Tag Archive | Caribbean

Cruising Conference

Cruising Conference

The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) announced at its conference this weekend that they are stepping up efforts to make the USVI an even greater destination for the cruise industry. The USVI delegation, which included Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte, his team at the Department of Tourism and representatives from The West Indian Company Limited and […]

The Caribbean Has a Rhythm All Its Own

The Caribbean Has a Rhythm All Its Own

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has kicked off a new campaign to highlight the diversity of the million square miles of geographic and ethnic variety the region has to offer. “Visitors, past and present, have not been introduced to the offerings of our vast and diverse region. We will change that by highlighting the […]

Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year Goes To…

Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year Goes To…

I’m not a huge fan of seafood but it doesn’t mean the food whipped up by the chefs and cooks in the Caribbean isn’t worth the trip. The Taste of the Carribean competition highlights the culinary inventiveness of the region’s best chefs and remind the rest of the world the Carribean isn’t just beaches and […]

Continuing to Grow USVI Strong

Continuing to Grow USVI Strong

The U.S. Virgin Islands is a tourist mecca and like all communities that thrive on tourism, the customer experience is a big part of what keeps those dollars flowing. We also understand that being good at customer service doesn’t always come naturally.¬† You simply have to have worked in retail to understand that one. As […]

Back in Service

We got in late last night from our sailing adventure. We had an amazing time. The trip did have a few snags but nothing overwhelming. We had intended on posting from the sailboat last Sunday but really only had connectivity yesterday. We’ve got quite a bit to tell you about sailing and the current state […]

Caribbean Collaboration

Caribbean Collaboration

We’ve got some good news for the environment as the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), the leading organization of the hoteliers and tourism in the Caribbean, and the Diving and Equipment Marketing Association (DEMA), the worldwide trade association for the recreational diving and snorkeling industries, have decided to put environmental awareness in the forefront […]

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

I do a lot of travel planning and the down-side of most of the trips are that the visits¬†are for only a limited time. You have to go back again and again to get a real sense of what it is like to live like a local. The first trip, you are just wowed so […]