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Dubbed the 'heart' or 'gem' of the Caribbean for its strategic location in the middle of the Leeward Island chain, the independent Commonwealth state of Antigua and Barbuda comes close to many people's idea of paradise. Its ideal geographic positioning makes the tropical twin-island a regional travel ...
According to the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the hardest hit destinations – St Martin, Dominica, Barbuda, British ... Ginny Hawksley, managing consultant for the BVIs tourism office in London, said the Anegada island group was “looking better than it ever did” with ...
That vacation just got a little easier to achieve, as the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is working on a plan to have tourist-based businesses accept ... The energy being invested by the CTO, coupled with a reported plans to establish an exchange by the government of Antigua and Barbuda, will ...
Antigua's Ministry of Tourism and Economic Development said the numbers are “quite impressive” considering the blow that Hurricane Irma dealt to the region's sailing infrastructure in September 2017. Antigua Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez, who was present at this week's event launch, remarked ...
On most of the islands that were hit — Dominica, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, Turks and Caicos, and the U.S. Virgin Islands — tourism is the top industry, in some places accounting for more than 50 percent of the total gross domestic product. Across the Caribbean, tourism ...
However, over six months on, the Caribbean islands are making major progress on the road to recovery. According to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the worst affected destinations - including Dominica, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and Puerto Rico ...
Following the success of the 2017 pop up, the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority is joining forces again with experiential cocktail bar, Archer Street, to bring a slice of Caribbean beach life to the heart of London's West End. From 28th April through to October, Archer Street will be transformed into a ...
... now threatened by government plans to introduce private land ownership to boost development and tourism. Barbudans in Britain are calling on the Commonwealth, a 53-country body of mostly former British colonies, to put pressure on Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda. “Selling ...
Many Barbudans fear a freehold system, as is operated in Antigua, would be a first step for increased foreign investment on the island, which receives no cruise ships and far fewer visitors than its tourism-dependent neighbour. The bitter legal dispute gathered momentum in late December, when ...
Legal Affairs, National Security, Barbuda Affairs and Immigration – Joanne Massiah Tourism, Culture and the Arts – Kimberly Grant Lands, Urban Development and Housing – Leon Smith Sports and Youth Affairs – Vere Cornelius Foreign Affairs, Trade, Investment and Manufacturing – Bruce Goodwin
The revelation that there was a only a small increase in visitor arrivals to our bit of paradise during the winter season, pales in comparison to the associated news that bookings for the summer season are slow at this time. The news came from Alex DeBrito, Chairman of the Antigua Hotel and Tourist ...
Donut Ace got the Youth Development Partner award and Barbuda's Maverick Weatherhead was given the Barbuda Youth Award while the tourism service award went to Darshanie Singh. Amar Spencer Sayers and Jenoure Smith of state media both got media awards. Liam Benjamin, Eric Joseph Jr.
Activists have warned the island's communal system is under threat from government plans to bring in private land ownership to boost development and tourism after Hurricane Irma struck last year bringing huge damage. “This issue about Barbudans owning the land on Barbuda in common is a fallacy, ...
Activists have warned the island's communal system is under threat from government plans to bring in private land ownership to boost development and tourism after Hurricane Irma struck last year bringing huge damage. "This issue about Barbudans owning the land on Barbuda in common is a fallacy, ...
The second advantage to calling an early election was to capitalize on the momentum of tackling two significant challenges: the quick recovery of Antigua's tourist industry after Hurricane Irma, which only caused minimal damage to the island; and the successful coordination of relief efforts that followed ...
22, has promised legislation that would sell land to private tourism investors to help rebuild Barbuda after Hurricane Irma. However, residents have vowed to take the government to court to preserve the centuries-old practice of communal land ownership. A year after Britain paid the modern equivalent of ...
Antigua and Barbuda has sought cooperation from India in areas such as healthcare and public finance with a view to promote economic cooperation between the two countries. Minister of State ... "He has shown his interest for medical tourism and wellness centre," the minister said in a series of tweets.
The income is "vital to tourism and the economy of Antigua and Barbuda," according to Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism and Economic Development, while aiding ongoing fundraising efforts for Barbuda and other islands such as Dominica to the south. For the sailors, its salty reputation means it ...
Crusing Week comes on the finish of a season which started with Antigua Constitution Yacht Present in December, a superyacht regatta in January, the Caribbean 600 race in February and a basic yacht occasion earlier in April. The earnings is “important to tourism and the economic system of Antigua ...
A recent report from the BVI Tourist Board have shown that the territory's tourism statistics are facing massive declines. While citing ... In the meantime, Christian said though BVI tourism numbers have plummeted, the territory is still dominating St Lucia, Antigua and St Kitts in relation to overnight visitors.
We were happy to hear the newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs, Dean Jonas, say that he is making the reduction of the ... we have had a lull in the development of the farming industry as our focus moved to what we considered to be the more lucrative tourism industry.
During the evening, prizes were also presented to winners in the first Round Antigua Bike Ride before presentations were awarded to sailors in the Peters & May Round Antigua Race. The Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Charles Fernandez then welcomed sailors from around the world to Antigua ...
Three Caribbean airlines have formed an alliance to make it easier and cheaper for travelers to move between 32 countries. Antigua-based LIAT, Air Antilles of Guadeloupe and St. Maarten's Winair have come together under the CaribSky project, which is co-funded by the European Union's INTERREG ...
Antigua and Barbuda is being encouraged to learn from its regional counterparts that continue to make strides in the tourism sector, despite the issue of crime. President of the Antigua Hotels Association, Alex DeBrito told OBSERVER media yesterday that countries like Jamaica continue to attract droves ...
Number of Trade Attendees: More than 400 visitors. Countries Represented: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Argentina, British Virgin Islands, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Unites States of America, United Kingdom, Spain, Israel, Canada, Cyprus, Montenegro, Monaco, New Zealand, Anguilla, ...
Number of Trade Attendees: More than 400 visitors. Countries Represented: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Argentina, British Virgin Islands, ...
Organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week and supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority and Goslings ...
“We expect the resort's novel and exciting concept to broaden Antigua and Barbuda's tourism product and bring a new category of tourists to our ...
Former energy minister in Antigua and Barbuda, MP Asot Michael says he has no comment about the alleged secretly taped telephone calls of ...
Former energy minister in Antigua and Barbuda, MP Asot Michael denies ... reference to Michael begging for money/kickbacks for a deal in Antigua. ... the then energy and tourism minister, Michael, was released without charge and ...
Barbuda, Dominica and Puerto Rico were among the worst hit and are still recovering, but the loss of tourism in the Caribbean also affected islands ...
The Caribbean lost over $700million in tourism revenue after several ... Irma and Maria left a trail of destruction in Barbuda, St Martin/Sint Maarten, ...
JOHN'S, Antigua, May 15, CMC – Investment and Trade Minister Asot ... Late last year, Michael was dismissed as tourism and investment minister after ...
Prime Minister Browne subsequently removed him as the minister of tourism, economic development, investment and energy, but the 49-year-old ...
The second Antigua Bermuda Race started off Fort Charlotte, Antigua on Wednesday 9th May 2018 and is supported by the Bermuda Tourism ...
“I have not worked so diligently over the last 21 years for the advancement of Antigua and Barbuda, and in support of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour ...
Antigua and Barbuda is in the international news again! ... was actually the Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy.
Beazer added that he was not given an opportunity to share the plans with the Tourism and Culture committee. Wade Burton, chairman of the Barbuda ...
Prime Minister Browne subsequently removed him as the minister of tourism, economic development, investment and energy, but the 49-year-old ... Michael, who said that the interests of the people of Antigua and Barbuda and the ...
Tourism is a crucial sector for Caribbean countries. ... However, Barbuda, Dominica, and Puerto Rico sustained the most damage and had yet to ...
The media reports on the court revelations prompted Lovell to demand the removal of Michael who had been fired as minister of tourism, economic ...
Set in 2004, Dolphin Dilemma – the Antigua and Barbuda Story shows how a small NGO, the Antigua and Barbuda Independent Tourism Promotion ...
Coingeek says it will now help anyone buy citizenship in Antigua and ... The islands–which rely heavily on tourism and gambling– have become ...
Supporting partners of "The Taste" were Antigua & Barbuda Tourism, ESPN Radio and Rangecraft. Fans also got to watch as the Jets Flight Crew ...
... Antigua and Barbuda True Labour Party. The former government minister who tendered his resignation on Tuesday was tourism minister for several ...
Here's what the entire Antigua Barbuda Labour Party Cabinet looks like ... Tourism remains with Charles “Max” Fernandez along with Economic ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization is sponsoring a series of briefings ... Barbuda lost 95% of its infrastructure and Dominica lost 230% of its GDP, ...
Antigua is a small, mountainous, highly developed tourist destination replete with a cruise port, high-end resorts, and colonial-era world heritage.
Kristoffer Antigua has been promoted to the position of in-house counsel in the legal department at Optio Solutions, a national debt collection agency ...
The featured chef at the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner on 7 ... Anguilla, AnseChastanet& Jade Mountain, Antigua & Barbuda, Arrivalist, ...
Organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, based in Barbados, ... (Antigua and Barbuda), Jason Howard (Barbados), Melvin Myers (Antigua ...
In Antigua, people go by the slogan: 'the beach is just the beginning';. Last year, the tiny island sustained heavy infrastructure and resort damage after ...
Prime Minister Harris (right) with featured speaker Colin James, chief executive officer of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Prime Minister ...
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association, Alex DeBrito, has described the situation as intense. According to him, it has ...
Valérie Damaseau, president of the St. Martin Tourism Office, said it best: ... CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, speaking during the ...
Islands including Barbuda, Puerto Rico and Dominica were battered by ... Irma caused $220 million of damage to tourism-dependant Barbuda.
... I have copied him on this letter and would welcome his feedback or input as appropriate.” Fernandez is Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism; ...
Antigua and Barbuda is a tourism-based economy, so where there are impacts on our tourism product, there are impacts on our economy. Everyone in ...
... in connection with an alleged racket involving forging Antigua and Barbuda passports. ... The Tourism Ministry said that this has also been achieved despite the U.S. ... U.S. citizens are still prohibited from visiting Cuba as tourists.
On a series of conference calls hosted Wednesday by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, tourism representatives from islands like Anguilla, Antigua ...
Hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through the region at speeds of up to 185mph, affecting an estimated 1.2 million people. The tourism industry has ...
In a press conference held by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation on Wednesday, tourism reps from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St Maarten/St ...
Colin James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, said it will cost a total of roughly $250 million to fully repair the island of Barbuda, ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization's annual Caribbean Week ... Melvin Myers (Antigua and Barbuda), Anthony Smith (Trinidad and Tobago) as well ...
Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, said only $20 million ... Irma caused $220 million of damage to tourism-dependent Barbuda.
Islands including Barbuda, Puerto Rico and Dominica were battered by ... Irma caused $220 million of damage to tourism-dependent Barbuda.
That was a vision we had way back when I was minister of tourism, to make Antigua the entertainment capital in the Caribbean,” Lovell said. He also ...
Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Cornelius de Weever updated 31 ... Also giving updates were St. Martin, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the ...
Anyone travelling to the Caribbean and Antigua could also be affected as the volcanic ash spreads. A UK tourist narrowly escaped being caught up in ...
Ash rained down on towns and cities across a far wider area, including the tourist city of Antigua and Guatemala City, where the airport was ...
This is coming from the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, I have ... Meanwhile, during a recent post-Cabinet press conference, Tourism and ...
It is impossible to grow our tourism product or our civic pride if the mounds of ... you are feeding the burgeoning rat population in Antigua and Barbuda.
Lovell is also calling on residents to march against “police incompetence and sex scandals,” and eye-brow-raising plans for agriculture and Barbuda ...
It is very bad throughout the Caribbean. It is having an economic impact, tourism is affected and so is people's health,” he told OBSERVER media.
After the latest eruption, the US Embassy in Guatemala updated its travel ... against travel to Chimaltenango, and Sacatepequez, including Antigua.
Tourism officials in Antigua and Barbuda are gearing up for another exciting June – The Month of Romance. Antigua and Barbuda, the “Most Romantic ...
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, has made a call for regional ... to the overall economic growth and resilience, especially in the tourism sector, ...
Antigua and Barbuda is gearing up for its celebration of Romance Month ... said Colin C. James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority.
An eruption of the Fuego volcano, located outside the popular tourist destination of Antigua, Guatemala and seen here erupting in 2016, has killed ...
Led by Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism and Investment, Hon. Charles “Max” Fernandez, Antigua and Barbuda Government officials are in ...
Gold Sponsors Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Belize Tourism Board, British Virgin Islands Tourism Board, ...
Hugh Riley of the Caribbean Tourism Organization greeted all those in attendance in lower ... Barbuda was evacuated, completely devastated.
Guatemalan officials have since produced a video, that has been posted to YouTube, showing that tourist areas in the country such as Antigua remain ...
Beyond tourism, Antigua and Barbuda relies heavily on the water around us. Right now, the majority of our drinking water comes from desalination ...
She should have the opportunity to travel to one of the travel shows to sell Antigua and Barbuda.” He added that he would also like to see the winner ...
Minister Fernandez, with Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority's CEO, Mr. Colin James and Tourism Consultant, Ms. Shirlene Nibbs with the support ...
When the Volcan of Fire erupted last weekend, there were tourists on Pacaya and in the nearby city of Antigua. Some got involved in the relief effort.
Tourists reached out to feel the heat from the still-smoldering lava, tossed sticks ... Volcano tourism is the life blood of villages like San Francisco de Sales, ... Montreal, lived through the ash that fell on Antigua from the Volcano of Fire.
From wiped-out Barbuda to near-demolished Tortola, the damage to many islands last year was historic — and with no guarantee that this was a ...
Living with a monster: Tourism at a Guatemala volcano ... Volcano tourism is the life blood of villages like San Francisco de Sales, perched near ... of Montreal, lived through the ash that fell on Antigua from the Volcano of Fire.
Jorge Mario Chajón, Guatemala's tourism minister, said that two-thirds of ... Route 14, a highway that joins the colonial town of Antigua Guatemala to ...
Only couples need apply. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority recently launched a romantic all-inclusive giveaway competition for couples.
That has served Barbudans well, even if collective land ownership prevented Barbuda from developing a lucrative tourism industry like some other ...
It is also fundamental to the overall economic growth and resilience, especially in the tourism sector, [of] those countries that are heavily dependent on ...
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority recently launched a romantic all-inclusive giveaway competition for couples. To observe the month of ...
The owners of The Beach House Hotel in Barbuda, Stanhope Shepherd ... The principal purpose of SSL is the development of Residential Tourism ...
Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister Gaston Browne has urged regional governments to undertake much needed infrastructural reforms to deliver ...
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority with the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association successfully hosted the 5th annual “Showcase Antigua ...
Chairman of the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association Alex Debrito ... it would have on their families, the business and the tourism sector on a whole.