Travel

United Announces Direct Flights from Chicago to Providenciales

Chicago residents will soon enjoy easy access to Providenciales with the launch of United Airline’s weekly, nonstop Saturday service from December 19, 2015 through April 30, 2016. The new services makes it easier for residents of the Windy City to trade in the winter blues for a Winter Warm Up. Weekly Saturday Service December 19, 2015 through April 30, 2016 Outbound Depart ORD at 10:40 a.m. → Arrive PLS at 3:40 p.m. Return Depart PLS at 1:49 p.m. → Arrive ORD at 5:09 p.m. The Boeing 737-800, featuring a total of 154 seats; 16 seats in Business and 138 in Economy, including 48 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats, will be United Airlines’ first nonstop service available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), its major hub, to the Providenciales International Airport (PLS). “We are extremely excited to partner with United Airlines on its first ever nonstop service out of Chicago to Providenciales….

Awards & recognition

Turks & Caicos Fish Fry – TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Providenciales’ weekly Island Fish Fry, the destination’s most popular cultural experience and a guest favorite, was recently awarded with a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. The weekly Thursday night event at Bight’s Park features local specialties such as jerk chicken, conch fritters and freshly caught seafood. Visitors and locals mingle over rum punch cocktails and guests of all ages dance to the lively rhythms of a local steel band. Photo courtesy Turks and Caicos Tourism  TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Visitors have consistently rated the Island Fish Fry as excellent on TripAdvisor, citing the exceptional service, great local atmosphere and fantastic gastronomic offerings as just some of the highlights. “We are delighted that the Island Fish Fry have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The award speaks not only to the exceptional atmosphere patrons have come to expect from the weekly Thursday night event, but also reinforces the quality of our cultural product and the significant…