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Thomson Celebration Caribbean cruise - Cruises Forum

Hi, Me and my partner are going on a cruise with Thomson, this is our first ever cruise and im begin to feel anxious. I am worried when we get off the ship we will feel lost and have nothing to do. We have looked at the trips on the Thomson website however do not want to be stuck on a coach for th

TRIPADVISOR BLOG - 2017-11-23 22:05:00

Jamaica's PM on turnaround: It's not finished*

Left-right, former Jamaica prime minister Bruce Golding, T&T's Planning and Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis, Premier of Nevis Vance Amory, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holne


A Lovebirds' Paradise

PHOTO: A serene view of Grand Etang National Park in Grenada. (photo via Flickr/Lloyd Morgan) You walk hand in hand down a white sand beach while the sun drops in the distance. The reds and oranges of the sunset meet the turquoise blue water, and it's almost as if you're in a dream. Paradise doesn't


Grenada County sheriff arrests two in kidnapping, beating investigation

GRENADA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Two people are behind bars in what Grenada County Sheriff Alton Strider calls a disturbing crime. Investigators found a severely beaten woman last week tied up with an extension cord wrapped around her entire body in a closet. Strider says a trade for sexual favor


Grenada Seeing Rise in Luxury Cruise Calls

CJ Contributor As Grenada looks towards projected growth for the upcoming cruise season, officials are particularly enthusiastic about the luxury brands coming to the destination, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. In the past two weeks, Grenada welcomed two inaugural luxury cruises- the V


Caribbean Christmas Returns To New York With 'Old Time Grand Market' On December 10

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Braata Productions will once again offer New Yorkers an exciting and colorful taste of a traditional Caribbean Christmas when it presents its annual Old Time Grand Market Celebration at the Holy Family Church Auditorium in Canarsie, Brooklyn on Sunday December


The Caribbean is being killed: Time to fight back

The Caribbean is being killed. A while back, people might have argued that this was a statement of journalistic exaggeration, a way to grab the reader's attention by fear mongering, but today it is an unfortunate statement of fact when one looks around the region. In the town of Charlotte Amelie, US


Column: Feeding you the truth about Thanksgiving

Each year we celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November - we eat turkey, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes to commemorate the 1621 feast at which Pilgrims and Wampanoags peacefully gathered in Plymouth, Massachusetts. And every year since, Americans have put aside their own family f


Grenada Makes A Splash In The Villas Market With Silversands

The market for luxury villas in island locales can often feel totally oversaturated. Finding a great villa in a perfect location is no easy task, which makes the new launch of Silversands in Grenada all the more exciting and interesting. Silversands is set to open in March of 2018 as the first moder


Building a More Climate-Resilient Community

It is a pleasure to be at this CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-resilient Community precipitated by the disasters unleashed on the Caribbean following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We have heard about the staggering impact of these hurricanes on the affected countrie


MDEQ awards solid waste assistance grant to Grenada

GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded the City of Grenada a grant to be used to clean up illegal dump sites and water bottle filling stations. The solid waste assistance grant totals $20,000. These grants are used by local communities for


Why America Loses Every War It Starts

There's no school for presidents, JFK said - but there needs to be a way to bring knowledge and understanding to bear on presidents' decisions. Most Americans believe that their military is the finest in the world, a belief well-founded by several measures. Yet if the U.S. military were a sports t


Weekend events: open house, trains

Weekend events: open house, trains By Rita Howell The Train to Christmas Town will depart Saturday at 5:30 p.m. from the Batesville Square for the first of 27 runs now through December 27. Tickets are sold out for the first day's runs, but seats are still available for the Sunday trips, both 5:30 a


Can I go cruising in the Caribbean this winter?

Given widespread news reports of the devastation following hurricanes Irma and Maria, which caused catastrophic damage to some of the islands in their paths, it would be understandable if a Caribbean cruise was not something you were considering for the near future. Among the hardest-hit islands wer


Bestselling author Wladimir Kaminer reads aboard AIDAdiva

On AIDAdivas current cruise from/to La Romana from November 1125, 2017, guests have the chance to experience not only the unique diversity of the Caribbean islands, but also the literary works of bestselling author Wladimir Kaminer. The Moscow-born writer who now lives in Berlin achieved fame with h


Sandals Kicks It into Overdrive

PHOTO: Sandals CEO Adam Stewart addresses the audience at SANDALS OVERDRIVE in Toronto. (Photo by Brian Simpson/TravelPulse Canada) "We saved the best for last." I heard someone say on Wednesday night at the SANDALS OVERDRIVE: Powered by Travel Agents Fueled by Vision unveiling event held at the She


Oops, We Lost Your DACA Application

Thousands of Dreamers thought they had met the final deadline to renew their DACA status last month. But some of those applications got stuck in the mail. The Trump administration plans to end the program formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects nearly 700,000 young i


VIDEO: Experiencing Grenada's True Blue Bay

The colors, the light and the view rule the day here. From the watery vistas at the restaurant to the shimmering sunsets, there is a rainbow of hues here that changes as the day moves by you. Grenada's True Blue Bay is far more than a hotel. It feels like a boutique hotel, but it's something else -


Off the Grid Adventure Destinations in the Caribbean

1/16 SLIDES Shutterstock Off the Grid Adventure Destinations in the Caribbean Until the several devastating hurricanes in September and October that hit various islands in the Caribbean, tourism in the region was thriving. The best way to help it recover is by going there and spending money. The mo


Beach of the Month Club

For most of us, New Year's resolutions take the obvious form: eat healthier, be nicer to strangers, start volunteering more. But CheapCaribbean.com, a website that offers travel deals to the Caribbean, thinks people should aim higher in 2018. The site's new works as follows: You can join anytime fro