Tim Cotroneo is a freelance writer from Lino Lakes, MN, specializing in Caribbean travel, business, and golf.
Tim is currently the Travel Writer for Business Owner Magazine and a monthly contributor to the Tee Times Press.
All of Tim's travel articles can be found at www.timcotroneo.com and www.traveldreamsmagazine.com
The Straw Hat Restaurant on Meads Bay in Anguilla
Peter Parles bolted out of his Straw Hat Restaurant office like a man on fire. “We’ve got Internet problems,” Parles confided to a friend. Straw Hat is located on the Caribbean is... Go to Story
Grand Isle’s Amazing Gift
By Tim Cotroneo
On the island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas, there is a luxury resort that exudes a feeling of kindness and generosity. Guests find their expectations are exceeded on a daily basis. Claudine Williams,... Go to Story
As the owner and operator of Caribbean Concierge Services, Tina Westwood has been taking care of Antigua’s discerning luxury yacht owners for years, but her businesses roots stretch all the way back to her teenage years. When she was 19-years-old, a ... Go to Story
It’s not every day that one is given the opportunity to sail on a rum runner in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The mere thought of hopping aboard a 77-foot schooner in the heart of the Caribbean’s’ bluest waters seems like a scene ri... Go to Story
What is the most you would pay for a shot of tequila? If you were gazing out at Maroma Beach in Mexico, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, would this breathtaking view cause you to throw caution to the wind and pay top dollar? Freddy’s T... Go to Article
For nearly four years, Chef Mike Vargas played hard to get. Each time he received a call from Anthony "Tony" Dawodu, the Executive Chef at the Caneel Bay Resort in St. John, Vargas would reply that he would consider working at Caneel Bay — one of the... Go to Article
The Ocean Club is a Turks and Caicos original. The luxury resort, located on the widest stretch of stunning Grace Bay Beach, was the first on the island to offer guests condominium-style one-, two-, or three-bedroom accommodations. Each suite include... Go to Article
The best hotel properties know how to greet their guests with the “wow” factor. The Regent Grand Resort, located on the Turks and Caicos Island of Providenciales, makes a point of impressing each of their guests not once, not twice, but three times. ... Go to Article
For those considering Maui’s plush Wailea hotel zone, which includes hotels such as the Grand Wailea, for their next vacation, expect to pay $14 for a Mai Tai, $170 for Old Blue Golf Club greens fees and $285 for a weekly rental on a Mustang convert... Go to Article
Andy Thesen’s career in high finance took a dramatic turn the day he initially turned down a college grad seeking employment. Thesen (below), the owner of Hermitage Bay in Antigua, believes his accidental path to building a 5-star hotel in the Caribb... Go to Article
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