Press Clippings

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HITS THE ROAD IN GRAND EUROPEAN BLITZ

September 28, 2017 (St. John’s, Antigua) – As Antigua and Barbuda experiences growth in tourism arrivals from key European markets, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s United Kingdom & Europe Office is focused on captalising on the exponential growth by increasing its presence within the market.   In a grand European blitz, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, along with some of …

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE BRINGS RELIEF TO BARBUDA

St. John’s, Antigua (September 24, 2017) – A week after cruise passengers and crew of the Carnival ‘Fascination’ received a warm and festive welcome by the Government and the People of Antigua and Barbuda, Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Fascination’ has returned to the port of St. John’s, fulfilling a commitment made to Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, The Hon. Asot …

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA IS THE CARIBBEAN’S MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATION

September 22, 2017 (St. John’s, Antigua) – Antigua and Barbuda has been awarded the ‘Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination’ as released by the World Travel Awards.  The destination has now won the award for a third consecutive year in a row. The winners of the World Travel Awards are voted for by tourism professionals around the world, and the award recognizes the commitment …

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GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ALONG WITH TOURISM MINSTER AND THE MICHAEL FAMILY PLEDGES OVER EC$1M TOWARDS DOMINICA RECOVERY

(September 21, 2017) St. John’s, Antigua – Dominica’s Prime Minister The Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit travelled to Antigua today on an invitation from Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne to address first hand Dominicans living in Antigua and also to use the offices of the Prime Minister to make contact with the outside world and to meet with …

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA WELCOMES CARNIVAL FASCINATION FOLLOWING ITINERARY ADJUSTMENT

St. John’s Antigua – (September 15, 2017): Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, The Hon. Asot Michael has thanked the Carnival Corporation for being the first cruise line to make contact with the destination and offering their support and tangible assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Tourism Minister offered his gratitude during a …

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PM and Tourism Minister and their families give EC$640,000 for Barbuda relief and rebuilding

St John’s, 11 September…. In extraordinary gestures of generosity, Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Tourism and Energy Minister Asot Michael today pledged and delivered EC$640,000.00 (Six hundred and forty thousand Eastern Caribbean dollars) for the Barbuda relief and rebuilding Fund. Prime Minister Browne made his pledge of EC$100,000.00 (One hundred thousand Eastern Caribbean Dollars) on behalf of himself and family …

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Government Issues Voluntary Evacuation Order and imposed a State of Emergency for Barbuda

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua & Barbuda – September 7, 2017. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda on Thursday imposed a State of Emergency on Barbuda and a Voluntary Evacuation Order. Cabinet decided, in light of the destruction on the island of Barbuda caused by Hurricane Irma, to declare a State of Emergency for Barbuda only. The declaration of a State of …

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Blue Diamond Resorts to Take over Management of Antigua’s Jolly Beach Resort & Spa

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Blue Diamond Resorts, the Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company, is proud to announce that it will be taking over the management and operation of Antigua’s largest all-inclusive resort, the 464-room Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, beginning September 1, 2017. “We look forward to bringing our operations to the beautiful Island of Antigua, and to applying our management experience to this popular resort” said Jordi …

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Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism and Investment Minister outlines the government’s intentions towards attracting increased Foreign Direct Investments.

(St. John’s Antigua; May 23, 2017), Investment and Tourism Minister the Hon. Asot A. Michael today (Tues) outlined the plans of the government of Antigua and Barbuda to raise the levels of Foreign Direct Investments made into the national economy specifically within the services sector. The pronouncement was made during his presentation at the opening of the 2017 edition of …

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