Tag Archives: cruises

  1. Fair Future for Seafarers: Message from Kirk D. M. Humphrey, MP – Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy

    Today, I wish to join with fellow Barbadians and the global community in celebrating the significant contribution that seafarers have made to the development of Barbados and the world economy. The theme “Fair Future for Seafarers” chosen for this year’s celebration is particularly relevant in light of the extraordinary circumstances seafarers have found themselves in […]

    June 25, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. As Covid-19 Cases Drop, Freewinds Volunteers See the Increase of Action to Stay Safe Crucial

    With the number of active cases of Covid-19 on the decline locally it does not mean it is time to relax. In fact, the opposite should be done and taking measures to prevent the increase in positive cases has moved to the top of the list. Sanitization is one of the most effective measures to […]

    May 14, 2021HealthNo comments

    Please note under the current COVID directives, ALL watercraft operations – including private charters and pleasure cruises – are not currently permitted. Persons are therefore reminded that they should not be operating any of these vessels at sea until further notice. Any person currently engaging in this practice is in breach of the current COVID-19 […]

    March 16, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. Radio Canada says Cruise passenger who visited St Kitts March 3rd is positive for coronavirus – developed symptoms March 1st

    A cruise ship passenger who developed symptoms of the coronavirus on March 1st, visited St Kitts onboard the Celebrity Silhouette on March 3rd. According to CBC-Radio Canada, the man, who was not named, has tested positive for the coronavirus when he returned to Canada. The man, in his 40’s, boarded the Celebrity Silhouette in Florida […]

    March 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Is A Esso Summer (SOL Petroleum) – Grand Prize of an Uber Soca Cruise for 4!

    #IssaEssoSummer #EssoBarbados Follow us on Instagram @issaessosummer

    July 29, 2017Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Jamaican dancehall icon Super Cat, known for hits like “Don Dada“, “Ghetto Red Hot” and “Dem No Worry We” with Heavy D, has been added to this year’s second annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise. The music legend, who rose to stardom in the late 1980s and early 1990s, was one of the first dancehall […]

    September 19, 2015MusicNo comments
  7. Barbadian promoters combine to raise monies for Dominica

    Over 30 Barbadian event promoters and brands are standing together under the common banner “Barbados Cares” in a national effort to raise much needed funds for the disaster relief and recovery efforts in the storm-ravaged island of Dominica. According to a release from the group, this was revealed at a press conference over the weekend, […]

    September 13, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  8. Barbados Tourism in Review: 2014 and Beyond (If they got Cruise Fig’s wrong, what else is scr*wed?)

    EDITOR’s NOTE – What good is even 8 million people here in 1 month if each only spends five cents? Isn’t it better to get 1,000 people a month staying for 6 days at a time, spending from $1,000 USD or more on a daily basis? What strategies are done to capture such a market? […]

    March 2, 2015TravelNo comments

    SHOOTING INCIDENT AT NEW ORLEANS. A shooting incident occurred at 7th Avenue New Orleans, St. Michael about 9:30 pm on Sunday 22nd February 2015, where a number of armed men entered the community and started shooting. Three (3) persons, 2 men and a woman, received gunshot injuries; none of the injuries were life-threatening. Four houses and […]

    February 23, 2015CrimeNo comments
  10. FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers, Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

    The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member Lines, which operate over 100 ships in Caribbean and Latin American waters. The event offers a four-day agenda chock-full of business sessions, networking opportunities […]

    October 8, 2014TravelNo comments
  11. St. Maarten Invests in Destination’s Economy by Hosting FCCA Conference & Trade Show

    Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) annual keynote event, the Conference & Trade Show, has a 20-year history of increasing cruise tourism’s impact for its host destinations by spotlighting their products, experiences and infrastructure to the industry’s most influential decision makers-over 100 executives, presidents and CEOs from FCCA’s 15 Member Lines, which operate over 100 ships in […]

    September 29, 2014TravelNo comments

    Seven destinations in the Caribbean & Central America region will receive support to enhance the long-term viability of their tourism sectors. The Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas (SDAA) announced its first seven destination partners: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Honduras, Jamaica, and Nicaragua. This announcement was made during the Organization of American […]

    September 7, 2014TravelNo comments
  13. Target Cruise Executives and Tourism Stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

    The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 FCCA Member Line presidents, CEOs and executives from multiple sectors, including operations, purchasing, marketing, shore excursions and government relations. Attendees and executives […]

    August 30, 2014TravelNo comments
  14. JIVIN’ AROUND WITH 2014 – Pictorial 2: MMXIII Boneheads, Vol. I

    Aiding & Abetting Award for 2013, as in… Seriously? No Bajans could waltz into the UK’s Stonehenge and deface it, if the Bobbies don’t hold us, their Druids will! This is when Bajan Media should be held accountable, not exaggerated charges to prevent further investigation of genuine targets of potential skulduggery! ‘The historic baobab tree in […]

    December 31, 2013Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Winners from the Royal Barbados Police Force’s Annual Children’s Party Raffle: Rosie Jones December 28, 2013Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. May He lift up the light of His countenance upon you…. December 24, 2013Photo Gallery, 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