Caribbean Heritage Network Blog & News

Posted by Mrs. Carmel Haynes on December 10, 2018

A student exploration of whether heritage tourism can be sustainable without negatively impacting on conservation efforts, especially in relation to the natural environmnet, by Samantha Z. L. Alleyne

Heritage tourism is often seen as synonymous with cultural tourism, historical tourism, arts tourism, nature tourism or attractions-related tourism (Nurse 4). It is the branch of tourism...

Posted by Mrs. Carmel Haynes on December 10, 2018

A student exploration of the power play at work in who gets to interpret and speak for historical sites when tourist dollars are at stake by Samantha Z. L. Alleyne

What is twistory? Is it twisted history in inverted comas (“twisted history”) is it the millennial definition of a twitter story or twitter history or is it a term given to the concept of interpretation of historical sites,...

Posted by Dr. Angela M. Labrador on October 17, 2016

The establishment of the Caribbean Heritage Network is the product of a multi-year project of the Organization of American States, funded by the United States Permanent Mission to the OAS. Over three years of extensive consultation, discussion, and activities on the ground, the 14 participating OAS member states have determined regional priorities for the protection and promotion of cultural...

Posted by Mr. Neil Silberman on October 17, 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Caribbean Heritage Network portal was opened to the public. This multi-featured website will contain special news on heritage related events and opportunities throughout the Caribbean region, professional directories of conservation professionals and traditional artisans, special educational resources, and discussion groups dedicated to a wide range of...