BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 13TH 2013 (CUOPM) - Snuba diving, a new tourism attraction in St. Kitts, is getting the thumbs up.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 7TH 2013 (CUOPM) – It was business as usual in St. Kitts on Wednesday as three cruise ships docked in the town of Basseterre with over 7,000 passengers, bringing a total of 17,000 for this week.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 4TH 2013 (CUOPM) - The St. Christopher and Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) is reporting that passenger arrivals at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport remained steady in January compared to the same period last year.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 4TH 2013 (CUOPM) - The award-winning St. Kitts Tourism website is showing strong growth in a number of key areas as compared to last year, with website traffic, exceeding 100,000 visitors in January 2013, its highest levels to date.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 1ST 2013 (CUOPM) – A new Carnival ship is now berthing at St. Kitts’ Port Zante as the 2012/2013 Cruise Ship Season continues.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 20TH 2013 (CUOPM) – Nearly 7,500 cruise ship passengers onboard four ships visited St. Kitts on Wednesday.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 13TH 2013 (CUOPM) - A Disney cruise ship is to visit St. Kitts Port Zante next year.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 13 2012 (CUOPM) - The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Aviation Task Force, jointly chaired by the CTO Chairman, Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty of the US Virgin Islands and CTO past Chairman Ricky Skerritt, Minister of International Transport of St. Kitts and Nevis has recommended a review of visa regimes in member countries in order to improve the visitor experience.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 9TH 2013 (CUOPM) - Air Canada has begun its second scheduled seasonal service into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JULY 18TH 2012 (CUOPM) NEW YORK - Travel agents selling the Caribbean will come October get to follow their hearts to St. Kitts and Nevis, where they will explore, feel, love and remember during a three day conference organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) New York office.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JUNE 25TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Nevis’ Montpelier Plantation Inn has been listed among the top 10 converted hotels in the world.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JUNE 21ST 2012 (CUOPM) – The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), St. Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Tourism, Sen. the Hon. Ricky Skerritt has been defending the recent decision by at least two regional governments to introduce new taxes in the tourism sector, even as the region criticises Britain’s increased aviation tax, Air Passenger Duty (APD), which tourism officials say is affecting visitor arrivals to the Caribbean.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) - Norwegian Cruise Line revealed plans for a three-deck sports complex on the Norwegian Breakaway, which has St. Kitts’ Port Zante on its itinerary for the 2012/2013 cruise ship season.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – St. Kitts’ Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park has been listed as one of the 10 must see places in the Caribbean.
Caribbean Cultural Editor, Nick Marshall listed the fortress first in his BellaOnline article.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 30TH 2012 (CUOPM) - In an address entitled, "There's Never Been a More Crucial Time in Caribbean Tourism," Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Senator the Hon. Richard Skerritt says it was imperative stakeholders set aside the differences that divide them.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – Four of the six airlines that operate scheduled service into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport brought more passengers in 2011 than the previous year.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 14TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Over 5,000 cruise ship passengers were visiting St. Kitts onboard three ships on Wednesday bringing to 22,754 for this week from 10 cruise liners.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 15TH 2012 (CUOPM) – Four of the UK's leading airlines have slammed planned increases in airline passenger duty (APD) , claiming that the planned increase will reduce passenger numbers and hinder economic recovery.
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 12TH 2012 (CUOPM) – St. Kitts continues to rake in accolades internationally.
MSNBC.com has just listed St. Kitts as one of the “5 Caribbean islands to discover now.”
It mentions the island’s history, culture and plantation inns as top reasons visit.
“Best for: History buffs and animal-lovers (vervet monkeys hang around some beaches). Long in the shadow of pricier Nevis, St. Kitts is home to a thriving West Indian culture and remarkably preserved architecture. A few 17th-century plantation homes have been converted to inns,” said MSNBC.com, which showed three photos of The Strip at Frigate Bay, Brimstone Hill and Cockleshell Bay.
St. Kitts was recently named one of the “Top 12 Spots that should be on your list for 2012” by Caribbean Travel + Life magazine.
St. Kitts’ Brimstone Hill National Fortress was named one of “10 Great Places to Explore The World's Best-Kept Secrets” by USA Today.
In summer 2011, the destination also ranks #1 on a list of the 16 Best Caribbean Vacations by US News & World Report.
The JC.com – the Jewish Community Online - is the digital arm of The Jewish Chronicle Ltd, which publishes The Jewish Chronicle, founded in 1841, carries an article written by Andy Mossack headlined: “An idyllic Caribbean getaway in any season."
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FEBRUARY 10TH 2012 (CUOPM) - St. Kitts tourism has kicked off the new year on a positive note at this year’s Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Marketplace, which took place at the Atlantis Resort in Nassau, Bahamas from January 22-24, 2012.