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  1. 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
  2. Sunrise Airways CEO joins calls for reform of Caribbean aviation taxation system

    Philippe Bayard, CEO of Sunrise Airways – Haiti’s hometown airline – has added his voice to the call for reform of the Caribbean’s aviation taxation system, which he believes is hindering the growth of intra-regional air travel. Despite strong international air route growth and new entrants into the market, Bayard believes the outdated system is acting as a […]

    April 6, 2023Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. Global Tourism Resilience Crisis Management Centre is selected for $250K of the Airbnb Community Fund for projects in Jamaica, Barbados and Grenada

    When Hosts on Airbnb open their doors to travelers from around the world, they welcome their guests into their communities, too. As part of our commitment to share Airbnb’s success with our stakeholders, we want to give back to the neighborhoods and towns our Hosts call home, on this occasion with the Global Tourism Resilience […]

    February 8, 2023TravelNo comments
  4. 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
  5. Airbnb expands Automated Translation Tool

    In our 2021 Winter Release last November, we announced the most advanced translation technology ever offered to our community – Translation Engine – providing a seamless experience for Hosts and guests in over 60 languages as they interact over Stays and Experiences around the world. Translation Engine removed the need for click-to-translate buttons, leveraging millions […]

    October 8, 2022TravelNo comments
  6. Barbadian Matthew Wright takes Triathlete gold in Jordan

    Elite Triathlete Matthew Wright captured gold for the first time on the world stage with an impressive finish at the recently concluded 5th Aqaba Asian Cup held in Jordan on Saturday, October 1st, 2022. The event which comprised a pool of 52 triathletes from across the world, started at the B12 Beach Club in Aqaba […]

    October 8, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) is seeking to acquire a meals company that operates in the Tocumen International Airport, Panama City in the Republic of Panama. GEL through its subsidiary Goddard Catering Group Inc (GCG) has submitted a binding proposal for the acquisition of IMC Caribbean Holding Corp (IMC Caribbean) which is the sole shareholder of […]

    September 21, 2022Business, Featured1 comment
  8. Bridgetown US Embassy Resumes Processing of Routine In-person Appointments in All Nonimmigrant Visa Categories

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to resume processing of routine in-person appointments in all Nonimmigrant visa categories starting in September 2022. To schedule an appointment, please visit our website at The Department of State has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain categories of Nonimmigrant visa applicants through […]

    September 17, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  9. New Book of Travel Tales to Benefit Two Local Charities

    Two Barbadian charities will benefit from the latest publication by awarding-winning broadcast journalist and author, Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall. She has just published a collection of international travel tales entitled Journeys: Around the World for Love and Money, which she describes as her “pandemic publication project”. Part of the proceeds from the sale of this […]

    September 15, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Export Barbados Building out Life Sciences Sector

    Within a few months, there will be a comprehensive strategic plan for life sciences, which Chairman of Export Barbados, Adrian Padmore, explained will provide a roadmap for the sector’s development and exploitation of Barbados’ potential in the industry. He disclosed this while delivering opening remarks for the panel discussion on ‘Health Care and Life Sciences […]

    September 12, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Bookings for Long term Stays Grow in The Caribbean

    Millions of people are now more flexible about where they live and work, and in response to this trend, Airbnb and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have launched their “Work from the Caribbean” campaign. This landing page is aimed at promoting the Caribbean as a preferred  destination for digital nomads. This represents great news for […]

    August 20, 2022TravelNo comments

    Virgin Atlantic is putting local artists from the Caribbean at the forefront of its Upper Class experience thanks to its art gallery in the sky.  Available throughout Virgin Atlantic’s fleet, the gallery will showcase some of the many incredible artists who hail from the Caribbean.   The art will take centre stage in Virgin Atlantic’s industry […]

    August 18, 2022GalleriesNo comments
  13. Dominican Republic looks into case of JetBlue service flaws

    JetBlue has the most flights to the Dominican Republic of any airline, around 1,500 a month from different airports. The airline has not been the exception and its passengers have been affected by the same cancellations and delays that are affecting travelers today as the world reorganizes in these post-Covid and Ukraine war days. JetBlue […]

    August 5, 2022TravelNo comments

    13 year old Barbadian triathlete, Luke McIntyre, is now in Ohio on a ‘wildcard’ invitation, to participate in the US 2022 National Triathlon Championships. McIntyre, double gold medallist at the 2019 CARIFTA Triathlon, received the invitation to participate in the Elite Youth (13-15) division of the Nationals, as a result of his performance at a […]

    August 5, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Will Tanzania be your next adventure?

    Tanzania has become, in recent, years a popular destination among world travelers. This is due to its ancient wealth and the wildlife you can find on safari. The country offers many things for tourists, from the beaches of Zanzibar to the mountains of Kilimanjaro. So if you think that Tanzania will be your next adventure, […]

    July 23, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  16. Saint Lucia repositions Citizenship Programme under new slogan “Beyond the Passport:” – CS Global Partners

    The citizenship by investment programme of Saint Lucia is one of the youngest economic citizenship programmes in the Caribbean. The government has set up a dedicated Citizenship by Investment Board that oversees all the operations and assists investors while facilitating unmatched benefits for the country and its people. The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programme […]

    July 22, 2022TravelNo comments
  17. Barbados’ team named for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

    There will be a strong contingent of athletes representing Barbados at the XXII Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held between July 28 and August 8, 2022. Commonwealth Games Barbados has announced a 65-member squad of 42 females and 23 males, slated to compete in 12 disciplines, including athletics, boxing, cricket and netball, in Birmingham, England. […]

    July 21, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  18. CCM Party calls on Harris Regime to relax entry protocols to facilitate SKN’s impending election

    The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) on Nevis has written to the Attorney General of over concerns that the existing entry protocols may be used to disenfranchise some nationals living overseas, by preventing them being able traveling home to vote in the fast approaching general election. In a letter dated July 15, 2022 and addressed to […]

    July 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Barbadian Drummer Begins U.S. Music Exchange

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is pleased to announce that on April 15 Barbadian musician Juanita Clarke traveled to the United States to participate in the U.S. Embassy’s OneBeat program. Juanz is a pioneer for other female drummers, and she will spend the next four weeks in the United States making music with artists around the world […]

    April 18, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments
  20. Barbados, the World’s Newest Republic, Relies on HID Global to Supply Newly Designed ePassport

    HID Global, the worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be supplying a newly designed passport to Barbados that reflects both the country’s transition to a republic as well as its cultural elements. HID Global moved quickly to ensure that from the moment Barbados became a republic, the passports […]

    February 18, 2022Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    Virgin Atlantic has revealed a new interior to its award winning A350 aircraft, designed specifically with the airline’s leisure customers in mind.  The changes include an increased number of seats in the Economy cabin, alongside a new social space for its Upper Class customers. ‘The Booth’ is the latest innovation in Virgin Atlantic’s industry leading […]

    September 28, 2021Travel1 comment
  22. Three Nevisians selected to West Indies Under19 team for England tour

    Topnotch performances from three Nevisian cricketers have earned them coveted spots on the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Rising Stars Under19 team, set to tour England in September 2021. The three youngsters from Nevis making the 18-member squad are Anderson Amurdan, 18, (Right-hand opening bat); Onaje Amory, 17, (Right-hand bat/right-arm off-spin); and Carlon Bowen-Tuckett, 17, (Right-hand […]

    September 1, 2021CricketNo comments
  23. BEST SELLERS (2021) Aubrey Plaza & Michael Caine

    A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.

    August 23, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Virgin Atlantic reveals Direct Flights To Edinburgh From Barbados

    Virgin Atlantic has a new home in Scotland, as the airline has announced plans to start flights to Edinburgh Airport. Services from the Caribbean island of Barbados will begin this December. Virgin Atlantic will also be increasing its services to Manchester with flights from Barbados rising from three times a week to five times. The […]

    August 18, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  25. “We’re home,” – Virgin Atlantic returns to Terminal 3

    Virgin Atlantic has returned to its home in Terminal 3, which has been closed for over a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The airline is looking forward to safely welcoming customers back onto its home turf, which has been missed by many, with their signature flair, seamless check-in and award-winning facilities. All customers will […]

    July 27, 2021TravelNo comments