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Caribbean Travel November 2012 Archive


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Best Authentic Caribbean Holiday Gifts

Thursday November 29, 2012
Ever notice that a lot of the items you find in Caribbean gift shops are actually made in China? It's not a problem unique to the Caribbean, of course, but ... Read More

Riu Palace Mexico Reopens with New Spa and Restaurants

Wednesday November 28, 2012
The Riu Palace Mexico hotel in Playa del Carmen will reopen on Dec. 1 following a $20-million series of renovations. The hotel maintains its colonial exterior, but has been modernized ... Read More

Small Island, Big Fun: The Best of Saba

Tuesday November 27, 2012
There is plenty to do and see when visiting the diminutive Caribbean island of Saba, with activities ranging from diving, driving, hiking, and a whole bunch in between. In fact, ... Read More

Free Rental Car with Stay at St. Bart's Hotel Le Village

Saturday November 24, 2012
The Hotel Le Village in St. Barts is offering a "Summer in December" deal including reduced rates and a free rental car for guests; the offer is good Dec. 10-20. Rates ... Read More

Review of the Four Seasons Nevis Resort

Friday November 23, 2012
St. Kitts and Nevis has been bustling with new resort construction in recent years, including the high-end Kittitian Hill and Christophe Harbour developments and plans to bring a Park Hyatt ... Read More

All-Inclusive Divi Deals Across the Caribbean

Thursday November 22, 2012
Now through Dec. 22, 2012, Divi Resorts is offering 20-30 percent off rates at all of its seven Caribbean locations in Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St. Maarten, and the U.S. Virgin ... Read More

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals on Caribbean Travel

Wednesday November 21, 2012
Everything seems to be on sale on "Black Friday" or "Cyber Monday," and the post-Thanksgiving discount frenzy includes a fair share of Caribbean travel bargains. Some of these would sure look ... Read More

Breezes, Hedonism for $129 Per Night

Tuesday November 20, 2012
Breezes Resorts & Spas and Hedonism II's "November to Remember" sale has room rates starting at $129 per person, per night on stays through Dec. 21, booked by Nov. 30. Sure, ... Read More

Big Changes at Some Famous Caribbean Hotels

Monday November 19, 2012
A couple of the most well-known resorts in the Caribbean -- LaSource in Grenada and Jalousie Plantation in St. Lucia -- are undergoing some big changes. Most jarring was the announcement ... Read More

JetBlue Has New Flights to Samana; Balcones del Atlantico Offers 20% Off to Celebrate

Friday November 16, 2012
JetBlue launche new nonstop service this week from New York (JFK) to Samana (AZS) in the Dominican Republic, a hot-spot for ecotourism and known for its natural beauty. Compare Prices on ... Read More

New Dive Deal from Sands at Grace Bay in T&C

Thursday November 15, 2012
The Sands at Grace Bay resort in Turks and Caicos has really made a "splash" this week with diving enthusiasts as it pairs up with Ocean Vibes Scuba & Watersports Ltd. ... Read More

Caribbean Features Prominently in Fodor's Top 100 Hotels List

Wednesday November 14, 2012
Fodor's announced their Top 100 Hotel Award list today, featuring hotels from all around the world, chosen from a starting list of about 4,000. Of the eight awarded categories, Caribbean ... Read More

Up to $3,000 in Resort Credits at Barcelo Bavaro in Punta Cana

Tuesday November 13, 2012
The Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, has recently completed a $330 million renovation and is offering travelers up to $3,000 in added-value resort credit on vacations ... Read More

Discounts for Early Booking, Resorts Credits at Caribbean Hard Rock Hotels

Friday November 9, 2012
Guests staying three nights or more at the Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico (Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Maya) and the Dominican Republic (Punta Cana) can save 15 percent off ... Read More

Montpelier Plantation in Nevis Reopens

Thursday November 8, 2012
The Montpelier Plantation & Beach, a Relais & Chateaux hotel in Nevis, officially reopened on Oct. 8, 2012 after a summer of serious renovation. The resort is now offering a $500 ... Read More

Southwest Airlines Launches Key West Service

Wednesday November 7, 2012
Southwest Airlines has officially begun flights to Key West International Airport (EYW) as of Nov. 4, 2012, with daily nonstops from Orlando, where the airline already has extensive flights and ... Read More

The State of Puerto Rico?

Wednesday November 7, 2012
The residents of Puerto Rico have voted in favor of pursuing U.S. statehood in a non-binding referendum during yesterday's presidential election. CNN reported that this is the first time statehood ... Read More

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Opens in Dec. in Puerto Rico

Monday November 5, 2012
On Dec. 12, 2012, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve will officially be open for business in Puerto Rico. This high-end resort is located on the former Laurance Rockefeller estate on ... Read More

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