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Luxury in the Dominican Republic

Families, golfers and honeymooners experience luxury in the Dominican Republic like never before at Tortuga Bay Hotel. Designed by Oscar de la Renta and situated on a private beach, Tortuga Bay is a 13-villa enclave catering to those seeking an exclusive escape. Enjoy VIP service to and from Punta Cana International Airport, including being whisked […]


Germany: Ground crew threaten to strike April 10-11

German Union Verdi is calling for a strike at the two busiest airports in Germany: Frankfurt and Munich. This is according to a post on NOP, the Network Operation Portal. NOP is known for being well informed. The strike will have an impact on check in, baggage handling, security checks and the airport fire departments. […]


Delhi: Bomb threat Air India Flight AI 020

Following a specific bomb threat call to the Air India office at Delhi Airport on Wednesday afternoon, an Air India Dreamliner has been taken to the remote bay for thorough security checks. The bomb threat call came when 248 passengers had boarded the flight, AI 020, for its 2.25 pm departure to Kolkata. “The AI […]


Fairmont Royal York Coconut Macaroons

This is one of the oldest recipes at Fairmont Royal York dating back to 1929. Ingredients 6 Egg Whites 1 cup Granulated Sugar 2 cups Fine Dry Coconut flakes or Shred 2 Tbsp Cornstarch 1 Tbsp Cake Flour 1 Tbsp All-Purpose Flour Method Combine all ingredients and warm lightly on a hot water bath. Pipe […]

Irish Buck

Irish Buck

Something a bit different for this St Patricks Day: Irish Buck Cocktail Ingredients 1 1⁄2 oz Irish whiskey 1⁄4 oz Fresh lime juice 2 oz Ginger ale Add the whiskey and lime juice to a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with the ginger ale and garnish with a lime wheel. Sláinte! Image and recipe from

Welcome to the Caribbean

Mexico and the Caribbean are Open for Business

Mexico and the Caribbean are open for business and have been receiving guests with very few exceptions.  Those exceptions are Dominica and St Maarten.  The news from St Maarten is extremely positive. Their airport is open, many restaurants have reopened and major infrastructure repaired.   While Canadian carriers have not yet resumed flights to St Maarten, the island […]