Grand Hyatt Baha Mar opens 24th restaurant

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has opened its 24th restaurant –  3 Tides Fish House – a 220-seat eatery that serves a diverse array of seafood dishes utilizing locally and sustainably sourced fish in support of sustainable Bahamian fishing practices. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a luxury resort located on the island of New Providence in Nassau. Led by Chef […]

Great golf abounds from Cooperstown to St. Croix

There is great golf beyond the “usual suspects’’ in the Southeast and Southwest. For example, Central New York, Western Pennsylvania and the U.S. Virgin Islands each offer terrific golf resort experiences that are worth exploring. Here are some favorites: The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, N.Y., sweeps along the western shoreline of Lake Otsego – the […]

Holiday roads from the Bahamas to Hawaii

For those looking for holiday (and beyond) travel opportunities, here’s some good cheer from some of my favorite golf resorts and destinations:   “Festive Memories” at Montage Palmetto Bluff — Bluffton, S.C. Available through Dec. 30, 2017 — rates starting at $350/night. Located within a 20,000-acre coastal nature preserve in the heart of South Carolina’s […]

Paradise by Marriott, José Andrés, leading Letters to Santa Initiative

From the shores of the Caribbean and Mexico up to the North Pole, Paradise by Marriott is spreading holiday cheer this season with its “Letters to Santa’’ charity initiative. Consumers of all ages can participate by visiting https://www.paradisebymarriott.com/letter-to-santa.php to write a letter to Santa, and for every letter received, the Latin America/Caribbean resort cluster will donate $1 to World Central Kitchen, […]