Tourism

COMMENTARY: The Safe Restart Of Tourism Is Possible

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili The cost of the restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is there for all to see. Between January and May,...

How Antigua and the countries most reliant on tourists are coping post-lockdown

For the vast majority of human history, tourism didn’t exist. Only in the last half a century or so, since the rise of the...

Tourism Minister Denies Reports Of Better Treatment Of Tourists Over Returning Nationals

Tourism Minister, Charles Max Fernandez, has denied reports that insinuate that tourists are being treated with more respect and care than returning nationals. Many people...

Training To Intensify Ahead Of Opening Of Cruise Season

(CABINET NOTES) The St. John’s Development Corporation (SJDC) will commence and intensify the training of those taxi-drivers, bus operators, vendors and others with an interest...

Local investors ready to go with $50 million Falmouth Harbour project

(HURST CABINET NOTES) The Cabinet invited a very prolific architect and designer to address it on a planed project in the Falmouth Harbour neighbourhood that...

Over $10 Million In Severance Paid Out To Hotel Workers

Deputy General Secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union Chester Hughes says more than EC$ 10 million has been paid out so far...

Updated Travel Advisory for Antigua and Barbuda

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective immediately to ensure the continued safety of travelers and residents. The V.C. Bird...

Over 1000 Hotel Workers Back On The Job

(Hurst Cabinet Notes) The opening of the borders is necessary in order to get the economy growing again, and to generate employment, the Chairman explained.   More...