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Antigua and Barbuda Showcases a Fresh New Look

March 19, 2015 @ 9:53 PM
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(Miami, Florida) - Antigua and Barbuda Tourism officials continue their relentless efforts to negotiate for more cruise calls.   They successfully showcased the attributes and attractions of the destination, at Cruise Shipping Miami 2015. The annual event held from Marc  h 16 – 19 is the largest gathering of Cruise Tourism Officials in North America. The Delegation headed by the Hon Asot A. Michael Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy included Senator Mary-Claire Hurst Chairperson of the Antigua Port Authority, General Manager Darwin Telemaque and Ms. Shirlene Nibbs Tourism Consultant in the Ministry of Tourism who has been tasked [...]

Hon. Asot Michael’s Remarks in MOT, & ABTA Joint Strategy Meeting

March 9, 2015 @ 11:05 AM
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Good morning Colleagues …        First of all, it’s a great pleasure to welcome the combined team of the Ministry of Tourism and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority to this important meeting. Indeed, I expect this meeting to produce plans, strategies and outcomes that will set the tourism industry on an upward trajectory. From this meeting, I want new, creative ideas that will serve to considerably enhance our place in the world market as one of the leading tourism destinations globally. I want to hear what my friend, Ambassador Sir Ron Sanders, once described to me as “disruptive thinking” – [...]

PM Browne delivers Rousing Address at CARCIOM Inter-Sessional Opening in the Bahamas

February 26, 2015 @ 12:01 PM
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“United Action will allow us to take advantage of opportunities that could better the lives of our people” NASSAU, The Bahamas – 26th February 2015……Focusing on a message of togetherness, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne delivered a rousing address at the Opening of the 26th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM in The Bahamas today, calling on the region’s leaders to approach the development of the region as one people. “Only our collective action in defence of our mutual interest will offer resistance to the tides of unfavourable challenges that rush from outside and imperil the livelihoods of our [...]

Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission moves forward with Plans for V.C. Bird Day and Sir Lester Bird Lighting Competition

November 21, 2014 @ 11:25 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda - November 17, 2014…………….With a high pass mark for the successful staging of the recently concluded 33rdIndependence celebrations in Antigua Barbuda, the newly appointed Festivals Commission- ABFC, is moving forward with plans for the Sir Lester Bird Lighting Competition and the commemoration of V.C. Bird Day, celebrating the work and contributions to Antigua and Barbuda’s development by the country’s most celebrated National Hero and Father of the Nation. The Festivals Commission on Tuesday announced the final two (2) activities which will close the calendar of events for 2014: the Sir. V. C. Bird Day, to be celebrated [...]

Antiguan & Barbudan Students Celebrate Independence Overseas

November 9, 2014 @ 12:40 PM
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“Rebuilding our Nation with Togetherness, Commitment and Perseverance”. New York, November 4th, 2014: Antiguan & Barbudan nationals studying in the United States celebrated the 33rd anniversary of the country’s Independence at the official Thanksgiving Service held in New York last Sunday, October 26, 2014. The service was hosted at the Bethel Gospel Assembly in Harlem, New York by the United Nation’s Ambassador Designate, Dr. Walton “Aubrey” Webson. The contingent of over twenty (20) students who are attending various institutions of higher learning in New York, including Monroe College, Mercy College and City College, are members of the recently founded Antigua [...]

Minster’s Remarks for Appreciation Dinner

November 6, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
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Honourable Asot Michael Minister of Tourism, Economic Development & Energy Government of Antigua and Barbuda WTM Partners Appreciation Dinner ADDRESS to Invitees 3rd November, 2014 Good evening ladies and gentlemen…. First of all, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to all of you for joining us for dinner this evening. I always enjoy being in the United Kingdom and had the privilege of being here a month ago to participate in the Lord Taverner’s fund raising dinner held in honor of the legendary cricketer, our own Sir Vivian Richards. Sir Viv and I were doing our small part [...]

Photo of the Day – Prime Minister Gaston Browne and President Barack Obama and Mrs. Obama

September 25, 2014 @ 1:45 AM
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Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Honourable Gaston A. Browne on Tuesdayattended a reception hosted by President of the United States His Excellency Mr. Barack Obama and First Lady Mrs. Michelle Obama at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly.  Prime Minister Browne also attended the Opening of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly which was addressed by President Obama.  Prime Minister Browne will delivery the National Address to the Assembly on Thursday 25th at approximately 1 p.m.

Townhall Meeting Notice

September 24, 2014 @ 8:15 AM
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The All Saints East & St Luke Constituency Branch of the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) will be hosting two (2) Townhall Meetings on Tuesday, 23rd September at the CT Samuel School in John Hughes and Thursday, 25 September, 2014 at the Old Road Primary at 7:30pm nightly. ABLP Caretaker and Parliamentary Secretary Sen. Colin James will address the gathering on matters regarding the ministry and other issues. All constituents are invited to attend. Signed by,     Senator Colin L James Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Sports, Culture & National Festivals Cassada Gardens, St John's, Antigua and Barbuda Tel: [...]

ANTIGUA’S NEW MINISTER OF TOURISM TOUCHED DOWN IN THE UK TO MEET WITH TOUR OPERATORS AND HOTEL PARTNERS

September 23, 2014 @ 4:20 AM
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Monday 22 SEPTEMBER 2014 Honourable Asot A. Michael, the newly appointed Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment & Energy, for the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, touched down in the UK on Monday 22 September for a packed itinerary during his 48 hour trip. Also joining the Tourism Minister was the Hon. Paul Chet Greene, Minister of Trade, Commerce, Industry, Sports, Culture and National Festivals. CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Colin C. James and the UK based tourism staff were also in attendance at the meetings with members of the travel trade, tour operators and Hotel Partners. [...]

John Hughes Townhall Meeting

September 16, 2014 @ 1:39 PM
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Senator Colin L James Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Sports, Culture & National Festivals Cassada Gardens, St John's, Antigua and Barbuda Tel: (268) 562-6224 (O), 464-5053 (M)  Townhall Meeting Notice  The All Saints East & St Luke Constituency Branch of the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) will be hosting a Townhall Meeting on Thursday, 18 September, 2014 at 7:30pm at the CT Samuel School in John Hughes. ABLP Caretaker and Parliamentary Secretary Sen. Colin James will address the gathering on matters regarding the ministry and other issues. All constituents are invited to attend. Signed by, Senator Colin L James Parliamentary [...]