Caribbean & Bermuda


Posted on March 28th, 2014

DATE 2014 Update, Part 2

As mentioned in our first bulletin from the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange ,while Punta Cana is the dominant destination in the Dominican Republic and, indeed, all the Caribbean islands, efforts to encourage tourism to other parts of the island are starting to pay off.

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Colourful houses on the Samana waterfront. (Photo courtesy of Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism.)

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Update from DATE 2014, the Dominican Republic Tourism Conference

Our Caribbean Editor, Ed Wetschler, is at DATE—the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, here are a few updates on tourism in the Dominican Republic.

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The Langley Fort Royal in Deshaies.

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Agent Incentives at Guadeloupe Hotel

The family-friendly Langley Fort Royal, which has been featured in the PBS dramedy “Death in Paradise,” is now offering a great deal for families where up to two kids,12 and under, can stay and eat (breakfast and dinner) for free.

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The Handelskade on the Queen Emma Bridge. (Photo courtesy of Curaçao Tourist Board.)

Posted on March 20th, 2014

Curaçao Makes a Push for the North American Market

Although perhaps not as well-known as some other Caribbean destinations, Curaçao has a great deal to offer. Recommend’s associate publisher, Terry Murphy, recently sat down with Stanley Palm, Minister of Economic Affairs and Tourism, Curaçao, and Andre Rojer, North America director, who outlined the island’s positioning in the marketplace.

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Live lavishly with Grand Residences Riviera Cancun's romantic getaway package.

Posted on March 20th, 2014

Champagne Wishes Come True in Cancun

The all-new Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is offering a Grand Diamond Infinity Package for couples who are seeking a romantic, luxurious experience.

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Visit The Bachelor's footsteps with various Saint Lucia tours and packages.

Posted on March 20th, 2014

“The Bachelor” Experience on Saint Lucia

Fans of “The Bachelor” and Saint Lucia can now explore the same route the TV show finalists took while visiting/filming on the island via the Red Rose Trail interactive map, which showcases hotspots visited by Juan Pablo and his bachelorettes.

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Scuba diving with Sandals Resorts and Beach Resorts.

Posted on March 20th, 2014

A Round of Applause for Sandals & Beaches

During the annual Aqua Center Awards Ceremony, Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts earned recognition from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) for reaching over 50,000 scuba diving certifications.

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Norwegian Escape debuts November 2015.

Posted on March 12th, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces New Ship and Guy Harvey Collaboration

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, will homeport year-round at PortMiami and sail an Eastern Caribbean itinerary. Norwegian Cruise Line also announced Guy Harvey will be the artist designing Norwegian Escape’s hull artwork.

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Posted on March 5th, 2014

@visitGuadeloupe & @Recommendmag Tweet Chat

On March 4, Recommend got together with a few of our friends on Twitter to chat about the Guadeloupe Islands.

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Seagrape Beach Suite

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

An Update on Caribbean Travel Trends

What do dewy-eyed millennials and graybeard seniors have in common? They’re both major players in Caribbean travel trends. On Friday at The New York Times Travel Show, Fernando Abreu, deputy director of the Caribbean Tourism Organization-USA, mentioned that and more during his overview of trends.

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