Category: Caribbean

Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Named by Travel + Leisure as the ‘next Caribbean hotspot’ and featured in the New York Times’ ‘where to go in 2007′ map could  indicate that St. Lucia is in for a successful 2007. If it forms part of your travel plans, don’t forget to consider Jade Mountain,  a new resort high on Morne Chastanet […]

Grand Lido Braco Resort & Spa

As if by magic, a replica of an old-fashioned Jamaican village welcomes you, with gingerbread architecture, a town square, skilled craftsmen and coconut vendors of selling their treasures on the cobble-stoned streets…

UnderSea Resort in Malta

UnderSea Resort in Malta

You may recall me writing about the UnderSea Resort off the coast of Miami earlier this year. Well now UnderSea Resorts is heading for Europe. Qawra Bay in Malta is looking to be the most likely location, with talks with Malta Shipyards Ltd. currently underway. Similar resorts could also become a reality in the Bahamas, […]

Top 10 bars of the world

Top 10 bars of the world

A cellar in Paris or a sky bar in Bangkok? Effortless Mediterranean white or midnight samba in downtown Rio? Guardian deputy travel editor Isabel Choat on her favourite bars of all time. Those making the shortlist in this Guardian article are: Chez Georges, 11 rue des Canettes, 75006, Paris Mary McBride’s, 2 Main Street, Cushenden, […]

Golfing greats club together to form Albany Golf & Beach Club in the Bahamas

Golfing greats club together to form Albany Golf & Beach Club in the Bahamas

Three of the top names in golf, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Tavistock Group have partnered together to create Albany Golf & Beach Club,  destined to become one of the world’s finest resort communities that will feature the highest level of luxury, quality and amenities within an oceanfront club community. It will be just seven […]

Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, US Virgin Islands

Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas’ Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort has just finished being renovated. With its new  Reef Health Club, casual on-site restaurants  and a  beach  with wonderful, soft white sand,  you’d be hard-pressed to find a better location for a stay in the US  Virgin Islands. Voted “Best Resort Hotel and Best Resort […]

Rooms at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino St. Maarten being upgraded

Rooms at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino St. Maarten being upgraded

The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino St. Maarten is investing more than $2.5 million in order to renovate 115 rooms and suites, with the utmost in guest comfort in mind. The new Premiere Rooms, located in the resort’s main building on the top three floors, will be perfected with contemporary design, teakwood furniture, cool […]

Helicopter tragedy in Dominican Republic

There is sad news just in that there has been a  helicopter crash in the Dominican Republic, tragically killing four people. One of those on board was the hotel tycoon Howard ‘Butch’ Kerzner, son of Solomon Kerzner. He is said to have been scouting sites for a new  One  & Only resort, the five star […]

Special October promotions from Epoque Hotels

Epoque Hotels are running a  number of special promotions for the month of October.   Here’s a selection of them:   Hotel St. Paul, Montreal – Rooms starting at CAD 209.00 per night Golden Apple Boutique Hotel, Moscow – Rooms starting at RUB 6048.00 per night Hotel 987 Prague, Prague – Rooms starting at EUR […]

Golf at Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Golf at Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica

If you  enjoy golf, sunshine and unadulterated luxury then the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica is the place for you to be.   The club are currently offering four free green fees for those booking holidays at the exclusive resort for the end of this year.  The club treats its guests to house villas, […]

Ultra-Luxury for Less from CheapCaribbean.com

Ultra-Luxury for Less from CheapCaribbean.com

In response to online travelers’ demands for upscale, luxurious accommodations, CheapCaribbean.com has introduced the Ultra-Luxury for Less product line, which promises lavish accommodations, sumptuous gourmet dining, and pampering service throughout Bermuda, the Caribbean & Mexico, for a price that you won’t find anywhere else. Among its partners are the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, The Palms […]

Success for Jamaica at World Travel Awards

Success for Jamaica at World Travel Awards

Jamaica has picked up the award of Caribbean’s Leading Destination at the 13th World Travel Awards. The Hon. Aloun N’dombet Assamba, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Entertainment & Culture accepted not only this award but also the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau, won by the Jamaica Tourist Board. Further success for Jamaica came in the […]

World Travel Awards 2006

It’s the 13th Annual  World Travel Awards ceremony tomorrow so watch this space for further news! The event is this year being held in the idyllic Turks & Caicos islands.

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]

Extend your summer glow with Royal Caribbean

Extend your summer glow with Royal Caribbean

Wearing flip-flops in 50-degree weather? You obviously can’t let go of summer. And why should you, with sensational Royal Caribbean Interational  savings to hot spots like the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas. They’ve got lots of deals on at the moment so you might want to take a look.

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia is scheduled to open next month. The brainchild of a Russian-Canadian architect, Nick Troubetzkoy, and owner of the Anse Chastanet Resort,  this new  resort has its own private spa, beaches and concierge desk. Like the Ladera resort also on St. Lucia, rooms are designed so that they have three walls, and […]

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