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American Airlines begins daily flights to St Kitts from Miami

Caribbean Net News: "BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM): American Airlines has announced it will increase its service to daily flights into the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport in St Kitts from Miami International starting on November 3, 2008.

American Airlines flight #2299 will depart MIA daily at 10:50 am, arriving in St Kitts at 2:50 pm. The return flight #2280 will depart St Kitts at 3:45 pm, arriving into MIA at 6:05 pm. American Airlines will use a 148 seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 16 first class seats and 132 economy seats for these flights."

Airlines - American to Increase Miami-St. Kitts Service

Airlines - American to Increase Miami-St. Kitts Service: "The St. Kitts Tourism Authority announced that American Airlines will be increasing service to St. Kitts from Miami to daily flights beginning Nov. 3. American Airlines flight #2299 will depart MIA daily at 10:50 am arriving into St. Kitts at 2:50 pm. The return flight #2280 will depart St. Kitts at 3:45 pm arriving into MIA at 6:05 pm. American Airlines will use a 148 seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 16 first class seats and 132 economy seats for these flights."

Race guides visitors to Martinique's treasures

The Boston Globe: "As an overseas department of France, Martinique is as certifiably French as a warm croissant. But in summer, when temperatures are only five degrees above winter's norm, the island's top sporting event, Yoles Rondes, expresses its ebullient, West Indian side. Racing around the island from July 27-Aug. 3 will be boats whose design is based on the oldest vessel on earth: a hollowed out tree."

Golf on Bermuda's short, windswept layouts an exercise in patience, control

canadaeast.com - "With a breathtaking backdrop like Bermuda's old-school Mid Ocean Club, those memories will be myriad, regardless of whether your shots are career - or careening in all directions.
Mid Ocean's opening hole, a wind-strafed, 418-yard par-4, isn't even over before players find themselves atop a sheer cliff that feels like the edge of the world, the vast Atlantic churning against jagged volcanic rock some 15 metres below.
Equally impressive vistas await the golfer on Bermuda's many first-rate layouts, all of which are relatively short - it's not a big island, after all - but deceptively challenging and a whole lot of fun to play."

Turks & Caicos Resort offers Suite Deals

Turks & Caicos Resort offers Suite Deals: "The Sands at Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos is offering free nights in one of its suites. Guests receive a seventh night free on stays from November 1 to December 20 and ?a sixth-night free when booking a five-night stay or a sixth and seventh night free when booking a six-night stay. Applicable dates for this deal include are from now through October 31."

Dominican Tourism chief discards plane seat crisis

DominicanToday.com: "SANTO DOMINGO.- Tourism minister Felix Jimenez discarded that Dominican Republic is on the verge of a crisis of seats for United States air passengers after the carriers American and Delta trimmed flights.
Although he recognized that American’s decision to reduce flights to different Dominican destinations as of September is a challenge for the country, Jiménez said other airlines -some of them in the U.S.- could fill the seat deficit that decision would bring about."

Virgin adds Christmas flights to Caribbean

Virgin adds Christmas flights to Caribbean: "Virgin Atlantic is to operate five additional return flights to Montego Bay over the Christmas period.
The new winter connections will be serviced by an Airbus A340-300 and will take place on December 22, 23 and 29, 2008, and then January 5 and 6, 2009.
Flights will depart from Gatwick Airport, taking off at 12.30pm BST and arriving in Sangster International Airport at 10.15am BST the following day.
Virgin Atlantic chief executive Steve Ridgway explained that the airline was boosting the frequency of its Caribbean connections in anticipation of heightened demand for winter sun holidays."

American Airlines adds direct Caribbean flights

cheapflights.com: "American Airlines is adding two new direct flights out of Miami and New York to St. Maarten in the Caribbean.
Flights from Miami are scheduled to start in November, leaving Miami International Airport at 5:15pm to arrive in St. Maarten at 9:10pm.
The aircraft will remain in St. Maarten overnight before leaving the"

Bob Marley Themed Resort Opens in The Bahamas

Bob Marley Themed Resort Opens in The Bahamas: "Reggae-loving clients can now 'Stir It Up' in the Bahamas at the Marley Resort & Spa, which opened July 4 in Nassau and is a creation by the family of legendary musician Bob Marley. We couldn’t resist plugging a Marley classic, but then again, consider it a teaser for what your clients can expect at the resort.
Each of the 16 themed suites center around Marley's song titles, including “Kinky Reggae,” “Nice Time,” and “Kaya,” among others. Suites feature whirlpool tubs and in-room Bose entertainment systems among other amenities."

American Airlines cuts could further affect the Caribbean

Travel Video Television News: "DALLAS – American Airlines’ decision to cut another eight per cent of its workforce could further affect the Caribbean, airline and tourism industry officials said. America’s biggest airline announced last Wednesday that over 6,000 employees may be heading for the breadline as it tries to grapple with record high fuel costs."