“The significance of this arrest (the arrest of alleged drug trafficker José Figueroa-Agosto of the Dominican Republic) can’t be overstated. He was the head of a major drug trafficking organization. This arrest shows that the bad guys can be brought to justice.” – Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, Provost of York College at the City University of New York and an advisor for Caribbean governments on how to combat drug trafficking. (TIME)
“JetBlue’s new All You Can Jet Pass is a major innovation in the travel industry. With the carrier’s continually growing service to both Montego Bay and Kingston, this promotion is a perfect fit for the Jamaica Tourist Board, and we’re excited to join JetBlue in this venture.” – John Lynch, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism
“Traditionally, the meetings and conference markets have always been a significant niche market for Trinidad and Tobago and in the latest annual statistics for 2009, there were approximately 72,000 business and convention stopover visitors, accounting for roughly 21 percent of total stopover visitors.”– Ernest Littles, President, Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday)
“I am for medical tourism and I started to try to set up a facility for medical tourism more than 10 years ago. I think medical tourism can be very good and powerful for the country.” – Dr. Conville Brown, founder of The Medical Pavilion Bahamas (The Tribune – Bahamas)
“Almost half of people want to get married abroad to avoid distant relatives and unwanted acquaintances.” – New research by Sandals Resorts (TravelMole)
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