Category Archives: Opinion

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Tourism Expenditure Under he Microscope

The January-December Stayover Expenditure 2018 Report makes very interesting reading, but it does raise a number of unexplained questions. It is now well over six months since Government introduced a bevy of new tourism taxes on 1st October 2018, including the Airline Travel and Tourism Development Fee (ATTDF) or second departure tax, Room Rate Levy, DTS Product Levy and Shared

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The Mueller Investigation

Received from a US correspondent – David, blogmaster There are not too many individuals in the USA space who have commanded media attention to match President Donald Trump. One person that qualifies is Robert Mueller, special counsel to oversee the department’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Barbados in the BIG Picture

Submitted by Tee White Much of the discussion going on in Barbados today about the current situation in the country tends to ignore both the historical and international context. However, it is very difficult to make sense of the current situation without taking these into account. From a historical point of view, the origin of modern Barbados can be traced

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Getting Value for Money from Destination Barbados

Booking flights independently can be very time consuming and challenging, but it can also reveal dramatic savings for those with tenacity and determination. While researching a return flight from Gatwick recently, the fare on the two legacy carriers, who serve the route, for identical dates varied by a staggering GB Pounds 300 to buy a no-frills economy ticket. Cab you

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