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Caribbean Travel December 2012 Archive


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More Flights to Key West This Winter

Friday December 28, 2012
If driving the Overseas Highway to Key West has lost some of its romance for you, there's good news: Your options for flying directly to the capital of the Keys ... Read More

Sure Shots: The Great Caribbean Beach Bars

Thursday December 27, 2012
If life's a beach, than the afterlife must be a beach bar. If you're searching for your own little slice of heaven, look to the sandy shores of the Caribbean ... Read More

Saba Hailed for Same-Sex Marriages

Friday December 21, 2012
Looks like I will need to add Saba to my list of gay-friendly destinations in the Caribbean! The tiny Dutch Caribbean island recently became the first in the region to ... Read More

Triple Deal from Hotel Caravelle in St. Croix

Thursday December 20, 2012
The Hotel Caravelle in St. Croix is stuffing your stocking with a trio of goodies this holiday season. Book a five-night stay by Jan. 31 and you'll receive a sixth ... Read More

New Mayan Museum Opens in Cancun

Wednesday December 19, 2012
Cancun is not all about tanning and partying: it's also part of the ancient Mayan heartland of Mexico and now home to the Mayan Museum of Cancun, a $15-million cultural ... Read More

Riu Palace to Open in Montego Bay in December 2013

Tuesday December 18, 2012
Riu Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to open one of its top-of-the-line resorts in Montego Bay, Jamaica, next winter. The Riu Palace Montego Bay will debut in December 2013 ... Read More

New Partnership Eases Cuba Travel for Americans

Monday December 17, 2012
Travel to Cuba has not been shut off for Americans, despite a recent pullback by the U.S. State Department on licenses for Cuba travel companies. In fact, a number of ... Read More

Share Some Holiday Cheer from Caribbean Trading Co.!

Sunday December 16, 2012
What to my wondering eyes should appear in my mailbox this week than some tasty holiday treats from Caribbean Trading Company, including Puerto Rican coffee, salsa, garlic habanero sauce, and ... Read More

For Holiday Cheer Caribbean Style, Check Out These Great Bargain Rums

Sunday December 16, 2012
Whether you are looking for a taste of the Caribbean as a holiday gift of party planning and want to stock the liquor cabinet, there are some great Caribbean rums ... Read More

Top Events and Festivals in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Saturday December 15, 2012
Virtually every Caribbean island has a Carnival celebration, but few outside of Trinidad rival Vincy Mas in St. Vincent in terms of size and pure excitement. St. Vincent's summer Carnival ... Read More

24-Hour Sale at Renaissance Aruba: 55% Off

Friday December 14, 2012
Thinking about a last-minute Christmas getaway to the Caribbean? The Renaissance Aruba Resort is holding a 24-hour flash sale today. Book travel for Dec. 22-28 and get 55 percent off ... Read More

Cancun a Favorite of 'Destination Daters'

Friday December 14, 2012
Have you heard of "destination dating"? It's a spin on the classic "sugar daddy" (or "momma") exchange of travel for companionship, and the MissTravel site aims to unite those who ... Read More

Celebrate the Caribbean with Chocolate!

Thursday December 13, 2012
Travel writer (and occasional About Caribbean Travel contributor) Baz Dreisinger recently penned a great story for the New York Times highlighting the growing ranks of chocolate producers in the Caribbean. ... Read More

New Dolphin Encounter Program Slated for Provo

Wednesday December 12, 2012
Dolphin Cove, which operates dolphin-encounter programs across the Caribbean, is looking to open a new location on the island of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. The $3-million project, if approved by ... Read More

Caribbean Corals Endangered, Along with Dive Tourism

Tuesday December 11, 2012
As I sit here in the Northeast during another depressing 60-degree day in December (remember when we used to have snow, kids?), it seems like a good time to say ... Read More

Ending Cuban Embargo Could Aid Entrepreneurs on Island

Monday December 10, 2012
Is it time to lift the U.S. embargo to aid Cuban entrepreneurs, including those who act as tourist guides and families that host the Cuban equivalent of B&Bs in their ... Read More

Cancun Named Top Mexican Travel Destination

Friday December 7, 2012
Both Orbitz and Expedia have named Cancun the top travel destination in Mexico, where overall tourist visits have jumped 20 percent this year. Expedia's nod is new, while Orbitz tipped ... Read More

New Eden Rock Resort Opening at Cap Cana

Thursday December 6, 2012
Eden Rock at Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic opens on Dec. 15, just in time for the holiday season. Located in Punta Cana, this upscale property  from Solaya Hotels ... Read More

Celebrate the Arrival of 2013 in the Caribbean!

Wednesday December 5, 2012
Watching the ball drop in Times Square is fun enough live, but New Year's Eve just won't be the same without Dick Clark. So why not try something truly different ... Read More

American Airlines Won't Abandon Caribbean

Tuesday December 4, 2012
American Eagle has had its wings clipped, American Airlines is bankrupt, and the airline has trimmed its Caribbean routes and is no longer the dominant carrier out of San Juan, ... Read More

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