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Barbados says it is in the process of trying to gain access to some of the funds pledged for climate finance, during the Paris Climate Agreement in December 2015. The Commonwealth-funded National Climate Finance adviser to Barbados, Winston Bennett said that he is assisting various ministries, ...
The United Nations says Dominica is on the climate-change front-line a year after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (second from left) at the Bilateral Meeting with Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme ...
Abandoning a prepared speech which she could not read because of extensive floods back home, Barbados' Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley has ...
In the past, climate change was portrayed as a distant concern for the ... I believe we ought to continue on this path so Barbados can be one of the ...
Stating that this was the first time CWA was being held in Barbados since its inception in 1998, he said: “It gives us a chance to welcome and entertain ...
Indeed, if climate change ambitions are not met, Barbados and its citizens will face very certain demise due to the effects of climate change.
Having been whipped by the tail of Tropical Strom Kirk that caused much flooding and related damage to houses last week, Barbados is taking no ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CRFM) — Fisheries ministers from member states of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are expected ...
#Bridgetown, October 12, 2018 – Barbados – Fisheries ministers from Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) ...
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 16 2018 (IPS) - Although their contribution to global warming is negligible, Caribbean nations are bearing the brunt of its impact.
There is hope for Barbados and rest of the Caribbean when it comes to tackling the issues of climate change and building a more resilient region.
In this brief article I want to share how climate change is impacting coral reefs, the threat this poses for a small island like Barbados and how we are ...
Inaugural Film Screening of 'Climate Change: Here and Now' ... Saturday, at the Errol Barrow Centre, the Embassy of Argentina in Bridgetown and the ...
Climate Change:Here and Now could be described as a book where each short is a chapter in the story of climate change. Chapter 1, De fisheries, looks at the livelihoods of the fishermen of Barbados and gives voice to the voiceless ...
by Sheena Forde. A recent special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has highlighted the possible impacts of global ...
Barbados says the Caribbean is highly vulnerable to climate-related hazards and building climate resilience must be seen as a vehicle through which ...
Tourism
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development agency, has entered into an agreement with blockchain technology company, Bitt Inc., aimed at facilitating the implementation of more efficient payment processes for tourism-related products and ...
Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation, Martin Ince, said his organisation had assisted with the marketing of the event globally and viewed it as one which had the potential to become even greater and bring numerous visitors to Barbados. The event will be carried by SportsMax which will be ...
The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is in mourning today, following the passing of one of its key directors. Barbados TODAY understands that Director of Resource Mobilization and Development Bonita Morgan died this morning. Morgan, who was in her 60s, reportedly lost a ...
Valorie A. Crooks, who studies medical tourism at Simon Fraser University and toured the Barbados Fertility Clinic, says couples should be careful before signing up for such a vacation as the clinics might not be as advertised. “What we have to be concerned about with regards to claims of success is ...
KINGSTON – The Jamaica government says the anti-visitor harassment measures being implemented in resort areas are bearing fruit and that positive outcomes are evidenced in Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) visitor opinion surveys which show that 60 per cent of the tourists visiting Jamaica recently ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) today announced that Bonita Morgan, its director of resource mobilisation and development, had died in the United States, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Morgan, 61, who had been with ...
News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. April 10, 2018: Caribbean regional tourism officials are mourning one of their own, who passed away on Friday, April 6th after a battle with cancer. Bonita Morgan, director of resource mobilization and development of the Caribbean Tourism Organization ...
Local residents and visitors to the island are reminded to take precautions against the airborne vector, the mosquito, to safeguard their health and avoid ... Also, with the 2018 Hurricane Season beginning in less than two months, people should expect increasingly wet weather in Barbados and this would ...
MEXICO CITY – Taking a lead from the United States, Mexico should allow states to begin legalising marijuana while broader efforts are in limbo, a senior government official said, as the country seeks ways to tackle record gang violence.
The workers are still waiting to move in the building at the Barbados Tourism Investment Car Park Complex on Princess Alice Highway. In another case, staff at the Treasury Building have walked off the job on two occasions since the start of the year because of a foul odour. Why are we repeatedly ...
This is an authentic Bajan fair, which will not only be exciting for visitors, but we believe that Barbadians will enjoy it as well,” said CEO of the BTPA, Dr Kerry Hall. Hall applauded the stakeholders of the season who stepped up to make the inaugural Barbados Sugar and Rum Season a success, as well ...
Following a successful presentation on Jamaica's plans to establish a Centre of Tourism Innovation through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Jamaica was asked to lead the development of a similar centre for the region. “Jamaica is excited as we are honoured to be asked to establish this centre ...
A recently launched tour of Bridgetown could become a major heritage tourism attraction, according to Jeffrey Bostic, the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) incumbent for The City. Bostic, along with his political leader, Mia Mottley, and BLP colleague Dwight Sutherland, this week joined a number of residents ...
Professor Rose, the featured distinguished visiting fellow to the Central Bank of Barbados' 5th Caribbean Economic Forum has said that Caribbean territories should seek to diversify their tourism and other business relations away from the UK and pursue the Latin American Market because current ...
Barbados is more than just sun, sea and sand and, by hosting the Sugar and Rum Festival, the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) hopes to open the eyes of tourists and locals to the many things this country has to offer. Word of this comes from Terry Vanderpool-Fox, Manager in Innovation and ...
New JetBlue flights out of the East Coast and Florida, strong online campaigns with Adara and Expedia, and diamond sponsor status with Virtuoso were big assists in boosting Barbados to 188,970 U.S. stayover visitors in 2017, breaking the previous record of 175,073 which occurred more than 30 years ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Barbados broke a 30-year-old tourism record last year, and the trend continues upward. The island is on track for even more sustained growth in 2018, according to Petra Roach, the U.S. Director of Barbados Tourism Marketing. “This is a really exciting time in Barbados's ...
It is a known fact that the sugar business was doing very well in the islands of Barbados. This type of sugar windmill is one of a kind. The windmill became a non-operational long back and it was converted into a museum with the old photographs and artifacts on the walls of the windmills. The visitors can ...
Chief executive officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, Rudy Grant, said yesterday while it was still collecting information from membership, the Travel Research Report showed hotel occupancies were “flat”, but some of the island's attractions recorded a better performance than the ...
Two months before the Panama-based Copa Airlines kicks off its Barbados service, tourism officials here say they are encouraged by the response they have been getting to the Latin American carrier. In fact, Director for the Caribbean and Latin America markets with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc ...
A NEW gateway has been opened with the introduction of a twice-weekly flight from Copa Airlines out of Panama City, not only bringing new visitors but also facilitating cultural and historic linkages and creating more commercial opportunities for Barbados. On Monday night, industry officials came ...
A major spoke has been placed in the wheel of car rental companies here that has the potential to put the brakes on some operations. Hired car companies are complaining that the Barbados Licensing Authority has begun to limit the number of visitor permit books the companies are allowed to purchase ...
Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agriculture Society (BAS) James Paul told Barbados TODAY while he agrees a system is needed to encourage more use of locally produced items in the tourism sector, it would require “the cooperation of all tourism stakeholders”. “It is not across the ...
But their representative, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), has not complained as it wants the issue in the new headquarters in the retrofitted Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. car park complex on nearby Princess Alice Highway fixed before the workers move in. According to NUPW general ...
The United Progressive Party (UPP) is advising Barbadian voters that the time has come to let go of “the fumes” of late prime ministers Tom Adams and ... Holligan insisted that the economy was not growing because the Freundel Stuart-led DLP was focused too much on tourism despite a fall in earnings.
A lot of things are happening in agriculture in Barbados but somehow they are not being captured in statistics relating to the sector's contribution to the ... Ms. Harvey pointed to a method known as the Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) which is used by the tourism industry to account for its importance to the ...
Included in the discussion were Kim Jack-Riley, Antigua and Barbuda's director of tourism for the USA; Cardigan Connor, parliamentary secretary for Anguilla's tourism sector; Petra Roach, U.S. director of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.; Celia Ross-Latham, director of sales for the St. Vincent and The ...
Bridgetown needs a development plan urgently. There is so much opportunity to create a memorable walk-around destination, and to receive a higher revenue of discretionary spend from each visitor. What else does Barbados need to do in the tourism market? We do need a strategic action plan for the ...
Tourism and Hospitality Instructor at The Hospitality Institute, Makeda Hart believed that the 2016-2017/2017-2018 two year Associate Degree in ... Speaking with The Barbados Advocate yesterday about the 'Dare to Dream' Competition, which is geared towards encouraging persons under the age of ...
... training, and cotton processing. The park will also feature a conference room with seating for more than 350, retail shops and restaurants, and will complement Barbados' tourism product by providing sources of attraction, recreation, leisure and education for visitors who can spend an entire day there.
Solutions Barbados candidate for St Joseph Jennifer Highland wants to see a diversification of the island's tourism product. During a clean-up campaign on Saturday, Highland told Barbados TODAY that St Joseph could boast on its environs and as such Barbados should be looking at the therapeutic ...
IN what will be the last Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review before the May 24 general elections, the assessment tomorrow will produce ... A year ago to this day the economy had grown two per cent on the back of the Tourism and Construction sectors, a similar growth in the first quarter 2016.
So too will be the burning question about whether or not Barbados should seek the International Monetary Fund's help. His last economic report card was delivered on January 31, when he said the economy grew by a modest one per cent in 2017. This was attributed to a slowdown in the tourism sector ...
Barbados is an aspirational destination for many travellers as they know it offers a diverse range of immersive onshore experiences, tours and attractions – there really is something for everyone, regardless of their personal interests and preferences,” says Cheryl Franklin, executive director of Cruise ...
—Tourism Partner of the Year – Barbados Tourism Marketing. —Travel Agency Network Rising Star ... place to enjoy quality time together,” Herrera added. “Accommodations in a private home offer an immersion into local life, providing that authentic experience that Virtuoso travelers increasingly seek.” ...
CBB Governor, Cleviston Haynes, said the economy is estimated to have contracted by 0.7 percent in the period January to March of this year. The economic decline was due mostly to a fall-off in real output from the tourism sector, slowing of activity in the construction sector, the late start to sugar harvest ...
CBB Governor, Cleviston Haynes, presenting the financial institution's review of Barbados' economic performance in the first quarter of 2018, said that the performance reflects the combined impact of a decline in real output in the tourism sector, the slowing of construction activity, the late start to the ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has launched a regional tourism education and ...
Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy has dismissed as Barbados Labour Party (BLP) “propaganda”, suggestions that visitors to the island are spending ...
A Barbadian fertility clinic is coming stateside to host a conference in Florida due to high demands and interest from Americans seeking affordable solutions. The Barbados Fertility Centre is a clinic which specializes in providing in-vitro fertilization treatment — a process for women and couples looking to ...
When Steve Harvey announced that he is sending Shaw Jr. and his little girl on a first class trip to Barbados all the young father with shared custody of ...
The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says it officially launched a “Regional Tourism Education and Awareness Campaign” on Monday to foster discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage. The CTO said on Tuesday that the ...
Petra Griffith Roach, Director of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc in the USA, said on Facebook: “This story is sooooo touching and inspirational – let's give him the greatest welcome to Barbados – he truly deserves it.” Steel panist and one of the founders of the soca band SquareOne Terry 'Mexican' ...
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) is going to 'town for its 13th installment of Connect Barbados – the destination's annual four-day business-to-business market place. The 70 tour operators coming will mix and mingle with local industry players under the stars at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue ...
A key pillar of the island's sports-tourism product, Sol Rally Barbados continues year-on-year to deliver visitors who combine the event with a family holiday. Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will run from Friday to Sunday, June 1-3, with The Rally Show and Flow King of the Hill the previous weekend, May 26 ...
When Steve Harvey announced that he is sending Shaw Jr. and his little girl on a first class trip to Barbados all the young father, who shares custody of his daughter, could do is mouth 'Wow!' Talking to Harvey about the incident which happened in Tennessee on April 22, Shaw Jr. said that the shooter ...
NEW DIPLOMATIC POSTS IN CARIBBEAN. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has announced that the UK's expanded overseas network will include four Caribbean countries. The opening of nine new diplomatic posts in Commonwealth countries, including Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Grenada ...
... promised to find work for thousands of unemployed Barbadians over the next two years specifically in the tourism sector. “As usual this Government has sought to make a lot of empty promises that they know they cannot back up or keep.” Caddle told Barbados TODAY during a clean-up of Britton's Hill.
The relationship between the agriculture and tourism sectors has improved. So says CEO of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Rudy Grant, who was speaking to The Barbados Advocate at the Taste of the Caribbean Training Gourmet Lunch at Bajan Breeze, Divi Southwinds recently.
... cou-cou (cornmeal and okra) and conkies (steamed pumpkin, coconut, cornflour, sugar and spices) to flying fish and sea eggs, a type of urchin often eaten raw. However, while rum is one of Barbados's most valuable exports (after Rihanna), it has been overtaken by tourism as the island's top industry.
Guests will learn more about the farms, Vertical Roots and Tiger Corner Farms, that provide fresh produce to the kitchen; take a tour of the brewery; ... Middleton Place, in partnership with the Barbados Tourism Authority, will host a special Barbados Rum Stroll event starting at 5:30 p.m. With close ties to ...
During his role, he worked on a number of campaigns for the likes of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and Nevis Tourism Authority. “I am delighted to ...
“The U.S.A is a very important growth market for Barbados and the commitment we've seen from our airline partners to increase and enhance flight options is backing this trend,” said Barbados' Minister of Tourism and International Transport, the Honourable Richard Sealy. “As we know, ease and ...
Barbados can look forward to an even larger influx of US visitors with the latest American Airlines daily flight from Miami. (FILE) ...
Following a year of record-breaking growth, Barbados anticipates an even larger influx of U.S. visitors with the latest uptick in flight service to the ...
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has partnered with the Expedia Group to offer even more value and further enhance the Year of Culinary ...
Be that as it may, Kellman is promising to push community tourism in a big way by embarking on the much needed upgrade of Barrow's birthplace, ...
Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Alvin Jemmott (left) chatting with Sir Paul Altman during the reception. (Pictures by Nigel Browne) ...
Barbados' tourism product should benefit significantly from having the FIFA office stationed in the country as most of the quarterly meetings of the ...
THE year 2017 proved to be a record one for cruise tourism arrivals in Barbados, in spite of two major hurricanes which passed through the ...
Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) is pleased to announce Dive Fest, a festival dedicated to celebrating the underwater world of Barbados, ...
Kellman is committed to placing Barbados on a more sustainable path and St ... This has been done by engaging in community-based tourism since it ...
Barbados tourism is on a three-year visitor growth streak that shows little sign of slowing. After years during which the southern Caribbean nation ...
Indeed, last year, Barbados welcomed 188,970 U.S. travelers last year, ... this trend,” said Barbados' Minister of Tourism and International Transport, ...
The Barbados' tourism product has been enhanced with the virtual reconstruction of Sea Breeze Beach House to the tune of almost $17 million.
William 'Billie' Griffith, CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has reaffirmed the focus of the organisation is to continue to drive business ...
... Affonso-Dass said tourism is the lifeblood of the Barbados economy. “The investment we have made in Sea Breeze Beach House showcases our ...
Outlining its plans at this month's trade event, Connect Barbados, Billy~Griffith, CEO at Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, said it wanted to move away ...
Following a year of record-breaking growth, Barbados anticipates an even larger influx of US visitors with the latest uptick in flight service to the ...
That is, stabilizing the Barbados economy, restoring sanity to the ... the Urban and Rural Development Commissions, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, ...
Barbados Labour Party (BLP) economic advisor Clyde Mascoll is proposing that ... If there is a room tax on a hotel, the tourist pays that tax. A VAT ...
More broadly though, recent data from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc shows that arrivals from North America has increased by 3% in the last ...
Sealy credits Kellman for community tourism ... Barbados is rated the highest among many in the world and the “influence of Denis Kellman should not ...
And according to Morris Greenidge, former sports officer of the Barbados Tourism Authority and chairman of the tournament since 1996, “that 1986 ...
Just 24 hours prior to the Cayman Islands event, your hard-working (sort of) correspondent had been at a Barbados Tourism/Travel Media Association ...
... but Scotiabank has been a sponsor of the festival for the past six years along with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc and Banks Breweries who have ...
My spouse and I loved our lifestyle in Barbados during our first dozen years as frequent visitors, followed by ten-plus years that I worked as a ...
The manifesto, entitled Stand Strong, Barbados, outlines the party's plans to diversify the Barbadian economy around tourism, which has been the ...
Another cruise liner has made Barbados a port of visit. ... Ince Cruises, and representatives from the Ministry of Tourism and Bridgetown Port Inc.
Six weeks after 61-year-old Bonita Morgan, the director of resource mobilization and development at the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism ...
And while he declined to elaborate when pressed by Barbados TODAY, the ... Today's opening of BMEX also heard from President of the Barbados ... level of importance as that given to the tourism and the financial services sector.
“This Democratic Labour Party has been able to put tourism in a good place, been able to bring unprecedented levels of visitor ship to Barbados,” said ...
The first concrete roads in Barbados started in the parish of St Lucy. ... It could have a major tourism resort, it could be providing jobs for the people of ...
Sol Rally Barbados Chairman Mark Hamilton said: “It has been a busy ... Partners: Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, ...
Also addressing the political meeting on Sunday was Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy who said there was a need for additional tourist attractions in ...
With that goal in mind, the BHS, well supported by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, Virgin Atlantic and other corporate and individual sponsors, ...
The new service will be a boost for Barbados as its seeks to draw more travelers from Latin America; Copa's Tocumen International Airport base has ...
Dive Fest Barbados is now celebrating its second year with a mandate to ... Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association ...
A secondary role of the BHS exhibit at Chelsea is to promote the importance of tourism to the economy and lifestyle of Barbados, and to portray how ...
BARBADOS maintained its proud tradition of representing the best of ... With that goal in mind, the BHS, well supported by the Barbados Tourism ...
British leisure tourism to Mexico has grown dramatically over the last 20 ... combined with new routes from the UK seemed to give Barbados' tourism ...
The Barbados Tourism Product Inc; in collaboration with Tourism related entities will develop a series of themed nights based on local food, beverage, ...
The festival, supported by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., celebrates the shared cultures between the Celtic countries of Scotland, Ireland, ...
The Barbados Celtic Festival 2018 is in full swing celebrating the ... “My desire is to grow tourism in Barbados through our Festival, so that it helps your ...
PUDDLES of sewage dapple the potholed road into Hastings, a tourist hub on Barbados's southern coast. Tanker lorries parked by the roadside suck ...
With Barbados being a tourist destination, visiting sports teams mean a mix of business and pleasure, and Donovan said: “We are happy [with] the ...
Organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, based in Barbados, Caribbean Week New York's "Consumer Events" start next Sunday with the ...
Message from Chairman of The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association( BHTA) Roseanne Myers congratulating Prime Minister Mia Mottley and her ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) offers its congratulations to Prime Minister Mia Mottley and the new Government of Barbados on the ...
Following last Thursday's election, the 15-member CARICOM and the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization have in separate statements ...
Donna Wellington (left), president of the Barbados Bankers Association, and Roseanne Myers, chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism ...
Sixteen prestigious Awards are up for grabs this year as the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) celebrates the outstanding contribution ...
“I don't have eyes in the back of my head, we have to move forward but Barbados should never and Barbadians should never be in this position.
Sponsored by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) in association with Carmeta's, it will take on a new look under the theme: Rum and ...
The sugar industry, once the Caribbean country's main source of livelihood, has shrivelled, leaving Barbados almost entirely dependent on tourism.
The following is a statement from the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association on PM Mottley's tour of the South Coast.
According to data collected from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), LIAT remains a major carrier for the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados.
While shaking her head in apparent dismay, Mottley also highlighted the Sanitation Services Authority and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.
... relations across various sectors including tourism, investment and trade. Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, ...
UAE citizens exempt from pre-entry visa in Barbados ... He also thanked the Government of Barbados on its decision to participate in EXPO 2020 Dubai. ... relations across various sectors including tourism, investment and trade.
This is how the International goodwill has to be extended with a view to attract the World of tourism into a small West Indies nation called Barbados to ...
Recently introduced to Barbados is wedding insurance, offered by CGM ... The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) collaborates with ...
... dishes from Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad, plus cocktails from Barbados. ... including hotel and air travel, compliments of Barbados Tourism Marketing ...
While speaking to The Barbados Advocate at the third Caribbean Nutrition ... In Barbados and the region we have high incidents of cancer, diabetes, ... we need to develop health tourism in Barbados, this conference has people who ...
Gold Sponsors Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Belize Tourism Board, British Virgin Islands Tourism Board, ...
The tour, hosted by the National Cultural Foundation in conjunction with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority and the Barbados Agricultural ...
I gave my word that a Barbados Labour Party Government under my ..... It is our contention that given the maturity of Barbados' Tourism sector, the ...
This primarily includes the severance of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI), the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) and the ...
Therefore, the proposed upgrades to physical infrastructure and other enhancements to the quality of Barbados' tourism product are necessary to ...
In a presentation lasting two hours and 25 minutes, the country's eighth Prime Minister removed the Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated and the ...
However, the Barbados Economic Society (BES) said the $1.2 billion ... “Additionally, the announced taxes on tourists will likely reduce Barbados' ...
The three corporations are the Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority – $96.3 million; Sanitation ...
Major changes are coming to the way in which two tourism-related ... the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and Barbados Tourism Product ...
The Prime Minister further announced that government will remove the costs of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and Barbados Tourism ...
Government will remove the costs of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and Barbados Tourism Product Authority from its budget by entering into a ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced she was ... That's because, effective October 1, an Airline Travel and Tourism ...
However, addressing a post Budget breakfast meeting at the Hilton Barbados Resort today, Chairperson of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism ...
Atherley also took issue with the partial privatization of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product ...
The Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association Charles Herbert said it right yesterday: “If there is any concern that we have it is that [Prime ...
International accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) is warning that additional taxes on the tourism sector could reduce Barbados' competitiveness as a ...
From left are BHTA chairman Roseanne Myers; president of the Barbados ... He conceded some of the budgetary measures would dampen tourist ...
President of the Barbados Economic Society (BES), Shane Lowe says in ... He raised the issue yesterday morning as he spoke during the Barbados ... in tourism, to what extent does that also have a negative impact on tourists?”.
Barbados' brand as a luxury destination may be diminishing its attractiveness to a large section of the tourist market. Saying that such a brand may be ...
During an address to the Barbados Hotel and Tourism (BHTA) earlier today at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Mottley revealed that the trip was not ...
... named the new chairman of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTII). ... of Finance and Kavita Sandiford the director of Direct Tourism Services.
Government plugging tourism revenue leaks ... “there is a significant in room inventory that are available for rent in Barbados for tourism purposes”.
The country's bread and butter tourism sector could be slapped with yet another tax as the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) administration presses ahead ...
She noted that while Barbados recorded 663 441 long-stay visitors and 818 752 cruise visitors in 2017, the earnings of $1.2 billion could not compare ...
She told this to hoteliers, tourism stakeholders and other business persons gathered for the Annual General Meeting and Luncheon of the Barbados ...
THE year 2023 is the date by which the new Government is hoping that Barbados will reach the one million mark in respect of tourist arrivals and for ...
Barbados Today:- Tourism and industrial businesses could receive an ease after all from the massive rise in their water bills occasioned by ...
Word of this came yesterday at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association's Annual General Meeting and Luncheon held at the Lloyd Erskine ...
Let's create an independent entity (Bridgetown Inc), along the lines of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTI), that will have the clout and expertise ...
... Lane's Director of Finance, Risks and Compliance Joanne Roett during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, ...
The Prime Minister also announced that the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTII) would be required to play a more critical role in development ...
(BARBADOS TODAY) – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mia Mottley says the current system of managing concessions under the Tourism ...
Cheryl Franklin, Director of Cruise, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) mentioned, “We are delighted to welcome Freedom of the Seas to our ...
Dr Kerry Hall, CEO of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, Alexander Britell, Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the Caribbean Journal, Donna ...
According to Ministry of Tourism figures, there were 818,752 cruise arrivals at the Bridgetown Port last year, over 155,000 more than the 663,441 ...
Meanwhile, as has now become customary, the Barbados Tourist Board's food and drink stations: food – Lamb Stew by Craig Greenidge and Sade ...
Tourism businesses on the South Coast will continue to lobby the Barbados Water Authority for compensation to recoup losses suffered as a result of ...
Her comments came as she told tourism stakeholders attending the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association's Annual General Meeting on ...
This becomes Barbados' second award in just a few months. ... really demonstrates the distinction of the Barbados tourism product around the world,” ...
On Friday, steel-pan country, Trinidad and Tobago played host to the Barbados Tourism Inc, as they launched the upcoming Barbados Food and Rum ...
This was revealed by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie ... the Freewinds Cruise Ship to Barbados, at the Bridgetown Port on Saturday night. ... He said that as far as cruise tourism is concerned, the main aim is to ...
CEO of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Senator Rudy Grant, who served as chairperson for yesterday's event, also expressed ...
This is the view expressed by Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism ... “This development by (Manager of the Barbados Culinary Team) ...
After a year of record-breaking growth, don't expect Barbados' tourism success to slow down anytime soon. In fact, don't be surprised if the destination ...
... told the annual general meeting of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association that the current system of managing concessions under the Tourism ...
Sponsors include Aeromexico, Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc., Connect DMC, Copa Airlines, Costa Rica Tourism Board, Delta Air Lines, ...
Petra Roach, U.S. director of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), told TravelPulse the presence of a Karisma resort on island would help ...
The seaweed has been a major headache for the Barbados tourism sector dating back to 2015 when beaches, including on the south coast, were ...
In 2017, Barbados welcomed 188,970 U.S. visitors – a 30-year high – and the country is showing no signs of slowing down. “Our airline partners have ...
High-level airline partnerships have been a cornerstone effort for the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI). This strategy has led to increased airlift ...
The Sandals senior executive went on to say that Barbados had over decades, refined its tourism product and today it is regarded as a premier ...
Barbados has added yet another route to its list of flights out of the United States as it continues to explore every avenue to increase visitor arrivals.
Since 2015 the seaweed has been a major headache for the Barbados tourism sector, causing foul odours from the mounds of rotting vegetable ...
A team from Barbados, led by Corey Garrett, the Barbados Tourism Authority's Marketing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, were in ...
Additionally, the Jamaica Tourist Board will sponsor a reggae band ... courtesy of Barbados Tourism, will be part of the celebration, which takes place ...
(BARBADOS TODAY) – The sargassum seaweed that invade the island's beaches might be proving a costly nuisance for the tourism and fisheries ...
Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken up office as the new President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – This morning Barbados hotelier Patricia ... Affonso-Dass has been the president of both the Tourism and Hospitality ...
Manager of sport at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc Devon Chase speaking while (from left) Rudolph Blackman of Courtesy Rent-a-Car, ...
The ruling Barbados Labour Party and the West Indies cricket team have ... “Certainly, the aim of this Government is to grow the tourism product and ...
MIAMI – Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass took up office as the new President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) on ...
One of them is a revamped Bridgetown Market with a new site at Spring ... as seen in the Barbados Tourism Product Authority's Heritage Bus Tour.
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Barbados tourism is surging, and it's about to get another big lift from American Airlines. The carrier has announced ...
Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken up office as the new president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association. Karolin Troubetzkoy ...
An upbeat Corey Garrett, Caribbean and Latin America director of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI), was only too happy to invite TT people to ...
Barbados' varied restaurant landscape and rich local flavors enhance their already exquisite sun and beach offering; we are proud to support tourism ...
In addition, an 'airline travel and tourism development fee' of $70 dollars (£53) will be charged from October 1 when clients fly back to the UK, and a ...
While statistics show that Cricket West Indies is growing as a home for professional regional players, the Barbados government wants to link this and ...
The holiday island of Barbados is set to introduce a hotel tax that could see tourists pay up to £200 in levies on top of the cost of their holiday.
Last evening when the Sandals Overdrive Tour touched down in Barbados at Sandals Royals for its official unveiling, the Chairman and Founder was ...
A senior official of one of Barbados' tourism competitors is predicting that the country will suffer some initial backlash from the travel taxes announced ...
One of the island's major hotel chains said it was not fazed by the new taxes imposed on the tourism industry by the Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labour ...
... is expected to attract $95 million, with $75 million going to the Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated and Barbados Tourism Product Authority ...
Barbados has introduced the tourist tax on hotels for any visitor visiting the ... On October 1, an “airline travel and tourism development fee” will be ...
Tourism contributes up to 40 per cent of Barbados's GDP (13 per cent directly), the 14th highest percentage in the world. The raft of taxes will hit hard ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday June 29, 2018 – One of the island's major hotel chains says it's not fazed by the new taxes imposed on the tourism ...
HOLIDAYMAKERS heading to Barbados will be hit with a new set of ... Barbados isn't the first country to charge tourist taxes on top of the price of their ...
BARBADOS has become the latest popular holiday destination to hit tourists with a new tax which could force families to pay an additional £200 for a ...
Tourism accommodation providers are also being reminded that the Room Rate Levy is payable to the Barbados Revenue Authority. Providers who ...
“We did formally request to the Government of Barbados that they ... the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, regulation of tourism and civil aviation ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has warned governments in the region about the adverse ...
However, Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerrie Symmonds gave no indication that Government was willing to reconsider the tax, ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Effective Sunday, July 1, all tourism accommodation providers will be required to implement a mandatory “Room ...
Effective today, a mandatory room rate levy will be applied to all tourism destinations in Barbados as part of efforts to raise money to reduce its ...
(CMC) — Effective Sunday, July 1, all tourism accommodation providers will be required to implement a mandatory “Room Rate Levy” to all bedrooms ...
... sea levels, while Guatemala's maize output could be hit by drought and tropical storms are a threat to the Barbados tourism industry, the paper said.
The booth, installed by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BPTA), the state agency responsible for developing the island's tourism product, ...
The boat, a Four C's Adventures craft, was carrying ten American passengers and two Bahamian crew on a tour of the Exuma Cays to visit the world ...
Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds (left) in conversation with Barbados Tourism Product Authority CEO Kerry Hall (centre) and outgoing Chairman ...
... and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, as he delivered remarks at the opening ceremony for the Barbados Tourism Product Authority's new ...
Minister Symmonds called attention to the issue yesterday, as he delivered remarks at the opening ceremony for the Barbados Tourism Product ...
The newest Sandals resort is also good news for Barbados, whose ... said Petra Roach, U.S. Director at Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI).
MINISTER OF TOURISM Kerrie Symmonds (left) and CEO of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority Kerry Hall enjoying their time in the new ...
Bridgetown centre hosts world's “biggest puzzle” ... Former Bridgetown Visitor Centre president Graham Donovan, who ran Nelson's in the 1980s, has ...
Not for the first time, a scheduled move to new offices at the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc (BTI) car park on Princess Alice Highway has been ...
It is not on the cards,” Symmonds told the official opening ceremony yesterday of a new state-of-the-art Barbados Tourism Product Authority welcome ...
Barbados stands to benefit from the introduction of prepaid postcards, ... visibility of Barbados' tourism industry when they are posted to destinations ...
Signature Caribbean destinations are also focusing on travelers' heightened desire for culinary experiences. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) ...
Sandals' chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart (centre) being engaged by St Lucia's Minister of Tourism Dominic Fedee (left) and Barbados' Minister of ...
Nitty-gritty Analysis Research on “Worldwide Medical Tourism Market”, whole industry study about that highlights on ... Barbados Fertility Centre
Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Authority (BHTA) Senator Rudy Grant has assured that the tourism sector is constantly ...
Barbados, one of the popular holiday destinations, has implemented a mandatory “room rate levy” to all hotel bedrooms per night on the island ...
... forces with international promoter Jay Upscale Marketing and Promotions, with support from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is bringing one of ...
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) said information from key players in the sector suggested that business had remained steady ...
The island's two key tourism agencies, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), will soon ...
Piggott is encouraging hotels and tour companies in Barbados to embrace inclusivity policies and use this to promote their services to travel firms and ...
Organised by Barbados Cruising Club, in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing and Mount Gay, the event is expected to attract top class ...
If you're planning on heading to Barbados on holidays, you will need to factor into your budget three new taxes that are being imposed on tourists.
Also in the picture are Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Donna Cadogan, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc ...
BRIDGETOWN (Barcados), July 17 ― Holidays in Barbados just got more expensive with the quiet introduction of new tourism taxes earlier this month.
The event's title sponsor, Barbados Light & Power (BL&P), made the ... Park, Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. Lower Broad Street and Barbados ...
“The notion that I can come into a Government and find all kinds of consultants in tourism, international transport, Invest Barbados, the Prime Minister's ...
He was speaking at the Panama Hilton in Panama City, where he, along with Permanent Secretary Donna Cadogan, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.
St Lucia is growing exponentially as a tourist and wedding destination. ... This thread has travellers to Barbados stating that they haven't seen stray ...
Speaking at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Barbados Tourism Minister, Kerrie Symmonds today called the new connection "a win-win" ...
Tourism officials here believe direct air links between Barbados and Panama will open the door for the growth of genealogy tourism. The inaugural ...
On Friday, steel-pan country, Trinidad and Tobago played host to the Barbados Tourism Inc, as they launched the upcoming Barbados Food and Rum ...
The three starting points for the Jam are Queen's Park, Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTI) Carpark and the Barbados Investment and ...
This as Copa Airlines made its way to Barbados on its inaugural flight. ... CEO at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., William Griffith believes that this ...
On Monday in Panama City, the Tourism Minister Kerrie Symmonds, the CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William 'Billy' Griffith and ...
... Tourism Marketing Inc. to bring Machel Montano back to Barbados for this year's Crop Over festival, as a stop on his worldwide Soca Kingdom Tour.
Mottley hinted that the planned merger of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, in a partnership between ...
MAKING IT OFFICIAL: Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerrie Symmonds (centre), along with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.'s CEO ...
SOME PASSENGERS on the inaugural Copa Airlines Flight CM 260 from Panama to Barbados just couldn't wait to be in the land of their ancestors.
Presenter Claudia Young-Hill with Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. will provide an overview of the island including the geography, standard of living, ...
Adding that greater emphasis would be placed on making Barbados fully accessible to the disabled, the Minister of Tourism, whose Barbados Labour ...
The Minister noted that he was also keenly interested in ensuring that the Airport, and Barbados' entire tourism product, is friendly towards the ...
He works closely with the Ministry of Culture, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and the Barbados Tourism Authority. “I am in a position to help develop ...
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – New airlift, new experiences and refreshed product are already translating to increased tourism business for Barbados ...
Of particular interest was potential collaboration in tourism, as Morocco is a leading North African tourist destination. Eleven million people visited that ...
New airlift, new experiences and refreshed product are already translating to increased tourism business for Barbados. Newly released figures show ...
By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell. Americans are flocking to Barbados. That's the news from the island's tourism industry, with the destination's big ...
Barbados' male Rugby 7s team has arrived home after touring the United States to compete in club Rugby tournaments in New York, Buffalo and ...
“We in dis ting together.” That rallying cry to the nation by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley since she took office on May 24 was aimed specifically at ...
Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley has warned the Barbados Labour ... The tourism sector has seen only a minimal recovery, mainly over the last ... He said this was especially critical in light of Barbados already losing ...
Addressing tourism workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), the Prime Minister also sought to enlist their support in making ...
Visitor arrivals are up for the first six months of 2018, and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) is expecting the positive trend to continue, with ...
Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. reported a 3.1 percent increase in 2018 from January to June when compared with same period last year.
Promoter Ryan Kruger scouted five potential locations for his Vujaday techno festival before opting to hold the five-day event in Barbados, flying in DJs ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Promoter Ryan Kruger scouted five potential locations for his Vujaday techno festival ...
“Our people and our operations put about 4.3 million Barbados dollars ($2.15 million) into the local economy.” For the world's most tourism-dependent ...
A film festival was born, originally planned for Barbados. But following the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Barbados Tourism Office pulled ...
Barbados' four-time national women's champion Katrina Blackman has every ... Blackman defeated fellow Barbados representative, Woman Candidate ... all the participants received gift bags compliments of the Barbados Tourism ...
Tears flowed freely this afternoon at the Westbury Chapel, as family and friends said goodbye to publisher and outspoken Barbados tourism advocate, ...
Sharing her thoughts on the festival when she made a stop at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.'s Black Rock stall yesterday, the Prime Minister ...
Barbadian National Champion Oein Josiah competing in the AJ Bell ... Treasure also thanked Tourism Development Corporation (TDC), Barbados ...
He also highlighted that entertainment needs to be seen as the driving force behind the tourism sector in Barbados. “You cannot have a tourism ...
The new resort is directly adjacent to Sandals Barbados, creating a ... said William “Billy” Griffith, CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI).
Speaking with the board of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) recently, he said that we have to come to a point in Barbados where every hotel, ...
Barbados offers visitors an unexpected adventure focused on motorsports. “We are also home to Bushy Park—the only professional racetrack in the ...
... while Barbados reported tourism numbers of 51,942 people in August 2017. Twice a year, Lawson sheds personal and professional worries to bask ...
Barbados is the #1 destination for UK travellers according to the Barbados tourism and investment website. Smaller islands such as Montserrat and ...
At least 7 000 visitors came to Barbados during the just ended Crop Over festival using the growing Airbnb option. The figures made available to THE ...
They gave Barbados TODAY first-hand confirmation of an industry in “a state of deep crisis”, as portrayed Saturday by Minister of Tourism Kerrie ...
There are high hopes for health tourism as a growth area in Barbados. This was the word coming from veteran businesswoman Mrs Asha Ram ...
According to Visit Barbados tourism office: "Rum is the essence of this Caribbean nation's culture. It ignites the gossip in our bars and sometimes even ...
Part of these marketing efforts was a two-year partnership between Liverpool football club and the Barbados Tourism Authority, which saw the island ...
Most Engaged – North America: Tourism Authority of Thailand ... Ambassador of the Year: Petra Roach, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.
But Barbados Labour Party (BLP) senators backed the new airport service ... Independent Senator Maxwell praised the former Minister of Tourism ...
Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, Senator Rudy Grant, referred to the Barbados Tourism Product Authority ...
Quoting surveys by the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Symmonds said the average spend of the 725,020 cruise visitors to ...
The 2018 Barbados Food and Rum Festival will see some changes as the ... The first major announcement made by CEO of the Barbados Tourism ...
And how can we, in good conscience, expect those same tourists to spend money when Bridgetown is sometimes closed to business on days when ...
To this end, we had no complaint with the division of the old Barbados Tourism Authority into two component entities, the Barbados Tourism Marketing ...
LAS VEGAS – Global luxury travel network Virtuoso named US director of Barbados Tourism Marking Inc. Petra Roach the winner of this year's ...
Global luxury travel network, Virtuoso, named Petra Roach, U.S. Director of Barbados Tourism Marking Inc. (BTMI), winner of this year's sought-after ...
Quoting surveys by the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Symmonds said the average spend of the 725,020 cruise visitors to ...
The attendance list read like a who's who's in Government and parastatal bodies – chief executive officer of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc ...
Some of Barbados' long-time and most frequent visitors appear to be wary about the suite of tax measures imposed on the tourism industry – leaving ...
Changing the sombre tone of the interview, Mikey addressed his grievance with the loud music permit stating that it was affecting Barbados' tourism ...
“The added boost is the fact that such a conference will enhance the tourism product, because obviously you cannot come to Barbados and not ...
But it is indeed a bit quite elastic to suggest that the Saint Lucia PM dictates Barbados' tourism policy. As complete as the BLP's victory was, the new ...
In 1985, the New York-based Barbados Tourism Authority commissioned a team to visit South Carolina to explore historical and architectural links ...
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (centre front) being escorted to yesterday's Sandals Global Sales Conference by Sandals Barbados general manager ...
... empire Sandals has given the struggling Barbados economy a resounding vote of confidence, while it expands its footprint in the tourism market.
Sandals expresses confidence in Barbados ... over three years ago there has been a noticeable increase in tourism business for Barbados especially ...
In the times that we are heading into, it's important that every single person in Barbados knows how important tourism really is to this country,” he said.
Business has been very strong for Sandals in Barbados. ... also important that the people of Barbados understand how important tourism is especially ...
While the etymology is uncertain, I have grown to love this East Coast jewel that shares Barbados' interests in tourism, fishing, watersports, and cricket.
Barbados, Antigua and St Lucia will host the three match Test Series, Barbados, Grenada and St Lucia will share the ODIs, while St Lucia and St Kitts ...
The Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has pulled off a major coup in having five matches played in Barbados during next year's England tour to the ...
Wilson was speaking at the Barbados Olympic Association as the ... second place finisher Johnathan Austin, manager Sports Barbados Tourism ...
Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. CEO Billy Griffith said that the developments come as the organization continues to “delivery a product that both ...
Each roadshow features partners including Sandals Resorts, Barbados Tourism Marketing, The Bahamas Tourist Office, Grenada Tourism Authority, ...
'Tourism is everybody's business' goes the slogan of Barbados' number one economic sector, but based on the numbers it can be argued that ...
Europe is still king. But Mexico is gaining strength. And the U.S. is on a slide. New figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization show ...
For now, one sign of Bridgetown's slave history can be seen in a plaque ... But visitors who dash across the intersection will find the base inscribed ...
By copping five matches in an English cricket team tour from January, Barbados has rebounded from the loss suffered when it failed to get to host a ...
“This building will host the Bank, but it also will host the Ministry of Tourism, and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., representing for us a symbolic ...
The Donnybrook Visitor Centre has recently undergone a refurbishment ... “We tried to support local businesses from Donnybrook and Bridgetown.
It was a fittingly sumptuous affair at Hugo's Restaurant as the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) announced the details of one of the most ...
“The move towards taxing tourism heavily is a reversal of an important ... The Value Added Tax was introduced in Barbados to allow us not to have ...
Top Companies Profiled in this Report includes, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, Fortis Healthcare Ltd., Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Barbados ...
“The move towards taxing tourism heavily is a reversal of an important policy,” said the former Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur.
More people are vacationing in Barbados year on year but they are just not leaving enough of their spending money behind, says the Barbados Hotel ...
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is hoping that Government will review the pending increase in value added tax (VAT) on hotel ...
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) has declared its willingness to stand with the new Labour Party Government in an effort to ...
However, the event that stands out most in her mind, since it is the most recent, would be a trip to New York which was facilitated by Barbados Tourism ...
Prime Minister Mottley's ascension is a strong signal that Barbados is ... Barbados tourism is dependent not on visitors but on the countries ability to ...
This was revealed yesterday by Marsha Alleyne of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) during an official press launch held in the ...
The insight came during a two-day workshop staged by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority and the newly formed Cruise Commission at the ...
'UK visitor arrival prospects still looking up' ... Union, could be compounded by the Barbados Government's new tax measures on the tourism industry.
I think it is very important that Barbados stands up and says to the rest of the ... Days, hosted by Virgin Holidays and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism
The Tourism and the International Transport Divisions of the Ministry of ... This closure is to facilitate the relocation of both divisions to One Barbados ...
Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Stephen Austin is highlighting the need for Barbados to be properly prepared for ...
She noted that Barbados is a cruise platinum member, as is the case with some tour operators. “What that does is to provide more access to cruise ...
The new Immigration Department at the Barbados Tourism Investment Car Park complex. (Picture by Krystal Hoyte.) ...
... able to achieve a number of objectives, said Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Senator Rudy Grant.
That's according to the Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Senator Rudy Grant. The CEO says they want ...
Barbados has struck a Caribbean first for the tourism sector through one of its oldest resorts, The Crane, aligning with Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) in ...
Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, made the announcement during a brief ...
Cheryl Carter, of Barbados Tourism Marketing, added: “Virgin Holidays is the largest British tour operator to Barbados with daily Virgin Atlantic flights ...
Smith said the workers and customers were now comfortable in the new offices in the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc (BTI) car park. “I understand ...
The body of 68-year-old Cecil Miller, a former chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, was discovered by police after responding to a call ...
Former chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority Cecil Miller (inset) was found dead at his Rowans Park North, St George home yesterday, ...
On Wednesday, Barbados tourism officials, gathered in Charlotte, said that JetBlue may have a bigger share of the U.S. traffic at Grantley Adams ...
What's more, through the club you'll earn points which all add up for gorgeous gifts courtesy of Barbados Tourism. Top performers will scoop even ...
The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding all tourism sector practitioners who provide tourist accommodation to visitors and locals alike, ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados government has ... Rihanna was appointed as one of Barbados' Cultural Ambassadors in 2008, ... promotional work on behalf of the ministry with responsibility for tourism. However ...
... St George home on Tuesday evening. At time of his death the former Barbados Tourism Product Authority chairman had a single puncture wound.
(Barbados Nation) The quiet neighbourhood of 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George, was thrown into a state of shock Tuesday night after the ...
Barbados Tourism Marketing development officer Seymour Bailey reported he expects American Airlines will recover market share in the Carribean ...
(CNN) - Rihanna just keeps adding more work, work, work to her plate. Not only is she a singer, actress and head of the Fenty brand, which includes ...
According to a statement from the Barbados Government Information Office, ... ambassadors in 2008, doing promotional work for its tourism ministry.
Miller is the wife of former chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority Cecil Miller who was found dead at their home on Tuesday evening.
Rihanna was appointed one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors in 2008, to help promote tourism, but this title is much more expansive in scope.
... the “specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island,” according to the Barbados Government Information Office.
Rihanna Named an Official Ambassador of Barbados ... As part of her role, RiRi will be responsible for promoting education, tourism and investment ...
Barbados names international pop star Rihanna as a diplomat ... and Plenipotentiary with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism, and ...
The position will give Rihanna, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the “specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment” for her home ...
In this role, the bad gal, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, will be responsible for promoting education, tourism, and investment for the island — something ...
Rihanna Announced As New Ambassador Of Barbados ... Rihanna's title means she's tasked with promoting "education, tourism and investment for ...
The Barbados Government Information Office said the position gives the artiste specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment ...
Beyond working to bring people to Barbados as tourists, it seems as if she will be working to bring business to the country as well. It seems that this is ...
Barbados appoints Rihanna as ambassador ... Rihanna, after her home country Barbados tasked her with promoting investment and tourism.
Born in the Caribbean island country, the superstar became one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors in 2008, doing promotional work for its tourism ...
The pop superstar and entrepreneur was given the special role in her native Barbados, where she will promote education, tourism and investment for ...
Rihanna 'proud' to be given new ambassador role in Barbados ... special role in her native Barbados, where she will promote education, tourism and ...
On Thursday, the Barbados Government Information Office announced that ... is responsible for promoting education, tourism, and investment for the island. ... her to play a more definitive role as we work to transform Barbados.”.
Rihanna has been a cultural ambassador for Barbados since 2008 and has helped promote tourism. She was born in her home country and grew up ...
Rihanna has been given an ambassadorial role in her native Barbados. The singer and entrepreneur will promote education, tourism and investment ...
Born Robyn Fenty, Rihanna was appointed Barbados' 'Ambassador ... Rihanna's new national role will see her promoting education, tourism and ...
Rihanna was named the cultural ambassador to her country in 2008 to help promote tourism, but her new role gives her more independence to act on ...
Rihanna has been appointed a new ambassadorial role promoting education, tourism and investment in her native Barbados. The ANTI artist was ...
The government of Barbados has given the singer Rihanna an ambassadorial role which will involve promoting education, tourism and investment on ...
Sensational singer, Rihanna has added another feather to her cap.The versatile entertainer has been announced as the Barbadian ambassador for ...
Pop star Rihanna now an envoy for Barbados ... an ambassador for her home country Barbados, and tasked with promoting investment and tourism.
... will include actively encouraging support for Barbados' tourism, education, ... The Barbados Government has appointed Rihanna as Ambassador ...
Rihanna is now Ambassador Rihanna, after her home country Barbados tasked her with promoting investment and tourism. Prime Minister Mia Amor ...
Barbados Appoints Pop Icon Rihanna as Ambassador ... appointed as Barbados' cultural ambassador in 2008 to promote tourism for the country.
Symmonds told the congregation, which included key tourism stakeholders, that while the achievements of the sector were significant, Barbados could ...
NEW YORK — Rihanna is now Ambassador Rihanna, after her home country, Barbados, tasked her with promoting investment and tourism.
Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The government of Barbados has appointed Rihanna as an ambassador to promote education, tourism and investment for the island ...
In order to ensure that Barbados can rise above the brink of financial ruin, we must identify those strengths that we have in our island's main source of ...
Front row, from left: Barbados Tourism Director for the United States Petra Roach, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc chief executive officer William ...
Barbados is hoping to capitalize on increased airlift from the United States (US) this winter season. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, ...
The Minister also spoke of getting Barbados more involved in community tourism, mentioning a project encompassing his constituency of St James ...
Lauding the BMA and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) for their work in promoting the tourism and manufacturing sectors and the ...
... Barbados Manufacturers' Association (BMA) partnered with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) to re-launch its Brands of Barbados/Buy ...
... with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) during Tourism Week, ... as we transition Barbados to be the entrepreneurial hub of the world.
The Barbados Manufacturers' Association (BMA) has partnered with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) as part of Tourism Week, ...
Rihanna is has been appointed as an ambassador in Barbados. Rihanna was tasked with promoting investment and tourism in Barbados in her new ...
Rihanna, the Barbadian pop star who was born Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, ... She will have special responsibility for promoting education, tourism, and ...
The Barbados Triathlon and Aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this ... Arts and Sport Promotion Fund, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), the ...
Barbados TODAY visited the property last Friday courtesy of the Jamaica Tourist Board, who are hosting their annual Jamaica Product Exchange ...
MONTEGO BAY – Barbados has all the raw materials necessary to fix the issue of low spending by visitors, Jamaica's minister of tourism Edmund ...
MINISTER of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, says ... Once again, Minister Symmonds noted that Barbados has to travel on a ...
Following his acceptance of the prestigious award, Sandals Barbados' ... Our visitors to Barbados love the people and like we say, you can put a hotel ...
The following is a World Tourism Day 2018 message from Secretary General Caribbean Tourism Organization, Hugh Riley.
Everything around us is changing,” said General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union Toni Moore, at a workshop on Tourism and Digital ...
Devon Chase, Manager of Sport at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) said that, “The sport of Cricket has long been entrenched in the DNA of ...
The other category nominees included Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Brand USA UK & Ireland, South African Tourism, The Tunisian National ...
Barbados and Carnival Cruises to discuss tourism development. Government and Carnival Corporation are discussing how that entity can play a ...
Worldwide Medical Tourism Market report presents a thorough study of the extensive Medical Tourism market prime contenders along with the ...
Tourism Week ended with a bang on as thousands danced and sang ... The parade highlighted numerous elements of Barbados' tourism product ...
You will not find the word 'over tourism' in the Oxford English Dictionary. Despite this it is being used increasingly by tourism professionals around the ...
Tourism is still the main driver of the economy of this island. This is according to the Acting CEO of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), ...
Kya Knight of the Deighton Griffith Secondary School captured the essence of Barbados, and future of this island's tourism product, in a ...
Last week history was made on the Caribbean Island of Barbados where Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc and the Commonwealth Plaque Trust ...
... five years, said Billy Griffith, CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. “WestJet saw an eight per cent increase in business to Barbados between May ...
Barbados may soon have an indigenous version of the world-renowned Uber taxi service but as Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds considers the ...
Barbados' tourism product has been spared any fallout from the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Kirk's passage, according to a senior industry ...
The new Hyatt Centric Barbados project is slated to debut in 2020, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc officials said at a media briefing this week during ...
Winter runs a craft store, Arawak Leather, on Barbados' tourism belt and never misses an ... Indeed, a lot is not said about Barbados' Lokono past.
The new Hyatt Centric Barbados project is slated to debut in 2020, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc officials said at a media briefing this week …
Griffith was giving an update and outlook for tourism in Barbados on Monday during the State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) 2018 being held ...
Barbados Independence Invitational Games hosted by the Barbados ... Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc is also on board as a major stakeholder and ...
THE private sector in Barbados stands ready to play its part by initiating new ... Press reports out of the Bahamas quoted a Barbados Tourism Authority ...
The annual Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) conference is being ... In Barbados, Airbnb offers homes and private rooms for as low as US$30 ...
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas – Barbados and other Caribbean tourist destinations are being challenged to transform the region into a global centre ...
More generally, the Group welcomes the Government's plans to invest both in the Barbados tourism industry and in the wider infrastructure of the ...
The AIM-listed group said it welcomed the new Barbados government's plans to invest both in the island's tourism industry and in its wider ...
That includes hotels in Barbados, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Grenada and ... “We look forward to increasing tourism in Grenada, Tobago and Barbados as ...
The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), located at Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, will close at noon tomorrow, Friday, ...
If time is money, then one hospitality industry specialist believes Barbados and other regional tourist destinations are losing significant sums each year ...
The youth are the future of tourism. Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne mentioned this ...
Hundreds gathered at the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens to celebrate the life of former Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) ...
WATCH: Tourism career showcase not the same old, same old ... Showcase organised by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA)at the Lloyd ...
Taxes on the tourism industry in Barbados and other Caribbean destinations should not be seen as a bad thing, says St Lucia's minister of tourism ...
Long-stay tourist arrivals to the Caribbean are expected to decline slightly by ... Barbados recorded a 3.1 per cent increase to reach 357,668 stay-over ...
Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley told Barbados TODAY that the regional tourism umbrella organization ...
... cost, particularly transportation cost and travel times for the general public, as well as enhancing Barbados' tourism competitiveness,” he said.
While there is an anticipated decline in long-stay arrivals this year by three to four per cent, cruise is projected to grow by five to six per cent in the ...
“In 2017, Barbados welcomed 188 970 US visitors, and we anticipate surpassing 200 000 visitors from the US in 2018 – improving on last year's ...
Young mixologist on the rise and 2018's Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association's (BHTA) Top Bartender, Shane McClean is heading to London to ...
“In 2017, Barbados welcomed 188,970 US visitors –and we anticipate surpassing 200,000 visitors from the US in 2018 – improving on last year's ...
Why Alexander Nix's racist slur against Barbados's leaders is so tragic ... international headlines and negatively affected Barbados's tourism industry ...
That said, LGBTQ visitors generally do not face any physical danger in Barbados, but they may face prejudicial treatment from people that aren't quite ...
In Barbados' case, economic activity was also affected by economic ... recovery in output in 2019 as tourism and agriculture value-added rebound, ...
Word of this came from Chief Executive Officer (Ag) of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, who was at the time delivering ...
... interim Renewal Committee who spent the night cheerfully manning the open bar that included donations from the Barbados Tourism Management, ...
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) and Commowealth Plaque Trust unveiled a blue plaque for the first time in the Commonwealth at a ...
Bridgetown: Tourism and fishery-dependent Caribbean nations plan to test the acidity of the Caribbean Sea as a result of increased absorption of ...
She told the audience that she is most happy when she reads the positive comments on Trip Advisor about guest experiences on the island. “It is not ...
During the prize-giving ceremony in a competition dedicated to tourism in Barbados, Alleyne highlighted the need to improve education from the ...
On Wednesday night, his 69-year career was celebrated during the second annual Barbados Tourism Media Awards, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford ...
Of the 19 stops on the Safari held Saturday, October 2018, around the island, under the banner of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), part of ...
Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Billy Griffith, described the weekend as “excellent”, including the yesterday's climax.
Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, Sunil Chatrani made the point at the culmination of the ...
By Shamkoe Pilé. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — There is a push to remove the seasonality from Barbados' tourism industry and to make this ...
Barbados' tourism industry can benefit from the Food and Rum Festival and the move to October seems to have put it right in the travel agent and ...
When Dianelle Rivers-Mitchell was 13 years old, and a student at high school in the United States of America, she went on a school trip that “saved ...
From left: BTMI CEO William “Billie” Griffith, Lifetime Achievement awardee, veteran photographer Willie Alleyne, acting Barbados Tourism Product ...
... to be built in St. Peter will play a major role in attracting more visitors and airlines to Barbados, therefore helping the Barbados economy to recover.
CDB Projects director Daniel Best said: “Air transport is the principal mode of connectivity supporting the tourism sector, the main pillar of the Barbados ...
Gordon “Butch” Stewart is confident that the planned US$400 million property will play a major role in attracting more visitors and airlines to Barbados, ...
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) will close tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30, and ...
Speaking to Barbados TODAY, most tourism operators declined to be identified, but said that since the beach has been closed they have struggled to ...
The South Coast of Barbados Yes, the Platinum Coast is the island's capital of luxury and elegance, the heart of Barbados tourism. But there's another ...
Chris Lehane, Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs for Airbnb (left) and Hugh Riley, CEO and Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism ...
... those persons in the Barbados hotel sector who now currently have to go every two to three weeks to get their renewal from the Ministry of Tourism, ...
The title, Barbados Ambassador did not come easily, it had to be earned. This is why Creig Greenidge, the 2016 Caribbean Tourism Organization ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday November 1, 2018 – The Central Bank of ... “Long-stay tourist arrivals were 2.9 per cent higher than for the ...
The Barbados Consulate on Friday, Oct. 26, showcased exciting images of its country's tourism package to travel agents, tour operators, hotel ...
Gone is the wine from the big Bajan food and drink event, and from all reports, the organisers, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., do not regret the ...
The Minister also proffered the view that international distribution had the ability to impact positively on Barbados' tourism product. She pointed out that ...
The minister also suggested that international distribution of Barbadian tv shows had the ability to impact positively on Barbados' tourism product.
The minister of tourism for Barbados has called on governments internationally to take climate change more seriously as it future-proofs its ...
The recognition took place in February and Minister of Tourism the ... with much larger marketing budgets, including Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.; ...
Following a tour of several dilapidated roads in the constituency with ... the road out there,” Phillips told Barbados TODAY, noting that restaurateurs in ...
Speaking to the NATION on board the cruise ship Marella Explorer, which was making its inaugural call at the Bridgetown Port yesterday, he added: “I ...
Session topics will include socio-economic impacts of sargassum on Caribbean fisheries and tourism, biodiversity implications, good practices for ...
A comprehensive analysis of the Global Health Tourism Market is been done in this intelligence report. It includes the ... Barbados Fertility Centre,
Tourism in the United States Virgin Island (USVI) is set to increase in the ... Throughout the trip to and from Barbados, St Kitts, St Lucia and Trinidad ...
Myers, who is also the new Chair of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc., said the commission had already started to identify what was already being ...
The six-month-old Mia Mottley-led Administration has started to create a new-look Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated (BTMI) in partnership ...
Describing the lighting in 'The Gap' as poor and a threat to the security of residents and visitors, Inspector McConney called on the Barbados Light ...
Among the events which received marketing finance from the TDC this year, were Run Barbados that brought in some 800 overseas visitors; the ...
Symmonds said he was delighted with the outcome for Barbados at his first WTM show. “Visitors from the UK are tracking to be their highest ever in ...
It was a time of celebration for the Barbados delegation at last week's World Travel Market (WTM) in London as both Minister of Tourism and ...
He was the former Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). The wife of the deceased was hospitalized after the incident which ...
In partnership with the Africa Center and Barbados Tourism, PRIZM welcomes guests for an experiential dinner event with Keynote Speaker ...
With lettuce, specifically romaine lettuce being grown in Barbados, Paul is of the firm belief that hotels and the tourism industry can promote the local ...
PORT OF SPAIN – Director General in the Ministry of Tourism, Joy Jibrilu says the Ministry is closely monitoring recent cases of swine flu in an effort to ...
THE BARBADOS WORKERS' UNION (BWU) and the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) have reached a three-year agreement to take the ...
Cruise tourism has claimed an outsized slice of Barbados's tourism pie; in 2015, cruise ships delivered more than half of the 1.3 million tourists who ...
Bridgetown, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development agency, is soon to publish a disaster risk ...
Much of that growth has been thanks to the stewardship of William Griffith, the CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, which markets Barbados to the ...
That is because their bargaining agent – the Barbados Workers' Union (BWU) and the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) – have ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday November 28, 2018 – Even as ... part,” said Minister Duguid, as he praised the Barbados Hotel and Tourism ...
A shooting incident two nights ago in one of Barbados' more widely-recognised tourist spots has prompted Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds to ...
RECKLESS gun play could have a serious impact on Barbados' image as a tourism destination and by extension the country's major source of foreign ...
The Canadian market continues to grow and currently contributes 15% of the travelers to Barbados. Canadians love to leave their cold shores for the ...
In several interviews, hoteliers told Barbados TODAY of their fears that the tax would be hard to collect as well as be exorbitant for the visitors to the ...
Two Barbados Tourism Product Authority projects aimed at boosting community participation are to split an extra financial boost worth $100,000 from ...
THE Chairman, Directors, Members and Staff of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) extend greetings and Happy Independence ...
The front desk agent at Ocean 2 Resorts And Residences was the recipient of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) Employee Of The ...
Tourism Council WA chief executive officer Evan Hall said WA has such a diverse range of tourism businesses, which is reflected in the entrants and ...
“High-level airline partnerships have been a cornerstone effort for Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI). This strategy has led to increased airlift ...
Barbados will become the first destination to host the Millennial Travel ... by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) after an approval process.
Petra Roach, Director of Visit Barbados, said she hopes Barbados' involvement in Art Week encourages tourists to visit. “We are a very safe and ...
Speaking at the signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) and ...
The Barbados tourism product got a major boost with the opening of the Virgin Holidays Departure Beach lounge at the Copacabana, Bay Street ...
The group added that Barbados is a good place for running-based tourism: “People get to experience Barbados when they participate.” In fact, the ...
But rather than focus on exports, she said she hopes Barbados will become a cannabis tourism hotspot. The Prime Minister was speaking at the First ...
Ltd., Prince Court Medical Centre, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Barbados Fertility Centre, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Seoul National University ...
Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Stephen Austin is of the view Barbados' tourism product is being threatened by the ...
Members of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) are eager to get the millions of dollars in Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds owed to ...
Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Stephen Austin argued that safety and security were among the island's main brand ...
In his fourth quarter update, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association's chief executive, Senator Rudy Grant, reported an increase in long-stay ...
CEO of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Senator Rudy Grant is urging members to put pen to paper, to calculate the exact ...
However, while welcoming the news of a temporary solution, Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Stephen Austin told ...