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Fort-de-France, Martinique Hotels

Martinique offers visitors tropical weather and white sand beaches.Martinique image by Val??rie Macr?? from Fotolia.comFort-de-France is the capital of Martinique, an island in the French West Indies. The city has a lot to offer tourists like Saint-Louis Cathedral which was built in 1671...

Gay Caribbean Travel Guide

The Caribbean hosts a healthy amount of gay tourists serving them with gay-friendly locations, beaches, hotels and more. Some are more popular than others, but all are considered hot spots.

Cheap Vacations in St. Lucia

St. Lucia's breathtaking backdrops can be enjoyed at all price lucia village at sunset image by Diane Stamatelatos from Fotolia.comNestled in the tropical climate of the Caribbean Sea is St. Lucia, a vacation destination for world travelers. St. Lucia's scenic backdrop and...

What to Do When Visiting Bermuda From a Cruise Ship

Bermuda is a popular cruise destination, but with only a few days--or a few hours--to explore it, what should you see? How about beaches, restaurants, museums or world-renowned golf courses? Most ships stop in Hamilton, Kings Wharf or St. George, but no matter which is your port of call, there is

Romantic Hotels in Barbados

Barbados is a beautiful island filled with romantic hotels.bathsheba beach barbados image by Karen Hadley from Fotolia.comLocated in the Southern Caribbean, Barbados is a popular destination for honeymooners, cruisers and couples in search of a relaxing, romantic getaway. Barbados...

Domestic Tourism in the Bahamas

Visitors to the Bahamas are normally foreigners, particularly from the United States. Since 2008, the Bahamian government has been encouraging Bahamians to be tourists in their own country. Specifically, the government encourages Bahamians to visit other islands than their own. The program is also i

How to Visit the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is an island nation in the Caribbean that has a rich and colorful history. It covers two-thirds of the island that was named Hispaniola by Christopher Columbus, with the remainder of the island being the nation of Haiti. The island was originally inhabited by the Taino Indians

How to Book Travel to Cuba

Only very few U.S. citizens can travel legally to Cuba. It is a civil offense to travel to the island without a license. The U.S. Department of the Treasury is responsible for the enforcement of the Cuban Asset Control Regulations, which have been in force since 1960. Tourist travel is not licensed,

Statute of Limitations on Unauthorized Travel to Cuba

As a result of the United States' economic sanctions against Cuba, American citizens and permanent residents are forbidden from engaging in commercial transactions with Cuba or unauthorized travel to Cuba. The statute of limitations on unauthorized travel to Cuba is five years.

Resort in Divi Bay, St. Maarten

Divi Little Bay Beach Resort offers beachfront vacations between St. Maarten's Little Bay and Great Bay. Located on the southern side of the island, this resort provides opportunities for water sports activities, shopping at the Divi's promenade and on-site dining. The resort is also less than 15 mi

Importance of Tourism on the Caribbean

A popular vacation destination, the Caribbean earns a significant amount of money from visitors. Such funds are one of several benefits that tourism brings to the region.

Who Owns Paradise Island, Bahamas?

Paradise Island is an island located near Nassau Island. It is part of the Bahamas, which is an independent country made up of hundreds of islands. Paradise Island is also referred to as Nassau Paradise Island. The Paradise Island resort is owned by Sol Kerzner, a South African hotel magnate and dev

Sustainable Tourism Development in the Caribbean

As the saying goes, "Tourism, like fire, can cook your food or burn down your house." Despite its economic benefits, the tourism industry in the Caribbean also produces negative social and environmental outcomes. If the detrimental effects of tourism go unmanaged, then the tourism industries of Cari

Attractions in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

Situated along the southwest coast of Jamaica, St. Elizabeth is the second-largest parish on the island, as well as one of its most popular tourist destinations. Dominated by the Santa Cruz mountain range, the northerly region of St. Elizabeth is known for its open spaces and rugged...

Caribbean Tourism Problems

The Caribbean has long been a major worldwide vacation destination, catering to the young, old, families, singles and couples. The region comprises more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs and cays. According to the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the region had over 22 million visitors in 2009, inclu

How to Choose a Sandals Resort in Jamaica

There are seven all-inclusive Sandals resorts in Jamaica. Each offers you something different, whether it is a convenient location, long beaches or an intimate setting. By evaluating details about your personal likes, dislikes and travel plans you can choose the perfect location for your tropical ho

Luxury Hotels & Resorts in the Bahamas

The Atlantis Resort is located on Paradise Island in the Bahamasatlantis,bahamas,island,coast,ocean,inlet,harbor,d image by Earl Robbins from Fotolia.comApproximately 65 miles off the Florida Coast, the Bahamas features sophisticated restaurants on Nassau and Paradise Island, historic...

Caribbean Cruises That Include Cozumel

Mexico's Cozumel welcomes over two million visitors per year, according to Isla Cozumel, the island's official tourism website. First settled in 300 A.D. by Mayans, the area is home to historic ruins, a large reef system, blue waters and 80-degree days. Cozumel is a popular Caribbean...

What to See in Varadero, Cuba

Varadero is on the western side of Cuba, about 80 miles east of the capital of Havana on a peninsula along the island's north shore. Varadero first gained fame in the 1940s as a summer tourist resort, but its reputation waned until about 10 years ago, when a massive renovation of the area's hotels a