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Barbados: AA Will Not Pull Flights “Without Discussing It With Us”

 Above: an American Airlines flight By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines officials have pledged not to end their 38-year relationship with Barbados despite the company’s merger talks with US Airways, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. Sealy said …

Barbados to Boost Community Tourism

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is continuing to focus “more and more” on heritage and culture tourism, something Tourism Minister Richard Sealy says will go hand in hand with a push for more engagement at …

Barbados Seeking to Be Rebanded Within British Air Passenger Duty

 Above: a British Airways Flight By the Caribbean Journal staff The fight for a “fairer” British Air Passenger Duty, a levy on flights originating in the United Kingdom based on their destination, will continue until a resolution is found, according …

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 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ winter tourist season “will be an improvement on where it was last year,” according to Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. The Minister said there were a number of “encouraging developments” that …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Establishing a film commission could help Barbados evolve as a mecca for audiovisual production by attracting global film producers, according to Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. Sealy, who was speaking at the Caribbean Tales symposium, said …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados will continue to lobby against the existing Air Passenger Duty band system, Tourism Minister Richard Sealy said yesterday. The APD is charged at rates that vary according to the distance traveled from Britain. “I …

 By Lincoln Depradine The Grenadian government is considering initiatives to attract “bona fide” investors to the country and generate greater employment opportunities. The initiatives were revealed Tuesday during the unveiling of a new strategic plan for taking Grenada’s tourism industry …

 Following news that Barbados and Panama were “on the verge” of an airlift agreement, Barbados Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy held “extensive” talks with COPA Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron this week in Panama. After emerging from the talks, Sealy said …

 Above: Panama City, San Jose and Bridgetown Following the lead of a number of Caribbean countries, Barbados is looking south to improve its economy. Two Central American countries, Panama and Costa Rica, will be the sites of a diplomatic and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Singer Rihanna has signed a multi-year deal with the Barbados Tourism Authority to exclusively promote the country. The three-year partnership will begin on Aug. 5, when Rihanna performs a full-length concert of her “Loud” tour. …