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"The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and the extensive damage inflicted on our member countries and neighbours by the dangerous Hurricane Matthew, described as the most powerful storm to hit the Caribbean in a decade. Even in its weaker form as a tropical storm it inflicted loss. Our prayers are with the Government and People of Haiti where the death toll has soared to more than 400 and where there is still not full recovery from the destructive earthquake of 2010.

From a thirteen-year-old deejay to moonlit crystal meditation and paranormal performances, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort's cool vibe is set to excite guests both young and young at heart over the holiday season. Master of Mentalism and go-to advisor for the likes of investment bankers, world leaders, and military officials, Gerard Senehi (also known as The Experimentalist) will give an evening performance at the resort, welcome to all guests, on December 28.

Safari specialist Real Africa has announced that it will be sponsoring the purchase, training and deployment of a Belgian Malinois dog as part of their commitment to rhino conservation. The dog will be deployed to work in an anti-poaching unit in Africa. These units are proving very effective in the battle against poaching with the dogs widely considered to be the rhino's new best friends. 

The 27-year-old joins Tiger Woods, who is scheduled to appear in Antalya/Belek as his second tournament back from injury, in heading to Turkey for the third time in his career for the start of The Race to Dubai’s Final Series. Having won the Tour Championship to finish at the top of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup standings, McIlroy travels to Turkey looking to boost his attempt to emulate Henrik Stenson and become just the second man in history to win both the FedEx Cup and the European Tour’s Race to Dubai in the same year.

The St. Kitts Tourism Authority partnered with LINKS Magazine, a premier golf lifestyle publication, to present the first annual St. Kitts & Nevis Partner Golf Classic. The event was hosted from May 3rd to 7th, by the world-class Four Season Resort Nevis and featured tournament rounds on both the Robert Trent Jones II course at Four Seasons and the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club course. 

Kyoto, the former ancient capital of Japan, is widely known for its rich history and vibrant culture. It is therefore not surprising that the annual Jidai Matsuri festival, which commemorates the relocation of the Japanese capital from Kyoto to Tokyo in the nineteenth century, is one of the city's most anticipated and celebrated events.

Traveling, exploring new cultures and experiencing new destinations should be within everyone's reach. Thanks in part to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the United States Virgin Islands has made major strides in offering barrier-free travel to visitors from around the globe. However, we all can do more to welcome people of all abilities to our shores, which is one reason we wholeheartedly support the theme of World Tourism Day: "TOURISM FOR ALL - Promoting Universal Accessibility."

The five-star, exclusive use venue has partnered with two of Scotland's leading wedding suppliers to create the perfect winter wedding package - and with the help of a professional snow machine, even the weather can be arranged. The new offer provides all the ingredients for an unbeatable winter wedding atmosphere. From the piper greeting guests on arrival, to the dazzling display of fireworks as night falls, every moment will be taken care of.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are due to arrive in Canada on Saturday, 24 September. With offices both at home in London and in Vancouver, global deals company Travelzoo has put together a guide on how to follow in the Royal footsteps around Vancouver, and what to see and do along the way.

Luxury resort and spa, Shangri-La's Rasa Ria, in Malaysian Borneo has announced Sail Jamaludin as its new Nature Ambassador.  Sail will be responsible for leading the development of the resort's Nature Reserve and promoting its news, initiatives and innovative eco-tourism product to an international audience. Rasa Ria is a luxury beach-side resort with its own 64 acre nature reserve nestled within 400 acres of tropical jungle and all watched over by Sabah's iconic Mount Kinabalu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The beautiful twin-islands of Antigua and Barbuda will be viewed by millions ahead of the winter booking period, as the unique culture of the destination features on the seventh season of the award-winning documentary TV series, Music Voyager. “Music Voyager: Antigua and Barbuda,” filmed on the islands last year, highlights the story of Antigua and Barbuda through music and culture allowing viewers to experience the country through the eyes of the locals, and their words.

With the International Women’s Empowerment Summit (IWES) quickly approaching, men and women from as far as Ghana are hoping to secure a spot at this inaugural event in paradise. Slated for October 19-21 at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, the schedule for the summit is overflowing with purposeful activities, in particular eight revolutionary panels. Some of the featured speakers on the panel are heavy hitters like Pastor of One Church in Los Angeles, Toure Jakes Roberts; Fashion and Swimwear Designer, Amber Atherton and Celebrity Makeup Artist, Gabby Bernstein.


The Caribbean Tourism Organisation's State of the Travel Industry Conference (SOTIC) has begun on the beautiful island of Barbados.At the annual State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) Caribbean tourism practitioners, policy makers, strategic partners from the public and private sectors, and travel professionals, gather to discuss issues, identify solutions and courses of action to keep the region competitive and therefore benefit its tourism industry.   

“Safety, security, international cooperation and peace are key factors to ensure the sustainable development of the tourism sector,” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, at the Bled Strategic Forum, an annual meeting held in Slovenia. The occasion provided with the opportunity to present the UNWTO/World Travel&Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Travel and Tourism to Miro Cerrar, the Prime Minister of Slovenia.