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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The 7 Most Common Caribbean Myths and Stereotypes

 The Root: "When many people think of the Caribbean, they imagine white-sand beaches and, of course, Jamaica. However, they might be surprised to find out that the black, gold and green Jamaican flag is just one of many in the region.

Including territories in the “circum-Caribbean”—nations in Central and South America that are washed by the Caribbean Sea—there are more than 28 individual countries in the region. Among them are Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Grenada."




Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hilton slashes rates in Caribbean

Buffalo News: "The Hilton is holding a Caribbean summer sale with rates from $99 a night. The Stay & Play Longer deal applies to participating hotels and resorts in seven Caribbean destinations (Curacao, Bahamas, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, etc.) and features a free fourth night, $100 resort credit and gratis stays for kids. Minimum stay of four nights required. Prices vary. For example, in late July, four nights at the Hilton Barbados Resort costs $914, including taxes, a savings of $304. "