Sonesta-managedDiscovery at Marigot Bay
plans a May opening on the west coast of St. Lucia, five miles
south of Castries, the capital city.
resorts Lapli Spa will welcome its first guests in July.
Treatments, products and staff training will be provided by Espa, a
U.K.-based spa company. Lapli will offer four treatment rooms, a
Zen garden with wooden soaking tubs, two massage cabanas and water
For more details
on Discovery at Marigot Bay, visit www.sonesta.com.
New air service
to the Out Islands of the Bahamas use the Fort
Lauderdale gateway as the U.S. mainland link.
International flies to Treasure Cay, Abaco; North
Eleuthera; and Congo Town, Andros. Bahamasair now serves Marsh
Harbour, Abaco, twice a week.
Continental Connection offers daily
flights to South Bimini from Fort Lauderdale and Miami and four
weekly flights to Andros Town, North Andros, from Fort
Grand Case Beach Club in St. Martin, French West
Indies, opened the Pavilion, a gathering spot for guests to enjoy
music, a big-screen television, cocktails and each others
structure can accommodate up to 50 guests and complements other
facilities at the resort, including the Sunset Cafe, a water-sports
center, a pool and a tennis court.
Visit www.grandcasebeachclub.com or call (800)
Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour in Abaco,
the Bahamas, broke ground on the second phase of its expansion
plan. Within 18 months, Abaco Beach intends to open 23 two- and
three-bedroom condominium units in two buildings.
Residences at Abaco Beach Resort will be available
as hotel inventory when not owner-occupied.
information, visit www.abacoresort.com.
updates Web site
The ministry of
tourism of the Dominican Republic launched a redesigned Web site at
The upgraded site
includes a trip-planning section and suggestions for activities and
According to Luis
Simo, vice minister of tourism, the destinations recent growth
spurt made it essential to develop a Web site that will grow with
visitors needs for information.
travel is the latest offering from Sandy Lane in
Barbados. The resort will arrange for guests luggage to be shipped
prior to arrival. Once the luggage arrives, butlers unpack, press
and iron as needed.
visit www.firstluggage.com. For information on Sandy Lane,
go to www.sandylane.com.
reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].