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  1. NASSAU CRUISE PORT WELCOMES SIX SHIPS ON TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS

    Nassau Cruise Port Ltd. (NCP) celebrated an historic achievement this morning as the port team welcomed six ships on December 5, 2022, and another six ships today. This event marks the first time that the port has recorded six ships per day for two consecutive days. On Monday, December 5th, two Oasis-class Royal Caribbean ships […]

    December 7, 2022TravelNo comments
  2. Introducing Airbnb Setup, the all-new easy way to Airbnb your home

    Amidst a rising cost of living crisis, earning much-needed income has never been more important. This is leading to a new wave of people considering hosting for the first time. Since the beginning of the pandemic, over 60 million unique visitors have visited our Host page, with over 40 percent of those visiting in the […]

    November 26, 2022TravelNo comments
  3. BTMI supports expanded BMF team for FIA Games

    Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) has partnered with the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) to facilitate an expanded presence at the FIA Motorsport Games to be held in France next month. In addition to an entry in Esports, confirmed two weeks ago, the BMF will now also field a driver in Karting, while the two organisations […]

    October 3, 2022GamesNo comments
  4. Caribbean Investment Projects Attract Global Interest at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Hundreds of global investors looking to expand into the Caribbean region have attended the Caribbean Export Development Agency’s ‘Caribbean Investment Forum’ (CIF2022) held as a fringe event at Expo 2020 Dubai over the weekend. The theme for the Dubai expo, which was delayed from 2020, is “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future“, and Caribbean Export, […]

    March 28, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. New Procedures For Arriving At Grantley Adams International Airport

    Travellers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport should encounter less congestion due to new procedures being implemented there, namely the acceptance of a one-day Rapid Antigen Test for entry, and the launch of version two of the online Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) form. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, outlined the new procedures […]

    February 28, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  6. Mel B’s appointment as Nevis’ Tourism Ambassador already creating international buzz

    Several international media agencies and entertainment websites have published articles about Spice Girl Mel B’s appointment as the UK Tourism Ambassador for Nevis, creating a buzz about the island paradise in key tourism markets. Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown, MBE is a British singer, actress, and television personality who rose to fame in the 1990s as […]

    February 24, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  7. Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) has new CEO – Devon Liburd appointed to position as of January 24

    As he prepares to take on his new role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) on Monday January 24, 2022, Mr. Devon Liburd of Gingerland says he has always aspired to hold that position. Mr. Liburd’s comment came in response to an invited comment on January 20, 2022, on the […]

    January 22, 2022TravelNo comments
  8. Inn-spired! Chef Jason Howard begins residency at Le Vendôme Restaurant at Charela Inn, Negril

    Five-star modern Caribbean cuisine trailblazer maestro, Chef Jason Howard begins a month-long residency at the award-winning boutique hotel Charela Inn’s in-house restaurant Le Vendôme. Trained in classic and modern French techniques and pioneering food art, he is known for his unique culinary approach and methods to Caribbean food. Currently based in the UK, Chef Jason […]

    January 14, 2022TravelNo comments
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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 “” project […]

    May 19, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. “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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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