U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The U.S. Virgin Islands is crediting smart, sensible public health policies and tourism management efforts for the admirable performance of the Territory’s bread-and-butter industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW YORK, NY – Once again, the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) and TURNER’s work promoting the island to travellers has been recognised by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Adrian Awards, the world’s largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition, judged by top executives from all sectors of the industry. The latest accolades are the result of two campaigns: promoting the Work From Bermuda Certificate program and showcasing the appeal and relevance of Bermuda to the African American audience.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The Jamaica Tourist Board’s newest tourism initiative, Discover Jamaica by Bike officially kicked off with great enthusiasm. The ride, which started at Kingston’s Spanish Court Hotel took participants through the destination’s capital and was the first leg of the consumer cycling experience rooted in active travel and the development of outdoor programs.
ST. LUCIA – Bay Gardens Resorts in St. Lucia is inviting travelers to a “Summer of Discovery” through the brand’s new promotion, which gives travelers up to 50 percent savings on accommodations in addition to other perks. The promotion is valid at Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa, Bay Gardens Hotel, Bay Gardens Inn, Bay Gardens Marina Haven, and Water’s Edge Villas.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica, recently named ‘World's Leading Wedding Destination’ at the World Travel Awards, has launched a Wedding and Romance microsite, aptly named My Heart Beats JA. Housed in the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) website, the microsite is a repository of all things love, providing solutions and options for anyone on the romance journey under the categories: Romantic Getaways, Getting Engaged and I Do. Content across the microsite addresses consumer trends, including more intimate or even private destination weddings, and a growing number of couples identifying and seeking opportunities for romantic escapes. Jamaica is strategically aligned to meet those needs, capitalizing on the $300 billion global wedding industry through customizable experiences that come to life through the new site.
TripAdvisor has announced that the French Caribbean Island of Martinique was named the world's top emerging destination in 2021. The well-known travel review site published the winners of its annual Travelers’ Choice ®Best of the Best Awards for Destinations, and Martinique has won the first place in their prestigious “Emerging Destinations” category.Followed respectively by Panama City Beach in Florida, US and Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil; Martinique is the only Caribbean island listed among the Top 10 in the list.
Sandals Resorts International (SRI) continues its development in the Caribbean as Sandals Royal Barbados breaks ground on an exciting new expansion, just in time for the summer season. Set to premiere July 1, 2021, the South Seas Village at Sandals Royal Barbados will be home to 66 new suites, bringing the total room count to 338, which include the brand’s signature Rondoval™ suites, Skypool and Crystal Lagoon Swim-Up suites and Millionaire Butler suite concepts; two new wellness-inspired eateries, The Greenhouse Restaurant and Heart & Sol café, bringing the resort's impressive restaurant count to nine; and two new relaxing pools.
The season of love is here, and now more than ever, it’s a time for celebrating all that it means to be together, whether as a couple or as a family. That's why in honor of Valentine’s Day, Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts are giving consumers a chance to celebrate love in the Caribbean with either your special someone or your family with the “Love is All You Need” Sweepstakes.
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