Airbnb confirmed for CTO State of the Tourism Industry conference One of the world’s best-known online marketplaces for accommodation has been confirmed to present at the region’s leading tourism gathering. The San Francisco, California-based Airbnb has confirmed its participation in next month’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Barbados.
Regional Government Security Market celebrates 500th auction The Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) marked a milestone on 17 August, as it issued its 500th auction.
CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank makes introduces Low Rate Program A leading bank is making home and vehicle ownership easier for customers in the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis.
Ja Ministry partnering with churches to boost faith-based tourism The Ministry of Tourism is partnering with churches in developing a policy, which will boost faith-based tourism in the island.
IFC invests BRL 150 million in CerradinhoBio to support renewable energy in Brazil A member of the World Bank Group, will provide BRL 150 million of long-term financing to CerradinhoBio, an ethanol and biomass-based electricity producer operating in the state of Goias, in Brazil. This investment will support the growth of the sugar and ethanol industry and help to further develop renewable energy production in the country.
Where in the world is my data and how secure is it? When Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist, requested to see his personal data that Facebook stored on its servers, he was mailed a CD-ROM containing a 1,222-page document.
Mounting oil stockpiles set to keep prices lower A large and growing global glut of crude is set to keep oil prices at their depressed levels in the coming months.
Electronic communications sector investment up in ECTEL Member States Investment in the electronic communications sector has seen yet another increase in ECTEL Member States. That’s among the key findings of the most recent review of the electronic communications sector in ECTEL Member States.
Agreement for new airline services to complement visa-free travel for UAE The Government of Antigua & Barbuda is moving speedily to implement a number of policies and agreements aimed at drawing investment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including visa free travel and the...