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World Bank and OECS conduct Regional Microdata Documentation Workshop


The World Bank, in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, conducted an OECS Microdata Documentation Regional Workshop during the week 13-17 February, 2017. The workshop was organised to support the implementation of the OECS Regional Strategy for Development in Statistics (RSDS) and to respond to requests of OECS Member States expressed at the Eighth Living Standards Measurement Committee (8th LSMC) Meeting.

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Cost of fishing study concluded for Caribbean states


Belize City, Friday,(CRFM)—A landmark study to look at the impacts of rising cost factors on fishing operations in the Caribbean has been concluded, and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), in collaboration with FAO, will convene a validation workshop at the United Nations House in Christ Church, Barbados on Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28, to review the findings and chart the necessary course of action.

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Statement by the Caribbean tourism organization and the Caribbean hotel and Tourism association on Caribbean community heads of Government decision to advance the Regional Tourism agenda


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (21 February, 2017) - The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the umbrella private sector organization, applaud Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government for taking the lead in recognising the critical contribution of tourism to the economies of member countries and for their commitment to advancing a regional tourism agenda.

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Antigua Barbuda romance’ provides expert advice on Caribbean’s most romantic destination


Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating Valentine’s Day by launching the world’s first tourism social media channel, dedicated entirely to romance on Facebook. Known for being one of the most romantic destinations in the world, and holding the record for most weddings per capita, Antigua and Barbuda has launched the Facebook ‘Antigua Barbuda Romance’ channel. This new interactive platform provides visitors the best information and tools for those planning their perfect romantic trip.

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Caribbean tourism organization enters partnership with OAG to help members with powerful market insights



The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the Caribbean’s tourism development agency, has entered into a marketing partnership with leading air travel data provider OAG to provide members with accurate, timely and actionable insight and analysis to aid decision-making and to spot opportunities in essential markets

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