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Are you connected to the tourism/travel/hospitality industries or travel media in any way? If so, please specify how (kindly include any relevant company names/Web sites!).
Executive editor of and Caribbean editor of Recommend magazine. Follow @EdWetschler at Twitter.

I've written for The New York Times, Delta Sky, Caribbean Travel & Life, financial publications,, advertorial publishers, etc. I'm a Caribbean expert and serial office holder in SATW.

Reading the Tea Leaves: Caribbean Travel Trends

Carlisle Bay, Antigua

St. Barthelemy Avec Amour

National Museum of American Jewish History (won Silver in an SATW contest)

Stalking the Star-Spangled Banner (another award winner)

New York's Best Small and Mid-Size Museums

Is Gettysburg America's Most Tragic Battleground?

Best of Pittsburgh: 10 Great Things Behind the Steel Curtain

How Much Money Do You Need to Be Happy?

Retirement Plan Solutions: The Early Starter and the Late Starter
On which destinations & travel topics can you advise members especially well?
The Caribbean, Pennsylvania, Manhattan.
What destinations are you most interested in learning about?
The Caribbean.
Other travel / language expertise?
I know where to camp out at Machu Picchu.

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New Flights from Fort Lauderdale and JFK to Guadeloupe


NEW YORK, NY – June 27th, 2016 


Norwegian Launches Flights from Fort Lauderdale to the Guadeloupe Islands In December & Adds Additional Frequencies from New…


Posted on June 27, 2016 at 9:40am

July 4th Weekend Events in Philadelphia



Thursday, June 30 – Monday, July 4


Celebrate the birth of our nation in the birthplace of…


Posted on June 25, 2016 at 8:53pm

Puerto Rico Tourism Company Launches Seals of Approval



Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort, announced the company’s initiative to grant seals of approval to hotels and tourist facilities endorsed by PRTC. PRTC currently endorses 154 accommodations, which are inspected a minimum of two times per year.



Posted on June 22, 2016 at 1:42pm

Aruba Establishes LImits on All-Inclusive Accommodations

Aruba Establishes Limits on All-inclusive Acommodations 

Oranjestad, Aruba – The Aruban Government is promoting a policy to foster a balanced portfolio of on-island accommodations and consequently a healthy contribution to Aruba’s GDP, currently 91 percent reliant on tourism and travel. Aruba’s government and tourism officials have conducted the necessary analyses and formulated actions that specifically impact the future of the destination’s…


Posted on June 18, 2016 at 9:53am

AMResorts Wins Top Honors




Prestigious recognition celebrates workplace and employee-driven culture


PHILADEPHIA (June 15, 2016) – AMResorts®, an Apple Leisure Group subsidiary, has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of Expansión magazine’s 2016 Súper Empresas (Top Companies).…


Posted on June 15, 2016 at 2:45pm

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At 4:17pm on October 25, 2015, Rosalind Cummings-Yeates said…

Thanks Ed! I was going for a Caribbean theme!

At 5:20pm on October 21, 2015, Pauline Frommer said…

Thanks Ed!

At 6:21pm on August 31, 2015, Simon Willis said…

Hey Ed, I saw it on your facebook and felt like I was missing out. So, here I am.

At 4:02pm on July 27, 2015, Alan Lenton said…

Hi Ed,

Thanks for the welcome - I look forward to future interactions on Tripatini!

At 8:57am on July 18, 2015, sandra alison walker said…

Thank you so much for the heads up, Ed, and for the welcome! I shall apply straight away.

At 11:58am on May 13, 2014, Amy Kerr said…

Ed, thank you for the welcome!

At 11:06am on February 5, 2014, Victor Tribunsky said…

Ed, thank you for such a refined comment.

At 1:51pm on December 30, 2013, Freda Gore said…

Hi Ed Thanks  for including our service. The Article was well written and on point. Any plans for 2014 Caribbean Travel. Love Tripatini and what your are doing with the website. I look forward of being more involved in 2014. Let me know what I can do to help. Have a Successful New Year

At 5:27pm on August 28, 2013, Roberta Westwood said…
Thanks for the welcome Ed! For some reason, Tripatini had flown under my radar, but after we connected on Twitter this week, I took a look around... most impressive! I look forward to getting involved.
Roberta :)
At 12:33pm on August 28, 2013, Brian Cant said…

Thanks, Ed! Much appreciated.


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