Hotel executive Brian Parker, the powerful African American who from behind the scenes has led efforts to increase Choice Hotels' presence across the Caribbean region, including the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation of Haiti, has chalked up yet another accolade.
Berthia Parle, general manager of Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa, the four-star luxury resort on world-renowned Reduit Beach, hosted a Saint Lucian Homecoming Celebration Dinner Wednesday, March 3 in New York City with guests including representatives of the Saint Lucia Cultural Association, Saint Lucia American Christian Association, Saint Lucia United and the Saint Lucian Consulate.
Jamaica is the hottest destination to visit to experience a host of sizzling spring and summer events. The island has an endless array of exciting festivals celebrating the music, cuisine, culture, fashion and people of Jamaica, promising a spirited and unforgettable escape.
From April 22-25, 2010, music lovers will come together on the shores of Tobago for the islandÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s second annual Tobago Jazz Experience. With headline performances from GrammyÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â® award-winning Queen of Funk Soul, Chaka Khan and First Lady of Neo Soul, Erykah Badu, patrons will have the chance to enjoy smooth tunes throughout this four-day festival. Local musicians are also scheduled to perform and show off their skills on a range of instruments that include the steelpan, drums, saxophone and the guitar. To help travelers get in the groove, hotels on the island are offering the following specials for the event.