Finance Minister touts Tourism Reinvigoration in June: whither Richard Sealy’s Tourism Master Plan? Oh, well…

Patrons were treated to a fully stocked bar and the sounds of Krosfyah for the night's rebranding.

Once the cutting was accomplished between VP Roland Mouly, Minister Sinckler & Exec. Dir. Atef Nicholas – Patrons were treated to a fully stocked bar and the sounds of Krosfyah for the night’s rebranding.

When Chris Sinckler officiated at the official rebranding of the Aquatica Radisson by Browne’s Beach (ex-Grand Barbados) he jumped many dignitaries when he hinted there would be an initiative underway next month which seeks to do the same thing as the legendary Tourism Master Plan which is yet to reach fruition {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

The Finance Minister, who was one of the official ribbon-cutters at the relaunch, spoke of a Tourism Reinvigoration Plan due in June…

Executive Director Atef Nicholas addresses guests & dignitaries close to the Schooner boardwalk

Executive Director Atef Nicholas addresses guests & dignitaries close to the Schooner boardwalk

The Minister, definitely confident after securing a second term and showing more resilience than a cat with all nine lives still intact made another bald statement, this time encroaching in the portfolio of Energy when he indicated that it is time for Barbadians to have cheaper bills {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Sinckler spoke not only of the importance for citizens to have tax breaks for using Solar Energy but to be able to sell extra power back into the main grid and while not a cash rebate, to get a discount on any power used from Light & Power.

General Manager Mr. Christopher Forbes indicates one of the scintillating views to entice Barbadians and Caricom Nationals to indulge in a Staycation.

General Manager Mr. Christopher Forbes indicates one of the scintillating views to entice Barbadians and Caricom Nationals to indulge in a Staycation.

This was during the evening portion of celebrations observing the reopening of the southern resort which has existed in one form or another for over a century. The Aquatica Radisson remains under the guidance of Atef Nicholas, but in a strategic partnership with Radisson who’s a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group which has over 1319 hotels in operation and under development with more than 209,000 rooms in over 1000 hotels in 86 countries.

The $8 million USD refurbishing of their guestrooms include unique contemporary Caribbean furnishings, with mother of pearl and mosaic features, a West Indian colour palette and clean lines.

The $8 million USD refurbishing of their guestrooms include unique contemporary Caribbean furnishings, with mother of pearl and mosaic features, a West Indian colour palette and clean lines.

Each guestroom has a private balcony or terrace and island or ocean view.

Room amenities include a 42-inch flat panel television with expanded cable channels, an in-room digital safe, a leisure chair and ottoman, a work desk with ergonomic chair, an iHome alarm clock radio and complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the property.

Room amenities include a 42-inch flat panel television with expanded cable channels, an in-room digital safe, a leisure chair and ottoman, a work desk with ergonomic chair, an iHome alarm clock radio and complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the property.

The resort also offers an on-site beachfront fitness centre, an outdoor kid and adult swimming pool, multiple meeting spaces to accommodate up to 400 people and an authentic Caribbean restaurant and bar.

Aquatica's GM Forbes defining advantages to choose the resort for unwinding to Barbadian Media

Aquatica’s GM Forbes defining advantages to choose the resort for unwinding to Barbadian Media

General Manager Christopher Forbes with 24 years under his belt bragged of the resort’s perks for its Staycation rates {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

For Barbados, Forbes shared they’re offering a very attractive Staycation package of US$150.00 per night, inclusive of taxes, service charges and full breakfast for double occupancy.

The Finance Minister shares a bubbly with Exec. Dir. Atef Nicholas after all of the hard work in slicing that ribbon...

The Finance Minister shares a bubbly with Exec. Dir. Atef Nicholas after all of the hard work in slicing that ribbon…

Roland Mouly, Redizor’s Vice President for the Caribbean, Latin America & Mexico hinted further expansion into the English speaking Caribbean is very likely {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Mouly told the media they’re considering to also perform a similar partnership with Atef Nicholas for the Grand Anse resort in Grenada.

At present there is the Radisson Aruba and the Radisson Blu in St. Maarten (Dutch side), the Radisson is a major international hotel chain and operates 426 locations in 73 countries

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