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Sandals Barbados: Stay at one resort play at two

Sandals Barbados: Stay at one resort play at two

Sandals in Barbados offers not just one but 2 adults-only all-inclusive 5-star resorts. Guests can stay in one resort ... Read More

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

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

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

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

Sandals Resorts Hawaii? A Caribbean Vacation in Hawaii?

The Hawaiian Islands and their Caribbean counterparts are separated by thousands of miles and also by some vast cultural ... Read More

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

Why is the best resort in Barbados actually Jamaican style?

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

Barbados enjoys major European expansion with new Eurowings flights

Barbados enjoys major European expansion with new Eurowings flights

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

European expansion: New direct flight from Germany to Barbados

European expansion: New direct flight from Germany to Barbados

The new inaugural Eurowings Flight LH 5432 of the Lufthansa Group, landed in Barbados on Monday, October 28, 2019 ... Read More

Barbados Tourism CEO announces his resignation

Barbados Tourism CEO announces his resignation

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

Barbados wins prestigious accolade in UK cruising

Barbados wins prestigious accolade in UK cruising

Barbados is in winner’s row once again, this time as ‘Favorite Cruise Destination’, according to the 2019 Cruise International’s ... Read More

Barbados: No major issues following Tropical Storm Dorian’s passage

Barbados: No major issues following Tropical Storm Dorian’s passage

No major incidents, damage or injuries were reported across Barbados following the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian last night ... Read More

Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico and St. Croix: Tourists bracing for Dorian

Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico and St. Croix: Tourists bracing for Dorian

Tourists in Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico, and St. Croix are alerted, that Dorian, a powerful tropical storm ... Read More

Barbados International Airport installs biometric kiosks

Barbados International Airport installs biometric kiosks

“As air travel continues to experience remarkable growth, we understand the need for greater innovation to solve passenger processing ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights due to tropical storm Dorian

Caribbean Airlines Passengers flying in and out of Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Norman Manley ... Read More

Africa and the Caribbean reconnected after Kenyattas visit to Barbados

Africa and the Caribbean reconnected after Kenyattas visit to Barbados

Global Pan Africanism Network-GPAN called on CARICOM and Melanesian nations to embrace this campaign to reunite all people of ... Read More

Why is Boeing 747-400 being registered under Barbados colors and moved at night?

Why is Boeing 747-400 being registered under Barbados colors and moved at night?

by David, Barbados Underground Why is there a big white end-of-life Boeing 747- 400 aircraft, capable of carrying 490 ... Read More

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

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

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

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

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

Hugh Riley retires as Secretary General of Caribbean Tourism Organization

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

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

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

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

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

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

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

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

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

CTO Secretary General: 2019 outlook is bright for the Caribbean

As the Caribbean tourism sector prepares to welcome the New Year, we look forward to 2019 with a sense ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization to publish Disaster Risk Management Guide

Caribbean Tourism Organization to publish Disaster Risk Management Guide

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, is soon to publish a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ... Read More

Juergen Steinmetz Appointed to Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation Board

Juergen Steinmetz Appointed to Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation Board

The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation, Jacqueline Johnson, welcomed Juergen T. Steinmetz, publisher of eTurboNews, as ... Read More

Blind spot limiting Caribbean Tourism potential

Blind spot limiting Caribbean Tourism potential

A secret to unlock the full potential of Caribbean tourism may be hidden in plain sight. That is according ... Read More

Empty hotel rooms costing the Caribbean billions

Empty hotel rooms costing the Caribbean billions

Empty hotel rooms are costing the Caribbean billions of dollars in economic opportunity each year, warned Frank Comito, CEO ... Read More

Brand expert: HR can unlock stronger Caribbean tourism identity

Brand expert: HR can unlock stronger Caribbean tourism identity

A more globally competitive Caribbean tourism brand and stronger industry await if the power of human resource management is ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism: Complacency puts Caribbean people and economies at risk

Caribbean Tourism: Complacency puts Caribbean people and economies at risk

Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness ... Read More

Immersive technology-driven experience slated for opening day of Caribbean State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC)

Immersive technology-driven experience slated for opening day of Caribbean State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (11 Sept. 2018) – The opening day of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) State of the Tourism ... Read More

Sargassum seaweed: A curse or a blessing Made in Seychelles

Sargassum seaweed: A curse or a blessing Made in Seychelles

Bernard Port Louis and his son Benjamin have confirmed that they are ready now to put their product on ... Read More

Why eTN joined the Caribbean Tourism Organization this week?

Why eTN joined the Caribbean Tourism Organization this week?

Today, eTN Corporation officially joined the tourism development agency, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), as a member. Read More

Barbados’ tourism growth continues

Barbados’ tourism growth continues

New airlift, new experiences and refreshed product are already translating to increased tourism business for Barbados. Read More

Why travel to Caribbean with aviation taxes ? Different islands with sand and sun are standing by

Why travel to Caribbean with aviation taxes ? Different islands with sand and sun are standing by

Why traveling to the Caribbean? Passengers may opt for a different island hub or destination that doesn’t have the ... Read More

The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

“There is no Caribbean government anywhere that can ignore the difficulties that face airlift in the region,” said the ... Read More

UK Travel Duty: Caribbean impact of leveling high air travel-related taxes

UK Travel Duty: Caribbean impact of leveling high air travel-related taxes

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) strongly urged Governments in the region to consider carefully the impact of ... Read More

Little Arches Boutique Hotel awarded Gold in Barbados

Little Arches Boutique Hotel awarded Gold in Barbados

Green Globe congratulates Little Arches Boutique Hotel in Barbados on being awarded Gold Status marking five years of continuous ... Read More

Butterfly Beach Hotel flying high on green journey

Butterfly Beach Hotel flying high on green journey

Butterfly Beach Hotel is located on the South Coast of Barbados in a beach and oceanfront setting with access ... Read More