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Showing posts from May, 2009

Barbados dream destination

Barbados dream destination : "If you're looking for a beach holiday with attitude, Barbados could be calling you. In 2009, Barbados can provide sun-starved Brits with guaranteed sunshine and an escape from gloomy news. This Caribbean party island is famous for its music, food, people, sunshine and beaches, all with a unique Bajan flavour. And if this isn't enough to entertain you, there is always a packed schedule of events and entertainment throughout the year."

Chance to win luxury break in Barbados

Chance to win luxury break in Barbados : "Almond Resorts and Barbados Tourism Authority are offering one lucky reader and guest the chance to win a trip to Barbados including flights. The prize includes a seven-night stay at the luxury Almond Beach Village, one of Almond Resorts five four-star premier all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean, with return Economy flights from London (Gatwick) or Manchester provided by Barbados Tourism Authority."

Beautiful Barbados dazzles at Chelsea

Beautiful Barbados dazzles at Chelsea : "Having won 13 Gold, seven Silver-Gilt and one Silver in a highly commendable 21 consecutive years at the Chelsea Flower Show, the Barbados Horticultural Society is pulling out all the stops to create another outstanding display of excellence for 2009. Aptly themed, ‘Beautiful Barbados’ the exhibit reflects the warmth and vibrant tropical beauty of this iconic destination. Giant anthuriums in green and white make their debut for Barbados at Chelsea this year and, together with the popular heliconias and multi-coloured ginger lilies, create a stunning display of floral beauty in the Great Pavilion, the spectacular centre-piece of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show."

Miracle in Barbados

Reform Judaism Magazine "The alluring beauty, pristine beaches, ideal climate, and music festivals make Barbados one of the world’s top winter tourist spots. What’s more, this easternmost Caribbean island offers Jewish visitors Kabbalat Shabbat services in an exquisitely reconstructed historic synagogue; a new interactive Jewish museum; and a recently excavated mikveh, the oldest known in the Western Hemisphere."

Year-round Barbados..... "All the fuss at the Barbados Airport is not because my wife and I have arrived for a holiday. Rihanna – the pop star who is the island's most famous export – has just flown in too.".......................The timing of our vacation late in the season brings up the fact that Barbados is a year-round destination for Canadians. Air Canada flies 365 days non-stop from Toronto to Bridgetown, Barbados, making the charismatic Caribbean island an anytime option.

Westlife singer weds in Barbados

RTÉ.ie Entertainment: "Westlife star Kian Egan has reportedly married former 'Hollyoaks' actress Jodi Albert in a beach ceremony in Barbados. According to, the wedding took place on Friday afternoon, with the couple exchanging vows under a floral arch on the beach."

Barbados guarantees perfect weather or your money back : "As an old time Barbadian saying goes, “The devil and he wife fighting for the cou-cou stick,” meaning the rain is falling and the sun is shining brightly at the same time, is something travelers booking the Barbados Perfect Weather Guarantee won’t have to worry about. Visitors to Barbados can purchase the weather-guaranteed vacation package at no additional cost, and if after the vacation has ended, they believe they qualify for a refund, they enter the package code to a customized site provided at purchase of the vacation to determine if they are eligible for a refund."