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Tag Archives: tourism

  1. Carnival elements will combine for an unforgettable ‘Carnival En Punta Cana’

    The Caribbean’s unique Carnival culture will be on full display this Dec 10th-13th 2021 as the Hyper-Inclusive Carnival-Infused Vacation Weekend Experience known as ‘Carnival En Punta Cana’ takes over the Barceló Bavaro Grand Resort in the tropical paradise of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The organizers of Carnival En Punta Cana have curated a one of […]

    November 16, 2021TravelNo comments
  2. Michelin Star Chef, Antonio Mellino Heads Quattro Passi at The Cliff, Barbados

    Antonio Mellino, the Executive chef at Quattro Passi will open QP Bistro on 22nd October 2021 and Quattro Passi at The Cliff at the end of November. Quattro Passi in Nerano, Italy, is acclaimed as the best on the Amalfi Coast with two Michelin stars. Bringing the flavours of the Campania region, Napoli and Southern […]

    August 5, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. BARBADIAN CERTIFIED LANDSCAPE ECOLOGIST AWARDED FIRST-EVER THOMAS J. GREENAN SCHOLARSHIP

    A Barbadian certified landscape ecologist with a passion for promoting a sustainable environment for all living species is the recipient of the first-ever Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation’s Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship introduced this year for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.                Twenty-two-year-old Ramon Robinson will pursue studies in applied horticulture- landscape operations and management at the Houston […]

    July 26, 2021EducationNo comments
  4. Destination Barbados TV not affiliated with BTMI’s ‘Destination Barbados’

    Stakeholders in the Tourism Industry will have an opportunity to reach millions of potential visitors in Barbados’ major tourism markets when Destination Barbados Television is launched later this month. The Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) channel, which will be available on the Roku Network, will promote Barbados as a unique Tourism destination through a series of […]

    June 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Letter To the Editor: “Return to a Paradise” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    There are currently more questions than I can answer and hence I hope this letter encourages responses. The first one is “How can Barbados return to normal?” It is my opinion that our country can return to the Pre-Covid era by either turning the clock back or have the island fully vaccinated along with adherence […]

    May 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Airbnb confirms more than 100 alliances to help reactivate tourism, including CTO in the Caribbean

    Airbnb participated during the High-level Discussion “The Future of Tourism, what is next?” organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, as part of the Future Tourism Regional Policy Dialogues. In the chat, the Airbnb platform, the future of travel and the Digital Nomads trend were discussed. The “Future-Tourism (FUT-Tourism): […]

    May 19, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  7. Person of Interest Identified

    The Royal Barbados Police Force informs the general public and the media that the individual who was the subject of a person of interest bulletin issued May 5th 2021 has been positively identified by a family member. We also wish to thank all the persons who assisted us, the members of the general public and […]

    May 6, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. JetBlue authorized to fly Newark-Puerto Plata

    Dominican Republic’s Civil Aviation Board (JAC) cleared JetBlue to operate five flights per week on the Newark (EWR)-Puerto Plata (POP) route. This flight will be in addition to the United Airlines flight that operates three times a week on the same frequency. The JAC also authorized Avianca flights from Medellín, Colombia (MDE) to Punta Cana […]

    April 14, 2021TravelNo comments
  9. Cayman Islands Newest Partner in Medical Tourism Receives Eminent Award for Quality Healthcare

    Aster DM Healthcare, a rapidly growing healthcare player in India, has received the accolade of being recognised among The Economic Times’ Best Healthcare Brands of 2021. The eminent award recognises brands for their commitment to innovation in the healthcare sector, patient satisfaction and loyalty, quality of services offered and clinical excellence. “We are honoured to […]

    April 1, 2021HealthNo comments
  10. “Brandy & Punanny” is not the Villain nor ‘Patient Zero,’ we have met the Enemy – it is Us!

    “Imagination never lets us take the blame,” Go West – We Close Our Eyes O V E R V I E W The above quote never ceases to fascinate me, not only for having been so guilty myself, but how it is endlessly appropriate – especially now. Seeing how Barbados has just forcibly rejoined with […]

    January 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. Nevisian Leader steering Charlestown toward economic recovery, post COVID-19

    In the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic that has decimated the island’s revenue streams, Premier Mark Brantley’s vision and foresight handling the health and economic crises has ensured Nevis’ survival during this difficult period. “I think this pandemic has tested leaders throughout the world in a very serious way. Nevis is no different” Brantley […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. 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
  13. Medical NGO wants tourists from high, medium risk countries quarantined for at least a Fortnight

    The Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) applauds the Government of Barbados on its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic so far… This is a testament to the many officials dedicated to keeping our citizens healthy and safe, as well as to the diligence of the people themselves. As we now shift gears to focus on […]

    July 28, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Arts drive needed for Bermuda

    Bermuda must embrace the arts to help ditch its reputation as a “staid, boring and uninspiring” destination, the Premier said yesterday. David Burt, who added tourism to his portfolio this month, said a drive to boost film, fashion, arts and entertainment would restore “a buzz and a sense things are happening”. Mr Burt claimed the […]

    July 25, 2020GalleriesNo comments
  15. Tourism to be the Focus of the July Caribbean Economic Forum

    “Reviving Caribbean Tourism” will be the theme of the second edition of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 2020 Caribbean Economic Forum, which takes place on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. EST (7:00 p.m. in Jamaica). During the 90-minute discussion, veteran journalist Julian Rogers will speak with a panel of regional tourism and health […]

    July 23, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Virgin Atlantic positions itself for post Covid-19 future

    Virgin Atlantic has reached a major milestone towards securing its future today, by announcing plans for a private-only solvent recapitalisation of the airline, following the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy, the nation and the travel and aviation industry. A Solvent Recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic has taken a big […]

    July 15, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments
  17. SYMMONDS SAYS SO FAR SO GOOD AS COMMERCIAL FLIGHT RETURNS

    The Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) officially reopened to commercial air traffic on Sunday with the arrival of Air Canada Flight 966 from Toronto at approximately 2:20 that afternoon. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, and Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, joined senior officials of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and GAIA […]

    July 14, 2020TravelNo comments
  18. When can you travel to the Caribbean again?

    It’s every tourist dream to visit the Caribbean. With their deep blue, silver waters, tropical breeze, swaying palm trees, and warm sunny days, it’s the perfect spot to spend your holiday with friends and family. However, tourism has remained as one of the activities cancelled in 2020 due to the ongoing global health concerns.  Fortunately, […]

    June 11, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  19. POLICE AND BHTA SORRY FOR NOT INVITING MEDIA TO CHEQUE HANDOVER (APOCRYPHAL)

    (ATTN, OBSERVATION: NO ASSIGNATION OF CHARACTERS REAL, LIVING, DEAD OR UNDEAD HAVE BEEN SO APPORTIONED; PHOTOS USED BY AUTHOR HAVE BEEN MODIFIED UNDER THE BASIS OF FAIR USE & COMMENTARY AND ARE NOT INJURIOUS UNLESS ONE IS THIN SKINNED – ANY PERSONS RECOGNISED ARE NOT DESIGNATED VILLAINS, HEROES NOR BYSTANDERS, THEY ARE SIMPLY TO ADD […]

    September 11, 2019Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Police Post in St Lawrence Gap to be refurbished – However was there a Media Shut Out? Were all present for Donation?

    The Tourism Development Corporation, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association and the friends of St. Lawrence Gap Committee partnered with Royal Barbados Police Force in providing assistance with the refurbishment of the Police Caravan located at St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. Luckily there were no pesky blogging entities present like The Bajan Reporter who’d ask […]

    September 9, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Tourism Minister Issues Challenge to Rum Producers

    Caribbean rum producers have been challenged to fully exploit the potential of the regional tourism industry to build their brands. St. Lucia’s Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Minister Dominic Fedee, said there was tremendous opportunity for the region’s two preeminent brands – tourism and rum. Rum producers from the […]

    May 15, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  22. Barbados Federation of Poker ready for 22nd April Tournament

    The popular game of poker has found a new home in the Caribbean, thanks to the management team of the Barbados Federation of Poker Inc. In 2015 the group was successful in its efforts which saw Barbados becoming the first member nation from the Caribbean to join the International Federation of Match Poker (IFMP); the […]

    April 8, 2019GamesNo comments
  23. Should Barbados consider the legalisation of gambling?

    Watching the sunset on Barbados’ glam west coast is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Life here is pretty good. Quite safe by Caribbean standards, our easterly position in the Caribbean means that we normally escape hurricane season, something that, sadly, does affect others nearby. With Anglican churches and cricket greens in every village, we enjoy […]

    March 21, 2019Featured, GamesNo comments
  24. TDC Funds CCTV Project in the North of the Island

    The Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) joined with the Royal Barbados Police Force, in making safety and security paramount, for Tourism. During the presentation at Police Headquarters, Roebuck Street, St. Michael, Mr Ince indicated the Tourism Development Corporation would always be ready to assist the Royal Barbados Police Force in any way it could. The TDC […]

    February 8, 2019Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Focusing on the Wildlife, Environment & Marine Biodiversity of the Bahamas

    The Bahamas continues to be a very popular destination for travellers from around the world. With its beautiful beaches, weather, people and culture, it has seemingly always been “the” place to visit. Tourism has no doubt helped both this island nation and the surrounding Caribbean hot spots, remaining one of the main contributors to the […]

    January 31, 2019NatureNo comments