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AIRLIFT INCREASES WITH THE ADDITION OF SEABORNE AIRLINES

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St. John’s, Antigua (December 13, 2015) – Plans made by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials to welcome more flights from more airlines and tour operators around the world, upon completion of one of the largest and most modern airports in the Eastern Caribbean have rapidly taken off.   The Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, […]

REMARKS interCaribbean Airways ARRIVAL

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HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda REMARKS interCaribbean Airways INAUGURAL ARRIVAL Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 V.C. BIRD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hon. Robin Yearwood Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation & Transportation, Chairman of interCaribbean Airways: Mr. Lyndon R. Gardiner CEO interCaribbean Airways Mr. Trevor Sadler Chairman of […]

JetBlue Launches Nonstop Flight Service Between Antigua and Barbuda And New York.

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  HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL MINISTER OF TOURISM, ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT, INVESTMENT & ENERGY REMARKS FOR KNICKERBOCKER COCKTAIL EVENT NOVEMBER 4TH 2015 KNCKERBOCKER HOTEL, NEW YORK, NY 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. H.E. Ambassador Aubrey Webson, Mr. Dennis Corrigan, VP of Sales & Revenue  Management at JetBlue Airways, Other Jet Blue and Antigua and Barbuda Tourism  Officials, Antigua […]

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA’S FIRST EVER FARM-TO-TABLE EVENT RECEIVES FULL TOURISM ENDORSEMENT

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(St. John’s Antigua) – The Ministry of Tourism and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority are welcoming Antigua and Barbuda’s first ever Farm-to-Table Luncheon which will introduce visitors to the destination’s cuisine, prepared using authentic, locally sourced island ingredients. The Farm-to-Table event, to be held, this Saturday, April 18 at the Gilbert Agricultural and Rural […]

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show to rave reviews. Car and Driver opined – “Consider the C-class as all that Mercedes knows about full-size luxury, […]

Major Chinese Businesses Express Interest in Antigua and Barbuda

Prime Minister Browne meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of Shandong Provincial People’s Congress the Hon. Jiang Yikang

SHANDONG, People’s Republic of China – August 31, 2014……Over twelve major conglomerates in the People’s Republic of China have expressed interest in doing business in Antigua and Barbuda. During a meeting here on Saturday, Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne told a group of CEO’s and Presidents of corporations attached to the Department of Commerce […]

Antigua weighs high cost of fossil fuels

  Caught between its quest to grow the economy, create jobs and cut electricity costs, and the negative impacts associated with building an oil refinery, the Antigua and Barbuda government is looking to a mix of clean energy and fossil fuels to address its energy needs.Venezuela’s ambassador to Antigua, Carlos Perez, announced last week that […]

Antigua seeking Chinese funds to establish local university

Antigua and Barbuda is hoping that China will provide US$18 million towards the expansion of the Five Islands Secondary School to the University College Antigua. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who is on an official visit to Beijing, has officially informed the principals of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) of the intention of his government […]

Wall Street opens up, S&P 500 hits new high

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting a new intraday record amid corporate merger activity and as hopes grew for more monetary stimulus inEuropean markets. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 64.67 points or 0.38 percent, to 17,065.89, theS&P 500 .SPX gained 8.29 points or 0.42 percent, to 1,996.69 and the Nasdaq Composite.IXIC added 26.17 points or 0.58 percent, to 4,564.72. Source : http://antiguaobserver.com/wall-street-opens-up-sp-500-hits-new-high/

LIAT reorganises its commercial department

LIAT reorganises its commercial department

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Regional airline LIAT has announced changes to its commercial structure in order to bring a sharper focus on revenue generation.Lloyd Carswell, an internationally experienced chief commercial officer, is being appointed in this role on an interim basis for three to four months.Reporting to him will be an interim director of commercial […]

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