US$ 1 million dollars has been approved to allow the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority to boost summer arrivals.
The ABTA is projecting that for the $ 1 million approved by Cabinet this week, it can bring US$ 12 million in value to the country during the typically slow summer months.
Members and the Director led the Cabinet through a presentation that identified the core programs: Health and Wellness, Romance, Yachting and Sailing, Heritage Tourism.
The Cabinet added Sports
The Cabinet agreed to provide the resources in two tranches of equal
“The object is to ensure that jobs and services in the tourism sector, during the May to October period, are not greatly diminished. Other Caribbean destinations are seeking to maximize tourism arrivals during the same summer period, making the competition intense,” the Cabinet believes.