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For Immediate Release
Contact: Roberta Turner
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Fort Lauderdale, FL. – Winter is the perfect time of year to head south, to the Caribbean, where the only white stuff you’ll see will be the soft white sands of more than 30 island destinations. They are beckoning you to come on down for a vacation or for your upcoming wedding or honeymoon. Make it a Caribbean Vacation, a Caribbean Wedding or a Caribbean Honeymoon. The only ice you’ll see will be in your refreshing cocktail!

Air Canada’s Rouge leisure carrier has commenced flights from Toronto to St. Vincent’s new Argyle International Airport in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This marks the first scheduled international non-stop service to the destination.

Hilton has opened The Fives Downtown Hotel, and Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton in the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The hotel features 93 modern guest rooms, an infinity pool on the rooftop overlooking the Caribbean Sea, and four dining venues.

Virgin Atlantic has added a new direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barbados. The first flight brought 260 passengers to this destination, whose popularity has increased tremendously in recent years. The flight will be offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays through the month of April 2018.

Here are the Caribbean Journal’s picks as “The Best Caribbean Beach Resorts for 2018”:

  • The Palms – Turks & Caicos Islands
  • The Ritz-Carlton – Grand Cayman
  • Galley Bay – Antigua
  • Grand Residences Riviera Cancun – Cancun
  • Fernandez Bay Village - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort – Paradise Island, The Bahamas
  • Casa Colonial – Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic
  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort – Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • The House – Barbados
  • Papagayo Beach Hotel Curacao – Curacao

The NH Atmosphere Resort and Beach Club is now open in Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. This new adults-only resort has 70 garden rooms, 57 superior rooms, 50 junior suites, 16 honeymoon suites, four restaurants, five bars, a tennis court, an infinity pool and access to the Playa Dorada golf course.

Among the Daily Meal’s “35 Places You Need to Visit in 2018” are two in the Caribbean, The Bahamas and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The Royalton Bavaro has opened on Arena Gorda in the Dominican Republic. The all-inclusive resort offers 730 accommodations with rain showers, two-person soaker tubs, and “dreambed” mattresses. The resort includes a spa, free Wi-Fi, a 1,200-foot lazy river, a splash park for children, a surfing simulator. a nine-bole mini golf course, and nine restaurants on-site.

JetBlue will launch service from Ft. Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands on June 14.

The Island of Saint Lucia has welcomed its newest hotel, the Harbor Club in the Rodney Bay area featuring a marina setting. The resort has 115 nautically-themed rooms and suites with flat-screen TVs and Nespresso machines, as well as five dining venues, a fitness center, a spa, a dive center and a multi-level pool deck. The terraced pool system includes a row of swim-up suites and a swim-up beverage center.

Delta Airlines will begin non-stop service between Boston and Aruba starting June 9, which will operate weekly on Saturdays.

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