"I'd say it obviously depends on what the reader wants to know about - a quick round-up of amenities from each location based on the fact that they're already shopping for an all-inclusive holiday anyway - and really don't care at all about any of…"
"This caught my eye, I guess because I've been dealing with Puerto Rico and the Dutch Caribbean a good deal in recent months. And my perspective and takeaway is entirely different from the CTO official (whose org closed down in NYC as an active…"
"Kind of interesting, and maybe not in a good way, for the typical cultural dynamic of competing - here, the south coast is "better" than the "north coast". Why even compare? There is more in the way of both accommodation and points of interest…"
"Jose, this was of great interest to me at the moment since I was in the D.R. just this August and still presently producing work from that trip. While I was only in the Santo Domingo area on this occasion, what's described in this link doesn't…"
Anyone else here following this org's annual event held in San Juan this past week? I read some of their posts in FB...compared to what I've been hearing outside from people I know there and the wider reality on the ground? Such a disconnect!
"I didn't mean to infer that I was actually going to write anything for publication myself on this particular outlined "zone" - just noting that the definition of "high-end and low-density" given what they include in terms of St. Ann/St.…"
"Hi Helen - you're right, it's vague and I'd also add the whole description is misleading. I have more to say on all that and from a first-hand perspective, if it's okay to post on your site at travelawaits?"
"Heavily focused on the logistics of the COVID issue ins/outs, and skirts the issues of cost effectiveness. Whether you're going for leisure or work purposes - the latter being people like me - the air cost has skyrocketed since I went there for the…"
"I was in and through St. Mary's last November. No sign there of anything Mr. Bartlett is talking about, it was always mostly locally owned mid-size to small businesses and accommodation catering to the traveler. And locally owned too. So not sure…"
"To answer your question - see both above person's response in April and various comments made in this thread over 5 years. It's a numbers game and not just a monetary game, at least to some. To you and someone like me, it might also be an ethical…"
"Gemma - Thanks for the informative description of Nica volcanoes. I visited the country for my first time about two years ago and probably headed back in the coming year, so this time around will make it a plan to do the Mombacho tour - which I was…"
"The market..." - is it really useful or even valid anymore to use a term that infers one vast media landscape where everyone on the editorial/publishing end has the same agenda and everyone on the creative/writing end has the same…"