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Delta Increases Service to Provo

We have exciting news for those of you who travel from the Northeast and hope to visit our Grace Bay resort this year. Delta Air Lines is now increasing its service from Boston (BOS) and New York (JFK) to Providenciales (PLS). The new Saturday seasonal service is now available for booking and will run each week through August 30, 2014 and for the duration of our Summer Savings special. The Boston flight arrives in Providenciales at 2:51 p.m. and the JFK flight from New York arrives at 11 a.m., allowing for plenty of time to soak in the sunshine on our white sand beach. New York Flight Schedule (Saturdays through 8/30/14) Departs JFK at 7:45 am & arrives to PLS at 11:05 am Departs PLS at 12:05 pm & arrives to JFK at 3:30 pm Boston Flight Schedule  (Saturdays through 8/30/14) Departs BOS at 11 am & arrives to PLS at 2:51 pm…

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Turks & Caicos has been voted the #3 top Island Destination

The Turks & Caicos has been voted the #3 top Island Destination in the Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler’s annual Reader’s Choice Awards: Readers describe these tropical islands as “exquisitely clean and unspoiled,” highlighting the “crystal blue waters” and “white powder sand.”  Comb the beaches for their signature conch shells before stopping atreader favorite Jack’s Shack for a mojito. Every year since 1988, a select sample of Condé Nast Traveler readers have taken the Readers’ Choice Survey. The Turks and Caicos received a Readers’ Choice Rating of 84.9, based on some of the following ratings: Beaches: 95.0 Lodging: 88.0 Activities: 87.0 As for how the ranking was achieved, questionnaires hosted on a website contained lists of candidates (individual cities, hotels, etc.), and write-ins were allowed. Only candidates that received a required minimum number of responses were deemed eligible for an award. Each candidate was rated, criterion by criterion, on a five-point scale: excellent, very good, good, fair,…

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Try a pre-arrival concierge at our Turks and Caicos hotel

The Somerset’s new Pre-Arrival Concierge mini-site can help you get the most out of your vacation time when you visit us. How? By saving you a lot of time. By using the Pre-Arrival Concierge, you can get organized before you ever arrive at the Somerset. Choose any of the offered services or activities on the mini-site, and a message is sent to the Somerset’s concierge team who then get back to you confirming activities that you have selected. You can do this as far in advance as you like or use this site after you have arrived, during your stay at the Somerset. Activities include: Water Activities Diving Snorkeling Fishing Kayaking Boating Land Activities Childrens Activities You can also choose to relax! Massages Facials Manicures / Pedicures Spa Packages Body Treatments Fitness Pre-Arrival Grocery List Have your grocery needs met and waiting for your arrival by simply printing the grocery list…

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Caribbean Food and Wine Festival: November 1-3

This November, Providenciales will offer up the best in Turks and Caicos food culture when our island hosts the Caribbean Food and Wine Festival. Pair it with one of Turks and Caicos deals this Fall, and you have the makings of a perfect trip! This three-day celebration of food and wine will be held from November 1 to November 3, and will feature global culinary personalities such as Chef John DeLucie, Chef and Owner of The Lion and Crown in New York City. Chef DeLucie will provide a cooking demonstration and a book signing. Chef DeLucie will collaborate with Chef Beau MacMillan, who is returning for his second year to attend this popular Turks and Caicos festival. The Caribbean Food and Wine Festival starts off with a Welcome Dinner and five-course meal prepared by Chef DeLucie and Executive Chef Fritz Zwahlen. After that, there will be a “Gourmet Safari” on Friday, November…