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More Sandals Resorts Reopen in October

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More Sandals Resorts Reopen in October

Sandals Resorts International will reopen four more resorts throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South Coast will welcome visitors on Oct. 1, 2020. Sandals Royal Plantation will officially open to guests on Oct. 8, followed by Beaches Turks & Caicos on Oct. 14. The lineup will join presently opened: Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals Montego Bay, Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Negril, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sandals Royal Barbados, Sandals Barbados, and Sandals Regency LaToc, bringing the total to 13 luxury-included resorts open across the Caribbean. The all-inclusive resort operator recently rolled out its health and safety measures, Sandals Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness. “At the start of the year, travel was more accessible than ever, and as an industry,... more


Planning a Destination Wedding?

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Planning a Destination Wedding?

You’re engaged and planning to say ‘I do” on a tropical island some thousands of miles away from home, where do you start? START PLANNING NOW Planning ahead – anywhere from eight to 10 months – for a destination wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean will allow you plenty of time to find a resort, settle all the details, and perhaps calm any nervousness you may have. Remember that certain times of the year, including holidays, may be more expensive, so be sure you know what your overall budget is and try to stick to it. Once you have a date set for the nuptials, you and yours should discuss with one of our Travel Consultants those places where you’re... more



These 'Hotels' are Full of 'Guests' Throughout Pandemic - Part of Fairmont's 'Bee Sustainable' Program

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These 'Hotels' are Full of 'Guests' Throughout Pandemic - Part of Fairmont's 'Bee Sustainable' Program

The global pandemic closed the doors of nearly every hotel in the world. But thousands of very special ‘guests’ at some Fairmont hotels stayed.Some have even been ‘residents’ for years.'HOME SWEET HIVE'In 2008, the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto and Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver installed honey beehives. These two urban hotels may not seem likely places for apiaries. But the thriving hives made headlines, raising awareness of the importance of bees to our world, as well as producing honey for (human) guests, and highlighting local products and food.Fast forward over ten years, and other Fairmont properties have joined the ‘Bee Sustainable’ initiative, from the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle and Fairmont San Francisco, to Fairmont Yangcheng Lake in China and Fairmont Mount Kenya... more


Travel Protocols for the Caribbean

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Travel Protocols for the Caribbean

Travel protocols that you need to know!!Wanting to go travel but unsure of what the new protocols are? Here are just a couple of the Caribbean islands links that offer up-to-date information. On the island's government website or tourism boards you will see the information needed to enter their countries. JamaicaAntigua & BarbudaBarbadosBahamas St. LuciaThe Resorts are doing their part with keeping you & their employees safe. The cleaning protocol has been top notch. Escape by Travel is booking trips currently for 2021 & 2022 travel. We have had travelers that have been to Las Vegas two weeks ago, Cancun/Riviera Maya this past week & more going to Riviera Maya mid Aug. Note that not all the airlines are keeping... more


TRS Coral is your next luxury resort

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TRS Coral is your next luxury resort

Toes in the sand, a drink in your hand is all part of a perfect vacation. When your looking for an luxury all-inclusive resort, you have to know that not all resorts are the same. Many offer over & above service and amenities to you. When looking for a luxury sandy beach with 5* treatment and state of the art amenities, this adult only luxury resort is perfect for you. This luxury resort has designed their property with ultra-modern designs and invites you into their property. Your room is so warm and inviting with the cool colors. The rooms are spacious and you can enjoy an adult only swim up suite directly from your room. Your room will offer you... more



Beautiful Destination Wedding in Puerto Vallarta

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Beautiful Destination Wedding in Puerto Vallarta

Your beautiful wedding day.Invite you family & friends for your destination wedding in Puerto Vallarta. This was taken by your very own at the Iberostar Playa Mita Resort. This beautiful setting will seat up to 130 guest. They can offer you some shade with the added umbrellas as it can get a bit warm in the sun. I will admit, we had an amazing breeze from the ocean that sits just beyond the gazebo. The gazebo will give you and your wedding party some shade as well. All brides & guest won't have to worry about getting sand in your toes & can wear those heels you have always dreamed of. With the options of steps or a ramp, you... more


Pre Wedding Planning Thoughts

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Pre Wedding Planning Thoughts

Planning a wedding is stressful & most never know where to start. Contact Penny Gellatly as she's got lots of different ideas. more


Bahama Wedding Bells at the Melia

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Bahama Wedding Bells at the Melia

Planning your perfect wedding in the Bahamas is a perfect idea. It a great way to bring family and friends together at the all-inclusive Melia resort. With a very large stretch of white sandy beach, it's a perfect location. It's a playground for a ages, did I mention it's a family resort? I've met with the wedding staff and they have presented us with a mock wedding on the beach along with a fabulous lunch.Some of the different wedding locations are the Cable beach, gazebo, garden areas & the ballroom. You can create what you want your wedding to look like. Know that we work with the wedding onsite coordinators to make sure it all goes smoothly. Penny Gellatly, owner... more


Planning Ahead - Destination Wedding

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Planning Ahead - Destination Wedding

Saying “I do” to the perfect destination wedding has never been easier! So you’ve decided that a typical wedding just isn’t your style. Instead, you’d rather tie the knot in a beautiful and intimate beach setting with only your closest family and friends in attendance, celebrating this new chapter of your lives with you. We couldn’t agree with you more! Plan Ahead Planning ahead – anywhere from eight to 10 months – for a destination wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean will allow you plenty of time to find a resort, settle all the details, and perhaps calm any nervousness you may have. Remember that certain times of the year, including holidays, may be more expensive, so be sure you... more


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