Antigua and Barbuda Data

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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 ...
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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 ...