ypo members visit the island

Learning, networking and selfies were all part of the fun when members of the Young Presidents Organization’s (YPO) Southeast U.S and Caribbean Regional Chapter came to Turks & Caicos for a three-day conference in late April. With 27,000 members on its worldwide rolls, YPO is a global platform for rising CEOs and entrepreneurs. Its focus:…

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new perks at Sailrock

In addition to enjoying luxury accommodations and top-rated service in a unique Caribbean setting, guests can now earn and redeem Hyatt rewards points for stays at the Sailrock Resort on South Caicos. Thanks to Hyatt’s strategic alliance with Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the resort became available to World of Hyatt members and bookable…

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a new year, a new EP for Tom Wardle

If 2019 turns out to be the year UK singer-songwriter Tom Wardle breaks through the pop music wall to become an international celebrity, he’ll always remember it as the year that began at Providenciales’ Shore Club resort. Wardle, 31, got his start in the business as a teenager in his native Nottingham, where he’d grown…

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Mario Rigby’s next adventure

Mario Rigby – the Grand-Turk-born, Toronto-based social-media travel adventurer – is headed back to Africa. Only this time, he won’t be walking. Rigby (who graced our 20th edition cover) made international headlines with his Crossing Africa expedition, a two-year transcontinental walk that started in Cape Town and ended last March in Cairo. His purpose: Introduce…

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Climbing to the top

Nikheel Advani has been pushing the boundaries of luxury travel on Providenciales since 2004. This fall, the Grace Bay Resorts chief operating officer and Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism president pushed a different set of boundaries – his own – up the steep slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. The adventure grew out of Advani’s long-time…

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8th Annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival attracts international stars, continues traditions

The 2018 edition of Providenciales’ celebrated Caribbean Food and Wine Festival will feature a Michelin-starred restaurateur and a MasterChef champion, festival co-chair Nikheel Advani announced, and limited tickets are still available. Five visiting guests will headline another strong roster of chefs, winemakers, tastemakers and culinary innovators at the upcoming festival: Chef and restaurateur Andrew Pern,…

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Beach Enclave breaks ground in Grace Bay

With groundbreaking for its ambitious Beach Enclave Grace Bay project in February, Beach Enclave’s group of privately owned, collectively managed luxury villa developments reached a new milestone. Since opening for guests at its flagship Beach Enclave North Shore property in November 2016, the Beach Enclave group has now grown to three locations. The first of…

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Point Grace joins Grace Bay Resorts

The Grace Bay Resorts team added another jewel to its crown this spring, acquiring luxury boutique-resort favorite Point Grace in a deal that immediately transferred both management and ownership of the prime property. Point Grace is a 35-suite resort affiliated with the Small Luxury Hotels of the World network. The resort operates two well-regarded restaurants,…

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