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November 25, 2013 - Online shoppers and travel enthusiasts, get ready! CheapCaribbean.com is offering deeply discounted hotel and all-inclusive resort packages for Black Friday, and a $15 deal for 15 hours only in the Dominican Republic on Cyber Monday. The deals will go live on CheapCaribbean.com on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and are only available for a limited time. Plus, find the perfect gift for everyone with CheapCaribbean.com’s Holiday Gift Guide
October 21, 2013 - Need some adventure in your life? Travel experts Rachelle Lucas from TravelBite.com, Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon from JetSetSarah.com and Andy Hayes from PlumDeluxe.com for CheapCaribbean.com’s Adventure Travel Twitter Party Tuesday, October 22 from 1pm to 2 pm CST.
October 2, 2013 - CheapCaribbean.com, the Beach Vacation Experts, wants to celebrate its award-winning resort partners by kicking off an Award-Winning Resort Giveaway on Monday, October 7, at 10:00 am CST. The giveaways include airfare and hotel accommodations for two.
September 20, 2013 - CheapCaribbean.com is teaming up with bargain travel experts Johnny Jet from JohnnyJet.com and Andy Hayes from PlumDeluxe.com for CheapCaribbean.com’s Beach on a Budget Twitter Party Tuesday, September 24 from 1pm to 2 pm CST.
September 13, 2013 - CheapCaribbean.com, one of the largest websites dedicated to travel to the Caribbean and Mexico, is celebrating National Guacamole Day this Monday, September 16, with a #HowDoYouGuac contest. Guacamole lovers can share photos that capture how they celebrate to win a trip to Mexico!
September 10, 2013 - This week, CheapCaribbean.com is offering up to 70% off travel deals to the Caribbean and Mexico, as the fall season and end of the year travel approaches. Enjoy the perks of these great resorts when planning the perfect Thanksgiving or winter holiday getaway, and get huge savings, including air fare!
August 23, 2013 - Where do you want to go in 2014? CheapCaribbean.com, the Beach Vacation Experts, can help get you there for less! Recently, the company rolled out their 2014 Beach Vacation Deals promising travelers the destinations of their dreams, for less!
August 22, 2013 - CheapCaribbean.com is teaming up with popular bloggers Angie Orth from Angie Away and Aly Walansky of A Little Alytude, for the online travel agency’s latest “#CheapCaribbean Twitter Party”, which has become a recurring trending topic on Twitter. Discover the top resorts for a perfect vacay with the gals!
August 21, 2013 - "The surprise for us in digital world was CheapCaribbean.com, the online booking cruise specialist that’s been around for the last eleven years, and now clocking in close to $400 million a year in revenues."
August 12, 2013 - Ever dream of sand instead of snow for the winter holidays? CheapCaribbean.com is revealing some of the best island getaways for celebrating the colder season. Sand, surf and savings of 35% to 40% off regular holiday prices.
July 9, 2013 - From bobsledding in Jamaica to walking on trees in Costa Rica, CheapCaribbean.com expands its role as the "Beach Vacation Experts" offering tips about little-known and need-to-know travel activities and information.
May 22, 2013 - CheapCaribbean.com President and CEO Josh Paine met with reporter Joe Pike from Travel Agent Central magazine and discussed what was on the horizon for CheapCaribbean.com. Josh said we're always looking for opportunities to bring the best beach vacations to our customers.
May 1, 2013 - West Dallas Community School students, with the help of CheapCaribbean.com volunteers, will plant a new, colorful flower bed in front of the school sign in the colors of the Mexican flag this Friday at 1 p.m., May 3.
October 26, 2012 - CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico travel, ranks 99th on the Aggie 100, a list of the fastest-growing businesses owned by Texas A&M graduates. Paine received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M in 1999 and earned a master's degree in finance at the same school in 2000.
October 6, 2012 - CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico travel, and Make-A-Wish are honored to help 13-year-old Mary Margaret Deering choose a “Kid of Character” to receive an all-expenses paid trip for four to an island. As a Make-A-Wish recipient, Mary Margaret wants to pay the expierence forward giving another North Texas kid a dream vacation.
June 5, 2012 - CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico travel, today announced a nationwide sponsorship of Make-A-Wish, a global organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Feb 21 2012 - CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico travel, has announced the launch of a new, redesigned website that features an easier to use interface and access to more trips and deals than ever before.
May 12th 2011 - Once you say "I Do", say "I Beach". CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. website dedicated to Caribbean and Mexico travel, is giving brides and grooms the ultimate wedding gift by helping them plan and experience the honeymoon of a lifetime.
May 12th 2011 - With summer around the corner, families across the U.S. are dreaming of a relaxing and memorable vacation but are reminded of escalating gas prices. If families plan ahead they can afford a vacation in the Caribbean rather than settling for a close-to-home "staycation" this summer.
Green Traveler Guides, April 11, 2011 - To celebrate Earth Day (April 22), cheapcaribbean.com has compiled this list of its eco-friendly luxury resorts, all recognized for green initiatives and a commitment to protecting the natural environments that surround them:
March 26th 2011 - No matter how you end up booking a vacation, you're likely spending hours, days and maybe even weeks researching destinations, aimlessly looking at reviews - hoping they are real - and stressing about making the wrong purchase, but not anymore. Say goodbye to stressful vacation planning and hello to Beach Finder.
CBS News, January 31, 2011 - A warm-weather getaway may be just the fix for all this cold and snow. And there are plenty of deals this time of year, too. Kelli Grant, Senior Consumer Reporter for SmartMoney.com tells what you should look for.
January 25th 2011 - CheapCaribbean.com announced the opening of its new 24-hour call center in Phoenix.
The 7,100 square feet office, located at 3115 North 3rd Ave., officially opened its doors in late 2011 and serves CheapCaribbean.com customers on the west coast and nationally.
January 3, 2011 - The holidays may be over, but CheapCaribbean.com, the number one U.S. provider of beach vacations dedicated to the Caribbean and Mexico, just keeps on giving. The company is celebrating 2011 with the top 11 beach vacation packages - including 10 all-inclusive packages - to 11 of the hottest Caribbean and Mexico destinations. Ranging from $299 to $999*, CheapCaribbean.com is saving customers up to 80 percent off the original pricing. The sale starts January 3rd for travel anytime in 2011 (based on availability), but only the first 99 bookings for each deal receive up to 80 percent off sale prices, and all sales end January 11, 2011.
December 6, 2010 - CheapCaribbean.com, the largest U.S. online provider of beach vacations dedicated to the Caribbean and Mexico, is ending 2010 with the ultimate deal. For just $20.10 per night, CheapCaribbean.com customers can travel to the luxurious, Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa in the always-sunny Dominican Republic, for an all-inclusive food and beverage package with VIP amenities offered by the resort for CheapCaribbean.com customers only. Booking for this special deal starts December 6 and ends December 10, 2010 with travel available in 2011, starting January 3.
Budget Travel, November 23, 2010 - Retailers have started slashing prices earlier than usual, and the travel industry doesn't want to be left out of the year's biggest shopping blitz. (Not to mention that anyone who braves the cold to wait in line for hours could use a vacation!) Here's a sampling of some of the best limited-time travel deals available now through Monday - all bookable from the comfort of home.
PHOENIX, Ariz., November 17, 2010 - Travelzoo announced the winners for the 2010 Travelzoo Awards at the fourth annual gala ceremony in Phoenix last night. CheapCaribbean.com receives award for "Best Overall Provider of Vacation Package Deals to Warm Weather Destinations".
Los Angeles Daily Travel and Deal Blog - September 20, 2010 - Peak season for visiting Puerto Rico runs from December to April, dates driven not by weather on the island but by weather on the mainland - specifically the icy grip of winter on the East Coast. You can avoid crowds and get discounts by traveling off-season.
September 30, 2010 - CheapCaribbean.com will mark 10 years this year, and to celebrate a decade of success, the company is announcing a 10-day birthday bash sale featuring $10 per person all-inclusive packages, the lowest all-inclusive rate in the history of the company.
September 28, 2010 - CheapCaribbean.com announces the launch of Bazaarvoice Ratings and Reviews, building one of the largest online communities exclusively for beach-lovers by giving them a platform to share their knowledge and experiences with like-minded travelers.
August 13, 2010 - CheapCaribbean.com Cares reaches far and wide to provide support for those in need in the greater Philadelphia area and in the beach destinations the company serves. The company gives back through in-kind donations of vacation packages, customer matching programs, and employee volunteerism, including its new "Day of Service" community service program.
SmarterTravel.com - March 30, 2010 - The Deal Detective is SmarterTravel.com's resident bargain hunter, Kate Hamman. She's always on the lookout for new travel deals and invites you, dear reader, to submit your own questions.
NY Daily News - February 28, 2010 - New Yorkers sick of the recent snow and wintry weather should take a page from college coeds migrating south next month. Resorts and spas in Mexico and the Caribbean are hopping on the spring break bandwagon, with prices for all-inclusive vacation packages dropping lower than a limbo pole.
February 24, 2010 - Travelers on a budget looking to escape the winter weather may consider taking advantage of a Grand Opening sale as an affordable way to experience a luxury resort at special introductory rates.
Los Angeles Times Daily Travel and Deal Blog - February 23, 2010 - You might call this the anti-spring break. Fun, sun and beaches galore-yes. College kids getting crazy-no. Or at least "Caribbean Jim" has tried his best to steer you clear of these shenanigans and point you to his favorite destinations and resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico where you can relax with friends and family.
Budget Travel Blog - February 4, 2010 - It's high season in Mexico and the Caribbean, which means people are flocking to the warm sand and sun down south... The good news is that deals don't disappear during the high season - sometimes, you just have to dig a little to find them. One strategy is to sign up for online newsletters, which often offer exclusive savings on packages and hotel stays. If you're looking for deals just in the Mexico and Caribbean, try signing up for CheapCaribbean.com's newsletter.
February 1, 2010 - CheapCaribbean.com, the largest U.S. dedicated online provider of beach vacations to the Caribbean and Mexico, today announced the launch of its "Home of the 99-Hour Sale" program, a weekly offering giving customers exclusive access to discounts of up to 70% off on vacation packages to popular destinations including the Riviera Maya, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Dominican Republic, and more.
December 17, 2009 - The Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA) has honored CheapCaribbean.com with its "Tour Operator of the Year USA 2009" award, recognizing the strong partnership between the Caribbean island destination and the company that provides affordable beach vacation packages to the Caribbean and Mexico.
December 3, 2009 - Online travel agency CheapCaribbean.com was put to the test this fall when a popular all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic closed suddenly and without warning, leaving hundreds of travelers surprised and confused.
USA Today - November 27, 2009 - Caribbean resorts are baiting the hook to reel in visitors - CheapCaribbean.com has specials galore, including in the all-inclusive packed Dominican Republic. Five nights can start at under $400 a person, including air. Reservations come with a $100-off coupon if it rains at all during a visit.
Travel Weekly - September 23, 2009 - Caribbean editor Gay Nagle Myers speaks with CheapCaribbean.com founder "Caribbean" Jim Hobbs about how the company went above and beyond to take care of its customers who were affected by the sudden closure of a Dominican Republic resort.
Travelzoo - April 2009 - CheapCaribbean.com won "Best overall provider of vacation package deals to warm weather destinations" when Travelzoo, a global Internet media company, revealed the winners in 23 categories at the 2009 Travelzoo Awards gala ceremony.
June 30, 2008 - CheapCaribbean.com was named "Fast Mover" in the recent Hitwise June 2008 newsletter, due to an over 50% rise in traffic ranking amongst website users in the United States for the week of June 14, 2008.
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