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Asot Michael ,Minister of Tourism receives Courtesy call from Israeli Ambassador

Asot Michael with Ambassador of Israel

May 22, 2015…St. John’s, Antigua….His Excellency Bahij Mansour, Ambassador to Israel paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy on Wednesday. The Ambassador said, “I am overjoyed to be here with you and I hope that the relationship between Antigua and Barbuda and the State of Israel can deepen […]

Tourism Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Improvements in Ground Transportation and Transfers.

High Powered Ground Transportation Meeting

May 20, 2015…St. John’s, Antigua…After two days of meetings and discussions between multi-stakeholder groups to include Taxi Associations, Tour Operators Hoteliers, Transport Board, Antigua and Barbuda Airports Authority, Royal Police Force and Ministry of Tourism Officials: there is a meeting of the minds to improve the “ Visitor Experience” in ground transportation. The Ministers of […]

Results of antigua sailing week 2015


Bow Sail Number Yacht Name Yacht Design Owner/Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Race 8 T O Total A. Antigua Sailing Week – 1:Multihull Racing Racing CSA Division CSA – Multihull Racing 1. USA 4001 Timbalero III Gunboat G4 Eduardo Perez 1 1 1 3 1 […]

Antigua Sailing Week: Yida International Antigua Sailing Week Final Awards – Sleeper By A Wisker

antigua sailing week 2015

The Awards Ceremony for the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was held in Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour. The glittering prize giving was attended by His Excellency the Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Rodney Williams, Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy and Kenneth Kwok, Vice President of Yida International […]

PM Browne, will cater to the greater good of nation

In addressing utterances that have surfaced regarding environmental concerns, not only did the Prime Minister give the assurance that his administration is committed to sustainable development and the protection and management of the environment, but he served notice on the “fundamentalists” and those bent on narrow interests over the universal good. In explaining the stance […]

Pictures of final awards ceremony of antigua sailing week 2015

Soil Turned ,Jobs On

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  Yida Zhang, president of the Yida International Investment Group, spoke briefly at the ground breaking ceremo- ny for the Antigua Special Economic Zone. This historic event took place yesterday, on Thursday April 30, 2015 at Barnacle Point and Guiana Island. Apert from first expressing his love for Antigua and gratitude towards the na- tion’s […]

Rum Journal: Finding a Great Lobby Bar in Santo Domingo

  The lobby bar. At most hotels, it sets the tone for everything — it’s the first part of the hotel you notice. It welcomes you. It is the central meeting point. This is where you learn what a hotel is. That’s particularly true in a hotel in an urban area.   At the newly-opened […]

Royalton to open hotel in Negril

Blue Diamond’s Royalton brand is planning to open a resort in Negril. The company has announced that it would be opening the Royalton Negril at the former Grand Lido Resort and Spa in Negril, Jamaica. The Grand Lido closed its doors as a result on April 26, according to the property’s Web site. Royalton recently […]

Hon. Asot Michael opening remarks at OECS Regional Validation Workshop

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Mr. Master of Ceremonies, Distinguished representatives from OECS countries including our colleagues from the French Caribbean, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Mr. Hugh Riley, Mr. Roderick Soomer and other representatives from the OECS Commission, Ladies and gentlemen, It is indeed an honor and pleasure for me to be able to welcome you here […]

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