Sustainability: Going green

The Caribbean may not be an obvious eco-destination, but the industry trend towards sustainability is evident throughout the region, finds Sam Ballard Think Caribbean and what springs to mind? Pristine beaches? Cruises to idyllic islands?…

Caribbean festival focus: Fun in the sun

With festivals of culture, food, music and yachting, there’s always something being celebrated in the Caribbean. Gary Noakes shares what’s on and when Montserrat St Patrick’s Festival Montserrat is the only country outside Ireland where…

Cruise the Caribbean

From Cuba to the Cayman Islands, there are few destinations that are better suited to a cruise than the Caribbean, writes Sam Ballard Island paradises, each with their own distinct personality, lie scattered across the…

Caribbean food focus: Spice of life

Gary Noakes samples the diverse flavours of the region, liberally seasoned with myriad influences from cultures and cuisines around the world Food is a major part of the charm of the Caribbean, with each island…

Beneath the surface: diving in the Caribbean

Diving the Caribbean is more than a rite of passage; with so many sites to experience, it’s a lifetime’s work, says Karl Cushing The Caribbean’s dive smarts don’t end with its excellent visibility and famously…

Island focus: Puerto Rico

Following hurricane recovery, this Caribbean island is firmly back on the map as a destination that meets all the criteria, writes Anthony Pearce At the beginning of the year, The New York Times put Puerto…

Industry insights: Accessible travel

Gary Noakes outlines the opportunity cost to companies and services that fail to meet the needs of disabled travellers There are 13.9 million disabled people in the UK, according to the latest government statistics: that’s…

Self-drive: The road to Occitanie

Bryan Johnson explores the little known French region on a self-drive holiday With easyJet operating direct flights from Gatwick and Bristol to Montpellier, a self-drive holiday to the Occitanie region of France is more accessible…