Topics :: Caribbean

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Despite Storms, 30M People Visited Caribbean Last Year

Feb 17
A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean last year, despite two devastating hurricanes that hit a region still struggling to recover, regional tourism officials said Thursday.

9 Websites For Travelers Who Need Info on Hurricane Regions

Sep 26
Here are some online resources to help you keep track of which destinations are good to go, which are cleaning up and which are off-limits to tourists for now.

New Effort to Halt Spread of HIV in the Caribbean

By David McFadden | May 8
In much of the world, giving out condoms and guidance to gay, bisexual and transgender sex workers is routine. But reaching out to men who have sex with men is practically revolutionary in parts of the English-speaking Caribbean.

Senate Appoints Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 15
On November 14, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed HRC board member and gay man James "Wally" Brewster, Jr. to be Ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

Sweet Rocks the Hard Rock Vallarta

By Heather Cassell | Feb 22
Sweet Travel, a lesbian travel company with environmental awareness, heads to Mexico for a weeklong Caribbean adventure including live music, volunteer opportunities and plenty of beach time.

Small Caribbean Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Danica Coto and Dilma Arends Geerman | Dec 17
A speck of an island in the Dutch Caribbean has become increasingly popular with gay couples after legislators legalized same-sex marriages in a region still openly hostile to gays and lesbians.

Luxury LGBT Cruise to Explore the Southern Caribbean

Dec 2
With a capacity of 227 guests, the Royal Clipper offers an expansive deck, three swimming pools and a four-deck configuration where guests can mingle and explore.

Concierge Travel Announces LGBT "Friends and Family" Caribbean Cruise

Oct 7
Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in Texas, announced details for its first LGBT "friends and family" group cruise on a Celebrity Cruises ship.

Curaçao Hosts 8th Annual "Get Wet" Weekend

Aug 27
"Get Wet" in Curaçao! In celebration of the diverse and gay friendly community, the beautiful island of Curaçao will kick off its eighth annual Get Wet Weekend of gay and straight friendly activities on September 27-30.

Curaçao Selected as Favorite Destination on

Apr 13
The readers have spoken! Curaçao has been selected as travelers’ Favorite Caribbean Destination in the 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards and the island has its fans and friends to thank for the support.

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