As most schools get ready for summer break, the Brandon Hall School in Sandy Springs is gearing up to host students from half a dozen countries attending partner schools and to rev up its programs for future “global leaders.” The students from Africa, Asia, South America and Bermuda, the self-ruling British overseas territory, will participate […]
The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity is seeking 12 local volunteers to help build homes in the Dominican Republic March 10-17.
Atlanta-based tour operator Vacation Express has started seasonal flights to three Caribbean destinations for this summer from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The routes reach Montego Bay, Jamaica; Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. “By working with an airport this size, we can serve some of the underserved routes, giving vacationers more choices for a […]
A small airline has started seasonal nonstop service from Atlanta to Cancun, Mexico, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Sunwing Airlines will run charter flights sold by Vacation Express to the resort destinations through October, according to a news release from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The airline aims to offer “high-frills” service, with leather seating, champagne at takeoff, hot towel service and a choice of a hot […]
The Aug. 31 registration deadline is fast approaching for a multi-industry trade mission to the Dominican Republic. The Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Georgia Department of Economic Development are planning the mission for Oct. 5-7 to coincide with the fifth annual Americas Competitiveness Forum, which was held in Atlanta three out of its first four years. The state is working […]
AirTran Airways will start nonstop flights twice per week from Atlanta to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Feb. 16. Punta Cana is the fifth Caribbean destination for AirTran, a subsidiary of Orlando-based AirTran Holdings Inc. The airline, which has its largest hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, currently flies to Aruba, Bahamas, Jamaica and Mexico. […]