Caribbean vacations
Cruise and Beach Destinations
in the Caribbean, Mexico & Beyond

Scott S. Bateman

The editor and publisher of Caribeez is Scott S. Bateman, a professional journalist with extensive experience as a reporter, editor and online general manager.

He spent 21 years of his career at Cox Enterprises and Media General, two of the largest media companies in the U.S.

Bateman has visited the Caribbean more than a dozen times with more trips planned soon. He has visited nearly every major Caribbean destination, which has resulted in the articles on this Web site.

Bateman launched the first public Web site for Cox Enterprises in 1995 and led the company’s Internet operations at a Seattle TV station, Dayton newspaper and TV station, and Virginia Beach cable operation.

He left Cox for Media General in 2002 and was responsible for all of that company’s 30 Web sites in Virginia.

He left Media General in 2007 to fulfill a longtime goal of launching his own Internet publishing and consulting business.

Recent articles by Scott S. Bateman

Falmouth Cruise Port Tips

Historic Falmouth Cruise Port is a 32-acre cruise terminal and park packed with historic attractions. - 09/09/19

Havana Cuba Cruise Port

Havana Cuba has jumped into popularity among cruise destinations in the Caribbean for U.S. visitors. - 10/17/18

Bonaire Cruise Port Tips

The tiny island of Bonaire is a port of call with Panama Canal and southern Caribbean cruises. - 08/26/19

Alaska Shore Excursion Tips

We have learned the importance of setting a budget for excursions before we go. - 08/21/18

Mexican Riviera Excursions

The Mexican Riviera has a wide variety of tourist attractions for cruise and long-term visitors alike. - 09/19/19

Amber Cove Cruise Port

Amber Cove, location of the first Jurassic Park movie, has become a major cruise port. - 09/05/19

Limón Costa Rica Cruise Port

The Limón Costa Rica cruise port is an island of humanity surrounded by vast rain forests. - 08/28/19

Puntarenas Cruise Tips

Puntarenas aerial viewPuntarenas is a common stop on Panama Canal cruises and an ideal eco tourism destination. - 01/14/15

Colón Panama Cruise Port

The Colón cruise port is popular on western Caribbean cruises thanks to the Panama Canal. - 09/28/19

Best Time to Visit Cancun

Choosing the best time to visit Cancun is a matter of weather, prices and activities. - 11/21/17

Trinidad Cruise Port Tips

Trinidad steelpan performersTrinidad is not a popular Caribbean cruise stop, but the island’s culture is hugely popular. - 08/03/19

Martinique Cruise Port Tips

The Martinique cruise port at Fort-de-France may feel the most French of any Caribbean port. - 09/21/19

La Romana Cruise Port

La Romana is Dominican Republic’s third largest city and the most popular cruise port in the country. - 09/06/19

St. Vincent Cruise Ports

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has 32 fertile islands, but one island matters the most. - 07/02/19

Coxen Hole Cruise Port Tips

Roatan is small in size but growing mightily in popularity with western Caribbean cruises. - 10/02/19

Anguilla Cruise Port Tips

Few cruise ships visit Anguilla. But St. Maarten cruise visitors can easily visit this nearby island. - 11/19/18

Bermuda Cruise Port Tips

A Bermuda cruise is definitely for people who want to enjoy a restful peace on quiet islands. - 08/15/19

Mazatlan Cruise Port Profile

Mazatlán is a Mexican Riviera cruise port full of culture and natural attractions. - 07/23/19

Guadeloupe Cruise Tips

Guadeloupe in the Leeward Islands is getting more traffic from cruise ships in recent years. - 06/10/19

Tortola Cruise Port Tips

The British Virgin Islands, located in the heart of the Caribbean, are a popular destination for cruise lines. - 08/27/19

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