Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Names New Chairperson, US Director
By the Caribbean Journal staff
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has a pair of high-profile new appointments.
Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez announced the appointment of Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as the new chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, along with the appointment of Dean Fenton as its new US Director of Tourism.
Headley-Raeburn will also serve as a consultant to the tourism authority.
She will be responsible for “overseeing the development of policies and strategies designed to strengthen Antigua and Barbuda’s reputation as a world-class tourism and travel destination and achieve continued growth in tourism arrivals,” according to a statement.
“I am very excited that Lorraine Headley-Raeburn has agreed to join our Tourism leadership team and that we have appointed Dean Fenton as the US Director of Tourism. We have just celebrated another record-breaking year in Tourism arrivals, welcoming over one million visitors in 2018,” Fernandez said in a statement. “With increased airlift, new properties set to open, and the opening of a fifth berth in St. John’s we are uniquely positioned for sustained growth. The appointments of these two talented and dedicated Antiguans are critical to our continued success.”