Go! Destination Marketing Caribbean Connection
January 2011

Mark Rogers

Welcome to Caribbean Connection, a monthly e- newsletter from go! Destination Marketing created expressly for travel agents.

It’s our aim to provide you with insights and information to help you sell more Caribbean travel. In each edition, we’ll bring the travel agent voice into the mix, and enliven content with video links that kick it up a notch.

Feel free to reach out to Mark Rogers, the publisher/editor of Caribbean Connection, with suggestions on the kinds of stories you’d like to see.
Mark can be contacted at markrogers2009@hotmail.com

Half Moon, A RockResort Promises Continued Excellence
Back in January, RockResorts, a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc., added the Half Moon resort in Jamaica to its portfolio and reflagged it Half Moon, A RockResort. I stayed at the property last January and talked with Mark Jeffrey, area vice president for the Coastal Collection for RockResorts, about the company’s plans for this Jamaica tourism icon.
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St.Maarten Builds on its Jewish Heritage
The Caribbean has a surprisingly rich Jewish heritage. Jews first settled on the then Danish-ruled island of St. Thomas in 1655...[ read story ]

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Baha Mar and Beijing Go Big in the Bahamas
Ground was recently broken on Baha Mar, a $3.4 billion complex on Nassau's Cable Beach that is being called the most ambitious megaresort project in the Caribbean. [ read story ]
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Agent Story

calling all agents:
Tamarind Beach Hotel’s Travel Agent Package Offers Canouan Five-Star Luxury at only $80 per Night
Tamarind Beach Hotel & Yacht Club has something different for industry pros that recognize an outstanding deal - an all-new Travel Agent 2011 Package that has all the flexibility and features sure to make it a favorite for this time of season. [ read story ]


SupersClubs’ Breezes Rio Bueno
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Royal Caribbean to End Barbados Port-of-Calls



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