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Barbados tourism: Strong performance in the first nine months of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William Griffith has revealed that based on the destination management ... Read More

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

editor editor- November 2, 2019

Sandals Resorts, a Jamaica hotel trendsetter since 1981, is setting standards high for recently-opened 5-star luxury all-inclusive resorts in Barbados. ... Read More

Barbados enjoys major European expansion with new Eurowings flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Barbados has expanded its reach in Germany with a new thrice-weekly direct flight from Frankfurt to the Grantley Adams International ... Read More

Barbados Tourism CEO announces his resignation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has announced that its CEO, William ‘Billy’ Griffith, tendered ... Read More

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

editor editor- June 12, 2019

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has officially launched its summer campaign for 2019: “Brilliant Barbados Fly into Savings.” The promotion, ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service ... Read More

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Caribbean Tourism Organization, region’s tourism development agency, is to begin the search for a new Secretary General to replace the ... Read More

Major tour operators converging on Barbados for 2019 meeting with tourism partners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Three weeks away from the May 1 start of the premier business-to-business marketplace, Connect Barbados, with over 100 participants - ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Presidential Emergency Order: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 grounded in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

US President Donald Trump issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and also Boeing 737 Max 9. Flights ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in ... Read More

Lufthansa Group expands long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes ... Read More

Cunard unveils world-class design team for new cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced the world class team of designers recruited to create the interiors for its eagerly ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network ... Read More

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

editor editor- February 13, 2019

The rat population is on the rise in Barbados, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness has stepped in and ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises ... Read More

Record-setting year: Saint Lucia welcomes over 1.2 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number ... Read More

Android L Will Keep Your Secrets Safer

editor editor- February 17, 2017

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which ... Read More

UK cruise tourists attacked, shot in Barbados

editor editor- March 19, 2013

The Foreign Office is investigating reports that two Britons have been shot by a robber while on holiday in Barbados. Read More

Green Globe re-certifies Sea-U Guest House in Barbados

editor editor- January 25, 2013

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Sea-U Guest House in Bathsheba, St. Joseph, Barbados. Read More

African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference set for September in Barbados

editor editor- August 16, 2012

The Caribbean island of Barbados is set to host the 8th Annual African Diaspora Heritage Trail (ADHT) Conference, from September ... Read More

Hotel on Barbados’ South Coast recognized for improvement of sustainability performance

editor editor- March 29, 2012

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Barbados. Read More

Green Globe recertifies Sea-U Guest House in Barbados

editor editor- January 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of Sea-U Guest House, Tent Bay, Bathsheba. Read More

Barbados responds to comments made by French President Sarkozy

editor editor- November 16, 2011

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - In an official statement issued earlier today, Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of the Government of Barbados took ... Read More

Sports tourism an important niche for the Caribbean

editor editor- November 10, 2011

At the World Travel Market (WTM), Johnson Johnrose, Communications Specialist for the Caribbean Tourism Organization, had the chance to talk ... Read More

Barbados focusing on sports tourism

editor editor- November 9, 2011

Johnson Johnrose, Communications Specialist for the Caribbean Tourism Organization, caught up with Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy at the World ... Read More

Atlantis Submarines Barbados continues commitment to sustainable tourism

editor editor- August 23, 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced the recertification of Atlantis Submarines, Barbados. Atlantis Submarines was first certified in ... Read More

Barbados world-class hospital to serve global medical tourism market

editor editor- July 7, 2011

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Invest Barbados today announced that a new world-class hospital will be built on the site of the ... Read More

Caribbean capital leads latest inscriptions to UN World Heritage List

editor editor- June 27, 2011

The historic section of the capital of Barbados today became the Caribbean country's first entry on the United Nations-managed World ... Read More

The Barbados Tourism Authority and Rihanna ink marketing deal

editor editor- June 16, 2011

NEW YORK - One of the best-selling artists of all time with more than 30 million records and 100 million ... Read More

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association cancels conference

editor editor- May 27, 2011

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) sent the word out on Monday that the much-anticipated Caribbean Hotel and Tourism ... Read More

FAA: Barbados aviation in no shape to fly to US

editor editor- April 14, 2011

According to FAA regulators, a new Caribbean discount airline based in Barbados will have to put their plans for US ... Read More

JatBlue announces additional service from New York to Barbados

editor editor- March 29, 2011

NEW YORK - Barbados will get additional summer service as JetBlue Airways is introducing twice daily non-stop service to the ... Read More

Barbados becomes partner for My Planet Travel Awards 2011

editor editor- February 15, 2011

We are delighted to announce that the Barbados Tourism Authority [ http://www.visitbarbados.org/ ] (BTA) has become a partner of the ... Read More