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    Travel Agent’s senior editor wins top prize at CTO Travel Media Awards

Travel Agent’s senior editor wins top prize at CTO Travel Media Awards

NEW YORK, NY, 2 June, 2016 –   An article on lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) travel in the Caribbean has copped the top award at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s Caribbean Travel Media Awards programme.

The article by Joe Pike of Travel Agent magazine won the Best of the Best award at today’s awards […]

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    Twin Island Nation Awards Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

Twin Island Nation Awards Marianne Jean-Baptiste Honorary Tourism Award

New York, NY, June 2, 2016 — Guests of the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority were treated to a Celebration of Film and Television in honor of Ms. Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Academy Award Nominee and star of NBC’s “Blindspot” last night at the Crosby Street Hotel. Born to an Antiguan mother, Ms. Jean-Baptiste has always […]

Nevis wins media award in New York

(Greg Phillip, Chief Executive Officer of NTA (right) talks Nevis with Dr. Elinor Garely (left) of eTurboNews while Sara Shameem of PM Group listens intently)

New York, NY (June 11, 2015) – There was the slight aroma of ‘Killer Bee’ in the air at the annual Caribbean Week in New York City, NY this past […]

The Essential Guide to Caribbean Souvenir Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

I don’t think I’ve ever come back from the Caribbean without something to remind me of it. And that’s not because I’m an indiscriminate shopper. It’s because somehow I’ve been blessed (or cursed, depending on my bank balance) with the talent of being able to sniff out a worthwhile shopportunity almost anywhere […]

The Caribbean’s Best Airport Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

So you’ve committed the ultimate shopper’s sin: Waiting until you get to the airport to buy souvenirs. In some destinations, this means that your friends will be forced to fake delight as you present them with tired T-shirts, made-in-China shot glasses, or tacky fridge magnets. Thankfully, other Caribbean airports up the present-giving […]

How To Speak Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon. 

What marks you as a Caribbean neophyte and wet-behind-the-ears tourist even more than a raging sunburn and sandals worn with socks? Mispronouncing these common Caribbean place names and words. Bone up on the lingo and earn some Caribbean cred with this quick guide.

Barbados

I’m always surprised by the amount of Caribbean veterans I […]

The Caribbean’s Best Basic Beach Bars

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

True aficionados know that a really good beach bar is much more about the drinks than the décor. While a comely coastal spot is essential, it’s the casual and convivial atmosphere, not the fancy designer trimmings, that bring party-hearty patrons back. Check out some of my favorite “beer bones” Caribbean beach bars, […]

Romance, Caribbean-Style

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon.

The Caribbean’s secluded beaches, dreamy sunsets and swoon-worthy vistas make it the classic backdrop for romance. Here are five amorous adventures that’ll have you and your main squeeze feeling the love in no time!

1. Bathing Al Fresco

Seriously, what’s more romantic than an outdoor shower? To me, there’s nothing more indulgent than lathering […]