Antigua And Barbuda Tourist Office News

Sandals International parts ways with Grand Pineapple Antigua in Elite deal

Sandals International parts ways with Grand Pineapple Antigua in Elite deal

23rd Feb 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.

British Airways adds flight to Antigua and Barbuda

British Airways adds flight to Antigua and Barbuda

4th Oct 2014 Airline News

Asot Michael, Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism minister, has revealed the destination will benefit from an additional flight with British Airways for the summer 2015. This increase comes following a meeting held with British Airways officials at the BA headquarters in England, but also on the back of the airlines growing confidence in the destination.

Antigua & Barbuda launch trade focus

Antigua & Barbuda launch trade focus

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority is collaborating with the Antigua Hotel & Tourist Association for the inaugural ‘Showcase Antigua Barbuda’ at the Sandals Grande Antigua. Members of the trade will also be able to benefit from participation in activities organized exclusively for the UK market by the Tourism Authority.

British Airways boosts Antigua flights despite APD concerns

British Airways boosts Antigua flights despite APD concerns

24th Sep 2011 Airline News

British Airways has boosted its services to Antigua & Barbuda at a time when the airline has been cutting services to the Caribbean. Air Passenger Duty has been blamed for the cutbacks, with Antigua & Barbuda the only destination to gain flights in a new schedule announced earlier.