passengers entering and departing the Dominican Republic will be required to submit digital forms, including health information, through an e-ticket portal. The move has been made in an…

Flagstaff announces “City of Seven Wonders” tour

Flagstaff, Arizona offers awe-inspiring discoveries of heritage and history at every turn, endless trails to explore, and is only 80 miles from Grand Canyon National Park.  Adventurous travellers could do well to…

Costa Rica dresses all in green to celebrate bicentenary

Exclusive Interview – Gustavo Segura – Tourism Minister – Costa Rica With a strong movement towards an ever more sustainable tourism industry, Costa Rica is at the heart of many discussions. We…