Haiti Tourism Tag Archive

Why Push Tourism in Haiti Despite the Constant Political Instabilities

Tourism is an effective lever that can stimulate economic growth and reduce the unemployment rate. It stands out as a high-potential income sector, a true resource of wealth and one of the only viable opportunities for economic diversification, particularly for developing countries. At the macroeconomic level, the share of tourism in the world’s GDP is

September 30, 2019

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The Future of Hospitality in Haiti and What Policies Could Positively Impact the Sector

All good things much come to an end, and with each end comes a departure. This panel consisted of Steve McIntosh representing Groupe Mourral, Stephanie Barnes representing Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel, and Christian Fombrum representing Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa, with the very Fashionable Shaina Silva from Woco who put an end to the

September 30, 2019

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The New Haiti-Country Brand

Faced with increasingly fierce competition for tourism, creating a country brand is very important.  The country brand acts on the competitive identity of the country in question. It can help gain a competitive advantage over other countries. It is a national identity made tangible, solid, transmissible and useful.  At the first Tourism Innovation Summit

September 24, 2019

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Building a Digital Brand for Haiti by Producing Contents and Changing the Narrative

Building a digital brand for Haiti by producing contents and changing the narrative. This was the theme of a panel discussion constituted of Francesca Eugene, Samuel Dameus, Ryan Bowen,  and Sankara Sauvignon, with Christine Jacques-Coupet as the moderator.  Today, digital technology is crucial to many sectors. It has become a real asset that helps to

September 13, 2019

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Understanding How People Think and Feel Makes Better Products

On June 28, various panelists spoke on topics related to tourism.  Among the themes addressed in the conference room, Marie Louise of the l’hôtellerie du Roi Henri Christophe, Shaina Silva, and Nancy Douyon led a small workshop.  This writing offers you a summary of their intervention: The tourist product is a very important concept in …

September 10, 2019

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CAP 2020

The year 2020 will be doubly significant for the city of Cap-Haitien. First, it will be the 350th anniversary of the founding of this city with significant historical, architectural, cultural, and glorious past potential. Located in the north of Haiti, this port city was founded in 1670. It has a reputation for bringing together the …

September 10, 2019

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The Informal Sector and Tourism, it’s Future

All cities contain informal markets that coexist with formal ones. Those in the informal sector are not recognized, registered, or regulated under labor legislation and social protection. In an underdeveloped country like Haiti, the informal sector makes up a significant percentage of employment and the economy. Policies have not been adopted to integrate

May 29, 2019

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Jazz, A Delectable Musical Salad And A Showcase To Sell Another Image Of Haiti

The arts have always been a platform to connect people and make them react to ideas and emotions. They are intrinsically linked to the life of man. These are modes of expression where beauty and quality combine nicely. Among these arts, there is one that stems from this ability to erect iconic buildings. There’s another …

April 30, 2019

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Tourism Innovation Summit

The Tourism Innovation Summit (TIS) is a space created in Haiti to facilitate an exchange of ideas and resources that spur interest, inspire collaboration, and attract strategic investments in the Haitian tourism sector for its sustainable growth.  A niche market event, the TIS offers participants an opportunity to be on the cusp of new developments

April 24, 2019

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Cap Deli: One Place, so Many Cultures.

You may have already heard about Cap Deli, this charming restaurant where you can order delicious pizzas and calzones, here in Cap-Haïtien. It’s certainly not the only place that we have, but we think that you would mainly be amazed to know more about this paradise where you can get the best tacos and burritos …

April 22, 2019

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