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Hurricane fallout for Palm Beach County: more tourists

Hurricane fallout for Palm Beach County: more tourists

Palm Beach County has seen its tourism tax collections soar in the four months since hurricanes tore through the Florida Keys and the Caribbean. The September storms caused widespread damage in the middle Keys, Puerto Rico and other tropical vacation spots, leaving hoteliers with fewer rooms to rent out. As ...

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Hurricane Updates, Hotel News Dominate Caribbean Travel …

Hurricane Updates, Hotel News Dominate Caribbean Travel ...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Travel Agent recently covered the 2018 Caribbean Travel Marketplace and came back with a wealth of island updates following back-to-back hurricanes in September, as well as some hot hotel news that can lead to future Caribbean sales. Here’s what we found: Puerto Rico Execs Give Status ...

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Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

HAVANA: Tourism to Cuba, one of the few bright spots in its ailing economy, has slid in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Trump administration’s tighter restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, a Cuban tourism official said on Monday (Jan 29). Although the number of visitors rose nearly ...

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Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma, Trump

HAVANA: Tourism to Cuba, one of the few bright spots in its ailing economy, has slid in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Trump administration’s tighter restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, a Cuban tourism official said on Monday. Although the number of visitors rose nearly 20 percent ...

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Caribbean cruise industry navigates post-hurricane season

Caribbean cruise industry navigates post-hurricane season

Tourists arrive from a cruise ship in St. John’s, Antigua, in December. While its sister island Barbuda was nearly destroyed in Hurricane Irma, Antigua was left relatively untouched. – Spencer Platt/Getty Images The departure terminal at Port Canaveral on Florida’s east coast is teeming with cruisers eager to board the Norwegian Epic. ...

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