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Sandals Resorts Wins Big at Travvy Awards

Sandals Resorts Wins Big at Travvy Awards

One of the biggest winners from the 2018 Travvy Awards was Sandals Resorts International. The company finished the night with four gold statuettes and added a second place trophy to an already impressive showing. The Sandals Grande Antigua Resort Spa earned the No. 1 spot in voting by travel agents ...

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Swimwear Designer Marysia Reeves’s Guide to the Bahamas

Swimwear Designer Marysia Reeves's Guide to the Bahamas

As a ballerina and surfer in her teens, Polish-born entrepreneur Marysia Dobrzanska Reeves found herself constantly switching between leotards and wetsuits. The uniforms of her youth make an appearance in her swim and beachwear line, Marysia Swim, where scallop-edged designs can be worn on sand and in surf (or at ...

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Future Tropical Cruise Ports Coming to the Caribbean/Bahamas

Future Tropical Cruise Ports Coming to the Caribbean/Bahamas

Tired of visiting the same Caribbean cruise ports over and over again on cruises? There are not only several new cruise ports opening in the Caribbean and Bahamas over the next few years, but also several proposed ports where cruise lines are currently in negotiations with local governments. Over the ...

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Mayaguana, a world away and worth the trip

Mayaguana, a world away and worth the trip

MAYAGUANA, Bahamas — Thanks to the unabashed tourist meccas of Nassau and Freeport, the word “Bahamas” calls up images of megacasinos, mega cruise ships, package tours, and hordes of sun-reddened figures lying on a beach. But consider the 110-square-mile Bahamian island of Mayaguana. It’s so off-the-grid that you won’t find ...

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Tourism Numbers Jump By A Third

Tourism Numbers Jump By A Third

By Nico Scavella INTERNATIONAL visitor arrivals to The Bahamas for the month of October have grown over 30 percent compared with the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. The ministry, in a statement, said after months of “lagging,” international visitor arrivals to The Bahamas ...

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30 coolest Caribbean hotels

30 coolest Caribbean hotels

1 Tiamo Resort, South Andros Island, BahamasA National Geographic lodge, Tiamo Resort manages the fine balance between luxury and unsullied nature. On large but barely habited South Andros Island (which is best reached by seaplane), it comprises 13 sustainably built thatched-roof villas — some with private swimming pools — which ...

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The private Bahamas resort designed for plus-size people

The private Bahamas resort designed for plus-size people

Tucked away on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, The Resort seems like a typical Caribbean hideaway. But there’s one crucial difference: This property has been specially designed to accommodate plus-size people. All doorways have been widened, the chaise lounges are built to hold 250 up to kilograms and ...

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