February 21, 2018

Park Hyatt St. Kitts tops CNN’s 14 best new hotels and resorts in the Caribbean

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From South Florida Caribbean News Basseterre, St. Kitts – CNN has listed the Park Hyatt St. Kitts, attracted to the twin-island Federation by former Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas as top of the 14 best new hotels and resorts opening in the Caribbean 1. Park Hyatt St. Kitts, St. Kitts & Nevis […]

Turks and Caicos: $7.1m paid out for overseas treatment from July to October [Cayman Islands – 19 referrals]

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By Delana Isles From TC Weekly News Under the National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP) the Government paid out some $7.1 million in overseas medical treatment to several countries over a four month period in 2017. This was disclosed by Minister of Health, Agriculture and Human Services, Edwin Astwood who was questioned about the monetary allocations […]

Classic Vacations’ New “CaribbeanStrong” Campaign Supports Islands Affected by Storms

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From Travel Agent Central Classic Vacations has announced its “CaribbeanStrong” campaign, encouraging travel partners to support communities in Caribbean areas affected by the recent hurricanes,Maria and Irma. For every Caribbean booking of five nights or more with Classic’s Change and Cancellation Waiver, made before November 10 and for travel January 1 through December 15, 2018, Classic will […]

Cayman Islands police officers go to Eastern Caribbean

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RCIPS Officers Dispatched to Eastern Caribbean Provide Needed Law Enforcement and Aerial Support From RCIPS As of Tuesday 12 September, the sixteen RCIPS officers dispatched to the British Virgin Islands following an urgent request from the Governor of B.V.I. have been on the ground for three days, providing needed reinforcements to the local police service. […]

Southwest is having a flash sale with flights starting at $49 [to Cayman Islands]

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By Talia Avakian From Travel Leisure Turks and Caicos, anyone? Southwest Airlines is having another flash sale with cheap domestic and international flights (including to tropical destinations like the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos). The sale — which ends at midnight on July 27 — has fares as low as $49 one-way, for travel between […]

Woof you were here

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WOOF YOU WERE HERE! There’s a beach in the Caribbean where cute puppies are loaned out to tourists for morning walks By Caroline McGuire From The Sun UK Potlake Place in Turks and Caicos nvites holidaymakers to play with the puppies they are looking to rehome so they can be socialised THE Caribbean is the holiday […]

Destination of the week

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Turks and Caicos Is the Caribbean’s Epicenter of Luxury From American Way With its suite of properties, The Hartling Group is creating a private paradise The beach was considered unusable. Covered in thousands of discarded conch shells that for a century had been tossed aside by harvesters, Long Bay—on Providenciales in the Caribbean Turks and […]

Southwest Airlines announces new Caribbean service details during sneak peek of new facility at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl. Airport

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Carrier Announces Fares as low as $59 one-way to Turks & Caicos beginning Nov. 5, 2017 DALLAS, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today published its initial flight schedule of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale (Miami Area) and Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, beginning Nov. 5, 2017, subject to requisite governmental approvals. […]

Caribbean scientists work to limit climate impact on marine environment

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By Zadie Neufville From iCrowsNewswire (IPS) Caribbean scientists say fishermen are already seeing the effects of climate change, so for a dozen or so years they’ve been designing systems and strategies to reduce the impacts on the industry. While some work on reef gardens and strategies to repopulate over fished areas, others crunch the data […]

Cayman Islands police becomes hub for UKOT Ballistic Information Network; forensic equipment funded by FCO

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RCIPS Becomes Hub for UKOT Ballistic Information Network; Forensic Equipment Funded by FCO From RCIPS – Correction to below; Anguilla is part of the network, although they weren’t at the conference yesterday. Turks and Caicos is part of the network and was present yesterday Yesterday, 19 April, a number of law enforcement representatives from across […]