Botswana Tourism Investment Summit Spotlights Country as Economic Tiger

Botswana Tourism Investment Summit Spotlights Country as Economic Tiger

By Linda Hohnholz A two-day summit is expected to act as a catalyst for unlocking investment opportunities for Botswana which remains a relatively unexploited tourist region. The Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO) and International Tourism and Investment Conference (ITIC), in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have today announced that the upcoming ITIC Tourism Investment Summit will take place in Gaborone, […]

Tourism Awareness Week 2023 to Focus on Tourism and Green Investments

Tourism Awareness Week 2023 to Focus on Tourism and Green Investments

By Linda Hohnholz The need to boost human capital development and build resilience in the tourism sector through more targeted investment will be high on the agenda as the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism, its public bodies, and tourism partners, observe Tourism Awareness Week 2023 from September 24 – 30. The week will be observed under […]

India to sign MoU with Antigua & Barbuda on Digital Transformation

India to sign MoU with Antigua & Barbuda on Digital Transformation

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of India and the Ministry of Information, Communications Technologies, Utilities and Energy of the Antigua and Barbuda. The MoU intends to promote closer cooperation and exchange of experiences […]

CDB providing training support for the region’s entrepreneurs

CDB providing training support for the region’s entrepreneurs

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) recently trained 174 persons directly engaged with Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, (MSMEs) across the region, to assist with much-needed capacity development within the sector. Through the Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services (CTCS), the Bank’s flagship MSME capacity building program, the skills of business development officers and business development specialists from […]

Identifying priorities for improving the business climate in Saint Lucia

Identifying priorities for improving the business climate in Saint Lucia

On September 13, 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the International Development Group LLC (IDG), hosted a workshop to discuss proposed support activities for Saint Lucia over the next year under USAID’s Caribbean Business Enabling Environment Reform (CBEE-R) activity. The CBEE-R activity has prioritized two activity result areas for […]

St. Lucia expecting increased service from US Market in Winter and Spring 2024

St. Lucia expecting increased service from US Market in Winter and Spring 2024

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is expecting a substantial increase in air service offerings from the US market during the upcoming Winter and Spring of 2024. Delta Airlines will introduce a second Saturday flight departing from Atlanta. Commencing in January and continuing through April 2024, this additional flight will further enrich the travel options available […]

During New York Fashion Week, Governor Hochul Announces Consortium of Universities, Businesses, and Industry Leaders to Manage New York’s Fashion Innovation Center | Governor Kathy Hochul

During New York Fashion Week, Governor Hochul Announces Consortium of Universities, Businesses, and Industry Leaders to Manage New York’s Fashion Innovation Center | Governor Kathy Hochul

Editorial credit: FashionStock.com / Shutterstock.com Leading Experts and Institutions Will Oversee Statewide Effort to Create Smarter, Greener Fashion Industry $9 Million State Investment Will Promote the Development of Sustainable, New York-Made Textiles Using Locally-Sourced Materials Complements Governor’s Agenda to Boost Innovation Across Industry Sectors and Support Green, 21st Century Jobs Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that […]

Ministry of Commerce Continues its Business Forums Road Trip

Ministry of Commerce Continues its Business Forums Road Trip

The Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs continued its sensitization Business Forum drive throughout the various communities on the island. The fifth (5th) and sixth (6th) Business Forums were due to be held in the Choiseul on November 27th and in Castries Southeast on December 4th. The Business Forums have been […]

Chamber of Commerce Returns Face to Face for 138th AGM.

Chamber of Commerce Returns Face to Face for 138th AGM.

The 138th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and is scheduled for November 16th 2022, and will be held under the theme “The Driving Force for Sustainable Business and Community Prosperity for St. Lucia’. This will be the first in-person gathering of Chamber members since the commencement of the […]

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