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  1. Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds Mobilize to Train Key Hotel Staff in Cleaning & Sanitisation

    With the intention of making Aruba the safest place on earth the Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds are training hotel staffs on the most effective cleaning and sanitization materials and techniques to ensure hotels are safe for the staff and visitors. The purpose is to increase tourism and expand the economy of the island. The […]

    March 26, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. More slaps on the wrist, while no Official word on the Jamaican sex worker who pulled a Ronnie Biggs

    On Thursday, January 7th 2021 46 year old Andrew Glenn Luker not unlike filthy lucre and 42 year old Julia Louise Knightley, both citizens of the United Kingdom who were staying at Treasure Beach Hotel, Paynes Bay, St. James appeared at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court, Cane Garden, St Thomas before Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes […]

    January 9, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Premier of Nevis on staff affected by Four Seasons Resort restructuring

    My government has been advised by the Four Seasons Resort that it has today served notice to some 280 workers at that Resort that “due to the delay of the reopening of the borders and resulting loss of business” the Resort has been forced to restructure its operations and now requires “only the minimum staff […]

    October 21, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. DEMOLITION STARTS ON BAY ST FOR HYATT PROJECT

    Demolition began with Liquidation Centre on Bay Street, St Michael, even as Government and the property owners, the Mirchandani family, have failed to reach an agreement on the cost of the building. On May 15, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Attorney General Dale Marshall, Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds and developers of the Hyatt Ziva […]

    May 15, 2020Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. FLOW BUSINESS A WELCOMED INITIATIVE FOR MSME

    A major transformation and technological project unveiled by C&W Business and FLOW to aid micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) has been welcomed by Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland. The project, known as Flow Business, was described by the Minister as one which would see local small businesses “immediately benefit from simplified plans and contracts, […]

    September 11, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. Keratoconus Barbados – A support and advocacy group for the rare eye condition launches awareness & fundraising effort

    Barbados will see the launch of a support and advocacy group for the rare condition keratoconus, on the 3rd of February at Radisson Aquatica Resort at 3 pm. The event is free of cost for interested persons. Keratoconus is a progressive, rare eye condition that causes visual impairment with blurred vision and high sensitivity to […]

    February 1, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Luxurious Real Estate Development Coming To The Cayman Islands

    The Cayman Islands are about to develop the most luxurious real estate project in its history, according to the Caribbean Journal. The WaterMark, a collection of 54 new beachfront units is set to be constructed along Seven Mile Beach and promises to provide residents with premium living and high end amenities. No doubt, this glorious new development, […]

    December 1, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. Tourism Sector Reminded to File and Pay New Levies

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding all tourism sector practitioners who provide tourist accommodation to visitors and locals alike, that they are required to charge a Room Rate Levy to their guests and likewise, all persons who provide direct tourism services are required to apply a Product Development Levy to the cost of those […]

    September 24, 2018TravelNo comments
  9. BARBADIAN HOTELIER NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION

    Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on Friday at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) and Taste of the Caribbean at the Hyatt Regency in Miami this past weekend. Affonso-Dass, a graduate of Florida […]

    June 19, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  10. Expedia Opens Cuban Market for Consumers in the Caribbean and the World

    The Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel agency, revealed their expansion to the Cuban market that will allow Cuban hoteliers to sell inventory through global Expedia group sites as well as allow travelers to book hotels in the island destination. The addition of Cuba’s hotel inventory in Expedia’s Caribbean portfolio will open new possibilities […]

    June 11, 2017TravelNo comments
  11. Barbadian Motorsport extends Tourism Winter season

    The Barbados Rally Club can prove their major events create a definite push against the traditional slump in both visitor-spend and –arrivals for the summer… BajanReporter.com asked if the decision to appear at a UK motor expo was worth the trip and Public Relations Officer with the BRC, Neil Barnard, was very enthusiastic in his […]

    May 16, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  12. MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE OPENS ITS DOORS

    The $430 million, 445,000-square-foot Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is now officially open. In addition, after a year-long review and collaboration process, Miami Cancer Institute has become the third full member, and the only member in Florida, of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, an initiative designed to collaboratively guide […]

    January 29, 2017HealthNo comments
  13. SPECTATOR PUSH FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) will kick off a new campaign to attract more overseas spectators to its premier event, Sol Rally Barbados, at Europe’s largest motor sport show, Autosport International (ASI). Supported by the island’s Tourism Development Corporation (TDC), the Club has partnered with tour specialists Rally Travel to offer Official Spectator Packages for […]

    January 3, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  14. SECRET BAY AWARDED WITH WORLD’S BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL 2016 BY WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS

    Secret Bay, an exclusive eco-luxury boutique resort located on the pristine, unadulterated island of Dominica, has been awarded the “World’s Best Boutique Hotel 2016” by the World Boutique Hotel Awards. The eight-villa hideaway was honored as being capable of transporting guests into “a novel world through the history of the location, its culture and its […]

    November 27, 2016TravelNo comments
  15. GEN. MGR. OF PARK HYATT ST. KITTS SITS DOWN IN DISCUSSION WITH MIN. OF LABOUR PRIOR TO OPENING

    With the anticipated opening of the Park Hyatt Hotel in St. Kitts in March 2017, Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Labour with responsibility for Social Security in the Federal Government, was given a briefing about the hotel and its plans to contribute to the development of St. Kitts and Nevis and its […]

    September 12, 2016TravelNo comments
  16. Sandals Foundation and DeRo Score in Barbados

    SANDALS Foundation and the DeRo United Foundation have proven to be a winning combination for positive social growth in Barbados. The two charitable entities recently completed a one week soccer camp at the Dover Playing Field which saw 53 children aged from 4-16 attend and leave renewed with improved football skills and life lessons to […]

    April 24, 2016FootballNo comments
  17. CRICKETING PORTRAIT RAISES BIG MONEY FOR CHILDREN OF SANDY LANE CHARITABLE TRUST

    The Sandy Lane Charitable Trust has been helping the children of Barbados in a variety of ways for over 12 years, however only made possible through generous donations and funds raised from its supporters such as Sir Martyn & Lady Sally Arbib. “The Players“ Jeena Chatrani, Local impressionist artist with an exceptional talent painted and […]

    February 21, 2016Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Minister pledges new Heritage Bill soon a Reality and will benefit Corporate Responsibility

    Pretty soon many businesses will clamour to assist preserving historical buildings once new legislation creates tax incentives for such entities to benefit from architectural preservation. Stephen Lashley, Minister of Youth Affairs, Sports and Culture addressed a workshop at the Radisson Aquatica held by the Organisation of American States on developing legislation to improve National Heritage. […]

    January 24, 2016CultureNo comments
  19. BARBADOS NAMED DESTINATION OF THE YEAR BY CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

    Barbados wins big in 2015 with the recognition of the island as ‘Destination of the Year‘ 2015 and acknowledgment for the opening of its newest resort, Sandals Barbados, dubbed the ‘New All-Inclusive Resort of the Year‘ by Caribbean Journal in their coveted Caribbean Travel Awards. Based on the efforts demonstrated by the tourism sector and […]

    December 6, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. Creative Arts as a Career highlights young Barbadians’ disinterest

    A top entertainer in Barbados believes the hotel and restaurant industry thirty years ago was heavily discriminated. The co-founder of hotel circuit band “Second Avenue,” told the youngsters how he and his partners edged around prejudice and continued to earn money;- Nicholas Brancker addressed teens from Queen’s College, Springer Memorial and Harrison College among other […]

    November 18, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  21. Barbadian Hotelier appointed COO of luxury development in Trinidad

    The Renaissance at Shorelands, a luxury residential development located on Trinidad and Tobago’s north west coastline, recently appointed renown Barbadian hotelier, Anthony Bowen, Chief Operating Officer. The well travelled Caribbean hotelier brings over thirty years’ experience to the position. Bowen has proven his operational expertise through a series of regional postings. After earning his MHCIMA […]

    October 31, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  22. Barbados Tourism Product Authority partnering with the Health Ministry to recognise hospitality hygiene

    Partially as a request by hotel management and restaurateurs, and also as a drive by the Health Ministry – the BTPA is now rewarding cuisine experts who exercise proper food preparation standards. One such way to create a wholesome meal all the time and every time is to incentivise the preparation of all dining experiences, […]

    October 25, 2015TravelNo comments
  23. Local Architectural Firm wins international property award

    The team competed against a number of the region’s most accomplished architects to receive this recognition. The level of award (either highly commended or 5-star) will be fully revealed when the final announcements are made at a gala presentation dinner at the Hilton Hotel Barbados on Friday, October 23rd, 2015. David Campion Managing Director of […]

    October 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  24. LONDON HOSTING DEBUT “CARIBBEAN INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2015”

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), will host their inaugural Caribbean Investment Summit on September 10, 2015 at the Courthouse Hotel, London, UK. Focusing on 3 key industry sectors; renewable energy, business process outsourcing (BPO) and niche tourism, the Summit is set to […]

    September 9, 2015EventsNo comments
  25. “Addicted to Fresno” (2015) – Natasha Lyonne, Aubrey Plaza: Comedy HD

    Dry comedy follows the lives two co-dependent sisters who work as hotel maids in Fresno.

    August 25, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments