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Dates announced for ICC T20 Men’s World Championship 2024 – Barbados

Barbados is gearing up to host nine thrilling fixtures in the 2024 ICC Men's T20 World Cup, culminating in the electrifying finals. This prestigious event promises to showcase the pinnacle of T20 cricket talent from around the globe, with teams battling it out for glory on the sunny Caribbean island. The tournament format is structured with four groups, each comprising five teams. Following the group...

Barbados to Host Thrilling ICC T20 Cricket World Cup Final and Matches in June 2024

The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as Barbados gears up to host the final and eight other exhilarating matches of the ICC T20 World Cup in June 2024. The prestigious Kensington Oval, fondly known as the 'Mecca' of cricket in the Caribbean, will be the epicenter of cricketing action, promising fans a riveting experience. The ICC recently unveiled the fixtures, confirming Barbados as the stage...

Apes Hill Barbados Receives “Development of the Year” Award from Golf Inc. Magazine

Apes Hill Barbados, a luxury resort residential community, has been honored with the prestigious "Development of the Year" award by Golf Inc. magazine. This recognition comes as a testament to the exceptional quality of the newly opened golf course within the community. Golf Inc. is an international trade publication that provides valuable industry insights, trends, and best practices to owners and...

Barbados Tourism Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership with PGA TOUR

In a groundbreaking move, the PGA TOUR and Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. have officially sealed a multi-year partnership, solidifying the Caribbean nation as the Official Tourism Sponsor of both the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions until 2027. Under this strategic agreement, Barbados Tourism will immerse itself in the PGA TOUR landscape, utilizing digital activations, creative content, and presence at...

Caribbean Tourism Surges: CTO Reports Record Visitor Arrivals in 2023

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), headquartered in Barbados, has announced a significant surge in visitor arrivals across the region in 2023. According to their latest report, international visitor numbers increased by an estimated 14.3 percent, marking a continuation of the positive recovery trend observed in the tourism sector. Presenting the findings of the "Caribbean Tourism Performance...

Caribbean Hotel Investment Market Defies Expectations

Reflecting on the trajectory from the depths of the pandemic to the present, Fernando Garcia-Chacon expresses admiration for the rapid rebound witnessed in the Caribbean hotel investment market. As the leader of the CBRE Hotels Advisory team, Garcia-Chacon acknowledges the initial hope that hotel investments might regain their footing by 2024 or 2025. However, the reality has surpassed expectations, with...

Flight and Cruise Expansion Elevate Barbados Tourism

In a recent legislative address, Barbados’ top tourism official heralded a significant surge in tourism activity, buoyed by expanded flight schedules and a notable increase in cruise ship visitors compared to the previous year. Ian Gooding-Edghill, the Minister of Tourism and International Transport for Barbados, highlighted the remarkable rise in arrival numbers, attributing it to the substantial...

Barbados Government Initiates Strategic Sale of Savannah Hotel, Advances GEMS Project Divestment

Barbados' government is moving forward with the divestment of the Savannah Hotel, a key component of the GEMS project, to an undisclosed buyer. This strategic maneuver aims to invigorate the hotel sector. The Savannah Hotel in Barbados, previously under the government's ownership as part of the GEMS of Barbados hotel project, is poised for a change in ownership. Ian Gooding-Edghill, the Minister of...

Barbados’ Welcome Stamp: Bridging Work and Paradise for Digital Nomads

Barbados' Welcome Stamp initiative has emerged as a beacon for digital nomads, drawing in a remarkable 400 participants over the past year, with a majority hailing from the United States. This innovative program, designed to offer a seamless blend of work and leisure in a picturesque island setting, has proven to be a resounding success, showcasing a promising model for sustainable tourism. Originally...

Cunard Unveils Expanded Voyages to Barbados in 2025 and 2026

In a recent announcement, Cunard revealed plans to enhance its Barbados itinerary for 2025 and 2026, introducing thirteen new sailings to the picturesque island, as stated in a press release. These fresh voyages, set to go on sale at 1 pm on March 7, 2024, complement the existing six sailings already available from late 2024 to 2026. View Luxury Holiday Villas For Rent in Barbados Villa Elan –...

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