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10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer

10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  It’s finally summer in the US, UK and Canada and for many Caribbean nationals and fans of Caribbean culture, that means one things – it’s time to break out and party – carnival style that is! Here are 10 Caribbean carnivals...

The WHO Is Still Warning About Zika In Over 30 Caribbean Nations

The WHO Is Still Warning About Zika In Over 30 Caribbean Nations
Dominican Air Force personnel fumigate various locations in Santo Domingo against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Travel Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 16, 2017: That pesky Zika virus just won’t leave the...

TRAVEL: Touring Haiti’s Link In Chicago

TRAVEL: Touring Haiti’s Link In Chicago
Published on Jun 08 2017 // Caribbean, Features, Haiti, Top Stories, Travel and Lifestyle
The Jean Baptiste DuSable statue is located at 401 N Michigan Avenue., Chicago. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 9, 2017: Donald Trump may be trying to stop Temporary Protected Status and send back some 58,000 Haitians to their homeland come January 2018, but in Chicago, the...

5 Ways You Can Join The 2017 Caribbean Week In New York Celebration

5 Ways You Can Join The 2017 Caribbean Week In New York Celebration
A Caribbean chef shows off his cuisine at the past Caribbean Week event. By NAN Lifestyle Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 2, 2017: Caribbean Week In New York 2017, which has become an annual 44th year tradition, kicks off officially tomorrow June 3rd in the Big Apple. Here are five ways...

Drones, Vacations And Caribbean Regulations

Drones, Vacations And Caribbean Regulations
Published on Jun 01 2017 // Caribbean, Travel and Lifestyle, United Kingdom
By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. June 2, 2017: Some time ago, I wrote a column about flying drones in the Caribbean – the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) loved by hobbyists – but which also have important everyday commercial applications. I did so not because I have a drone, but...

Four Cuba Hotel Deals Under USD 122 Per Night

Four Cuba Hotel Deals Under USD 122 Per Night
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Travelers looking to book hotel stays in Cuba can do it through Expedia. Here are four hotel deals News Americas Now found that will cost you less than US$122 per night: 1: Apartment Quintana Travelers can book a stay at Apartment Quintana...

This Chef Has Been Named Culinary Ambassador Of The U.S. Virgin Islands

This Chef Has Been Named Culinary Ambassador Of The U.S. Virgin Islands
Published on May 25 2017 // Caribbean, Top Stories, Travel and Lifestyle, U.S.V.I
From left: Matt Cooper of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, WPLG’s Hunter Franqui, Chef Ralph Motta and Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty in Miami on Tuesday. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. May 26, 2017: A St. Croix-born chef has been named the newest...

Jamaica’s Blue & John Crow Mountains – Beyond Sun, Sea and Sand

Jamaica’s Blue & John Crow Mountains – Beyond Sun, Sea and Sand
View from the top – Jamaica’s Blue & John Crow Mountains. (FJP image) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. May 19, 2017: An hour’s drive past New Kingston, up winding, mountain roads – rough in spots,  leads you past coffee plantations, small road side cafes,...

The Business Of Tourism – Overbooking And The Airlines

The Business Of Tourism – Overbooking And The Airlines
Published on May 18 2017 // Top Stories, Travel and Lifestyle, United States
By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. May 19, 2017: When I go to the theatre, I buy a ticket which has seat number on it. When I am there, the seat is mine for the duration of the performance. I have paid for it, and if I fail to show up, the seat remains empty and the theatre keeps my...

Finding Caribbean Food In US States That Are More Than 90 Percent White

Finding Caribbean Food In US States That Are More Than 90 Percent White
Published on May 11 2017 // Caribbean, Travel and Lifestyle, United States
Finding Caribbean food in largely White states is difficult but not impossible. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, May 12, 2017: Recently, we set out to locate Caribbean food in some of the U.S. states with the highest percentage of whites, thinking it was a near to impossible task. But...