Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Names New Chairperson, US Director

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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.

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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.

Antigua Barbuda Tourism Appointments

“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.”

— CJ