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7 Reasons to Go To Sea on the New MSC Seaside

01/12/2018 in Caribbean

MSC Cruises' new flagship launched at the end of 2017 and it's really making waves.  Designers of the MSC Seaside had a goal: to bring guests on a big ship closer to the sea.  They threw out the playbook and started fresh, creating the Seaside, a new prototype for a class of ships inspired by an elegant Miami beach condo.

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A New Place for the Best Views of Old Havana

08/06/2017 in Havana

The Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana has opened in Havana. It's the Cuban capital's first five-star luxury hotel, located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Havana. And it is the first foray into the Americas for Europe's oldest luxury hotel group Kempinski.

The hotel is a revival of an historic six-story colonnaded building begun in...


Nature and Heritage at Jamaica's First UNESCO World Heritage Site

03/21/2017 in Portland, Jamaica

A first for Jamaica and a first for the Caribbean. In 2015, Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains became the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also the Caribbean's first World Heritage Mixed Site for both natural and cultural riches.

The emerald mountains define the eastern part of the island and cover an area of 480 km2. The UNESCO...



Cruise to Cuba? Yes You Can!

01/09/2017 in Cuba

10 ways you can cruise to Cuba this year.

One of the biggest travel stories of the past year has to be the renewing of relations between Cuba and the US and the rise of Cuba as a destination for American travelers. Cuba has long been a favorite sun and culture destination for Canadians and Europeans. Only US citizens were...


Celebrate the Holidays French Style Around the World

12/09/2016 in Quebec

You say: Christmas, the French say: Noel. Paris is always a top holiday escape destination, but the City of Light is not the only place to have a 'Joyeux Noel'.


Here are my other favorite places in the world to celebrate the season with French 'joie de vivre'.By: Lynn Elmhirst, Producer and Host, BestTrip.TV


Provence, France:

In the wondrous...


Completely renovated RIU PALACE PUNTA CANA HOTEL

03/07/2018 in Punta Cana

This 24-hour all-inclusive hotel is undergoing a complete renovation and will be reopening soon with endless fun for the entire family, including free entrance to the thrilling SPLASH WATER WORLD aquatic funplex. The hotel is also the perfect choice for all types of weddings. Some of the new facilities and features include:

Here are just a few of...

Barcelo Romance: A new adventure begins!

02/18/2018 in Anywhere

As you start your new life-long journey together, Vacaciones Barceló is offering you a special gift a complimentary Party Boat experience for the Bride, Groom, Maid of Honor and Best Man, with a minimum of 25 people booked on the experience. What better way to start your new life together than sharing great moments with friends and loved ones.

Must be...


Our 'Plan a Cruise Month' Smorgasbord of Offers

10/14/2016 in Anywhere

Mark it on your calendar. October is 'Plan a Cruise Month'. 

This is the time of year when the world's top cruise lines introduce some of their best offers of the year.

And with the nights getting chillier, thoughts of getting away this winter to the Caribbean's turquoise waters, exotic Polynesia, or fun loving Australia leap to mind.  Or an...


The completely renovated Riu Bambu Hotel has Reopened

01/29/2018 in La Altagracia

This family-oriented resort just reopened on July 15th, 2017, following a complete renovation of the entire facility. The hotel is nestled within our Punta Cana complex on Arena Gorda Beach and now offers a variety of entertainment for adults, interconnecting family-friendly rooms and free entrance to Splash Water World aquatic park.

Highlights from this exciting makeover include:

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