Resort Report

  • Adding Up the Benefits July 4, 2018 Utilizing a trained accountant in your business reaps rewards. By Snjezana S. Andrews, MBA, CPA Improper accounting practices and non-record retention in business is like properly feeding, grooming, loving and nurturing a child but never allowing schooling of any kind. The child will look capable of taking on the world in adulthood but in reality is not ... Read more about this post
  • Whose Treasure? July 4, 2018 In the clash over shipwrecks yet to be found, the past still haunts. By Ben Stubenberg “There is no way of getting away from a treasure . . . once it fastens itself upon our mind” Joseph Conrad Few ventures capture our attention or fuel the imagination more quickly than the prospect of finding sunken treasure from some long-lost ... Read more about this post
  • Straws Suck! July 4, 2018 DECR hopes to keep the “NO STRAWS” campaign going year-round. By Amy Avenant, DECR Environment Outreach Coordinator The Department of Environment & Coastal Resources (DECR) has just wrapped up a successful “NO STRAW” campaign during the annual Greening TCI Month. But why attack the humble straw? Well, as it turns out, straws aren’t as innocent as they ... Read more about this post
  • Killing Them Softly July 4, 2018 The potential harm to coral reefs caused by sunscreen. By Don Stark, Chairman, Turks & Caicos Reef Fund and Autumn Blum, Chief Executive Officer, Stream2Sea Photo By Heidi Hertler Everyone knows that pollution—petroleum products, plastic, sewage, etc.—is harmful to coral reefs.Fewer people know that something we do every day (or should do) is also polluting lakes and oceans ... Read more about this post
  • A Hidden Jewel July 4, 2018 Discovering the treasure that is Salt Cay. By Kelly Currington ~ Photos By Marta Morton Vacation. The mere mention of the word brings a heightened sense of excitement to one’s soul. People want different things for their vacations. Some want mountains and snow with skiing and fireplaces. Some want tropical waters with sandy beaches, reggae music, dancing and ... Read more about this post
  • A Fresh Breeze July 4, 2018 One Design project to resurrect the venerable Caicos Sloop. By David Douglas ~ Photos By Marta Morton “You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been.” This summer, the Caicos Sloop One Design team and the TCI Sailing Association will embark on a novel boat-building project based at the TCISA headquarters in The ... Read more about this post
  • Eating with Purpose April 4, 2018 The Retreat Kitchen vegetarian cafe and juice bar. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Mannish Tolani I’m a firm believer in purpose: we all have a unique contribution to make with our life on this earth. If we discover that best thing to do we are fortunate, and others are blessed. When I met Laura and Lindsay Mensen, ... Read more about this post
  • Window to the Past April 4, 2018 The legacy of Emily Kersteiner. By Emily Malcolm ~ Photos Courtesy Heidi Hertler The Turks & Caicos Islands are literally “Beautiful by Nature” with crystalline waters, white sandy beaches and stunning shoreside terrain. An archipelago of astonishing and well-preserved ecosystems, it is also home to well-preserved historical buildings of Bermudian-styled architecture found on the Salt Islands of ... Read more about this post
  • Hang Tight April 4, 2018 Can solar panels survive hurricanes? By Paul Chaplin, Green Revolution, and Kathy Borsuk Today (March 7, 2018) marks the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s brutal attack on the Turks & Caicos Islands. The flocks of visitors from cold-weather climes continue to land daily, and most see little evidence of the powerful storm as they enjoy the TCI’s ... Read more about this post
  • Back to the Basics April 4, 2018 Finding wellness in TCI. By Ben Stubenberg A tropical Shangri-La hides in our midst. Islands where the ills of modern society—hypertension, diabetes, cancer, obesity—rarely appear, and people often live well into their 90s and sometimes over 100. A trip to the outer, rural islands of North, Middle or South Caicos and Salt Cay tells you why: These ... Read more about this post
  • A Strong Comeback April 4, 2018 Can South Caicos become the ecotourism capital of the TCI? By Don Stark, Chairman, Turks & Caicos Reef Fund and Kathleen McNary Wood, Principal, SWA Environmental Photos By Kathleen McNary Wood According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), South Caicos was the second-hardest-hit island in the Turks & Caicos by the September 2017, back-to-back hurricanes (Irma ... Read more about this post
  • Tracking Those Teens! April 4, 2018 Following sea turtle migration via satellite. By Katharine Hart and Dr. Peter Richardson They have it down to an art. One stands on the bow of the boat, the other is poised to kick the boat into gear. Both are scanning the crystal clear water for dark shadows that show any sign of movement. Someone shouts that ... Read more about this post
  • Piping Plover Persevere April 4, 2018 How did the hurricanes affect shorebirds of conservation concern? By Eric F. Salamanca*, Elise Elliot-Smith**, Caleb Spiegel***, Jen Rock‡, Beth MacDonald, Kathleen McNary Wood‡‡‡, B Naqqi Manco*, Katharine Hart* and Nicole Caesar* *Department of Environment and Coastal Resources, Turks & Caicos Islands **US Geological Survey , ***US Fish and Wildlife Service, ‡Environment and Climate Change Canada, ‡‡SWA Environmental Photos By Dr. ... Read more about this post
  • Mirages Come to Life April 4, 2018 Ephemeral wetlands of the Turks & Caicos Islands Story & Photos By B Naqqi Manco, TCI Naturalist Walking over the cracked, hardened mud of the flat salinas of the Caicos Islands at the height of the dry season, it is hard to imagine any presence of sweet, fresh water nearby. Even in the cooler parts of the ... Read more about this post
  • Hard Work Brings Success April 4, 2018 Charles Hubert James By Hope James-Hamilton and Carlton Mills Charles Hubert James was born in Bottle Creek, North Caicos on July 4, 1916 to Nathaniel and Isabella James. His parents were hard-working, strong disciplinarians, loving and caring. “Hubert” came from a humble beginning. He knew what it was to go without shoes as he walked the dusty ... Read more about this post

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German photographer Georg Roske took this interesting image as part of a series of photos for the new South Bank development on Providenciales. And although he takes his pictures intuitionally and spontaneously, he realizes the “perfect moment” must be well calculated. For more of his work, visit www.georgroske.de

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