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Antigua and Barbuda Seeing Growth in UK Bookings

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor U.K. luxury tour operators have reported growth in revenue in revenue following the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s recent marketing campaign. Luxury tour operator, the Inspiring Travel Company has reported an increase in Antigua bookings this …

Norwegian to Bring Back UK-Puerto Rico Flights

 Norwegian is bringing back its flights to Puerto Rico. The low-cost carrier announced that it would be bringing back the United Kingdom’s only direct flights to Puerto Rico beginning in November. The carrier first launched the flights in the recent …

Barbados, UK Sign Air Services Agreement

 Barbados and the United Kingdom have signed a new air services agreement. The deal is “expected to strengthen existing air transport links between the two countries,” according to a statement. “Under this agreement, Barbadian-designated carriers can operate to intermediate points …

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 Above: regional flags at the talks in London (Photo: UKG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from the British government and across CARICOM met in London this week for high-level talks. The UK side included Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister …

 Above: a British Airways Flight By Alexander Britell The British Air Passenger Duty continues to rise, and it continues to hurt tourism to the Caribbean, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In a statement issued ahead of UK Chancellor George …

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is moving ahead with its plans to shift its final court of appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Thursday that the …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom will be providing around $370,370 USD in emergency support for humanitarian efforts in St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, according to the British High Commission …

 Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Enterprise City special economic zone has begun a campaign to court tech and media companies in the United Kingdom. The economic zone project says it is looking for companies …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The Air Passenger Duty on flights originating in the United Kingdom continues to rise, despite significant opposition from the Caribbean region and the UK tourism industry. Following the announcement by British Chancellor of …

 Above: Antigua’s booth at World Travel Market By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda expects will see increased airlift out of the United Kingdom this season, according to Tourism Minister John Maginley. Most notably, beginning Dec. 19, Antigua will …

 Above: UK and Cayman Islands officials (Photo: Ministry of Financial Services) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom signed what the former called a “FATCA-type” agreement on Tuesday. The agreement paves the way for Cayman …

 Above: the Wave Knight By the Caribbean Journal staff A United Kingdom warship patrolled the waters between the Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti on Sunday, following a request by the office of Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd. The …

 Above: a British Airways flight By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — The United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty, a tax levied on flights originating in the country, “creates an obstacle to job creation and economic growth” in many destinations, including …

 Above: Former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell The United Kingdom is formally requesting the extradition of former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick this month, the TCI announced in a statement Wednesday. Misick was arrested under an Interpol …

 Above: former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick has been arrested at the Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal Police, according to the TCI Special Investigation and Prosecution …

 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 …

 Above: British Foreign Secretary William Hague (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islanders will head to the polls on Friday, a “significant step” on the path to democracy, according to British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The …

 Above: Little Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A team from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development is in Montserrat to examine whether has Montserrat has met its six-month milestones in the Strategic Growth Programme. The move comes after …