2007 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Travel up worldwide, Caribbean lags behind

Travel worldwide is up by 5.6%, according to the October 2007 issue of UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. From January to August, destinations worldwide received an estimated 610 million international tourist arrivals, compared with 578 million during the same period in 2006. Year-end growth is estimated at 5.7%, maintaining an above-average growth rate. Growth has been …
2007 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Punta Cana Foundation wins Brugal award

The Punta Cana Ecological Foundation has won one of the prestigious “Brugal Cree en su Gente” (Brugal Believes in Its People) awards this year. This year’s winners were Patronato Benefico Oriental, in the category of social assistance; Instituto Politecnico Industrial de Santiago (IPISA) in Education; Instituto de Accion Comunitaria (IDAC) in community development, Sociedad Cultural …