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Puerto Rico Launches PuertoRicoHotelAssociation.com

MIAMI, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) has launched its new destination booking engine at PuertoRicoHotelAssociation.com.  While the engine is also available on PRHTA.org, the use of the ‘destination’hotelassociation.com domain is meant to build credibility with consumers.  The agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch the new booking engine was announced on May ...

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HBO Earns a Record Number of Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations

“Mildred Pierce” heads the list with 21 nominations; followed by “Boardwalk Empire” with 18 nominations and “Game of Thrones” with 13 nominations  MIAMI, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — HBO® has received the most nominations for the upcoming edition of the Primetime Emmy® awards for the eleventh year in a row. The nominees for the 63rd edition of the awards were announced ...

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Reggae Sumfest TV Coming To A Computer Near You

CaribPR Wire, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. July 15, 2011: Fans of Reggae Sumfest and reggae music will be able to catch some of their favorite acts later this month without leaving the comfort of their home. Telegens and CbeanMedia.tv have teamed up to present Reggae Sumfest TV, which will video stream live from the July 21 to 23rd “greatest reggae show ...

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Enjoy Summer Travel with your BlackBerry smartphone

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 8, 2011: Summer is here and your BlackBerry® smartphone can be the ultimate partner throughout all of your travel adventures. Capture, and share videos and pictures with your family members and friends with BBM™ (BlackBerry Messenger), and other useful applications we recommend before your take off. Free and paid applications are available in BlackBerry ...

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Barbados Tourism Authority Adds Regatta to VisitBarbados.org

MIAMI, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA) has endorsed the recent launch of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association’s OTA (Online Travel Agency), and has implemented the Regatta booking engine on VisitBarbados.org, the official government sponsored destination website for Barbados.  The Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) announced the launch of the OTA Software on May ...

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Volante Awarded First SWIFT Label in 2011 for SWIFTReady Messaging Data Services

As SWIFT MDS vendor, Volante provides advanced data integration tools for SWIFT messaging used by financial institutions and corporate treasuries  NEW YORK, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Volante Technologies announced today that Volante Designer for SWIFT has once again received the first certification awarded for the 2011 label in SWIFTReady Messaging Data Services (MDS). In certification testing, the application earned ...

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Bahamas Acts to Protect Sharks

Bahamas National Trust, Pew applaud creation of permanent sanctuary  NASSAU, Bahamas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation’s government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country’s waters is now prohibited.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/DC30111)  ”2011 is fast becoming the year of ...

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Bahamas to Announce Shark Protections

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS — On Tuesday, 5 July, the government of The Bahamas will announce new protections for sharks in the country’s waters, approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles). This declaration is the result of a partnership between the Pew Environment Group and The Bahamas National Trust, which began just as a major Bahamian seafood company announced its intention ...

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Top Artisans Chosen For Design Caribbean

CaribPR Wire, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. July 1, 2011: Caribbean Export is in the final throws of producing, Design Caribbean, a trade show, that will highlight the region’s natural ability, energy and flair.  After extensive evaluation, Caribbean Export is pleased and excited to announce that it has chosen the artisans who will be displaying their handcrafted and unique products from September ...

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Global Day Of The Drum For Brooklyn, NY

Menes De Griot CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 29, 2011:  A celebration of the International Year for People of African Descent through drumming is coming to Brooklyn, NY.  Guyanese master drummer and herbalist, Menes De Griot along with Wesley Gray of One Billion Drumming for Peace Network, Granmaster Kham and the International African Arts Festival will host the ...

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