Caribbean Heritage Network Blog & News

Posted by Miss Samantha Z. L. Alleyne on November 25, 2020

A student exploration of the benefits and disadvantages of heritage tourism on conservation efforts,especially as it relates to built heritage, by Anisah Wood.

 

Travel has been a constant feature of the human experience. Today, international tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries. This sector employs 1 in 10 people around the world and In 2019 alone...

Posted by Miss Samantha Z. L. Alleyne on October 28, 2020

Bridgetown, (22 October 2020) – The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in collaboration with UNESCO and the Japan Funds in Trust (JFIT), will be hosting a capacity-building national workshop on Safeguarding Heritage in the Caribbean through Developing a Sustainable Tourism Strategy, scheduled virtually for 27 – 29 October 2020 utilizing the Zoom platform. This activity will also...

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on July 20, 2020

CHN Staying Safe

The last few months have ushered in a profound sense of uncertainty and instability in the world with the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have been keeping in touch with members and trying to adjust our activities where we can. Unfortunately, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Caribbean Conversations in Conservation Conference which...

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on July 20, 2020

The CHN is pleased to bring you a "tag team" effort in our Profiles in Heritage Series. Peregrine and Brent have been collaborating on Conservation at Risk Projects in the Caribbean. They were due to present on their work in Jamaica at our now postponed inaugural conference, "Caribbean Conversations in Conservation" Conference in March, 2020 but now they bring you some details on their work in...

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