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Tourism Authority partners to develop ‘Explore Antigua’ mobile app and tourist map

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(Point Express) Hashtag Communications, with the endorsement of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, has announced the release of a new and interactive tourist map...

Leadership change at ABHTA

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(Observer) The Antigua and Barbuda Hotels and Tourism Association (ABHTA) has bid farewell to its outgoing chairman, Vernon Jeffers Snr, who chaired it from May...

Cruise ships’ return still ‘several months’ away

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(Observer) The once familiar sight of titanic cruise liners dwarfing the oceanfront buildings of St John’s is still several months away from returning, industry chiefs...

Call for urgent tourism meeting to mitigate against losses from UK lockdown

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(Observer) The head of the union which represents a wide cross-section of hotel workers is calling for an urgent meeting with tourism industry heads to...

Master Plan for Tourism underway

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(Observer) Tourism officials here are busy trying to formulate a master plan for the struggling sector that could propel more buoyancy in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic...

African-themed resort could bring the ‘motherland’ to Antigua

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With consistent calls for increased African representation throughout the diaspora, one hotelier is looking to bridge the gap between Lagos and St John’s. According to...

Tour companies struggling amid ‘unfair competition’ from resorts

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Local tour operators say the increasing number of large resorts running their own boat trips – under the guise of keeping their guests safe...

Long-stay visa programme to attract foreign professionals launched

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(Observer) A new programme to lure foreign professionals to live and work in Antigua and Barbuda – and give the economy a welcome shot in...

Half of hotel rooms expected to be empty in upcoming tourism season

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(Observer) A new tourism industry report is painting a gloomy picture about the country’s economic bread basket as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc...

Royalton reopens in November

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(Pointe Xpress) Royalton Hotel has announced that it will reopen on 29th November, 2020. While this is welcomed news for an industry decimated by the coronavirus...