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Pine Cay gets rave report in UK Daily Mail

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Dana Malcolm

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#TurksandCaicos, January 17, 2023 – Pine Cay’s turquoise waters have found a spot in the UK newspaper, The Daily Mail. The Aquarium, ‘a lagoon-like bay on Pine Cay’ was the star of the article as Writer Victoria Bischoff recounts dolphins, colorful fish, and turtles, all within 50 feet of where she and her husband were swimming. 

“The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. A welcome board greets the day’s arrivals by name and bids a sad farewell to those leaving. There is no dress code, with bare feet encouraged. And at 6 pm every evening, homeowners and visitors alike gather together at the beachfront tiki bar to toast the sunset with a cocktail or three,” says Bischoff.

She describes the private island as 800 acres of pure bliss.

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Dark Tourism Efforts in Jamaica – Colonial sites Preservation

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Rashaed Esson

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#DarkTourism#Jamaica,February 23rd, 2024 – British Colonial sites in Jamaica like Georgian plantation houses and slave infrastructure, are being preserved as slavery monuments to boost what authorities are calling the “Dark Tourism” industry. According to reports, Dark Tourism refers to tourists visiting places marked by historical tragedy. For Jamaica, the history of Britain’s 300-year rule will be explained at the preserved sites. Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says work is being done with the ministry of Culture and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.

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Bahamas as Caribbean top 2024 Spring Destination

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Rashaed Esson

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#Bahamas#Tourism, February 23rd, 2024 – The Bahamas has been categorized as the most popular Caribbean destination for travel in the upcoming spring season by travel insurance company Squaremouth, in a new report. It was the only Caribbean nation to make the list for the top 10 destinations. The report is derived from travel insurance purchases made through Squaremouth.

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Jamaica hosts 2nd Global Tourism Resilience Conference

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Rashaed Esson

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#GlobalTourism#Jamaica, February 19th, 2024 – Strengthening the future of global tourism against growing climate challenges, Jamaica hosted the 2nd Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Montego Bay from February 17th to the 18th, featuring high level delegates from the around the world, such as the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization and spearheaded by its co-founder, Edmund Bartlett, the Minister of Tourism for Jamaica. The conference was under the theme “Navigating the Future of Tourism Resilience,” and addressed the swift need for more innovative strategies to combat the growing challenges that threaten Tourism. Sustainable tourism practices, crisis management, digital transformation, and the importance of promoting global partnerships, were among the topics discussed. 

 

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