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Caribbean Travel February 2012 Archive


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Leap to Barbados!

Wednesday February 29, 2012
Barbados resorts and attractions are offering special Leap Year deals today only, Feb. 29. Book a five-night stay at a participating Barbados resort and you'll get the first night for ... Read More

Endless Summer: Wyndham Rio Mar Sale Runs April-Dec.

Tuesday February 28, 2012
Is April summer? Not where I live, but they like to get an early start on the season down in Puerto Rico. The Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa's 'Sizzling ... Read More

Finalists Named for 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards

Friday February 24, 2012
The contenders for the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards have been narrowed down to a mere five finalists in each award category! Thanks to the readers who submitted nominations in ... Read More

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Beach

Wednesday February 22, 2012

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Line

Wednesday February 22, 2012

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort

Wednesday February 22, 2012

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Island/Destination

Wednesday February 22, 2012

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Hotel

Wednesday February 22, 2012

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Attraction

Wednesday February 22, 2012

2012 Rum Renaissance Festival

Saturday February 18, 2012
My friend Steve calls this the world's sexiest rum party: I'll just say that, having attended last year, it definitely opened my eyes to the diversity of beautiful women in ... Read More

Travel and Leisure Top 20 Caribbean Hotels

Friday February 17, 2012
Readers of Travel & Leisure magazine have named their favorite resorts in the Caribbean, and it's quite a diverse list. The intimate Nisbet Plantation Beach Club in Nevis topped the ... Read More

Get Lost on a Tiny Island

Thursday February 16, 2012
There are small islands in the Caribbean. Then there are desert islands. Then there are dollops of sand that barely qualify as islands -- sandbars or rocks might be a ... Read More

Last Chance: Nominate Your Favorite Caribbean Destination

Wednesday February 15, 2012
Today's your final chance to enter a nomination in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards, including the awards for your Caribbean favorites. If you haven't already done so, please make ... Read More

VIP Rum Fest Escape

Wednesday February 15, 2012
Uncommon Caribbean, a cool Caribbean travel and culture website run by brothers from St. Croix, is giving away a trip to the upcoming Miami Rum Renaissance Festival. The festival is ... Read More

Super Sands! Nominate Your Favorite Caribbean Beaches

Tuesday February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day, and here's hoping you and your sweetheart and snuggling your toes into the sand on a fabulous Caribbean beach! Speaking of which, we're still accepting nominees for ... Read More

Mexico Travel Warning Revised: Caribbean Region Specifically Excluded

Tuesday February 14, 2012
U.S. State Department has updated its travel warning on Mexico to include more detail on the ongoing drug violence and threats to visitors, but also spelling out which parts of ... Read More

Animal Encounters to Ziplines: Nominate Your Favorite Caribbean Attractions

Monday February 13, 2012
What was the most fun thing you did on your last Caribbean vacation? Swimming with dolphins? Ziplining? Visiting a historic fort? If a tour or attraction was one of your ... Read More

Caribbean Grammy Winners for 2012

Monday February 13, 2012
The 2012 Grammy Awards were announced last night, and while Adele was the big winner, as usual artists from (or with roots in) the Caribbean took home their fair share ... Read More

Vote for Your Favorite Caribbean Hotels!

Sunday February 12, 2012
From budget beachfront bungalows to five-star luxury resorts, the Caribbean has some of the best hotels in the world, including more all-inclusive properties than anywhere else. Got some favorite places ... Read More

Hilton Key Largo Unveils Nature Education Trail

Saturday February 11, 2012
The Hilton Key Largo Resort in the Florida Keys is located on a dozen acres of tropical forest bounded by the Everglades on one side and coral reefs on the ... Read More

Fourth Riu Resort to Open in Cancun

Friday February 10, 2012
The beachfront Riu Palace Peninsula, the fourth Rui property in Cancun, is scheduled to open in May 2012, joining the Riu Cancun, Riu Caribe and Riu Palace Las Americas. The 17-story ... Read More

Agro-Tourism Farm Coming to St. Kitts

Thursday February 9, 2012
A demonstration farm with crops from the Caribbean and Taiwan will open in 2014 on the island of St. Kitts, complete with a tea house and labyrinth on the site ... Read More

AirTran Launches New Cancun Flights from Denver and Austin

Wednesday February 8, 2012
AirTran Airways -- now a subsidiary of Southwest Airlines -- is expanding its Cancun service to include new flights from Denver and Austin, Texas. The Denver flights will launch on April ... Read More

Lodging Deals for the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

Tuesday February 7, 2012
Come down to St. Croix this spring for the annual Food & Wine Experience and you can get some great hotel deals and help support the St. Croix Foundation. The U.S. ... Read More

What's Your Favorite Cruise Line?

Tuesday February 7, 2012
Nominations are still being accepted for the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards, including the category of Favorite Caribbean Cruise Line. Ahoy! Cast a vote now! More Caribbean Readers' Choice Awards Stay Current ... Read More

Get Your Conch On in Key West

Monday February 6, 2012
Blowing on conch shells isn't just some dumb thing they do to amuse tourists in Key West: back in the 18th century, ships would communicate with each other by blowing ... Read More

February is Reggae Month in Jamaica

Monday February 6, 2012
Happy Birthday Bob Marley! You're in for a treat if you're heading to Jamaica this month -- February is packed with events celebrating indigenous reggae music and its most legendary artist. Events ... Read More

Drinking the Caribbean: The Virgin Islands Ice Tea

Thursday February 2, 2012
Had a Long Island Iced Tea? This is different. Very different. St. Croix native Cruzan Rum recently came out with a line of tropical-fruit flavored rums, and this wicked concoction ... Read More

What's Your Favorite Caribbean Attraction?

Wednesday February 1, 2012
Been on a Caribbean trip recently? If a tour, museum or other attraction was part of the fun, and the experience was awesome, give a little back and enter a ... Read More

Getting Around Bermuda

Wednesday February 1, 2012
You can hoof it, bike it, cycle it, cab it, bus it, or ferry it, but the one thing you can't do in Bermuda is drive it. That's right: if you ... Read More

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