Tag Archives: Barbados Tourism

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Open for Singles!

Depending on which of the multitude of sources you believe, our average year round hotel occupancy is quoted at around 67 percent. Recently a senior industry spokesperson stated that we have a total of ‘6,000 hotel rooms and 3,000 villa rooms’. This does not of course include the explosion of alternative lodging choices which has ‘appeared’ over the last decade.

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Government Ministers Flying Economy

If the reporting is factually correct, then all of us should warmly welcome the recent announcement by Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, stating that ‘the country’s tourism sector is about to become a level playing field when it comes to concessions granted for food and beverage importation’. Adding ‘she had tasked Minister of Tourism, Kerrie Symmonds, to eradicate the bureaucratic unevenness

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