Resort Report

  • A Dash of Culture February 11, 2010 The Saltmills business complex pays homage to TCI heritage. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Claire Parrish Grand Turk, South Caicos and Salt Cay are traditionally known as the Turks & Caicos’ “Salt Islands.” Their vast salinas, into which seawater was pumped via windmill through a series of sluices for evaporation into high quality sea salt ... Read more about this post
  • Rare & Wonderful February 11, 2010 Studying the charismatic white spotted eagle ray populations of South Caicos. Story & Photos By Jan Lupton Venture on a dive or snorkel in the beautiful seas surrounding the Turks & Caicos Islands and you may be treated to an encounter with one or more white spotted eagle rays gracefully flying through the water. In contrast to ... Read more about this post
  • Off the Beaten Path June 1, 2009 Adventures in the TCI’s Salt Islands. Story & Photos By Ramona Settle Admit it. You arrive on Providenciales, get one breathtaking glimpse of Grace Bay Beach, and feel like you’ll stay put. You think it can’t get better than this. Other than an excursion to one of the cays, you won’t venture far.  I can tell you ... Read more about this post
  • You Can’t Get There From Here June 1, 2009 Whether Indian or archaeologist, transportation can be a challenge. By Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson If there be any earthly Paradyse in the worlde, it can not be farre from these regions of the south, where the heaven is so beneficiall and the elements so temperate that they are neither bitten with the coulde in winter, nor ... Read more about this post
  • The Gansevoort Experience June 1, 2009 Grace Bay’s newest resort redefines “Caribbean cool”. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy Gansevoort Turks + Caicos In the 1970s, Providenciales was “discovered” by the jet-setters of that era. A fun-loving, pedigreed crowd with names like duPont, Ludington and Roosevelt flocked by private jet to Provo’s deserted white sand beaches, gorgeous turquoise seas and lobster-laden reefs to ... Read more about this post
  • Making a Mural June 1, 2009 Transformational community art comes to Grand Turk. By Leah Samuelson, Artists on Call Photos By Artists on Call From mid-January to mid-March, 2009, I spent eight weeks leading community mural projects in the Turks & Caicos Islands with an organization called Artists on Call. During this time, we completed three murals, two on Grand Turk and a third, ... Read more about this post
  • Building Green June 1, 2009 Tropical Imaging studio breaks environmental ground. By Kathy Borsuk It’s never been done before in the Turks & Caicos Islands. In spite of the eco-conscious “green” movement that is sweeping the globe, Tropical Imaging’s new studio will be the first “green build” in the TCI. It’s an exciting new project that could break a path for others to ... Read more about this post
  • Something’s Fishy June 1, 2009 Marine creatures may or may not have a sense of humor, but sometimes they’re downright funny! Story by Suzanne Gerber ~ Photos and Captions by Barbara Shively Make no mistake: Scuba diving is serious business. To get certified, you have to study a fair bit of science, including the physics of gases, and be able to calculate ... Read more about this post
  • A Hole-in-One June 1, 2009 A $1.5 million facelift keeps the Provo Golf Course looking good. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy HAB Group Although I am not a golfer, I can see why people enjoy the sport. Taking a tour around the Provo Golf Course is like taking a sojourn from everyday island life. In contrast to the fairly arid, flat ... Read more about this post
  • A Promising Prognosis June 1, 2009 Tackling TCI’s turtle fishery. By Peter Richardson, Biodiversity Programme Manager, Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Humans have hunted turtles in the Turks & Caicos Islands for centuries. Yet turtles still thrive here, in good numbers too. With their extensive, pristine coral reefs and vast swathes of seagrass beds, lagoons and tidal creeks, the low lying Turks & Caicos ... Read more about this post
  • Breeding Success in the Heart of Providenciales March 25, 2009 The Regent Grand continues a tradition of excellence. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy HAB Group Whether you drive or stroll down Grace Bay Road, the Gold Coast’s pulse noticeably quickens as you head west from the central roundabout at Seven Stars. The long, elegant row of palm-lined buildings that is The Regent Village bustles with activity; tucked ... Read more about this post
  • Creating a Property with Soul March 25, 2009 The Shore Club development honors local ecology and cultural history. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Jon Nickson, eyeSpice Going forward sometimes means going back; back to the roots; uncovering the soul of a destination. That reflects the mindset behind the creation of The Shore Club – The Hartling Group’s latest Providenciales resort condominium project. Following the ... Read more about this post
  • School is in Session March 25, 2009 The whys and hows of a fish’s favorite group activity. Story by Suzanne Gerber ~ Photos and Captions by Barbara Shively “United we swim, divided we fall prey” might be how a fish would paraphrase the well-known American sentiment (which was not, for the record, originally uttered by the 16th president, though it was he who most ... Read more about this post
  • Talking Taino: When Conch Was Queen March 25, 2009 This tasty gastropod has been a part of TCI life since Taino times. By Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson Anacacuya was the brother-in-law of Guahayona, And he went with him, setting upon the sea. Guahayona said to Anacacuya when they were in the canoe: “Look at the beautiful cobo that is in the water.” And when Anacacuya looked down ... Read more about this post
  • National Herbarium March 25, 2009 A collection realised by collaboration. By B. Naqqi Manco, Senior Conservation Officer, Turks & Caicos National Trust Photos Courtesy TCI National Trust and Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew When I was in university, a friend of mine – recognising my love of plants – brought me an African violet as a gift. Its source unknown, she’d ... Read more about this post

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Hobbyist photographer and Assistant Director for Research & Development at the TCI Department of Environment & Coastal Resources Dr. Eric F. Salamanca took this rare photo of a Bahama Woodstar hummingbird enjoying the nectar of Moringa flowers.

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