Caribbean & Bermuda

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Posted on September 14th, 2016

News from SOTIC 2016

At SOTIC 2016, the Caribbean Tourism Organization's annual State of the Travel Industry Conference in Barbados, Recommend’s Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler studied the numbers, which revealed a few eyebrow-raising surprises.
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Jogging the Malecon at Sunrise... Havana, Cuba

Posted on September 8th, 2016

2016/2017 Cruise Deals

We’ve rounded up a few of the latest cruise deals through 2017, including European, South American and Far East sailings.
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The Ocean Blue “cottage” at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay on Great Abaco Island.

Posted on September 1st, 2016

Villas and Condos with Real Resort Facilities

Condos and villas in the Caribbean region are increasingly popular among multigenerational families because they have living rooms, patios, kitchen/dining areas, and often private pools that allow people to reconnect without intrusions.
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Swim-up Flat Suites are one of many accommodation styles.

Posted on September 1st, 2016

Onsite Review: Nickelodeon Resort in Punta Cana

Prepare to be slimed…with fun at the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana.
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Posted on August 30th, 2016

Coffee Time with Industry Vets: Santiago Dunn

Think you know Santiago Dunn, president of Ecoventura, think again....
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Posted on August 24th, 2016

A Chat with Martinique Tourism’s New Leadership

Recommend sat down with Karine Mousseau, the new commissioner for Martinique Tourism Authority, and Joelle Desir, the newly appointed general director for Martinique Tourism Authority, to discuss their new roles and what it means for Martinique tourism moving forward.
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Palladium Hotel Group's wedding planners have come up with a customizable Shaadi Royal Bliss program for the South Asian brides-to-be.

Posted on August 24th, 2016

Palladium Hotel Group Updates: Caribbean Resorts and Palladium Connect for Agents

Even in a noisy wine bar, the news from Palladium Hotel Group's Monica Larcada, senior marketing manager for North America, and Karen Terry, marketing manager, got the attention of Recommend's Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler.
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Posted on August 19th, 2016

Say “I Do” in the Caribbean’s First Overwater Chapel

There’s a bevy of news coming from Sandals Resorts on the wedding front, including the unveiling of the company’s (and the Caribbean’s) first overwater chapel and the launch of a new virtual wedding experience.
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A guestroom at the new Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in the Cayman Islands. (Photo credit: Kimpton Seafire Resort)

Posted on August 18th, 2016

Find Your Caymankind

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is inviting North American travel agents to find their “Caymankind” through the launch if its 2016 Fall Travel Trade Promotion, featuring limited-time discounts on luxury hotels, attractions and watersports.
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Island Routes Caribbean Adventures is now offering six new tours in Cancun, Mexico.

Posted on August 18th, 2016

Island Routes Moves Into Mexico

Earlier this summer, Island Routes Caribbean Adventures celebrated its seventh anniversary with the announcement of its 12th destination Cancun, Mexico, marking the Jamaica-based tour company’s first venture to a mainland Caribbean destination.
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