Friday, February 23, 2018

New Link

Here is a bit of the deliciousness that you will find at one of our                                    favorite websites, MundoMais!

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Capitol City Carnaval

The Courtyard Santo Domingo Marriott is inviting the public to visit Santo Domingo in February 2018, in time to watch the big carnival 2018 parade. The Santo Domingo carnival is the biggest of celebration, with the parade on the Malecon set for Sunday, 25 February 2018 starting at 4pm. More than 125 costumed-dancing groups will be parading. The hotel is promoting special deals for those traveling to the city for the carnival.

The National District 25 February parade is organized by the UniĆ³n Carnavalesca del Distrito Nacional (UCADI), a division of the National District city hall (ADN).

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

50 Best All-Inclusives

Excellence Punta Cana

MSN recently published their 50BEST all-inclusive resorts, most of which are in the Caribbean. Of course the DR had many resorts on that list: Excellence Punta Cana, The Reserve Punta Cana, Casa de Campo in La Romana, Zoetry Agua in Punta Cana, Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro in Punta Cana, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in Bayahibe and Luxury Bahia Principe in Samana.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Want To Get Away?

HERE is a great deal on a weeklong Caribbean cruise on Holland America. Ports of call may even include Cuba.

Monday, November 27, 2017

USVI Storm Recovery

With so much attention on Puerto Rico, let's have an update on the USVI:

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter, who is currently acting as governor, reported continued progress in the US Virgin Islands on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, with about 40 percent of the territory now re-energized.
Speaking on Wednesday, the acting governor expressed his gratitude to the people of the US Virgin Islands and the territory’s partners for continuing to rally around recovery efforts as life steadily returns to normalcy.
Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) executive director Julio Rhymer reported about 40 percent of the territory has been re-energized, as WAPA and its partners continue to work towards their goal of 90 percent restoration by Christmas. Additional linemen arrived in the territory on Wednesday from the US mainland to support the re-energization efforts. More than 19,000 customers have been connected to date across the territory, Rhymer reported.
cards were not loaded in time for Thanksgiving.
“I know we are (a) resilient community and we will make it through,” Powell said.

source:Caribbean News Now

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

Tropical Desires wishes all the best to our supporters and readers. We are truly thankful for your loyalty throughout the years.