Royal Caribbean Waiter Guilty Of Smuggling Drugs On Ship

Bermuda‘s Royal Gazette is reporting that a crew member on Royal Caribbean‘s Explorer of the Seas accused of leading a drug smuggling operation on the ship has been found guilty in a Bermuda court. Read more of this post

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British Travelers To The Caribbean Face Further Charges

Even as Caribbean tourism officials try to woo British travelers to the islands despite increased air passenger duties (APD), one of their staunchest allies in opposing the APD has now further compounded the problem. Read more of this post

Barbados Photo Gallery – National Geographic Traveler

Barbados Photo Gallery from the Jan/Feb 2011 issue  of the National Geographic Traveler Read more of this post

Barbados Hotel Winners – World Travel Awards

Barbados hotel winners in the 2010 World Travel Awards. Read more of this post

CARICOM To Launch Multi-state Travel Document

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will soon launch one of the world’s first automated multi-state travel documents (CARIPASS) for use within 10 member states that will not only make regional travel easier, but help crack down on identity theft and illegal migration. Read more of this post

Jamaica Airport To Be Renamed After James Bond Author

The Boscobel Aerodrome in Jamaica is be renamed the Ian Fleming International Airport in honour of the late James Bond author who lived in the northeastern parish of St Mary where the facility is located. Read more of this post

Lawmakers Move To Eject Nude Scanners From New York Airports

A New York City lawmaker on Thursday introduced legislation to prohibit the TSA from using its advanced body scanners at New York airports, including JFK, the busiest international airport in the country. Read more of this post

Barbados Aims For Civil Aviation Big Leagues

Government’s Civil Aviation Department is working assiduously to attain Category 1 Status for Barbados in accordance with the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Read more of this post

Stranded Cruise Line Passengers Rescued With Spam And Pop-Tarts

The U.S. Navy thinks Pop-Tarts are “emergency food supplies.” Read more of this post

Caribbean Summit New APD Proposals

A detailed analysis of how the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax is affecting Caribbean economies and recommendations for change has been presented to the British Government. Read more of this post

Airone Airone Ventures Promising 10-dollar Regional Fares

Low-cost carrier Airone is promising it will soon provide cheap intra-regional travel – with fares as low as US$9.99. Read more of this post

British Airways To Increase Services To Caribbean

British Airways (BA) is set to increase the number of services running between Gatwick Airport and the Caribbean because of high demand. Read more of this post

Free Travel On New C’bbean Ferry Service

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Several people will be able to travel free of cost, including the physically challenged, when the Caribbean’s new ferry service is launched by BEDY’s Travel of Grenada next month. Read more of this post

Indonesia’s 400 Year Old Volcano Erupts Thousands Flee

A volcano erupted spectacularly on the Indonesian island of Sumatra early yesterday morning, sending plumes of ash, sand and steam 1500 metres into the sky and prompting the evacuation of 12,000 nearby residents. Read more of this post

Ecuador Earthquake Tops 6.9

A powerful earthquake shook the South American nation of Ecuador on Thursday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. Read more of this post

Woman Arrested Over Cocaine-filled Buttons

A woman has been arrested at Pearson airport after being caught with thousands of buttons containing cocaine. Read more of this post

Barbados Economy On Right Path

No stimulus package. No budget. Read more of this post

South America Cold Wave Brings Rare Snow, Freezing Deaths

More than a week of abnormal cold has chilled Argentina and other parts of South America, leaving rare snow, rewriting record books and causing hypothermia deaths. Read more of this post

Spain Crowned World Champions 2010

Spain won the World Cup for the first time when they beat Netherlands 1-0 after extra time thanks to a goal by midfielder Andres Iniesta. Read more of this post

Invader Tries To Grab Cup

The immediate lead-up to the World Cup soccer final was marked by drama when an invader crossed the pitch at Soccer City here and tried to grab the trophy off its stand. Read more of this post

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