Category Archives: Tourism

Sandals MoU?

Social advocate Afra Raymond continues his work by calling for transparency with the agreement between Sandals and the Trinidad and Tobago government. The Butch Stewart company also featured in the Barbados newsfeed this week when newly elected Prime Minister Mia Mottley signaled that she will be meeting with Stewart soon to discuss  the expectation of her government. -David – Barbados

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Mia Mottley Government and the Goose

Submitted by The Mahogany Coconut Group The Mahogany Coconut Group (MCG), joins with all Barbadians in wishing the newly elected Barbados Labour Party government, all the best as it takes over from the badly beaten Democratic Labour Party, whose ten years stay at the wicket, is best described as anemic and unsuccessful. The former prime minister, Mr. Freundel Stuart displayed

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Silver Sands Hotel is Perfect!

Hotel ownership and operation is nothing new to the British holiday giant, Thomas Cook, but could it offer an opportunity for Barbados and help upgrade or bring back in service, hotels like the closed Silver Sands. According to Thomas Cook’s chief hotels officer, Ingo Burmester, their ‘strategy is to strengthen the quality of our own-brand portfolio which now comprises eight

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Sports Tourism Marks the Spot!

One of the most creative ‘tools’ we have available to help increase arrivals and occupancy during the slower summer months is through the hosting of special events including attracting sporting tournaments. One such event is the upcoming Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7S contest, set to take place in Kensington Oval on the 8th and 9th December. A quoted 32

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#sewagerush@accra

When the sewage breach on the South Coast first surfaced social media was accused of being irresponsible by giving it maximum airplay. Two ministers – John Boyce and Richard Sealy – felt motivated to jump smackdab in the affected area. Subsequent events have graphically illustrated that there was validity in concerns expressed at this relatively early juncture. Further, it is

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