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Disney Cruise planning special series of sailings to…

HOUSTON – The most magical place on Earth is bringing a taste of magic to Galveston. According to a news release, the Disney Wonder will be docked in Galveston for a “special series of sailings to the Caribbean and Bahamas.” Here is what you need to know: When will the ship be in Galveston?  It […]

Two more mystery illnesses reported on Dominican Republic trips

More mysterious illnesses are coming out of the Dominican Republic, including a Canadian woman who was “poisoned” by a strange odor in her hotel room that sent her into a terrifying fit of spasms, a report says. Tina Hammell of Ontario said she stayed three years ago at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana, which […]

From palm trees to a STEM hub: Proudly sharing her Caribbean flavor

Vaishnavi Maharaj, a rising sophomore at Florida Polytechnic University, enjoys the beach in Trinidad. She is proud to be the only student on campus born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, and Trinidad and Tobago native Vaishnavi Maharaj is proud to be the only Florida Polytechnic University student […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority Launches USVI Online Property Listing for Hotel Development

At least 50 U.S. Virgin Islands properties now accessible on its website for business investment CHARLOTTE AMALIE, United States Virgin Islands, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — To promote hotel and resort development, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) has launched an online database with more than 50 government and privately-owned USVI properties.  Developers and investors can learn […]

How dust from the Sahara Desert can impact Central Florida’s…

ORLANDO, Fla. – Although the Sahara Desert is more than 6,500 miles away, did you know its mineral dust can travel across the Atlantic Ocean and affect weather in Central Florida? The Saharan Air Layer (SAL) is an air mass made up of a mostly dry, warm and occasionally dust-filled layer in the atmosphere that lingers over […]

Caribbean beaches in Mexico suffering from seaweed infestation that lets off ‘rotten egg’ smell, president says it’s a ‘minor issue’

Nearly 621 miles of beaches have been covered by the seaweed, Rafael Ojeda, the head of the country’s navy said at the press conference, according to Reuters. He said Mexico’s government will spend $2.7 million to remove the seaweed from the beaches. Four boats and barriers funded by public funds will help collect and retain […]

2019 Cruise Report: Top destinations month by month | Buzz travel

The Caribbean islands (like Grand Cayman, Dominican Republic, and Jamaica) are preferred destinations year-round. Italy is most popular in July. Alaska is most popular in April. September, October and November are preferred months to sail to Mexico. This list ranks the top five cruise destinations travelers prefer to visit month by month: January: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Italy, Alaska February: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Italy March: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Italy April: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Italy May: Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska, Italy, Mexico June: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Italy, Canada July: Caribbean, Bahamas, Italy, Mexico, Canada August: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Italy, Canada September: Caribbean, Mexico, Bahamas, Italy, Spain October: Caribbean, Mexico, Bahamas, Italy, Spain November: Caribbean, Mexico, Bahamas, Italy, Spain December: Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Italy, Spain […]