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Virgin Holidays Award-winning Platform, The Trending Travel Guide, Now Recommends the Caribbean's Most Insta-worthy Locations
[June 17, 2019]

Virgin Holidays Award-winning Platform, The Trending Travel Guide, Now Recommends the Caribbean's Most Insta-worthy Locations

LONDON, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Virgin Holidays has launched the Caribbean's first travel guide through the power of social media conversation volumes
  • The Trending Travel Guide updates daily with the most talked about bars, restaurants, activities, beaches and carnivals across the Caribbean and Barbados
  • The Caribbean is one of the most popular UK holiday locations but with so much to do, Brits will now be able to see where the party is happening throughout their stay -

Today Virgin Holidays launches the Caribbean Trending Travel Guide – The guide crowdsources recommendations from over 30 million social media posts to help social-savvy holidaymakers maximise their getaway.

Split across four categories which sum up the perfect holiday in Barbados and the rest of the Caribbean – beaches, restaurants, activities and nightlife/carnivals – the cutting-edge platform highlights the best the islands have to offer, based on what's happening right now.

With social media playing an increasingly vital role in our holiday choices, the Trending Travel Guide means you can pack away outdated guide books and see an up-to date dose of daily inspiration.

Partnering with leading travel writers and local experts, the guide features exclusive interviews and reviews packed with insider's knowledge – no more generic advice and boring travel advice, just juicy secrets from those in the know.

The Trending Travel Guide now covers the whole of the Caribbean and a special Barbados section.

Joe Thompson, Managing Director at Virgin Holidays, commented: "Thousands of British holiday-makers have looked to The Trending Travel Guide for inspiration since it was first launched last year. The world is your playground and full of countless new experiences to be had – this innovative tool will help make that process of choosing what to do next a little bit easier."

Virgin Holidays' new digital platform harnesses the power of sophisticated social listening technology, Crimson Hexagon, to seamlessly analyse tens of thousands of social posts and deliver up-to-the-minute travel tips based on the most Instagram-worthy places.

For more information, visit the Trending Travel Guide at

About Virgin Holidays:

Virgin Holidays is the UK's favourite worldwide holiday company. Founded in 1985 on the Virgin principles of excellent customer service, value, reliability, responsibility and a sense of fun, it has used its entrepreneurial heritage and passion for innovation to benefit customers and communities around the world.  The brand is particularly known for the 'magic touches' it has brought to market.  From the world's first dedicated airport leisure lounges to the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean, Virgin Holidays puts its customers and the communities it works with at the heart of its commitment to do things differently. In 2015, it was voted Best Large Holiday Company to the USA, Canada and the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive year at the prestigious, consumer-voted, British Travel Awards.


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