Reporting a continued increase in demand for Caribbean vacation products among travel agents in the U.S., Travel Impressions says it is further expanding its diverse portfolio of Caribbean resorts with 18 additional properties in 11 different countries.
Newly added properties include:
Antigua: Nonsuch Bay Resort and The Inn at English Harbour
Barbados: The Club Barbados Resort and Spa
Bermuda: Rosewood Tucker's Point
Curaçao: Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino
Dominican Republic: Eden Roc Cap Cana, Grand Palladium Bavaro Resort & Spa, Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Grand Palladium Palace Resort & Spa, The Royal Suites Turquesa
Jamaica: Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa, Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa, Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort and Seashore Bay Beach Resort
Puerto Rico: San Juan Water Beach Club and Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve
St. Barths: Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France
St. Lucia: Cap Maison and St. James Club Morgan Bay
St. Vincent & The Grenadines: Buccament Bay Resort and Canouan Resort at Carenage Bay
Turks & Caicos: Grace Bay Club
Travel Impressions also reports it has enhanced its Club MoBay lounge program in Jamaica, a premium service available at an additional cost. Vacationers flying into Montego Bay's Sangster International Airport can now take advantage of special VIP arrival services.
Passengers enrolled in the program will be met upon exiting their plane, escorted and fast-tracked through immigration and security, and provided with a refreshment and cold towel. New arrival services at Club MoBay complement a variety of amenities designed to enhance the departure process, resulting in a seamless and stress-free travel experience from beginning to end.
Tourists to the Dominican Republic may pre-purchase their Tourist Card in advance of departure. The cost of the tourist card is $10.00 per person and can be purchased online through the country’s Internal Revenue Service: http://www.dgii.gov.do/tarjetaTuristica/EN/about/Paginas/default.aspx
"Numerous industry recognitions as America's leading tour operator for the Caribbean, along with some of the most comprehensive supplier relationships in the region, have further solidified Travel Impressions’ position at the forefront of the Caribbean vacation industry," said John Hanratty, chief operating officer for Travel Impressions.
"The continued expansion of our Caribbean portfolio will allow us to capitalize on these successes and accommodate the steady growth in demand we are experiencing in the region," noted Hanratty.
Travel agents wishing to hone their knowledge of Caribbean resort vacations can utilize Travel Impressions' Dimension Series (http://www.travimp.com/dimensionseries). The series is a product knowledge and training tool which allows agents to virtually experience the product and increase their confidence when recommending to clients. The Dimension Series currently features dozens of presentations for properties in the Caribbean, Travel Impressions notes.