Caribbean & Bermuda

Caribbean & Bermuda

Fairmont Southampton

Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda is Now Dog Friendly

Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda has announced that it is now dog friendly.
he Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Spa

From Bleisure to Multigen Families: Hilton Aruba Attracts All Travelers

Nestled on 15 tropical acres along Aruba's white sand Palm Beach, the recently renovated Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino is...
Jr. suite accommodations at the TRS Turquesa by Palladium in Punta Cana.

What’s Hot with Caribbean Tour Packages?

If you want to know what’s selling like hotcakes in the Caribbean, the best people to ask would be executives at leading tour packagers that offer scores of destinations and hotels to a wide array of North American markets.
Tobacco Bay Beach, located in St. George.

Bermuda Inspires

Culturally, Bermuda feels a lot like an island in the Caribbean, yet its British colonial roots are unmistakable.
Caribbean Tourism Organization

Caribbean Tourism Organization News, Part 2

Part two of this update on the Caribbean Tourism Organization brings news from additional islands that were not impacted by the 2017 hurricane season.
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises: New Itineraries and Experiences for 2019-2020

Windstar Cruises has announced its 2019-2020 Caribbean and Latin America sailings, which will include visits to new ports, plus other new experiences.
Caribbean Tourism Organization

Caribbean Tourism Organization News, Part 1

During the Caribbean Tourism Organization's State of the Industry Conference last week, tourism officials offered news about islands not impacted by last year's hurricane season.
Accommodations at Cap Maison Resort & Spa.

Saint Lucia: Diverse Resorts, Exquisite Cuisine

You can’t visit Saint Lucia without sailing on a day-boat past the lush and mountainous west coast, spending a...
Pleasant Holidays Journese Caribbean Mexico

Pleasant Holidays Lowers Deposit Requirement

Pleasant Holidays and its luxury brand, Journese, have lowered trip deposit requirements for all Caribbean and Mexico destinations by 75 percent.
TRS Cap Cana Hotel

TRS Cap Cana Announces Opening Date

Palladium Hotel Group is expanding the TRS Hotel brand with the opening of TRS Cap Cana Hotel, a new adults-only resort property in the Dominican Republic.
Travel Impressions

Room Upgrades and Bonus Points with Travel Impressions

Travel Impressions is offering extra perks for advisors and their clients for booking Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts vacations.
Sumptuous accommodations at Rose Hall Villas. Half Moon

Jamaica’s Half Moon Rebrands Villas

Effective today, the villas at Half Moon, Jamaica’s iconic resort destination, will be renamed Rose Hall Villas, operated by Half Moon.
Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman Offers Agent Rates

After a multiyear, top-to-bottom renovation, the new Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman will relaunch next month, and is offering increased commission.
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort on St. Maarten.

Luxury Hotels Reopening Soon

Scores of hotels and attractions have reopened on the affected islands after hurricanes Irma and Maria, including these luxury resorts. 
Beach Enclave Long Bay

Beach Enclave Long Bay’s New Luxury Villas in Turks & Caicos

Beach Enclave launches its second phase, Beach Enclave Long Bay, which offers three new villa rental opportunities in Turks and Caicos starting this November.
Bermuda Triangle

Explore the Bermuda Triangle’s Mysteries

Travelers can now explore the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, and explore its theories with Fairmont Southampton's Bermuda Triangle package.
Places to see in Cuba

6 Out-of-the-Box Places to See in Cuba

Visiting Cuba gained popularity after Obama lifted some of the travel restrictions, but where should you be sending your clients? Every traveler has the major hotspots such as Havana on their bucket list, but what are other less-frequented and just-as-fabulous places to see?
Royalton

Saint Lucia Update: Royalton Saint Lucia

The Royalton Saint Lucia, which should be of particular interest to both family and adults-only visitors who seek a reliable level of design and cuisine—and no surprises.
Playa Hotels & Resorts Hilton

Hilton’s New Partnership Will Expand Caribbean, Latin American Portfolio

Hilton announced a new strategic alliance with Playa Hotels & Resorts in an effort to expand the brand's portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the Caribbean and Latin America.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Debuts Caribbean Shore Excursions

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection unveiled details of its Caribbean Shore Collection, giving travelers a first look at the shore excursions available in destinations such as Bogota, Colombia, and Belize.
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Offers Fall Getaway Discounts

Clients looking for a fall getaway can head to Nassau's Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, which is now offering discounted rates and complimentary benefits.
programs for teenagers

Top Programs for Teenagers

The following Caribbean resorts provide solutions via well-designed programs for teenagers who want to assert their independence, but also enjoy family fun.
aruba

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino’s Renovation

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, located on Aruba's beachfront Palm Beach, has undergone a $21 million renovation.
Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia Welcomes New Flights

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority announced the addition of international flights to the island from the U.S. with three major airlines.
The view from the Villa Cielo Azul pool at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas.

Casa de Campo Offers 15 Percent Commission

The Dominican Republic's Casa de Campo Resort & Villas is inviting guests and their travel advisors to take advantage of a few extra perks for bookings made now through Oct. 30, 2018.
St. Kitts United Airlines

United, St. Kitts Increase Peak Season Airlift

For the first time in the nation's history, St. Kitts will welcome a second weekly nonstop United Airlines flight departing from the carrier's New York hub.
Accommodations inside the Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman.

Fall Into Savings at Margaritaville Grand Cayman

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman is giving travelers an additional reason to book a Fall getaway with its Fall Into Paradise promotion.
All Seabourn cruises to Cuba will include a stop in the capital city of Havana.

Seabourn Heads to Cuba

Seabourn has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico, starting in late 2019, making it Carnival Corporation's third cruise brand to visit the island. 
Sandals Resorts

Arrive in Style and Luxury at Sandals Resorts

Sandals Resorts is infusing extra luxury into guests' experiences when they visit Montego Bay with the addition of luxury roundtrip transfers.
Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas

Endless Summer + 15 Percent Commission in The Bahamas

Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas is offering a Forever Summer promotion valid for travel through 2019, plus 15 percent commission.
saint lucia

Saint Lucia Offers Summer Promotion with Cash Prizes

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is inviting both travel agents and their clients to take part in the Saint Lucia Summer of Discovery promotion, which gives participants the chance to win cash prizes.
Dominican Republic Barcelo

Ultimate Dominican Republic Escapes With Barceló Hotel Group

The Dominican Republic boasts a rich culture, eco-adventures, exciting city settings and plenty of gorgeous beaches. For your getaway, consider Barceló Hotel Group's all-inclusive beachfront resorts, as well as the renowned brand’s two urban hotels.
Travel Impressions Karisma Hotels and Resorts

Travel Impressions, Karisma Offer August Promotion

Travel Impressions is offering discounts, resorts credits, and more when agents book their clients at select Karisma Hotels and Resorts during August.
Poolside at the Blue Waters’ Cove Suites.

Return to Antigua

Travel professionals can’t help but like success stories, and Blue Waters Resort & Spa is surely one of them, what with its renovations and its growth in the North American market.
Bird’s-eye view of the Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine.

New Resorts Within Resorts

This trend—of enclaves and even entire resorts within larger Caribbean resorts—keeps growing, so what follows is a guide to special resort sections that have opened and/or will soon open in 2018.
apple leisure group

Apple Leisure Group is Expanding

Apple Leisure Group (ALG) is expanding with new resort brands, new hotels in development, and a new travel distribution channel.
Delta Air Lines is increasing service to Havana, Cuba starting this fall.

Delta Air Lines Increases Service to Cuba

Last year, Delta Air Lines celebrated the first anniversary of its return of service to Cuba, and now the company is expanding its service to the country with the addition of a nonstop flight from Miami.
The Sands At Grace Bay

The Sands at Grace Bay Launches New Hurricane Refund Policy

The Sands at Grace Bay announced the launch of its newly created No-Hassle, 100% Refund Policy, in the event of a hurricane, along with other special promotions.
st. lucia

Update on St. Lucia, Part 2

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet announced a huge road construction project at the recent 2018 North America Showcase in St. Lucia, but that was just part of a fact-filled update on attractions, events, infrastructure, and hotels.
Saint Lucia tourism

Update on Saint Lucia, Part 1

Caribbean Editor Ed Wetschler headed to the 2018 North America Showcase, where presentations from members of the Saint Lucia tourism community covered more than just hotel updates.
Moon Palace Jamaica

Moon Palace Jamaica Offers Complimentary Flights

Moon Palace Jamaica is taking the idea of all-inclusive to new heights with its new Fly Me To The Moon offer, which includes airfare for travelers.
Sandals Montego Bay hs unveiled a new, reimagined and renovated look.

Sandals Montego Bay Unveils New Look

Sandals Montego Bay—a flagship resort for Sandals Resorts International—has made its debut with a new, reimagined and renovated look.
Renderings show the newly restored Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa.

St. Maarten Resorts Welcome Agents with Special Rates

After nearly a year of working to fully restore the Sonesta St. Maarten Resorts following damage done by Hurricane Irma, the company is inviting travel agents to visit both of its St. Maarten properties through the See For Yourself program.
The Westin Playa Bonita is among several properties offering special deals and packages for summer travel.

Summer Specials in the Caribbean and Latin America

Summer may be in full swing, but that doesn't mean it's too late to book your clients on a last minute summer trip, especially with several properties in the Caribbean and Latin America offering special seasonal savings and packages.
Belmond La Samanna

Belmond Property Reopens in St. Martin

After closing its doors in order to complete a restyle of the resort, Belmond La Samanna is now scheduled to start welcoming guests on Dec. 10, 2018. 
Boucan-by-Hotel-Chocolat--Couple Saint Lucia Travel Agent Expert (SLEx) Program

Learn, Earn & Grow with the Revised Saint Lucia Travel Agent Expert (SLEx) Program

Designed to support your efforts and your business, the Saint Lucia Travel Agent EXPERT (SLEx) Program has been revised with an array of new benefits.
The Alcazar Colon is located in the Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Santo Domingo Experience

Restorations in Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas, have transformed a grimy, decaying Colonial Zone into a UNESCO World Heritage site.  
Yoga week at Carlisle Bay in Antigua.

New Fitness Experiences

The expansion of fitness experiences in the Caribbean shows no sign of a let-up, so put down that donut: We’re here to talk about new ways resorts and other businesses are serving the ever-increasing demand for healthy vacations. 
Cryptocurrency

Bermuda Hotel Now Accepting Cryptocurrency

Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa is accepting the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as a form of payment for guests staying at the boutique Bermuda property.
Atlantis Paradise Island's new marine programs will allow guests to interact with marine life throughout the property.

Atlantis Debuts New Marine Programs

Launched in conjunction with this month's World Oceans Day, Atlantis Paradise Island's new marine programs will allow guests to get up-close and personal with marine life.
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar

Bahia Principe Closes Punta Cana Resort For Renovations

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has temporarily closed one of its Dominican Republic properties, Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue, for renovations.
The Grand Reserve Melia International Hotels

Melia to Debut New Luxury Property

This winter, Melia Hotels International will debut its newest luxury experience with the launch of The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana. 
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