Tag Archives: Caribbean

Daredevil tourists perform ‘extremely dangerous’ plane stunt on Caribbean island

St Maarten holidaymakers have attracted heavy criticism after they performed a highly risky stunt just metres away from an incoming plane. Oleg Kolisnichenko, 36, and Yuliia Nos, 25, are both circus performers, but their most recent act has been dubbed “highly dangerous” by authorities. An image, posted to Instagram, shows the daredevil duo doing a one-handed hanstand on top of ...

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News: Affonso-Dass appointed president of Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association

Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken up office as the new president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association. Karolin Troubetzkoy, the regional trade association’s outgoing president, handed over the gavel to Affonso-Dass in a transition at the organisation’s annual general meeting during. New president Affonso-Dass, who also holds the role of group general manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, ...

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News: Royal Caribbean to take controlling stake in Silversea

Royal Caribbean Cruises has agreed to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, bringing together two companies with bold, long-term visions for the cruise industry. Under the agreement, Royal Caribbean will acquire a 66.7 per cent equity stake in Silversea Cruises based on an enterprise value of approximately $ 2 billion.  The purchase price of the equity being acquired is ...

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News: Cox to lead Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives

Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives for the next two years. Cox, who unexpectedly took the top job early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, received a full two-year mandate at the association’s annual general meeting, which preceded the annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Caribbean Travel ...

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