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Montego Bay Jamaica Airport Named Caribbean’s Leading Airport : South Florida Caribbean News


Sangster International Airport is Caribbean’s Leading Airport for 11th Consecutive Year at World Travel Awards

Montego Bay, Jamaica – Sangster International Airport (SIA), Jamaica’s leading gateway to the world, was named the Caribbean’s Leading Airport for the eleventh year in a row at the World Travel Awards (WTA) hosted at Sandals Montego Bay on 28 January.

Operated by MBJ Airports Limited, SIA emerged as the winner from a pool of…

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East Bay point named in honor of African-American couple


It’s official: A point in Olympia’s East Bay is now called Howard Point in honor of an African-American couple who lived nearby in the 1860s and 1870s and ran a prominent downtown hotel.

The state’s Board of Natural Resources, acting as the Washington State Board on Geographic Names, approved the name Tuesday. Under state law, the board establishes official names for geographic features such as lakes, streams and points.

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RE/MAX Embraces Grace Bay Beach as a Top Caribbean Destination


PROVIDENCIALES, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — RE/MAX Real Estate Group Turks and Caicos is pleased to announce that Grace Bay beach has recently been named the number one beach in the region by online travel agency, FlightNetwork.

The agency published the report after gathering insight from over 1,200 journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies. Grace Bay achieved a perfect score for its sheer and untouched beauty as well as its sand and water quality.

“It is no surprise that Grace Bay has been named once again as a top Caribbean destination,” said Blair MacPherson, Broker and Co-Owner of RE/MAX Real Estate Group Turks and Caicos Islands. “With 319 annual days of sunshine, warm turquoise waters, white-powder sand and vibrant coral reefs, Grace Bay is a truly exquisite…

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Sandals Montego Bay Hosts 2019 World Travel Awards Ceremony


“We are thrilled to be honored at the World Travel Awards here at Sandals Montego Bay as the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand for the 26th year in a row,” said Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman of Sandals Resorts International. “Across the entire Sandals brand, we’re innovating at every touch point of the all-inclusive experience to continue exceeding guests’ expectations, and I look forward to sharing all that’s good and new for 2019 across all our resorts.”

This year, the World Travel Awards also bestowed a very special discretionary accolade to the Stewart Family on behalf of the Sandals Foundation for their Outstanding Contribution to Social Responsibility – a prestigious honor presented to an organization which has not only made…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium apologizes for calling sea otter fat using ‘African-American Vernacular‘ – Stock Standard


By – The Washington Times – Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California apologized Wednesday to black women and anyone who felt “alienated” by a tweet calling a sea otter “thicc girl.”

“Abby is a thicc girl,” the aquarium Tuesday along with a picture of Abby the otter. “What an absolute unit. She c h o n k. Look at the size of this lady. OH LAWD SHE COMIN.”

The tweet sparked some backlash, with users arguing it inappropriately used African-American Vernacular English (AAVE).

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physicist at the University of Washington, complained that the tweet used slang terms to describe curvy women.

“I’m certain that didn’t realize that they were basically comparing Black women to animals by using AAVE developed…

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How the Caribbean influenced Studio Piet Boon’s design of Half Moon Bay Antigua


Replay Destinations appointed design firm Studio Piet Boon as lead designer for Half Moon Bay Antigua in the Caribbean.

The Amsterdam-based studio will lead the overall architectural and interior vision for the Rosewood Residences, as well as the interior design for the new Rosewood Half Moon Bay, set to take shape on 132 acres.

In collaboration with Caribbean architecture firm OBMI, which is handling architecture for the Rosewood Half Moon Bay, Studio Piet Boon will introduce a new contemporary design by layering influences of traditional Caribbean architecture with a distinctly environmental aesthetic. Both the Rosewood Residences and the interiors of Rosewood Half Moon Bay will use a natural palette and materials with colorful accents.

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