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Planning 101: Step Two

Planning 101:  Step Two Congratulations, you’ve had a great time talking about your ideas and visions for your honeymoon!  You guys are so romantic! Step Two is not quite as simple, but is really important.  What kind of traveler are you?  Hopefully, you’ll share similar traits that will make your travel together... read more »


Counting down the days…

This new snow really makes me excited about my trip to Jamaica. Warm sun, sea and sand! Don’t be too jealous, it won’t be all play – I’m inspecting seven Sandals properties, some boutique hotels on the Cliffs in Negril, and the Couples resorts.  I’ll be talking to guests and staff, taking... read more »


Don’t Let Your Honeymoon Be Like Everyone Else’s

Let’s get out of the habit of talking about honeymoons as if there was only one way to go about it.  Honeymoons shouldn’t be generic! For most people, the picture that flashes into the brain is the beautiful beach, and often, strangely enough, you’re not even on that beach in the picture!  It’s sand, sea, and... read more »


Nighty Night, Sleep Tight? This could be you!

While on a recent site inspection at Beaches Turks and Caicos, we were treated to a demonstration of a new children’s activity.  It’s a terrific tuck-in bedtime story experience, and is really a super treat for the kids!  One of the Sesame Street characters and a very talented Beaches staff person visits your rooms,... read more »


How much is too much?

How much is too much?  I bet you were thinking that I was talking about the price of your honeymoon – not this time!  (I’ll get to that later!) What I want to talk about is the concept of “best”.  There are so many options for level of service – standard room, premium room, concierge level, butler service. ... read more »