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Marriott Sees Growth In Caribbean And Latin America, Despite COVID-19

Marriott Hotels and Resorts, like other hotel companies, has been navigating the bumpy travel road created by the COVID-19 pandemic. There are lots of twists and turns, but some regional pockets of the world show faster revitalization signs than others. Hotel brands like Marriott are working to hard to instill traveler confidence while following international guidelines and encouraging guests to monitor each destination's coronavirus prevention measures.
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16 signature cocktail recipes from hotel bars around the world — plus the tools and spirits you'll need to make them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Chatham Bars Inn's Bourbon Smash; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Although domestic travel is picking back up and some restaurants are reopening following shutdowns due to the novel coronavirus, many places still aren't allowing indoor dining and nobody wants to pack into a bar just yet, which makes enjoying a favorite cocktail at your local watering hole difficult. If you're one of many turning...
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All-Inclusive Resorts: Mexico, Caribbean

All-Inclusive Resorts: Mexico, Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean are showing an uptick in bookings for 2020, and 2021. Dubbed by some as a “land cruise”, the appeal of the all-inclusive resorts is the one-price does it all convenience. Before your journey, you will know your costs for lodging, food, cocktails, and even some included adventures. We like the idea.  When we return to international travel, the Grand Velas Los Cabos is at the top of our list. However, if ...
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President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton to host a Week of Action to build resilience in the Caribbean amid COVID-19

The week of September 21, the CGI Action Network will bring together heads of state with business and civil leaders to promote a sustainable recovery and investments for island states
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Bocas Del Toro

Bocas Del Toro ArchipelagoBocas Del Toro is a series of 300 spectacular tropical islands in northern Panama very close to Costa Ricas southern border along the Caribbean coast. You can only get there by boat or plane and once there
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Why Don’t More Black American Women Travel Solo?

Posted: 8/13/2020 | August 13th, 2020 Today, we have a guest post from Senitra Horbrook. She’s a frequent solo traveler who uses miles and points to experience champagne travel on a budget. She has been to six continents and is working on her next goal of visiting 100 countries. In this post, she’s going to talk about Black American women and solo travel. Sometimes when I travel outside of the United States, I take a look around at the faces of other people. I don’t often see any else who looks...
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Save Up to 25 Percent at Resort Properties 2020 in North America and South America With Marriott

You can save up to 25 percent off of the best available rate when you stay at your choice of participating resort properties of the Marriott International, Incorporated portfolio in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America for stays between Wednesday, December 30, 2020 and Sunday, April 4, 2021… …but you must... The post Save Up to 25 Percent at Resort Properties 2020 in North America and South America With Marriott appeared first on The Gate.
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Inflatable Paddleboarding and 7 Other Water Sports to Try While Traveling

Traveling is all about new experiences, adventure, and leaving stress from daily life behind. That’s why if you ever travel to a natural attraction and are feeling like trying something new you should consider one of the following water sports. they are the perfect way to take full advantage of rivers, beaches, or lakes near you. For some, you don’t even need travel guides, just equipment rental. I know that summer is almost gone but the countries near the equator offer warm climates combined wi...
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6 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Cruise

Globetrotters can once again rejoice, as the cruise industry is up and running again after a brief hiatus. If you’re considering choosing a cruise and sailing the seas in the months or years ahead, it is important that you choose wisely. The average cost of a cruise in 2020 is $150 per person per day, with wide variations depending on the cruise you choose. Since this is no small amount of money, it is important that you know how to pick a cruise that is right for you and your family. With that ...
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summer vacation (40/100)

When I was growing up, my parents were adamant about leaving home at some point during the summer, preferably to visit a different country. Since we lived in the Caribbean, these trips were sometimes exotic — to places like the United States, Canada (where my Dad has family) and once, Europe — but more often than not, they were quick trips to neighbouring islands. It was important to them that my sister ...
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The Best Things to do in Bermuda for 2020

Bermuda is open for business! Upon hearing that the Government of Bermuda introduced the Work from Bermuda Certificate for businesses and students to work and live in Bermuda for a year, we realized that we never wrote much about our time in Bermuda except for our experience at America’s Cup. But there are so many things to do in […] Read the original post The Best Things to do in Bermuda for 2020 on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.
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Delta and American ditch change fees in a new bid to lure back fliers, less than 24 hours after United started the trend

The three largest US airlines will be losing a chunk of tax-free revenue as they eliminate change fees on domestic flights. Thiago B Trevisan / United, American, and Delta Air Lines are all doing away with change fees and select other optional fees.United and American will also allow passengers to fly stand-by on earlier flights for free and offer other complimentary perks for elite status holders.The US airline industry is still falling short of 1 million daily passengers ...
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Delta and American drop change fees in their latest bid to woo wary passengers, less than 24 hours after United started the trend

The three largest US airlines will be losing a chunk of tax-free revenue as they eliminate change fees on domestic flights. Thiago B Trevisan / United, American, and Delta Air Lines are all doing away with change fees and select other optional fees.United and American will also allow passengers to fly stand-by on earlier flights for free and offer other complimentary perks for elite status holders.The US airline industry is still falling short of 1 million daily passengers ...
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Tourist-heavy US islands are emerging as COVID-19 hotspots after staving off major outbreaks for months

Fewer than usual people are seen at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 29, 2020, amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Kyodo News via Getty Images US islands that emerged from the early months of the coronavirus pandemic relatively unscathed are now facing outbreaks.In Puerto Rico, Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced imposed travel restrictions after several officials contracted the virus.In Hawaii, Gov. David Ige signed a strict stay-at-home order for the island of Oahu after the state's case...
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Andreas Acker and David Nuenemann have founded Shoreline Hospitality

The hotel managers Andreas Acker and David Nuenemann founded the consulting company Shoreline Hospitality. They provide consulting services to independent hotels, resorts but also restaurants in Germany as well as Internationally, with key markets being the Caribbean and South East Asia.
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2020 Cruise Cancelation Update

2020 Cruise Cancelation Update Now that we are just over halfway through 2020, let us give you a cruise cancelation update. European River Cruises As of this writing, the European river cruises for American travelers are shut down through the end of October.  Although, Viking River Cruises just announced that they are suspending all river cruises worldwide through the end of the year. In contrast, a few of the European river cruises branded for European travelers have slowly restarted operati...
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Planning a Trip to Cuba the Right Way

The iconic images you see on social media feeds from a trip to Cuba are enticing. All those salsa dancers, smiling kids playing baseball, and cigar-smoking men playing music or driving classic cars paint an exotic picture. You see visitors walking on deserted beaches, a fruity rum drink in hand. Don't you want to beam right into that? It can be an idyllic trip for sure if you can avoid the potential downsides. Your chances will improve greatly if you let an expert take care of the details on t...
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Choice Hotels Completes Onboarding Of More Than 50 Luxury, All-inclusive Amresorts® Offerings

ROCKVILLE,- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today that it has completed onboarding more than 50 AMResorts®-branded properties to its network, as part of a strategic agreement announced last year with the Apple Leisure Group company known for its portfolio of luxury, all-inclusive resorts throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. The arrangement allows members of the award-winning Choice Privileges loyalty program to earn and redeem points at well-known ...
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Reactivating the Caribbean during the COVID-19 Pandemic | By Kristina D'Amico

The top priority for all islands in the region has been a focus on residents and the public health issues at hand. Upon knowledge of the COVID-19 pandemic, each island immediately closed its borders, which allowed for a very low number of cases in the region so that the islands could focus on containing the virus transmission without any additional entrants. Given that the Caribbean is the most tourism-dependent region in the world, it was essential to develop new protocols for entry, whi...
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SAHIC 2020 To Be Held Virtually

SAHIC, the Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference for Latin American and the Caribbean community, has announced its Virtual Conference for next October 5-6 th. Due to global travel restrictions and health authorities' recommendations to keep safe distancing measures, the annual event will be held on an online platform.
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Where I Went Wrong in the Grenadines

It’s a short but soulful walk along the main street of Canouan Island at midday. The Caribbean sun scorches the tips of the palm leaves, turning them canary yellow and toasted brown as I look up at the clouds. I’m here by mistake. Two mistakes really. Originally from Inside the Travel Lab.
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Hear the Sound Of Endangered Birds Get Turned Into Electronic Music

Bird-watching is having a moment, thanks to the pandemic. As non-essential workers adjusted to spending more time at home, their ears adjusted to the increasingly non-foreign sound of birdsong outside their windows. Those sweet tweets are no doubt largely responsible for the record breaking turnout at this year’s Global Big Day, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's annual birding event, held earlier this spring. 50,000 participants logged 2.1 million individual observations, and 6,479 sp...
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Return With Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Return With Regent Seven Seas Cruises Return with Regent Seven Seas Cruises to sail the seven seas. And when you do, experience the flexibility and confidence of Regent Reassurance now available on all voyages sailing through 2022. This program allows you the freedom to cancel for any reason up to 15 days* prior to departure and receive a 100% Future Cruise Certificate. Plus, enjoy the flexibility of 50% reduced deposits* when we help you plan your dream vacation. Further, enjoy a $1,000 shipbo...
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British woman with newborn in Grenada turns to crowd funding for fare back to UK

New mother among thousands of travelling Britons waylaid by Covid-19 measures globallyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA British woman who went to a Caribbean island for a short trip in March when she was six months’ pregnant is stranded there with her new baby four months after the start of the country’s lockdown. Jaydee Haines-Narayan, 32, went to Grenada on 11 March with her mother, Karen McQueen, and her mother’s partner. Continue reading...
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Pandemic Sees Rivals Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Team Up

Despite competing for cruisers out at sea, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line are teaming up to help throw their industry a life preserver during the Covid-19 pandemic. Announced this morning, and first reported by The Washington Post, the cruise lines are leading the creation of a health and safety panel aimed at helping the...
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Two Competing Cruise Lines Join Forces to Plan Return to Cruising

Like Macy’s and Gimbels in Miracle on 34th Street, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line are working together to plan a return to cruising.  Along with an esteemed panel of health experts, the goal is to get cruise ships sailing again. Read Next:  Royal Caribbean Read More The post Two Competing Cruise Lines Join Forces to Plan Return to Cruising appeared first on .
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United adds flights for August 2020

As demand for travel picks up again, United Airlines is adding nearly 25,000 flights to its schedule for August. Most of these additions will come in the form of domestic flights as United prepares to add over 600 daily flights to more than 200 airports across the United States, resume 50 suspended routes, and double the number of flights from its New York/Newark hub. By August, the airline will be operating 48 percent of its 2019 domestic schedule. In a press release, Ankit Gupta, United’s ...
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Caribbean reopening in storm season

Travelers from the United States may be barred from Europe for the foreseeable future, but there’s one silver lining: Dozens of Caribbean islands are welcoming Americans with open arms. While travelers are right to be excited, there’s one fact that bears remembering: It’s hurricane season, and because 2020 is the gift that keeps on giving, it’s supposed to be a particularly bad one. Typically, hurricane season in the Caribbean lasts from early June to late November. The New York Times repor...
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Destinations accepting US tourists

Figuring out this summer’s travel restrictions feels like navigating a labyrinth with no ball of thread. At best, it’s maddening. At worst, it’s simply impossible. The public health situation of every country is fluid, meaning concrete reopening dates are as elusive as airline tickets with no cancellation fees. This is incredibly frustrating for those eager for a much-needed summer vacation. Luckily, some destinations have already reopened their borders to international tourism, or set hard d...
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