IDB Approves $33 Million Loan to Promote Nature Tourism in Argentina

April 27, 2022
The funds will boost the supply and demand of domestic and international tourism and strengthen the country brand. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $33 million loan to foster nature tourism in Argentina aimed at promoting a post-pandemic economic recovery, given the potential of this sector in line with visitors’ changing preferences.
2022-04-27

IDB Opens a Call for Tourist Destinations to Accelerate their Technological Transformation

January 14, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Future Tourism Program that addresses the technological transformation of tourist destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean as a key tool for the recovery and competitiveness of tourism in the region.
2022-01-14

IDB, IDB Invest and University of the West Indies Sign Landmark Agreement

December 09, 2021
​​​​​Latin America and Caribbean’s leading development bank and one of its top universities to pursue joint research, initiatives, and exchange to help drive economic and social recovery and growth in region. Innovation; digital transformation and inclusion; climate action and resilience are priority areas for expanded collaboration. New phase of cooperation aims to establish UWI as a key academic partner f
2021-12-09

Dominican Republic to Enhance Santo Domingo Revitalization Program with IDB, EU Support

December 03, 2021
$3.37 million in European Union resources will help boost electromobility and housing in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $3.37 million (EU2.95 million operation with resources from a European Union grant to revitalize the Colonial City of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
2021-12-02

IDB calls on companies and entities to develop technological diagnoses of tourism

October 26, 2021
Call is open until November 5 for tourist destinations in Mexico and Central America, the Caribbean and South America Tourism recovery is a goal of the IDB, which in 2020 launched the Future Tourism Program The use of digital and emerging technologies is key to the sector’s recovery Within the
2021-10-26

IDB unveils health security recommendations to support tourism industry

September 01, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), with the support of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the participation of the Organization of American States (OAS), launched the series of publications Recommendations to Minimize the Risk of Transmission of COVID-19 in the Tourism Sector of Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-09-01

IDB and IDB Invest Gain Board Support on Vision 2025 and Path Toward Capitalization

March 21, 2021
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone details “Vision 2025,” as Bank’s agenda focuses on recovery and sustainable growth for region at first Annual Meeting in two years.  Board of Governors approves resolution on recapitalization discussions, supports “Vision 2025.” BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank's Board of Governors approved a resolution authorizing the analytic work required to consider a potential capital increase, and overwhelmingly supported the IDB’s “
2021-03-21

IDB announces Build Forward initiative to advance technology and resilience in Caribbean

February 25, 2021
Effort includes multi-donor facility expected to mobilize $1.5 billion The Caribbean Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank backed Build Forward, a $3.5 billion multi-year program to help Caribbean countries sustainably recover while making technological leaps that will bring about a transformational future.
2021-02-25

IDB announces results of its Beyond Tourism Innovation Challenge

October 15, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its innovation laboratory, IDB Lab, and in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is pleased to announce that eight proposals were selected for project design under the Beyond Tourism Challenge. The applications were from Barbados, Belize, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Haiti, Guyana, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.
2020-10-15

IDB Launches Pivot Movement to Strengthen Caribbean Innovation

September 03, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Pivot Movement to harness the most innovative ideas for Caribbean development and create a plan for the future of the region. The Movement includes a crowdsourcing contest and an event. Pivot Search is the crowdsourcing platform to receive new development ideas. It runs from September 2 to September 18, with a $5000 cash prize for each of the three winners.
2020-09-03