Photo: Lee Coursey (Some rights reserved)
What would locals like visitors to know about the Caribbean? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
Caribbean Biological Corridor
UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean aims to create an enabling environment where our national governments have the capacities for inclusive & sustainable human development; meet their regional commitments, & internationally agreed goals including SDGs
Climate Change and Tourism in the Caribbean – CEPAL (PDF)
11 Things Caribbean Islands Need To Do
Caribbean governments now insured against excess rainfall
Regional protected areas network established in the Caribbean
Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain is the capital of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Turtle Watching Permits
http://www.gotrinidadandtobago.com – https://www.facebook.com/islandsoftrinidadandtobago – @TourismTT
http://caribbeanlcc.org – @Caribbean_LCC – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caribbean-Landscape-Conservation-Cooperative/222151877909510
Association of Caribbean States
2nd Meeting of Ministers of Tourism of the Greater Caribbean (TMM-2)
Lonely Planet – Eastern Caribbean
IRF – Impacts of Tourism on Coastal Degredation
Caribbean Environment Programme
Caribbean Net News
World Tourism Organization fires environment consultant
Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST)
Environmental Support Services
Protected Areas Management in the Caribbean: Core Themes for Education, Awareness, and Communication Programmes (PDF)
http://www.caribesur.org – @CaribeSurOrg
Caribbean Tourism Organization
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with headquarters in Barbados and offices in New York and London, is the Caribbean’s tourism development agency comprising membership of over 30 countries and territories including Dutch, English, French and Spanish, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members.
November 26-28, 2014
Sub-Regional Meeting on the Caribbean Action Plan for World Heritage 2014-2019. Havana, Cuba.
December 8, 2014
Sixth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC6) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW). Cartagena, Colombia.
December 9, 2014
Eighth Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP8) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW). Cartagena, Colombia.
October 2014 Caribbean Parks and Tourism Hangout
On Thursday October 16 we are holding a lively conversation about parks and tourism in the Caribbean. Invited guests are regional experts and we will be taking your questions.
Talking points — Status of parks and tourism in the Caribbean. What are locals doing? What should travelers know? Upcoming events? What are the achievements of the sustainable tourism programme of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)?
Lloyd Gardner, WCPA Caribbean Vice Chair
Davina Layne, Caribbean Tourism Organization
The #SouthernCaribbean eco-región comprises Venezuela, Columbia, Panamá, Aruba, Curazao, Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada