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HEADLINE PARTNER Cayman Islands Department of Tourism It’s not just the endless white sandy beaches, clear turquoise seas, world-class diving and luxury hotels that are the attraction on the Cayman Islands. Colourful events and spectacular festivals with a real Caymanian vibe as well as a diverse culinary scene make it a memorable holiday. The islands’ spectacular marine life is viewable from 365 dive sites or snorkel in the shallow clear warm seas from the beach. Thrill-seekers can try water sports from the world-famous Seven Mile Beach or for a night-time adventure, a fully-guided kayak tour to Rum Point to experience the amazing natural phenomena of bioluminescence. For wildlife lovers, kayak through shady mangroves to see colourful coastal birds, iguanas and anemones and visit the Queen Elizabeth Botanic Park II to see the unique blue iguanas. With over 200 restaurants and culinary influences from all over the world, there’s an endless choice to suit any palate. Abundant in natural resources from the sea and land, visitors can look forward to unsurpassed service, award-winning chefs and an eclectic array of different culinary options. In the Cayman Islands, you can watch the sun rise with the stingrays, explore spectacular coral reefs, relax in a beach hammock and eat at a five-star restaurant – all in one day.
OUR PARTNERS ANGUILLA TOURIST BOARD Anguilla, a British Overseas Territory in the Eastern Caribbean, comprises a small main island and several offshore cays. Best known for its pristine white sand beaches ranging from long sugar soft stretches to secluded coves, Anguilla also boasts world-class cuisine and an exciting calendar of events like the upcoming Summer Festival.
ANSE CHASTANET Â Anse Chastanet sits quietly in an idyllic spot on St Luciaâ€™s southwestern coast close to the awe-inspiring Pitons. The resort comprises of 49 individually designed rooms and offers guests an authentically Caribbean experience. A number of activities including a large variety of watersports are all on offer too.
OUR PARTNERS BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS The British Virgin Islands is a cluster of 60 islands, cays and islets in the sunny Caribbean. The essence of BVI lies within its endless water activities, with countless dive site, line of sight sailing and non-tidal waters, thereâ€™s plenty to see and enjoy in this diverse destination.
GRENADA TOURISM AUTHORITY Welcome to the Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean; a place where untouched beauty meets our welcoming people. Grenada offers a lifestyle so authentic that you feel instantly renewed. Our enchanting islands boasts silky stretches of white sand beaches, sunken treasures adorned by corals and unspoilt landscapes undiscovered by crowdsÂ
OUR PARTNERS GROUP PROMOTIONS Serenity at Coconut Bay is St Lucia’s newest, all-inclusive, couples only luxury resort. Currently ranked #1 hotel in St Lucia on Trip Advisor. All 36 boutique suites come complete with private plunge pools, 24-hour butler service and spacious indoor and outdoor living areas. An exclusive hideaway for discerning romantics.
JADE MOUNTAINS Jade Mountain is set high on the hills overlooking St Lucia’s Pitons and comprises of 24 open-air Infinity Pool Sanctuaries and 5 Sky Jacuzzi Suites. Designed by architect and owner Nick Troubetzkoy, Jade Mountain is a work of art, with grand sweeping spaces where bedroom, living area and a private infinity pool glide into one another.
OUR PARTNERS JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD If you think a small island can't pack a punch, you haven't visited Jamaica. Their playful spirit, natural beauty and prolific history will be an enriching experience for the whole family. Home of reggae, home of jerk cuisine and the island of “one love”, ensures you’ll have the time of your life.
JG COLLECTION The Liming, definition “The Art of Doing Nothing” offers nine exquisitely designed villas and suites with their own private infinity pool or hot tub with sweeping views of the ocean. Including our luxurious five bedroom Mansion House ‘Gingerlily’. Bequia Plantation Hotel has a prime beach front location, overlooking Admiralty Bay; within the grounds are twenty two beautiful villas and cottages.
OUR PARTNERS NEVIS TOURISM AUTHORITYÂ kk
Nevis is one of the most unspoilt and relaxing islands in the Caribbean. Vividly green with blue skies, clean air and long empty beaches, the pace on Nevis encourages you to stop and appreciate all the natural beauty around. It's a very special place famed for its charm and the easygoing genuineness of its people.
SAINT LUCIA TOURIST AUTHORITY Saint Lucia is known for its natural beauty and diverse attractions, including the signature Piton Mountains, a tropical rainforest and one of the world's few drive-in volcanoes. Culturally rich offerings include the bustling marketplace in the capital of Castries, quaint fishing villages along the coastline, and the annual Saint Lucia Summer Festival series.
OUR PARTNERS SANDALS Sandals Resorts have been leaders in the luxury all-inclusive holiday market for more than 37-years offering couples with the most romantic holiday experience in the Caribbean. With 15 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, Sandals Resorts offer a number of unlimited quality inclusions, ranging from 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining and 5-star Premium Liquors to complimentary water sports, WIFI and transfers. To book or for more information on Sandals Resorts visit www.sandals.co.uk, call 0800 597 0002 or pop down to the Sandals Luxury Travel Store at 135 Fulham Road, London.
SUNRISE MARKETING Sunrise Marketing provides marketing and PR services for boutique hotels in Antigua, Barbados, Bermuda, Grenada and Nevis and leading yacht charter company, Dream Yacht Charter. The independently owned hotels offer unique experiences such as hiking with the general manager, chocolate spa treatments or stay in a UNESCO world heritage site. www.sunrisemarketing.co.uk Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s leading yacht charter company, has bases on several Caribbean islands. The company pioneered the by the cabin concept on crewed catamarans making yacht cruising more cost effective and bringing it within reach of non-sailors. Traditional bareboat charters are also offered alongside skippered and crewed charters.
OUR PARTNERS TOBAGO TOURISM AGENCY Everything that you’ve ever dreamed about the Caribbean can be found in idyllic Tobago – a warm welcome from friendly locals going the extra mile to make you feel truly at home, secluded white sand beaches lazily lapped by sky blue oceans, the distant sound of music drifting on a warm tropical breeze, breathtaking natural beauty and striking wildlife. Tobago is the unspoilt, untouched Caribbean island where the undiscovered waits around every corner. What may surprise you more, are the 101 unforgettable activities, authentic experiences and thrilling adventures that take you beyond ordinary. So, what are you waiting for – explore the extraordinary. Tobago beyond.”
The CTO with headquarters in Barbados and offices in New York and London, is the Caribbean’s tourism development agency comprising membership of the region’s finest countries and territories including Dutch, English, French and Spanish, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members. The CTO’s vision is to position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year round, warm weather destination, and its purpose is Leading Sustainable Tourism - One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean. For further press information please contact Jamie-Lee Abtar, Business Development Manager- UK ChapterAbtarJ@caribtourism.com or telephone 0208 948 0057. The CTO’s Headquarters is located at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados BB 22026; Tel: (246) 4275242; Fax: (246) 429-3065; E-mail: CTObarbados@caribtourism.com The CTO’s New York office is located at 80 Broad St., Suite 3302, New York, NY 10004, USA: Tel: (212) 635-9530; Fax: (212) 635-9511; E-mail: CTOny@caribtourism.com The CTO’s London office is located at Suites 52A & 53, 5th Floor AMP House, Dingwall Road, Croydon CR0 2LX, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 208 948 0057; E-mail: CTOlondon@caribtourism.com Notes To Editor Among the benefits to its members the organization provides specialized support and technical assistance in sustainable tourism development, marketing, communications, advocacy, human resource development, event planning & execution and research & information technology. In addition the CTO, in partnership with the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, jointly and equally owns the Caribbean Tourism Development Company, a marketing and business development entity dedicated to promoting the Caribbean brand worldwide.