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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA WINS CARIBBEAN’S MOST INNOVATIVE DESTINATION AWARD

Antigua and Barbuda has won the Innovative Destination of the Year award in the 5th Annual Caribbean Travel Awards as released in December, by Caribbean Journal, one of the Caribbean’s leading news publications. The destination was lauded by Caribbean Journal for its ability to attract new hotel brands, while proactive messaging following the aftermath of September hurricanes, led to the …

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Newly Appointed Minister of Tourism Focuses on the Youth.

Newly appointed Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Max Fernandez has hit the ground running in charting the way forward for the continued development of the industry. The Hon. Minister has concurs that the multi-faceted industry relies heavily on the corporation of all stakeholders from the smallest of roles to the most cumbersome. The early identification and development of these roles …

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HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda Chris Blue VIP Arrival Monday, July 17, 2017

  Mr. Colin C. James, CEO, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Ms. Paula Frederick Hunte Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Economic Development, Investment and Energy, Ms. Shirlene Nibbs, Tourism Consultant, Mr. Stanley Smith, CEO Airport Authority, And of course, our Celebrity guests of honor Mr. Christopher Blue and his lovely wife Stephanie. Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Members …

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Antiguan and Barbudan Tourism Industry receives another major boost as Government breaks ground for a luxury five star property.

With an ambitious plan to further improve the tourism sector this year; officials are viewing the proposed five-star Callaloo Cay Development project as a major contributor to the national economy. Speaking at a ground-breaking ceremony for the project on Tuesday morning, Tourism Minister the Hon. Asot Michael told those gathered to witness the event that Callaloo Cay will aid in …

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EARLY INDICATORS POINT TO A STRONG YACHTING SEASON FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials and yachting stakeholders are optimistic about the 2017 sailing season, as the destination recognizes the 30thanniversary  of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (April 19- 25th 2017) and 50th  anniversary of Antigua Sailing Week (April 29 – May 5, 2017).  And, preparations for new additions and returning events to the sailing calendar are well underway. Registrations for the flagship …

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Hugh Riley, Secretary General & Chief Executive Officer at Caribbean Tourism Organization, Congratulates Minister Asot Michael on Recent Award, in a heartfelt letter.

“Heartiest congratulations to you and your team! Winning the Caribbean Journal’s Most Prestigious Awards for 2016 is an accolade for which you, Colin James and all of Antigua and Barbuda can be justly proud. Being able to stand out – and indeed to dominate – in this fiercely competitive tourism industry, is an achievement to be admired and celebrated. As …

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Barbados Tourism Minister Congratulates Minister Asot Michael on Recent Award

Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Minister the Hon. Asot Michael continues to receive commendations from his regional and international colleagues having been named Caribbean Tourism Minister of the Year, 2016 by the Travel publication, Caribbean Journal. The most recent commendation comes from Tourism and International Transport Minister of Barbados and Former Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the Honourable Richard L. Sealy.  …

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA WIN MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS IN 2016 ‘CARIBBEAN TRAVEL AWARDS’ Twin-Isle Nation Wins Three Awards Including ‘Destination of the Year’

The success of Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) has led to double-digit growth in air arrivals from the USA and attracting new properties, including big names such as Marriott. This has resulted in Antigua and Barbuda dominating in the Caribbean Journal’s 2016 ‘Caribbean Travel Awards.’ The Honorable Asot A. Michael, Minister …

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EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA EDITION OF AWARD-WINNING MUSIC VOYAGER DOCUMENTARY

Antigua and Barbuda’s star musicians and personalities came out on Friday December 16, for the exclusive screening of Antigua and Barbuda’s episode in the award-winning PBS “Music Voyager” series. The event hosted by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, on the big screens of Caribbean Cinemas was attended by Chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Richard Skerritt; CEO …

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