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How to Vacation Like a Celebrity in Barbados

So, how long has Barbados been pleasing celebrities who visit its shores? For the first positive “review” of the destination by a famous tourist, you would have to go all the way back to America’s first president. “Barbados has long been the playground for the rich and famous – way …

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Artisphere Art Festival Showcases Greenville, South Carolina as Cultural Destination

“Yeah, that Greenville.” Greenville, South Carolina’s self-deprecating slogan admits that when considering hotspots for fine arts, culture, festivals, haute cuisine, craft spirits, outdoor recreation and history—so many of the reasons we hit the road for—this city between Atlanta and Charlotte on Interstate 85 doesn’t immediately spring to mind. It should. …

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STR: U.S. hotel performance for April 2019

HENDERSONVILLE, TENNESSEE – The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during April 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with April 2018, the industry posted the following: Occupancy: +0.3 at 68.0% Average daily rate (ADR): +0.9% to US$131.85 Revenue per available …

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American Airlines to launch new route to Guyana

American Airlines is providing travellers with more access to Guyana. The airline will begin a direct service from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, from December. The new service from JFK will be operated daily on a Boeing 737-800 with …

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Grenada Providing Summer Travel Values

From now through October 1, Grenada is providing travelers with discounted hotel and restaurant rates, accommodations upgrades and complimentary services ranging from island tours to spa massages as part of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA)’s #NextStopGrenada summer travel campaign. Visitors can access the discounted services and amenities by obtaining a …

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