Caribbean & Bermuda

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Posted on July 7th, 2016

Why People Are Excited About CTO’s SOTIC 2016

"Arguably, SOTIC is the most significant event the Caribbean Tourism Organization puts on," said CTO chairman Richard Sealy at a July 6 press conference, and I would argue that this goes double for the 2016 edition, which will take place in Barbados, Sept. 14-16.
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Pathway to the beach at Bougainvillea Beach Resort. (Paloma Villaverde de Rico)

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Onsite Review: Barbados

Sea turtles, blooming gardens & a dash of English china... It’s the scent that lures you in, and then it’s the lively ambiance and tasty fish that keep you hanging out for hours. For clients who want to immerse themselves in the local culture and experience a colorful hangout, with authentic Barbadian music and food, Oistins Fish Fry is a top experience in Barbados.
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Whale-watching in the Bay of Samana in the Dominican Republic.

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Only on These Islands, 5 Unforgettable Experiences

“The average couple staying for one week at a Sandals Resort will take three Island Routes tours.” That insider’s comment at JAPEX is Exhibit A for making the case that Caribbean beach holidays have changed. Sure, even the most active and inquisitive travelers still lounge around the pool, but they also want to do things, see things. Following are five experiential activities that are hot—and are best booked in advance.
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The al fresco treatment area at Vasso Spa.

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

Get Ready for Some Sliming…the Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana is Open

Water slides, a gorgeous beach, expertly crafted cuisine, hanging with the locals—we're thinking SpongeBob SquarePants, not Punta Cana locals—and a Pineapple Villa! Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana has it goin' on.
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Guests can enjoy a mango-infused cocktail at Paradise Beach Nevis' Beach Bar. 

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

Paradise Beach Nevis’ Sweet Summer Special

Paradise Beach Nevis, a beachfront resort featuring seven individually decorated villas, is celebrating mango season—a beloved seasonal fruit—with the new Summer Sunsation package.
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Cuba Travel Network is offering a new trip in Havana for solo travelers. (photo credit: Cuba Travel Network) 

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

Solo Travel to Cuba

Cuba Travel Network’s new Havana for the Solo Traveler Trip is now available on the company’s website at cuba-travel.com.
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Moon Bar at the Condado Plaza Hilton in Puerto Rico.  

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

Condado Plaza Hilton Launches Anniversary Package for Same-Sex Couples

The Condado Plaza Hilton in Puerto Rico has partnered with Andrew Collins, author of About.com’s gay travel site, gaytravel.about.com, to create the Coloring San Juan with Love wedding anniversary package for same-sex couples.
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Hunte's Garden is one of the destination's top attractions.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

25 Top Things to Do in Barbados

Here are the 25 top things to do in Barbados according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.
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Not too kiddie, not to adult-centric; accommodations are just right at the Nickelodeon Punta Cana.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Eye on the World: Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

Have you seen SpongeBob SquarePants or Patrick? I did, just a couple of weeks ago...hanging out at the brand-new Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana Resort in the Dominican Republic.
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Views of the Fort-de-France waterfront. (Photo Credit: Steve Bennett/UncommonCaribbean.com)

Posted on June 16th, 2016

Martinique Named as Safest Caribbean Destination

Martinique has once again been named as the "Safest Destination in the Caribbean," according to the 2016 Caribbean Tourism Quality Index, which is produced by Resonance Consultancy.
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