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2019’s Greatest Hits: What the Press Had to Say About Fort Young Hotel

From firsthand accounts of island adventures to features about romantic honeymoon destinations, here’s what various publications were saying about Fort Young Hotel and Dominica in 2019.

Marie Claire UK – Welcome to Dominica, AKA ‘rainbow town’

London-based writer Sophie Goddard details her trip to Dominica, including a stay at Fort Young Hotel. She describes the hotel’s location and views as “second-to-none.” 

Today – Spring travel deals: 14 spring break ideas for families on a budget

Today calls Fort Young Hotel “a great pick for travelers who want to be a bit more active,” citing whale watching, hiking and diving as recommended activities. 

Penta – Great Escapes: The Unspoiled, Rugged Beauty of Dominica

Dominica is one of the few remaining hidden gems of the world, according to Penta. Read their recommendations for places to eat, stay and experience on the island. 

Brit+Co – I Survived the Most Exhilarating Hike in the Caribbean

One writer calls Fort Young Hotel, which she stayed at during an adventure-filled trip, “enchanting” and “an oceanfront resort that reminded me of properties off the coast of Italy.” 

Financial Times – Discover Dominica on the Caribbean’s longest hiking route

Writer Tom Allan undertakes the Caribbean’s longest hike during a trip to Dominica—during which, he stayed at Fort Young Hotel.

PopSugar – Gather Your Girls! Here Are the Best Girlfriend Getaways For 2019

PopSugar says Dominica is “the Caribbean’s best-kept secret” and recommends the voluntourism package for those wanting to give back while they travel. 

Islands – Best Honeymoon Destinations of 2019

Islands lists Dominica alongside the likes of Bali and Argentina as one of the best honeymoon destinations around the world. 

Forbes – Escape To The Tropics: The Top Five Caribbean Islands To Visit This Winter

Forbes declares Dominica among the top five Caribbean islands for winter getaways, citing Fort Young Hotel as an ideal place to stay, noting its “elegant seaside charms.” 

Caribbean Journal – Dominica’s Historic Fort Young Hotel Is Expanding

Caribbean Journal spotlights Fort Young Hotel’s 30th-anniversary celebration and expansion, unveiling 60 new rooms in the Fort Collection.

Daily Mail – Inside the Live-Longer Isle

Writer Mark Porter visits Dominicana, investigating its high life expectancy. Porter calls Fort Young Hotel “a comfortable retreat for a Dark And Stormy rum cocktail” at sunset. 

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