Oetker Collection has appointed Aleksandra Vukojevic to the role of managing director at Jumby Bay Island. Born in Croatia, Vukojevic graduated from the University of Medicine and started her career as a medical doctor.
Antigua & Barbuda has partnered with GeoTourist to create navigational application content for the destination. It will offer visitors the chance to explore the destination independently, while being guided by Antiguan storytellers, all from their mobile phone.
Harcourt Developments has announced the appointment of Thomas Orchard as the new managing director of Carlisle Bay, Antigua.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Vancouver-based property development company, Replay Destinations, to manage Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua. The property will open in 2021 in the Caribbean’s West Indies.
Curtain Bluff will reopen in Antigua at the end of October, following a $13.5 million-dollar refurbishment. The most significant refurbishment since its opening, the renovation includes a full overhaul of the resort entrance, restaurants, bar, lounge and reception area.
Visitors to London are being offer a chance to dip their toes into the hot sand beaches of Antigua & Barbuda in the heart of Soho. The first ever Caribbean-inspired pop up beach shack is now open at Archer Street Bar, right in the heart of vibrant Soho.
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.
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.
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.
The twin island destination of Antigua and Barbuda is set to see more development in the world of tourism with an increase in UK tourist visits of 22% since this time last year, the announcement of a new Minister for Tourism following the recent elections and the completion of the new terminal at the V.C. Bird International Airport by November 2014.
The ground has been broken at the site of Antigua’s major terminal, an expansion to the VC Bird International Airport, located north of Saint John’s. It is hoped that the $45 Million investment will bring jobs, economic growth and even greater tourist numbers to the islands of Antigua and Barbuda.