Thousands Gather in NYC to Celebrate Caribbean Heritage

May 31, 2011

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will host its annual Caribbean Travel and Cultural Fair on Wednesday, June 8th at Grand Central Terminal as part of Caribbean Week. The event will feature exhibitors, vendors, Caribbean food tastings, discounted vacation deals and much more. Approximately 5,000 members consisting of the New York City community, representatives from CTO member countries and Caribbean Diaspora groups will be in attendance. The event will celebrate and bring together the color, spirit and energy of Caribbean culture to life.

“We are bringing together representatives from various Caribbean destinations, local Caribbean Diaspora groups, and members of the New York City community to what will be one of the hottest Caribbean Fairs in the city,” stated Fernando Abreu, CTO’s Deputy Director of Marketing, “We invite the community to join us as we celebrate our culture, enjoy delicious Caribbean cuisine and move to the beats of the Caribbean.”

Additionally the event will feature a live Caribbean wedding, free mini-massages, and silent auction. The event is free and open to the general public.

                              MEDIA ADVISORY

    WHAT:       Caribbean Travel and Cultural Fair

    WHEN:       Wednesday, June 8, 2011
                10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    WHERE:      Grand Central Terminal @ 42nd Street
                Vanderbilt Hall
                Manhattan, NY 10017

                 Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and its 33
    WHO:         member countries

    EVENT        http://www.caribbeanweekny.com/events/consumer-
     LINK:       events/Caribbean-Cultural-Fair-2

To obtain a full listing and more information about Caribbean week events, please visit http://www.caribbeanweekny.com; http:/www.facebook.com/CaribbeanTourismOrganization; https://twitter.com/ctotourism

For more information about the Caribbean Tourism Organization, please visit http://www.onecaribbean.org/.

SOURCE Caribbean Tourism Organization

Source: newswire

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