News from the Turks and Caicos Islands:
May 16, 2013
Some of the biggest names in the travel trade converged in the Turks and Caicos Islands for meetings with the Tourist Board and tourism stakeholders at the tenth annual Turks and Caicos Travel Conference (TACC) from May 7-10, showcasing the “Beautiful by Nature” Turks and Caicos Islands.
May 9, 2013
Following the arrest last month of two elderly tourists at Providenciales International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle a single bullet apiece out of the country, tourism stakeholders in the TCI are scrambling to mitigate the publicity impact.
May 3, 2013
US Customs and Border Protection has announced that the automation of Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record is now effective, which will streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully visiting the United States.
April 16, 2013
Crews from six different countries (Canada, USA, Switzerland, France, Chile and Barbados) onboard 13 aircraft have descended upon Turks and Caicos as they compete for the prestigious Canadian Governor General’s Cup.
April 16, 2013
With easy air access from several major US and Canadian cities, the Turks and Caicos is the perfect Caribbean destination for long weekend escapes. The Alexandra Resort on Grace Bay Beach has introduced a series of long weekend travel specials.
April 11, 2013
Providenciales, the tourist Mecca of the Turks and Caicos Islands, continues to receive accolades. The destination was recently voted #3 Top Caribbean Island by Trip Advisor in the Travelers’ Choice Awards 2013.
April 6, 2013
Thanks to rapid urbanization and rising disposable incomes in their country, Chinese tourists spent $102 billion during their travels in 2012, more than any other nationality, making the Asian nation the world’s number one tourism source market.
April 5, 2013
The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has announced that cruise ship calls to the Grand Turk Cruise Centre will commence on April 8, 2013. The Board, which has been working in close collaboration with all the relevant stakeholders as well as the local public health...
March 30, 2013
Air Turks and Caicos, the airline owned by Lyndon Gardiner, a nephew of former premier Michael Misick, may see a resumption of subsidies in return for increased flights to South Caicos. South Caicos, along with all the family islands...
March 27, 2013
The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has assured the public that it is closely monitoring the situation in Grand Turk surrounding the closure of the Cruise Center and the subsequent cancellation of cruise line calls.
March 15, 2013
Located on world-acclaimed Grace Bay Beach, the Alexandra Resort has introduced an affordable golf package as part of its continuing efforts to offer the best beachfront resort value in Turks and Caicos. Alexandra Resort’s new golf package is priced at...
March 14, 2013
Governor Ric Todd has responded to the security message for US citizens issued by the US Embassy, Nassau, The Bahamas, on Wednesday, entitled “Increase in armed robberies in the Turks and Caicos Islands”. “The Turks and Caicos Islands benefits from...
March 8, 2013
The Sands at Grace Bay is offering its popular fourth night free promotion one month earlier this year, allowing spring travelers to score incredible savings at this top Turks and Caicos resort for stays between April 1 and December 21, 2013.