Tag Archives: airlines

  1. Sol Ferrari trip: Chance to win a visit to Maranello, Italy

    The world’s love affair with Ferrari takes on new meaning for Barbadians this year as Shell offers Barbadians the opportunity to win a trip to Maranello Italy, the home of extraordinary Ferrari experiences.

    August 11, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  2. Latin America planning on a Pan-Caribbean Low Fares Air Fleet

    Former beauty queen and Nicaraguan tourism executive Anasha Campbell recently shared with Bajan Reporter how El Salvador is planning to pick up where the lateĀ Ian Burns left off in terms of reasonable rates for travelling within the Latin American/Caribbean routes. {CLICK ON FOLLOWING ICON FOR FULL AUDIO, SMARTPHONE OR TABLET USERS? PLEASE CLICK ON Ms […]

    August 1, 2014TravelNo comments
  3. Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development & Marketing

    Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment of airline industry veteran Hector “Tato” Montanez as the regional carrier’s new Director of Marketing and Sales. In his new position, Montanez will be in charge of overseeing the airline’s marketing and sales initiatives in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. “Seaborne has […]

    July 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  4. Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) & Justice Minister Discuss Transit/VIP Passengers at Airport

    The management team of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, led by managing director, Regina LaBega, met with the Minister of Justice, Dennis Richardson on Friday to discuss a number of issues, including the handling of transit and VIP passengers at the airport. The minister was accompanied by his top advisers. The two sides discussed […]

    July 14, 2014TravelNo comments
  5. Princess Juliana International Airport launches Jean Christian Aviation Scholarship Award – Kevin Jeffers, first winner, pursuing Commercial Pilot License

    Kevin Jeffers is the first recipient of the Jean Christian Aviation Scholarship, which was just launched by the Princess Juliana International Airport, St Maarten. Jeffers was obviously overcome with joy, as he dabbed his face with a handkerchief and was made to repeat a statement he made in his brief remarks when he said an […]

    June 29, 2014TravelNo comments
  6. Barbadian donor agency gets boost during British Airways’ 60th Anniversary – YWCA begs Media to help refurbish Deacons’ property

    The Breakfast Club is not to be confused with the John Hughes’ film classic of 1985, this is the important initiative from the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) situated in Deacons, not far from Chanell Supermarket in Blackrock. It is a YWCA programme which allows children of less fortunate families to get a healthy meal […]

    June 18, 2014Business, EducationNo comments
  7. Choose it. Charge It. With Your Cave Shepherd Card at Going Places Travel May 12, 2014Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  8. Goddard Catering Group acquires Company in Aruba

    Airline Catering in Aruba will take on a new look with the acquisition of Calloway Corporation by the Goddard Catering Group. The acquisition, which took effect on February 1st 2014, is not expected to affect the Company’s 70 employees who presently provide a full suite of catering services to private jets, narrow body and wide […]

    April 22, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  9. LIAT Appoints Multi-Lingual David Evans as their Chief Executive Officer

    The Board of Directors of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – today announced the appointment of Mr. David Evans as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 22nd April 2014. Between 1975 and 1997, Mr. Evans served as Airport Manager, Country Manager and Area Manager with British Airways in East Africa, Saudi Arabia, France, Philippines, China, Denmark […]

    March 31, 2014Business, TravelNo comments
  10. “Caribbean Tourism: the battle is far from over” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    There is much euphoria in the tourism establishment over the Air Passenger Duty (APD) that on 19 March the British government announced would be reduced on flights to and from the Caribbean from April of next year. Since the APD’s introduction, Caribbean tourism officials reckon that the increased cost per ticket has reduced the number […]

    March 23, 2014Books, TravelNo comments

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is delighted with today’s announcement by the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, that the Air Passenger Duty (APD) will be reformed from next year. The Chancellor has announced that from April of 2015, the APD will be simplified into a two band system: Band A for short haul […]

    March 19, 2014TravelNo comments
  12. French Saint Martin, the Friendly Island, Announces Important Marketing Initiative in the Puerto Rico Market

    After three intense years of visiting the Puerto Rico market, meeting with various travel wholesalers and travel agents, participating in key trade and consumer events, the Saint Martin Tourism Office has confirmed the importance of the Island’s market and its potential for Saint Martin’s tourism industry. In order to generate more Puerto Rican visitors to […]

    March 18, 2014Culture, TravelNo comments
  13. LIAT’s Chairman Unveils Book On Caribbean Tourism: CDB assists Launch

    In “Caribbean Tourism,” published by UWI Press, Jean S. Holder, a regional tourism leader and chairman of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline, recounts the turbulent history of tourism’s introduction to the Caribbean and how it has become the major driver of the region’s economy. Holder, a graduate of Oxford University, reminds readers tourism was a […]

    March 11, 2014Books, ReviewNo comments
  14. My Haiti Travels Concludes Successful “Impact Week” Voyage And Unveils New “Jacmel Getaway” Vacation Package Scheduled In May 2014

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences with a social impact for groups seeking to explore Haiti for leisure and business purposes, successfully presented its second annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January. My Haiti Travels also announced the introduction of its new “Jacmel Getaway” […]

    March 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  15. LIAT Statement On Barbados Free Press Blog Post

    LIAT (1974) Ltd. has taken note of the post, dated 17th January 2014, in the Barbados Free Press online blog of an Article entitled “Report of Conflict of Interest: Saint Vincent PM Ralph Gonsalves said to own 2 LIAT aircraft“. The anonymous author concludes that “The conflict of interest arises because SVG is one of […]

    January 22, 2014TravelNo comments

    Surinamese national Steven Riedwald, 32 year old, was arrested and charged by members of the Drug Squad for the offences of: 1. Possession of 1/2 kilo of Ecstasy (MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) 2. Possession with intent to supply; 3. Handling; and 4. Importation. On Monday December 23, 2013, he appeared at the District B Magistrate Court and […]

    December 24, 2013Crime, TravelNo comments
  17. Christmas 2013 Message from CTO Chairman Beverly Nicholson-Doty

    Christmas is a time for joy and peace – a time to spread love and good cheer. It is also a time to give thanks for all our benefits, to remember those who are less fortunate and to set our vision for the New Year. My Christmas wish for the Caribbean tourism sector is that […]

    December 19, 2013Business, TravelNo comments
  18. interCaribbean Airways Announces the Launch of the “Name that Plane” Competition

    interCaribbean Airways (interCaribbean) formerly Air Turks & Caicos, the national airline of The Turks & Caicos Islands announces the launch of the “Name that Plane” Competition. interCaribbean is pleased to invite the Citizens and Residents of the Islands to which they fly, to help the company select the name for our next plane. As the […]

    December 8, 2013Events, TravelNo comments
  19. Guadeloupe Islands Record 26 Percent Increase in Hotel Room Night Bookings In 2013

    Guadeloupe Islands has recorded a 26 percent increase in hotel room night bookings in 2013 compared to 2012. As a result, the French Caribbean archipelago has become one of the Caribbean’s rising destinations, according to a recent report by Kuoni Global Travel Service. While mainland France continues to be the largest source of visitors to […]

    December 5, 2013TravelNo comments

    The regional umbrella Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has expressed its support of regional airline LIAT as the commuter carrier continues its complicated fleet renewal. Speaking to reporters in Martinique during the recent CTO State of the Industry Conference, Secretary General Hugh Riley paid tribute to LIAT for exercising creativity and innovation in moving people throughout […]

    November 25, 2013Business, TravelNo comments
  21. “DLP? Bajans Not Good Enough, Neither Can They Reach Jamaicans High Standards: Work Permits Therefore Necessary” by Henderson Bovell

    You can excuse the DLP if it did not care to read the ‘National Strategic Plan 2005-2025.’ But Goal #6 of that document speaks, in part, to: “Branding Barbados Globally.” When you read it, you begin to understand why the demise of a Barbadian brand like Almond, is a national scandal. I suppose the same […]

    November 17, 2013Political, ReviewNo comments
  22. St Maarten to Host Symposium on Future of Airports in December

    “Airports have become multimodal, multifunctional, economic engines driving commercial development well beyond their boundaries,” said Dr. John Kasarda, Director of the Center for Air Commerce at the University of North Carolina, and chairman of the recently concluded inaugural Aerotropolis Americas Conference held at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW). The Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) was […]

    November 10, 2013Education, TravelNo comments
  23. APOCRYPHAL: New Year’s Resolution from LIAT Executive – No Video to Reply for Complaint Letters!

    Thanks to the Caribbean Tourism Organisation for inspiring us with such a rare moment we could not resist…

    November 9, 2013Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. New airline nonstop service also for residents, says Nevis Tourism Minister

    Members of the Nevis public were called on to take advantage of services offered by Tradewind Aviation, since it was not only for visitors to the island. The recommendation came from Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Tourism Mark Brantley when he delivered remarks at a ceremony which marked the inaugural flight of Tradewind […]

    November 7, 2013TravelNo comments
  25. Copa back to servicing St Maarten with four flights per week in December

    Copa airlines, the island’s major connection to the South American market, will be back to servicing Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) with four flights weekly from its Panama hub as from December 12, 2013. This was one of the results of talks held between a delegation led by Thaddeus Richardson, St. Maarten’s Minister of Tourism, […]

    October 30, 2013TravelNo comments