Category Archive: InFocus


Martyn’s Inside Scoop on InFocus, A Travel Encyclopaedia for 21st Century Holidaymaker

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By sea, air and land I have travelled the far corners of the Caribbean to help bring you the very best televisual treats in the form of InFocus. As the resident Blue Bay Travel Production Assistant, I am often asked what I get up to, after 4 trips I thought it was about time I give you all the insider info.

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Island-Hopping and Adventure-Seeking with Carnival Cruise Lines

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You know we like a good adventure, and we're always on the look-out for new and innovative ways to help you discover more of the world. To this end we recently created a number of new and exclusive fly, cruise & stay packages to help you see more of planet earth in the most stylish way possible. In order to vouch for their much-spoken gloriousness we decided to send out the InFocus video crew to do some recon. This is the story from the cruise stretch of their adventure, as seen though the eyes of Martyn.

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Port to Port: Concluding in Cozumel with Carnival Cruise Lines

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We know many of you Holidaymakers have big love for Mexico, given the swathes of travellers we've sent to the likes of Excellence Hotels and their brethren. But beyond the classic region of the Riviera Maya is the island of Cozumel; and it's arguably even more beautiful than the mainland. This very reason brought us to the island as part of our InFocus video adventures, for we want to give you a proper glimpse of this gorgeous island.

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Port to Port: Getting Acquainted with Grand Cayman via Carnival Cruise Lines

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Classic tactics for a Grand Cayman holiday fall into cliches of big-bidget breaks, where some of the best hotels and dining on the planet coalesce around the island's renowned Seven Mile beach (in no way related to the Jamaican beach of the same name). Swinging by the island on a cruise is a fabulous portal into this otherworldly island, and you can bypass the regularities and get to grips with the island's wilder side.

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Port to Port: Cruising Through Falmouth, Jamaica with Carnival Cruise Lines

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Many places in Jamaica have made it into the common parlance of UK Holidaymakers (Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Kingston and the like), celebrated on the back of modern transatlantic tourism. They’re renowned for their big personalities; for the colour, music, and style that we see as synonymous with the Jamaican identity. But in Falmouth the yam-sellers still call. The streets are offset with the milky whites of English-colonial limestone. The smell of sugar-cane and fried fruits fills the market squares. Falmouth remembers right in its bones what it means to be Jamaican, all the way back to the emancipation.

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