Category Archives: Tourism

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Overcooking the Golden Goose

I was fortunate enough to attend the very first Caribbean Aviation Meet-Up hosted in Dominica during 2016 and use the word ‘fortunate’ without reservation, as even after over 50 years being deeply involved in a wide range of tourism ventures still found the event refreshingly informative and frankly, inspirational. The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meet-Up will take place on St.

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Butch Stewart’s Sandals Features in the Fraud Section of the UK News

The following articles is reproduced in the public interest – David, Blogmaster Sandals Resorts ‘operated decades-long tax fraud by charging guests 12% rates but pocketed the cash in secret deal with local Caribbean governments,’ class action lawsuit claims Sandals Resorts has been hit with a class action lawsuit in Florida on Tuesday over an alleged tax fraud scheme run at

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Flying German Wings

Barbados has been hugely successful in attracting new airlift and all our major markets have largely benefited, most notably the United States. The new German Wings upcoming three flights each week from Frankfurt hopefully will dramatically increase our Continental European visitors. Not just from Germany, but from all the bordering countries that enjoy seamless rail connections to the adjacent Frankfurt

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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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