Caribbean Gears up for Visitor Declines:
The Caribbean is already seeing the negative effect of the new Passport Initiative that goes into place in January. 2007 high-season bookings are down from previous years. The effort to combat this was the hot topic at the 29th Caribbean Tourism Conference in the Bahamas. Jamaica has launched the “Join Me in Jamaica” Campaign; “We propose to set up a number of coffee stations in major commuter terminals in the U.S. where we will hand out coffee in Jamaican-branded cups and have onsite passport sign-up desks in collaboration with the U.S postal service,” said the Minister of Tourism. Check back with CaribbeanJourney.com for locations!
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