New York, here comes the Caribbean!


Caribbean Week hits New York on June 1-5, 2015, organized around the theme: ““Where Business and Culture Inspire Travel.” Focusing on the business side of all things Caribbean, related activities include a trade show, seminars and dinners, several awards luncheons, information about the tourism sector, a Diaspora forum, the Rum and Rhythm social at Tribeca 360, and more. Here is more information from ETN—Global Travel Industry News:

New York City will come alive with the colours, flavours and rhythms of the Caribbean as the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) returns with Caribbean Week New York from 1-5 June 2015.

With the theme “Where Business and Culture Inspire Travel,” Caribbean Week will convene several tourism officials and industry executives who are expected to break many news stories and reveal many new initiatives to further position the Caribbean as the leading warm-weather destination in the world.

CTO USA Inc., Director, Sylma Brown, confirmed that plans were on track to facilitate dozens of media practitioners, representatives of the Caribbean Diaspora, travel agents, consumers and students and government representatives who are expected to attend.

“Caribbean Week continues to be regarded as the premier international Caribbean tourism gathering and our team is constantly searching for ways to add value to those who attend. Simultaneously, we are challenged to deliver the legacy elements of our programme with increasing quality to ensure new and repeat attendees leave feeling refreshed, empowered and enlightened about our important tourism sector.”

A packed itinerary awaits the participants including business meetings; a trade show, educational seminar and dinner for travel agents; the Caribbean Marketing Conference and Allied Awards luncheon; the Caribbean Media Awards luncheon to recognize journalists and photographers who, year after year, educate their audiences about the Caribbean and influence their vacation choices; the students’ colloquium; the Diaspora forum; a chef’s programme and the week’s social highlight, Rum and Rhythm at the stylish Tribeca 360.

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