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From The Bahamas to St John, 10 Beaches to Dream About

From The Bahamas to St John, 10 Beaches to Dream About

  We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the world’s most beautiful place. Our new Beaches to Dream ...

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Sandals launches Caribbean-inspired backgrounds for ZOOM

Sandals launches Caribbean-inspired backgrounds for ZOOM

Sandals and Beaches Resorts has released a series of Caribbean-inspired backgrounds for the video-calling platform ZOOM. For work conference call or catch up with family and friends, agents can choose one of the 13 backgrounds to get into the ‘Sandals State of Mind’. The bespoke backgrounds feature a selection of ...

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Aruba Creates New Digital Content for Virtual Travel

Aruba Creates New Digital Content for Virtual Travel

With travel on hold, the Aruba Tourism Authority has created a new digital content approach to offer future visitors a virtual trip to “One Happy Island” through its social channels, themed around the hashtag #TogetherWhileApart. “Even though we’re unable to welcome guests right now, the island hopes to its culture and natural ...

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Martinique Implements “Aggressive” Coronavirus Measures

Martinique Implements “Aggressive” Coronavirus Measures

  The French Caribbean island of Martinique has implemented what its government is calling “aggressive” measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Martinique has shut down all inbound flights to the island, having canceled all international flights to and from Martinique as of March 23.  Air service is ...

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British boxer April Hunter risks jail with defiant photograph

British boxer April Hunter risks jail with defiant photograph

British boxer April Hunter risks jail with defiant photograph of her kissing her female partner in the Maldives where homosexuality is illegalThe Newcastle-based boxer took the holiday photo in the Maldives last monthShe said it was ‘mental in this day and age’ for homosexuality to be illegalPunishments in the country ...

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Some Beaches in Florida To Begin Reopening This Weekend

Some Beaches in Florida To Begin Reopening This Weekend

Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that state officials can decide when to lift COVID-19 restrictions, Florida’s governor Ron DeSantis gave the green light today for some beaches in Florida to begin reopening. Beaches in Jacksonville will be among the first to reopen in the United States as the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Holland America Extends Cruise Pause to June 30

Holland America Extends Cruise Pause to June 30

  Cruise company Holland America Line has extended its pause of global cruise operations to June 30, the company announced.  The moves comes amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with all sailings scheduled to depart through June 30 having been canceled.  The company said it was assessing the future impact of ...

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The paradise paradox: Maldives, a sinking country?

The paradise paradox: Maldives, a sinking country?

While Maldives is almost about to hit its tipping point, the 449,365 Maldivians will have no choice but to travel away and find new homes. The Government considered Australia, India and Sri Lanka as countries of relocation, back in 2008. However, since the Presidency changed, Maldives is determined to stay ...

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