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On Location: Sailing the West Indies on Viking Sea

When you’re excited about a destination, but also a little unsure, there’s no better way to go than on a cruise ship. So, when Viking Ocean Cruises invited Travel Market Report on its 11-day West Indies Explorer itinerary, we were happy to set sail and see for ourselves how the ...

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My View: The Friendly Island rebounds from hurricane

My View: The Friendly Island rebounds from hurricane

By Michael Silverman “Fine! I’m alive!” I had just asked a native of St. Martin how he was, and got this emphatic reply. On Sept. 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma struck the small Caribbean island, pummeling it with 180 mph winds. Devastation was overwhelming; over 90 percent of all structures were ...

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The Westin St. John Resort Villas Proudly Reopens After Hurricane Recovery and Restoration Efforts – Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla.–(Business Wire)–The Westin St. John Resort Villas—a breathtaking vacation destination located along the white beaches of Great Cruz Bay in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands—proudly reopens after a 16-month-long recovery and restoration effort due to damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the islands in September, 2017. ...

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Travel expert shares her top picks for spring getaways

Travel expert shares her top picks for spring getaways

(WTNH) – Travel expert Michaela Guzy is helping you plan your spring vacation. Washington, DC (drivable) – Take a road trip and head to DC which has temperate spring weather and for free museums like museum of natural history and the air and space museum. PLUS, from March 21 to ...

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Major US tourist sites prepare for Hurricane Florence

Major US tourist sites prepare for Hurricane Florence

The 130,000 residents of this water-surrounded colonial gem are accustomed to flooding. Founded in the 17th Century, the historic city sits on a peninsula overlooking the Atlantic. Hardy Charlestonians often throw “storm parties” in the face of brutal weather. But this time the entire population of the city — and ...

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The Cayman Islands Will Give You a Worry-Free Hurricane Guarantee

The Cayman Islands Will Give You a Worry-Free Hurricane Guarantee

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Worried about potential storms in the Caribbean this summer? The Cayman Islands has you covered. The destination has announced a “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” a promise made by on-island partners to cover any cancellations made prior to arrival should a hurricane hit the islands ...

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