When things get tough look beyond the usual, counsels a seasoned Saint Lucian businesswoman and hotelier.
"We need to think creatively to increase our share of world tourism," declared Eroline Lamontagne, owner and operator of the award-winning Fond Doux Holiday Plantation in SoufriÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¨re, Saint Lucia.
Endorsing assertions by Saint Lucia Director of Tourism Louis Lewis who stated "it will not be business as usual in 2012", Mrs. Lamontagne said a key sector that requires constant focus and attention is the destination weddings and honeymoon market which has become Saint Lucia's bread and butter niche.
Elite Island Resorts, representing an impressive collection of unique beachfront properties in the Caribbean, proudly announces that Palm Island, a private-island resort located in the Grenadines, was honored with CondÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â© Nast JohansensÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ 2012 Award of Excellence as the Most Excellent Eco Resort.
Readers of the CondÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â© Nast JohansensÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ luxury travel guides, hotel guests and the CondÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â© Nast JohansensÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ inspection team all contributed votes towards the 2012 awards, which included 28 categories ranging from Most Excellent Eco Resort to Most Excellent Romantic Hideaway. The winners were selected from an exclusive collection of luxury boutique hotels, inns and resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America as well as the Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific Islands.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ January 2012 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Colorful costumes, pulsating music, chocolate mud and fetesÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s all part of Trinidad Carnival and Hyatt Regency Trinidad, conveniently located in downtown Port of Spain, is ready to party with the best of them. The hotel will once again host its very own all-inclusive fete, LIME, on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.
Visitors from around the world will flock to the island for the festivities and LIME is one event not to be missed. Following the success of last yearÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s inaugural party, the fete will feature island-inspired food and cocktails, as well as entertainment by Kes the Band featuring Kees Diffenthaller, Karma featuring Nisha and Ravi B, Roy Cape All Stars and more. Guests will be greeted with the ever-popular Lime Time and Forbidden Lime cocktails and offered delicacies such as slow-roasted meats grilled on seasoned coals and smoked woods, Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean seafood, local authentic island fare, along with vegetarian specialties.
Sandals Resorts is proud to extend two exciting offers for complimentary rounds of golf on the exquisite Greg Norman-designed oceanside golf course at Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas.
Guests who book a minimum three-night stay at Sandals Emerald Bay now through January 31, 2012 for travel through December 31, 2012 will be awarded with two complimentary rounds of golf. In additional good news, a second popular offer is being extended for guests who really want to get into the swing of things. Guests who book a minimum four-night stay in one of the resortÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s luxurious butler suites will receive unlimited rounds of complimentary golf throughout their stay. The booking dates for this special offer have been extended through February 16, 2012 for travel through December 31, 2012.