Tourism

Rapid cancellations As Travelers to New York from Antigua told they must quarantine

Antiguan officials are scrambling to get the destination off a list of countries where New Yorkers face quarantine upon their return from vacation. New York...

United Airlines set to return to Antigua next month

United Airlines today announced it plans to resume service to popular leisure destinations in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. Even with these additions, United’s...

Sandals Commends American Airlines on Preflight Testing

Antigua News Room The move by American Airlines to introduce preflight testing for passengers travelling to Jamaica, the Bahamas and eventually the rest of CARICOM...

Unit Formed To Ensure Conformity To COVID-19 Protocols By Certified Properties

A new unit has been formulated within the Ministry of Tourism. A team of workers from various tourism departments whose original job functions may...

Passenger arrivals in August 2020 down 73% and occupancies at just 9.90% based on...

 The “Destination Performance/Occupancy and Airlift” report just released by the Antigua Barbuda Hotels & Tourism Association (ABHTA) assesses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic...

Better Times Not Far Away For Caribbean Tourism

Visitation to the Caribbean was down nearly 50% for the first six months of this year, but better times are ahead, Caribbean tourism officials...

American Airlines Suspends Tuesdays and Wednesdays Flights From Miami To Antigua

American Airlines has cut its daily flights from Miami to the VC Bird International Airport in Antigua. Passengers will no longer be able to depart...

North American travel advisors say cumbersome Caribbean COVID-19 protocols deterring visitors

By Earl Bousquet As several Caribbean destinations try to revive a tourism and hospitality sector ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic and attract visitors and the...