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Showing posts from May, 2008

Dominica: the Caribbean's lost world

Telegraph : "They came in canoes carved from single tree trunks a century before Columbus, and for generations they resisted European attempts to take their lands. But the tide of history was against them, and gradually they retreated deeper into the mountainous rainforests of their island until barely 500 remained."

Caribbean Net News: US Virgin Islands listed among top destinations worldwide

Caribbean Net News: US Virgin Islands listed among top destinations worldwide : "ST THOMAS, USVI: Two of the US Virgin Islands’ most popular tourism sites have been honoured as top destinations worldwide by TripAdvisor in the 2008 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards. Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas was ranked sixth and Cruz Bay, St John was ranked seventh on the list, honours bestowed by those who know destinations best – millions of real travelers."

St Lucia goes bananas for property

Telegraph : "Every month on St Lucia, at the island's three Sandals resorts alone, 630 couples tie the knot. The Caribbean island has become a production line for keenly-priced romance in a perfect beach setting. The direct eight-hour flights back to the UK are full of happy couples sporting gleaming new rings."

Barbados popular holiday spot worldwide

The Nation Newspaper BARBADOS HAS BEEN RANKED eight among the world's holiday destinations and fifth in the Caribbean, according to the 2008 Traveller's Choice Destination Awards (TCDA). This was determined by a combination of TripAdvisor's Popularity Index and consumer ratings on specific destination attributes, travel articles and opinions found on the Web."

Best of Caribbean summer cruises

Deals- : "Summer may not the peak season for cruises to the Caribbean but it’s a great time to go if you want to save some serious dollars and avoid winter crowds. Case in point: we found a threesome of sailings that have been reduced in price. Discounts run as high as 71 percent and prices as low as $289. Choose between Carnival, Norwegian and Princess, and set sail to sun-soaked Caribbean seas this July or August."