Resort Report

  • More Than Just A Beach June 1, 2000 Story and Photos by Matt Weedon Growing up completely landlocked, I dreamed of one day living by the sea. I finally got my chance several years ago after I graduated from college. As fate would have it, I ended up on the tiny island of South Caicos working at a marine biology center, the School for ... Read more about this post
  • To Buy or Build: That is the Question June 1, 2000 By Anthony Taylor The great thing about this question is that there is no right or wrong answer. However, there is no simple answer either. It’s all a matter of personal choice and circumstance. What suits one person may not suit another, or even the same person a few years down the line. With so many ... Read more about this post
  • Turks & Caicos Islands: June 1, 2000 OFFSHORE INSURANCE BASTION By Paul J. Dodsworth, FCCA, International Insurance Managers Ltd. The Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI), “Isles of Perpetual June” are a British Overseas Dependent Territory with a sound and stable political history. The Islands embrace a ministerial system of government that affords a high level of internal self-government, based on the English style of ... Read more about this post
  • Sun, Sea And Money April 1, 2000 By Mark Smallwood, Smallwood & Company Looking at the Winter 1999/2000 Times of the Islands magazine, three aspects of the issue leapt out at me. Firstly the picture of Sellar’s Pond (now Turtle Cove Marina) in the early 1960s, with not a shred of inhabitation around it, then the picture of a group of the resilient ... Read more about this post
  • Flamingos April 1, 2000 Heraldic Birds of the TCI Story and Photos by Richard W. Ground Flamingos are curious and contradictory birds: ungainly and elegant; familiar yet rare; mysterious and commonplace. In Alice in Wonderland, the formidable Red Queen used them as croquet mallets, although Alice had trouble managing hers. In the crest of the Turks & Caicos Islands, they stand ... Read more about this post
  • The Turks and Caicos Islands April 1, 2000 Beautiful by Nature By Julia; Phil Davies Editor’s note: Do you ever experience that feeling of “goosebumps” running up and down your body when something deeply moves you? That’s how I felt when Julia & Phil Davies showed me a preview copy of their new book, The Turks and Caicos Islands. Beautiful by Nature. The book is ... Read more about this post
  • Ocean at Your Doorstep: Coral Gardens April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Photos by Anthony Taylor A breathless gasp is most guests’ first reaction to the view from a suite at Coral Gardens. Huge terraces and floor to ceiling walls of sliding glass welcome Provo’s north shore into the interior and frame it as nature’s masterpiece. Every shade of blue, every shimmer of wave, every nuance ... Read more about this post
  • Paradise Perfected: On Schedule April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Throughout 1999, the construction site for Ocean Club West, just west of Grace Bay Club on Providenciales, appeared little more than a dusty blur to passersby on Grace Bay Road. Large trucks rumbled back and forth and hordes of hard-hatted workers seemed to be moving about, but it was hard to imagine that ... Read more about this post
  • Winning The Ultimate Game January 1, 2000 By David C. Knipe, Temple Asset Management Ltd. Recently a new client expressed some concerns about the level of the stock market. The client was wealthy, and experienced in the ways of the business world. He was contemplating a large equity investment and had only one concern–he did not want to be suckered. We talked about this ... Read more about this post
  • A Tour Back In Time: January 1, 2000 In the Island That Time Forgot Story and Photos by Michelle Wells Proprietress, Salt Cay Sunset House By now, the spectacular underwater adventures and the stunningly remote and pristine beaches of Salt Cay and Grand Turk are known and loved by scuba divers and water-friendly travelers worldwide. “Beautiful By Nature,” the Turks & Caicos Islands have indeed become ... Read more about this post
  • The Bulls, The Bears, The Bulletproof Vest January 1, 2000 and the Secrets of My Success By David C. Knipe, Temple Securities/Temple Asset Management TURMOIL! There is no other way to describe current stock market conditions and the negative effect they have had on the performance of most investor’s portfolios. Turmoil sounds terrible, but in today’s real time electronic environment stock markets will become even more volatile in the ... Read more about this post
  • I Remember It Well: January 1, 2000 An Island Saga Story by Earle Perkins Photo by of Fish Frames Ltd. Archive photos courtesy of Bengt Soderquist If you had asked us 28 years ago if we were going to build a house in the British West Indies someday, we would have said, “What? Where? Are you crazy?” Well, looking back, I guess you could say we ... Read more about this post
  • Osprey Emergency January 1, 2000 Rescue in Grand Turk Story & Photo by Richard Ground As residents of Grand Turk will know, for many years an Osprey nest has graced the top of a utility pole in the south of the island behind the Arawak Inn. Such nest sites get handed down from generation to generation, and this one is right by ... Read more about this post
  • A Grace Bay Renaissance January 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Site Graphics by Reelization The 14th century Italian Renaissance marked a transition from medieval to modern times through a revival of intellectual and artistic achievement. A stroll along Providenciales’ breathtaking north shore reveals a Renaissance of its own in terms of condominium resorts, with no fewer than eight projects recently completed or currently underway. The ... Read more about this post
  • Doing It Right The First Time: Royal West Indies Resort January 1, 2000 Story & Photos By Kathy Borsuk My visit to the brand-new Royal West Indies Resort took place just after a two week holiday in the States, and contrary to what most vacationers feel when they arrive, I was grumpy, hot and sorely missing the comforts and conveniences of “home,” as well as the brilliant red, gold ... 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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