30 – 4 October
19th Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) on Sustainable Tourism: Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica
This year’s CMEx will explore a variety of issues including the extent to which tourism stimulates other sectors of the economy. CMEx will target journalists, editors and young leaders from the Caribbean, North America and Europe as well as development specialists and representatives of the hospitality, civil society and government sectors.
The theme ‘Tourism: Linkages for Growth’ will give delegates an opportunity to examine how tourism impacts and contributes to economic development, and to assess the relationship with other sectors like manufacturing, agriculture and micro enterprises. The important role of the region’s preeminent academic institutions will also be highlighted. Visit: www.cmexmedia.org for more information.
6 – 8
24th annual Convention & Hospitality Expo produced by the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association: Puerto Rico Convention Centre, San Juan
An opportunity for tourism business owners to showcase their products and services to the top management of the hospitality industry. World class speakers will present timely seminars and panel discussions on industry trends, technology, social media communications, casinos and gaming, government affairs, food & beverage industry, airlines, cruise ships and customer service. Visit www.prhta.org for more information.