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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.

Antigua & Barbuda welcomes new terminal at V.C. Bird International Airport

Antigua & Barbuda welcomes new terminal at V.C. Bird International Airport

23 August 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Antigua and Barbuda has opened one of the most modern international airports in the Caribbean.  The 23,000 square meters new terminal for the destination, more than doubles the capacity of the adjacent previous terminal, making way for an increase in passenger use of the V.C. Bird International Airport as an all important airline hub, and the largest gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority launches new advertising campaign

Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority launches new advertising campaign

The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched an advertising campaign, in conjunction with 19 hotels and 19 tour operators, to promote ease of access and affordability to the twin-island destination. The campaign runs over two of the biggest sporting events of the year for the island - the end of West Indies vs. England cricket Test and the inaugural Antigua Sailing Week from April 25th-May 1st.

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

4 October 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.

US carriers offer new air service to Antigua

US carriers offer new air service to Antigua

19 July 2014 Airline News

Travellers to Antigua and Barbuda will have easier access by air following a series of successful meetings led by the Honourable Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy and held with executives of American Airlines in Miami, Florida and Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia.