Agent Review: Puerto Rico with Laura Degen

When Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico last year, news outlets told us of the extreme power outages, food scarcity, and devastation. We read the articles, watched horrifying video, and donated to relief organizations. Slowly, different disasters took our attention, news outlets found other stories to report, and Americans moved on. But Puerto Rico still

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American Airlines Doubling Airlift to Antigua & Barbuda This Winter

After two years of negotiations with the Antigua and Barbuda Airline Committee, travelers to Antigua and Barbuda will be happy to learn that American is adding an additional daily flight from Miami this upcoming winter. The new flight schedule will allow travelers to benefit from more convenient non-stop flight options to the Caribbean and is

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Upgrades Fit for a King Are Coming to Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean International recently made some serious waves with a series of announcements on ship renovations, private island make-overs, and new ship information. $900 Million to Renovate Existing Fleet The cruise line has earmarked $900 million to revamp 10 of its existing ships over the next four years. A general timeline has renovations beginning with

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US & Cuban Officials Approve Commercial Air Travel

On Thursday, December 17, 2015, embassy officials from the United States and Cuba announced that they have reached an agreement that will allow the first commercial flights in over 50 years to fly between the United States and the Caribbean island. While flights will not resume immediately, several airlines, including American Airlines, have already filed

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Top Chef at Sea

Celebrity Cruises partnered with Bravo and their award-winning television show, Top Chef, to bring cruisers a tantalizing “Top Chef” experience at sea. During each of its signature sailings, fans enjoy an exclusive taste of the well-known series with enhanced culinary experiences for foodies and globetrotters alike. The chefs offer complimentary cooking demonstrations, tastings, and private

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Windstar Cruises Announces Return to “The Other Emerald Isle”

Beginning December 8, 2015, with the sailing of the Star Legend, Windstar Cruises will become the only major cruise operator to include the once decimated island of Montserrat on its seven-night Caribbean voyages. Other stops will include St. Barthelemy, St. Maarten, and the British Virgin Islands. Montserrat, originally settled in the 17th century by Irish

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A People-to-People Visit to Cuba

By Violette Gorell We hear so much about the politics of Cuba, the embargo, Castro, extremely low wages, lack of technology and Cubans who just want to get to the United States. And on the other hand, Cuba calls to mind a pastiche of vibrant images: 1950’s vintage cars, Cuban cigars, rum and wonderful music.

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