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Puerto Rico Says Tourism “Open for Business” After Earthquakes

Puerto Rico Says Tourism “Open for Business” After Earthquakes

  Puerto Rico tourism officials say the destination is “open for business” in the wake of last week’s massive earthquakes on the island.  “Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors,” the island’s chief destination marketing organization said in a statement.  ...

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Winter blues? The best eight spots for beating them.

Winter blues? The best eight spots for beating them.

There are no two ways about it—January’s rubbish. The only solution is to escape it (or plan a future getaway), ideally at one of these dreamy destinations. From the Cornish coast to turquoise-toned Maldivian shores, here are eight of the best places to head for to get the year off ...

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Aruba Plans New Group Business Push in North America

Aruba Plans New Group Business Push in North America

  Aruba is looking to grow its group business in the North American market, and the Dutch Caribbean destination has tapped a new sales director to lead that push.  The Aruba Convention has named Robert Hayes as its new regional sales director of North America.  Hayes will be the Aruba ...

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Rosewood Little Dix Bay: First In

Rosewood Little Dix Bay: First In

I know it’s a bit odd to begin a column called “First In” reflecting on the very last moments of my three nights at Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. But that’s precisely when the magic of our visit revealed itself to me. And ...

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Fed up Venezuelans find solace on the beach

Fed up Venezuelans find solace on the beach

La Guaira (Venezuela) (AFP) When Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for street protests at the weekend in a bid to rekindle popular outrage against President Nicolas Maduro, only a few hundred people turned up. It’s a far cry from the tens of thousands he mobilized a year ago after ...

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How to See the World and Indulge in Dog Love Too

How to See the World and Indulge in Dog Love Too

After the family dog died of old age and their two sons started careers, Gregg and Amber Russell faced a quandary common among retirees: Should they look for a new dog and enjoy the fun and companionship dogs offer? Or should they remain pet-free so they could travel wherever and ...

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Top 10 Things To Do In St Vincent, The Breadfruit Isle

Top 10 Things To Do In St Vincent, The Breadfruit Isle

St Vincent and The Grenadines is a multi-island Caribbean nation with 32 islands and cays. The largest of the islands is St Vincent, with a lush green mountainous landscape over 133 square miles and a population of just over 100,000, many of whom have Garifuna ancestry (a mix of indigenous ...

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