By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Havana
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Cuba is slowly opening Havana and other cities to tourism after doing the same with beach resorts in November, eager to breathe life into the devastated industry shuttered last March by the pandemic.
By Anirudh Bhattacharyya , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Toronto
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 06:48 PM IST
Politicians in Canada have come under increasing attack in recent days for preaching against breach of travel curbs and then doing the same themselves.
Caribbean resorts get starring role in US airlines’ Covid-19 holiday playbook amid coronavirus pandemic
By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Chicago
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 09:05 PM IST
U.S. airlines are adding flights, and in some cases Covid-19 testing programs, for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, a region central to carriers’ strategies to tap into pockets of holiday demand before a vaccine makes its way around the world.
By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | London
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 09:00 AM IST
Britain unveiled a statue of two lesbian pirates on Wednesday, resurrecting a duo who “broke gender boundaries” amid a wider debate over why so few women are immortalised with monuments.
By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | La Guaira, Venezuela
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:54 AM IST
With social distancing still in place, restaurants, flower shops, bars, liquor stores and ice cream parlours open along the seaside boulevard as Venezuelans return to beach after 7 months of Covid-19 lockdown
By Vanessa Viegas | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 02:22 PM IST
Ananya Jahanara Kabir and Ari Gautier host virtual discussions featuring food, music, performance and more.
By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Amsterdam
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Dutch authorities are intent on tracking down the rightful owners of objects seized during the colonial era but establishing who those owners are is turning out to be a bit more complicated.
By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Cancun, Mexico
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 12:24 PM IST
Tourists from around the globe thronged Cancun’s international airport on Thursday, shunning social distancing norms, a day after Hurricane Delta hit the Mexican beach resort and forced mass evacuations.
By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Mexico City
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Tropical Storm Delta rapidly strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean Monday, aiming to hit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula potentially as a major storm before continuing on to strike the U.S. Gulf coast later in the week.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | St. Lucia
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Roughly half of the Caribbean’s 28 island nations have moved to reopen borders.
By Reuters by Anastasia Moloney | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Bogota
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Stirring a ‘controversy’ in the Caribbean country where LGBT people suffer discrimination, verbal abuse and harassment, Barbados Governor General Sandra Mason has called for a public referendum on allowing same-sex marriage
Good news for travel enthusiasts as Cuba finally welcomes tourists after months of COVID-19 lockdown
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:26 PM IST
Did you have Cuba on your travel bucket list? Well, here’s some good news for you as the country finally rolls out its red carpet for tourists post the COVID-19 lockdown
By Bloomberg | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 10:01 AM IST
Thailand expects foreigners arrival to begin before winter as it plans to re-open tourist hotspots in order to save its ailing tourism industry
By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 03:07 PM IST
The two tropical depressions formed Thursday, and tropical storm watches were posted for several islands at the eastern end of the Caribbean while a tropical storm warning was posted at the Honduras-Nicaragua border region at the western side of the sea.
By Somshuvra Laha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 07:22 AM IST
On weekdays, the first match will start at 10 am in Trinidad (7:30 pm IST) while the second is at 5:30 pm to keep the Caribbean audiences happy as well.
By HT Correspondent and Agencies | Hindustan Times, Paris/London
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:07 AM IST
The Latin America and the Caribbean region remained the global epicentre, accounting for almost one-third of all deaths and housing two of the worst-affected countries - Mexico and Brazil.
By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Havana
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 08:11 PM IST
The illuminated four-meter (13-ft) high replica by Cuban blacksmith Jorge Enrique Salgado lights up a corner of the otherwise dimly-lit Arroyo Naranjo southern residential district of the capital.
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 08:08 PM IST
By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 01:19 PM IST
From Barbados to Estonia, several countries are launching visa regimes aimed at wooing digital nomads to revive their tourism-dependent economies, chasing the sort of people who mix work with travel and can set up shop any place with an internet connection.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 10:10 AM IST
The wealthy aren’t just interested in Caribbean islands where they can self-isolate on sandy beaches. They’re looking to Australia and New Zealand, countries that impressed with their handling of Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 08:39 AM IST
The Bahamas is a global tourist destination that’s home to 400,000 inhabitants.
By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Havana
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 04:04 PM IST
The city of 2.2 million people on the Caribbean coast is the last of Cuba’s provinces to enter phase one of a three phase process to a new normal. All but one other province began phase two on Friday.
By Bloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Puerto Rico
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Travellers arriving in Puerto Rico will be required to show a negative Covid-19 test or submit to a two-week quarantine as the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth tries to kickstart its tourism economy without triggering a surge in coronavirus cases.
By Press Trust of India | Manchester,
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:32 PM IST
The 28-year-old, who has scored 1,695 runs including five hundreds in 32 Tests, said he wants to be rated higher as a batsmen and was looking forward to pile up some runs in England.
By Press Trust of India | Manchester
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 02:29 PM IST
The 32-year-old Gabriel, who is returning from an injury, had played a major part in West Indies 2-1 over England at home in 2019.
By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | London
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 01:16 PM IST
The Lloyd’s of London insurance market apologised on Thursday for its “shameful” role in the 18th Century Atlantic slave trade and pledged to fund opportunities for black and ethnic minority people.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati | London
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Expectations are low from West Indies but assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes his team’s pace battery can challenge any team. He reckons the current attack could shape up to a lethal force reminiscent of the famed Caribbean bowling of the past.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 05:50 PM IST
The 25-member squad from the Caribbean landed in England on Tuesday. All players from the squad were tested for the novel coronavirus before leaving Antigua and their results returned negative.
By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma | Thomson Reuters Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 12:58 PM IST
In recent years, the leaders and inhabitants of many small-island nations like Kiribati and Tuvalu have warned that climate change is an existential threat to their homelands, fearing they could disappear under rising seas as the planet warms.
By Reuters | MANCHESTER, England
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 12:19 AM IST
All the tests will be played without spectators with the Caribbean players already set up in their base at Manchester’s Old Trafford where they are quarantined in the on-site hotel.