March 2008

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    First Caribbean Super Model

    “ For the first time ever, a representative from the Caribbean has participated in Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World Contest held this past January. St. Lucian beauty, Cathy Daniel, was introduced to the international fashion world amidst a throng of 50 aspiring models from all over the world. Speaking about beauties—check out the 72′ […]

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    First Caribbean Super Model

    “For the first time ever, a representative from the Caribbean has participated in Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World Contest held this past January. St. Lucian beauty, Cathy Daniel, was introduced to the international fashion world amidst a throng of 50 aspiring models from all over the world. Speaking about beauties—check out the 72′ ketch, […]

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    Yachts Act to Preserve Beef Island

    “There’s a big hullabaloo going on in the British Virgin Islands, specifically in regard to Beef Island. The short synopsis is that a developer wants to put up a resort with 600 villas and a golf course in the Hans Creek area of Beef Island, while the Virgin Islands Environmental Council says the development would […]

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    “Euros, Dollars and This Summer’s Charters”

    “Well, it’s official: I’m now hearing from reputable charter brokers that American clients are forgoing their usual Mediterranean charter bookings for this summer because of the dollar’s weak standing against the euro. I can’t say I blame them, what with $1 being worth about 0.64 euros as of this morning. I myself went online yesterday […]

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    10 Best Charter Yacht Water Toys

    March 24, 2008 Charter broker Nicolas Benazeth at Yachting Partners International likes the Molokini ClearBlue Hawaii transparent kayaks onboard the 126-foot motoryacht Gladius. “Being able to see the world underneath as you glide over the water is a surreal experience giving an unimaginable insight into the mysterious wonders that lurk beneath the surface,” he says. […]

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    Sports Tourism in St. Kitts-Nevis

    As the national economy of St. Kitts and Nevis moves out of sugar, residents are being urged to tap into the benefits of the growing sports tourism sub-sector that is being developed in St. Kitts and Nevis. The first improvement to the infrastructure was the hosting of the first round matches of the 2007 ICC […]

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    An Up-and-Comer to Watch

    “Here’s some great news coming out of the remains of what, until a few weeks ago, was the Merrill-Stevens charter management department: Clancy Weller has taken a new job with Neptune Group Yachting, as the personal executive assistant of company President DJ Parker. Here’s a shot of them at last week’s Dubai boat show: Clancy–whom […]

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    Big Names Headline 2008 Jazz Festivals

    “ With the backdrop of exquisite natural beauty, several islands in the Caribbean play host to jazz festivals every year. This year, several big name artists are lined up. On April 25-27, the Plymouth Jazz Festival in Tobago will feature a mega-line-up of stars including Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Peabo Bryson, Whitney Houston, Shakira and […]

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    Big Names Headline 2008 Jazz Festivals

    “With the backdrop of exquisite natural beauty, several islands in the Caribbean play host to jazz festivals every year. This year, several big name artists are lined up. On April 25-27, the Plymouth Jazz Festival in Tobago will feature a mega-line-up of stars including Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Peabo Bryson, Whitney Houston, Shakira and Smokey […]

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    Spotlight on Music and Film

    On April 3-4th, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean (OECS) is meeting in St. Vincent with both regional and international promoters of the film and music industry to develop a comprehensive plan to help promote and sustain this service industry in the Caribbean. The conference is designed to develop regional and international partnerships, network and discuss […]

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