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  Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 10, 2014 (SKNIS): Port Zante will soon see the construction of a second pier that will suit the needs of the ever growing Cruise Sector in St. Kitts and Nevis.   “The Cruise Sector of the Tourism Industry has been going through tremendous growth over […]


By Sir Ronald Sanders  Are governments in the Caribbean killing the goose that lays the golden egg?  This question relates to the number of taxes that governments are applying to the tourism industry and, particularly, to the cost of airplane tickets for flights originating in their countries. In some cases, the […]

Re-Thinking Taxing Tourism

Roosevelt Skerrit told a news conference that his government would soon disclose just how much it is prepared to invest into the inter-regional airline. ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday November 27, 2012 – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has defended the decision of his administration to become a shareholder in the cash-strapped regional […]

Dominica Prime Minister Defends LIAT Investment

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thursday November 15, 2012 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Dr. Kenny Anthony has expressed disappointment that the United Kingdom has “opted to retain its discriminatory approach” in dealing with the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD). Anthony, who is also the St. Lucia prime minister, had written to the […]

CARICOM Disappointed As Britain Refuses To Budge On APD Tax

BASSETERRE (21st November, 2011): St. Kitts celebrated its tourism product in grand style last Saturday, with an awards ceremony that honored individuals and businesses who have made a positive impact on the development of the tourism industry, which included the iconic Kim Collins.

St. Kitts Honours Outstanding Contributions to Tourism