Caribbean specialists share the region’s top travel trends for 2017

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By Joe Pike From Travel Agent Central Travel Agent chatted with some Caribbean travel specialists about the region’s hottest travel trends of 2017 and how to turn them into sales heading into 2018. We spoke with tour operators, Jack E. Richards, CEO of Pleasant Holidays, Scott Wiseman, president of Travel Impressions and Dave Ferran, head of sales for Classic Vacations. And from the advisor side, we Read More

Duo facing four drug charges

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MORE ARTICLES Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and separately charged Antoinette Cyrillene Thomas, 36, of McClean Road, Silver Sands, Christ Church, and Roger Orlando Holder, 50, of Apt 3, # 852 Kingsland Crescent, Christ Church, for a number of drug related offences. Related articles The offences were allegedly committed on Saturday, December 30, Read More

Rain wrecks Windies hopes as Munro shines

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Fast bowler Kesrick Williams celebrates a wicket during the second Twenty20 International on New Year’s Day. (Picture courtesy CWI Media) MORE ARTICLES MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand – Any hopes West Indies entertained of rebounding to win their three-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand were dashed when rain wiped out the second match here New Year’s Read More

PHOTOS: Spectacular fireworks from around the world

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Major cities around the world welcomed 2018 with dazzling fireworks and other pyrotechnics early Monday morning to the customary cheer and excitement of spectators. Photographers of The Associated Press captured the spectacle. BELARUS: People watch the fireworks display over the central square during the New Year’s celebration in the Belarusian town of Novogrudok. GERMANY: Fireworks light the Read More

First baby from Billings born in the new year

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BILLINGS, Mont. – The first 2018 baby in Billings was born at 1:41 this morning at St. Vincent Healthcare. While many people were out celebrating for New Year’s Eve, the Davey family was celebrating for a different reason. Gemma Marie came into the world 13 days early. “We had been off for a few days Read More

Patients complain 23,000 times to the HSE

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The HSE received more than 23,000 formal complaints about the health service in 2016. The main issues raised included access, dignity and respect, safe and effective care, communication, and clinical judgement. The complaints relate to hospitals and community healthcare organisations, as well as the National Ambulance Service and Primary Care Reimbursement Service (PCRS). Statutory hospitals, Read More