MORE ACTION AND FUNDING NEEDED TO PROTECT CARIBBEAN COASTS AND MARINE AREAS

Photo: Dr. Gale Rigobert, St. Lucia’s Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development (left), receives the Caribbean Challenge Initiative pin from CCI Special Envoy Karolin Troubetzkoy. ST. LUCIA (February 9, 2020) – More action and funding are needed to protect the region’s coral reefs and to conserve fisheries and other marine resources, asserted […]

MILLIONS PLEDGED FOR CARIBBEAN CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

ANTIGUA (July 16, 2019) – France and Germany, along with The Nature Conservancy, have pledged over US$45 million in contributions to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to increase resources for biodiversity conservation. During last month’s CBF Annual Meeting in Antigua, Ulrike Metzger, division head of regional development policy, Central America, Caribbean and Mexico for the […]

FIVE CARIBBEAN DESTINATIONS ACHIEVE MARINE PROTECTION GOALS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Lead Photo: CCI Envoy Karolin Troubetzkoy (right) congratulates Josefina Gomez of Fondo MARENA in the Dominican Republic  (The National Fund for the Environment and Natural Resources) while in Antigua last week. ANTIGUA (June 27, 2019) – Five Caribbean countries and territories were recognized for their early achievement of the ambitious marine protection target they committed to when […]

ST. LUCIA’S KAROLIN TROUBETZKOY AWARDED GERMANY’S HIGHEST HONOR

Photo: Karolin Troubetzkoy receives the Order of Merit from His Excellency Holger Michael, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Caribbean ST. LUCIA (May 26, 2019) – Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the highest tribute the republic can pay to individuals for services […]

ST. LUCIAN HOTELIER TAKES ON CARIBBEAN CHALLENGE INITIATIVE

From left: Eleanor Phillips, Director of External Affairs for the Caribbean for The Nature Conservancy; German Ambassador to CARICOM and Chairman of the CCI Steering Committee Holger Michael; Karolin Troubetzkoy, new Envoy for the Caribbean Challenge Initiative; and Yabanex Batista, CEO of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund. ST LUCIA (January 17, 2019) – St. Lucian hotelier […]

CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy Welcomes Barbados’ First Female Prime Minister

MIAMI (May 28, 2018) – The resounding mandate that Barbados’ first female prime minister earned from the electorate is a vote of confidence for women in leadership throughout the Caribbean, says Karolin Troubetzkoy, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), as she congratulated incoming Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley on her, and her […]

Trump, Canada among concerns at Caribbean Travel Marketplace

There’s no question Trump was a hot topic arising multiple times during the Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which just wrapped up in The Bahamas. Karolin Troubetzkoy, president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), told PressToday, she’s concerned about the messaging that has come out since he became president. “Whilst I think originally we didn’t see […]