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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


How to Choose Your Wedding Date

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How to Choose Your Wedding Date

After announcing their engagement, the first thing a couple gets asked is, “when’s the big day?!”If you’re newly engaged, you probably agree that this seems like a little much at first! While it's important to give family and friends plenty of notice so they can make travel plans, we actually recommend that your date is not your first decision. Instead, focus first on what's most important - the wedding! Then, choose a date based on style and season.After all, your date isn’t going to be in your pictures, your date isn’t going to be what your guests remember about your wedding, and whatever date you choose will naturally be special because it's the day you got marriedVanity DatesCertain holidays are... more



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