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  1. General Accident Customer Appreciation: First customer, noted Artist

    General Accident caters to your coverage needs not just vehicular, but Home or Property too…

    May 24, 2023Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Caribbean Week Returns to New York City in June

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced the highly anticipated return of Caribbean Week in New York, scheduled for June 5-8, 2023, in “The Big Apple“. The event, being held under the auspices of the CTO Foundation, aims to showcase the vibrant Caribbean culture, foster engagement with the media, promote thought leadership, and encourage networking […]

    April 8, 2023Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  3. Premier Brantley: Violent crime on either island affects all of St. Kitts and Nevis

    “St. Kitts and Nevis is one country, and crime and insecurity in any part of that country is crime and insecurity in the whole of that country.” This was the sentiment expressed by Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, in response to the recent spate of gun-related homicides on St. Kitts. “The uptick of homicides in […]

    April 4, 2023Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Tracy Berkeley named as Bermuda Tourism Authority’s new CEO

    Tracy Berkeley has been named as the chief executive of the Bermuda Tourism Authority after nine months as interim head. A BTA spokesman said Ms Berkeley, who joined the organisation in January 2020, is the first woman to hold the post. “Ms Berkeley has worked tirelessly to stabilise the organisation for increased team productivity, raised […]

    March 23, 2023Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Exciting activities continue to be added to enhance one of Barbados’ top attractions

    Marc Melville, the CEO of Chukka Caribbean Adventures, the company charged with managing Harrison’s Cave, confirmed that they had completed Phase Four of the renovation programme with the refurbishment of The Green Monkey Pool Bar and Grill, inclusive of the new pool and the introduction of The Pride of Barbados Nature Trail and Aviary. Both […]

    March 15, 2023TravelNo comments
  6. Record-breaking rum bottle for P&O Cruises Barbados naming event

    P&O Cruises will name its newest ship Arvia in Barbados on Thursday March 16, 2023 with the world’s largest bottle of rum for the traditional bottle smash. Arvia will be officially named by global performer Nicole Scherzinger in a beachside ceremony to be broadcast live on YouTube. With the well-known words of “I name this […]

    March 14, 2023SailingNo comments
  7. Barbadian hotelier has high hopes for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

    Former president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism and Association (CHTA) Patricia Affonso-Dass believes the 41st annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held in Barbados May 9-11, can be a defining moment for the travel trade body. The Barbados-based hotelier, who runs Ocean Hotels Group on the island, said Caribbean Travel Marketplace has special significance […]

    March 7, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. Expo 2020 Dubai Road Tennis Tournament Winner to Visit Barbados

    As Barbados continues efforts to position its global brand and attract new interest in the areas of investment, exports, culture, tourism, and sport, this weekend it is set to welcome the women’s champion of the Road Tennis Tournament hosted by Invest Barbados at the Expo 2020 Dubai from December 10-17, 2021. Belgium-based Emma Hoang and […]

    February 20, 2023Featured, SportsNo comments

    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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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

    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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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