“Launching in Barbados has been an exciting and important initiative for Island Routes Tours, as we continue to expand our Caribbean business."
Montego Bay, Jamaica (PRWEB) October 03, 2011
Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours, the World's Leading Caribbean Attraction Company, announced its launch in Barbados, its sixth destination. The Caribbean’s fastest growing tour company, Island Routes Tours now offers more than 200 unique tour options for adventure seekers in Jamaica; Saint Lucia; Antigua; The Bahamas; the Turks & Caicos Islands and now Barbados.
“Launching in Barbados has been an exciting and important initiative for Island Routes Tours, as we continue to expand our Caribbean business,” says David L. Shields, General Manager of Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours. “We look forward to expanding on our relationships with our new Certified Partners and the Barbados Tourism Authority to provide the best-of-the-best that Barbados has to offer. Barbados is a classic Caribbean destination that our clientele are eager to experience.”
"Barbados offers so much more than sun, sea, and sand, and we are delighted that Island Routes Caribbean Adventures Tours has established a base on island that will provide our visitors a new outlet for product offerings," says Campbell A. Rudder, Vice President Marketing USA of the Barbados Tourism Authority.
Island Routes Tours experiences immerse guests in Bajan culture, cuisine, and a coastline ringed with 70 miles of white sand. On the Turtles at Sunset Cruise, luxury catamarans set sail for the Caribbean blue waters of Barbados inhabited by splendid hawksbill turtles, where swimming with these protected creatures is an extraordinary encounter. The Lunch Cruise also stops for snorkeling on a colorful coral reef teeming with tropical fish including angel fish, parrot fish and blue chromis as well as sergeant major and snapper and a stop at a powder-soft beach.
A submarine offers another kind of look at the many species of marine life that call the Freshwater Bay Reef home. Divers and non-divers alike stay dry on Atlantis by Day as their submarine descends to visit turtles, trumpet fish, moray eels and otherworldly coral that call this ancient reef home. At a depth of 150-feet where the fish and coral retreat, the hull of a ghostly ship wreck takes over the viewports before an ascent back to the sun and sand. Guests will be amazed at the difference in the underwater landscape as they explore on Atlantis by Night, the rainbow of colors in the reef are unveiled by beaming spotlights. For those special celebrations, guests sit up front with the pilot at the large front viewport as Atlantis VIPs.
Island Routes Tours brings Bajan culture to life at sea on a custom-built floating entertainment center. Revelers on the Bajan Life Lunch Cruise are invited to put on their dancing shoes for a Calypso party, and their snorkels and SPF for a beach break. An on-board Craft Market is an opportunity to browse the creations of local artisans including jewelry and clothing. And by night, the Starlight Dinner Cruise, a romantic sunset sail, celebrates the island’s rich history, with Calypso dancing and fiery limbo, colorful costumes and live music.
Local Bajan specialties are included in the menus for each exhilarating excursion. Favorites might include the national dish cou-cou and flying fish, macaroni pie, fish cakes and salt bread. It wouldn’t be a Bajan party in the birthplace of rum without the Caribbean’s tastiest rum punch. Barbados is known as the “Culinary Capital of the Caribbean” so guests should come with an appetite and prepare to dig in.
For more information about Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours or to make a reservation, contact your favorite travel provider, an Island Specialist toll free at 1-877-768-8370 from the U.S. and Canada, 1-800-744-1151 toll free in Barbados, or visit IslandRoutesTours.com.
About Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours
Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours offers guests the ultimate in Caribbean destination experiences, bringing together and certifying the premier excursions that spotlight what is unique and beautiful in each of its island locations. Each and every Island Routes tour has gone through a comprehensive selection process that includes an assessment of safety standards and procedures, guest satisfaction ratings, training, insurance coverage and commitment to sustainable tourism protection. Island Routes is currently available for bookings in Barbados; Jamaica; Saint Lucia; Antigua; Great Exuma, The Bahamas; and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
Island Routes Tours has received the World Travel Award for “World’s Leading Caribbean Attraction Company” and has set the tour industry standard by becoming the only tour company to receive a Six Star Diamond from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS), and has done so two years in a row. For additional details, please visit IslandRoutesTours.com.