Antigua And Barbuda Tourist Office News

Antigua & Barbuda breaks US visitor record in 2016

Antigua & Barbuda breaks US visitor record in 2016

Antigua & Barbuda ended 2016 on a high note by celebrating the arrival of the 100,000th US Visitor in the year, for the first time in recorded arrivals history. This milestone was a crowning achievement in a banner year for tourism that included announcing multiple new properties, the re-opening of Pineapple Beach Club, and the breaking of ground on new projects including a Marriott Autograph property.

Sandals International parts ways with Grand Pineapple Antigua in Elite deal

Sandals International parts ways with Grand Pineapple Antigua in Elite deal

23 February 2016 Hotel News

Sandals Resorts International has announced the sale of Grand Pineapple Antigua to Elite Island Resorts, effective May 30th, 2016. The 180-room resort located at Long Bay, Antigua will continue accepting bookings and will remain open as it seamlessly transitions to a new name and brand, Pineapple Beach Club, on June 1st under Elite Island Resorts’ ownership.

Antigua & Barbuda launches new brand campaign

Antigua & Barbuda launches new brand campaign

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched a new ‘Island Life’ brand campaign with a high impact tube platform advertising campaign targeting London commuters. The 16-sheet poster campaign, will run across high footfall, centrally-located London underground stations until November 19th, timed to raise awareness ahead of the key Winter and January sales period.

New tourism leadership for Antigua and Barbuda

New tourism leadership for Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda’s minister of tourism, economic development investment and energy, Asot Michael, has announced the appointment of tourism executives for the island. Marie Walker and Jean-Marc Flambert will both take up roles as Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority vice presidents with responsibility for sales and marketing for the twin islands tourism portfolio. Walker is responsible for the United States and Canada while Flambert has responsibility for the United Kingdom and Europe.