After standing out for its high performance during 2023, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) won the Caribbean Tourism Council of the year award, presented by the Caribbean Journal
The Caribbean Travel Awards, presented by Caribbean Journal, celebrate the people and places that contribute to improving the position of the Caribbean, ensuring that it continues to offer the best hotels and attractions; and highlighting the best tourism executives. In addition, it recognizes the most outstanding in the sector of gastronomy, romance, sustainability and innovation, led by the editorial team of the Caribbean Journal and the main experts in Caribbean travel and tourism.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transport and Investment, Charles Fernandez, called the awards “a demonstration of the strong performance of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority and tourism industry teams during the year” and added: ” “Being recognized by our colleagues in the region is an honor, and I am tremendously proud of the work of our teams.”
For his part, Alexander Britell, editor of the Caribbean Journal indicated: “Antigua and Barbuda has experienced meteoric growth in tourism in recent years. “The destination performance of the two islands in the 10th edition of the Caribbean Travel Awards is a testament to that success. From its Caribbean-leading culinary offering to its position as a world-class wedding destination, Antigua and Barbuda and ABTA are a model for
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During 2023, the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority hosted the first-ever Antigua and Barbuda Restaurant Week in May and rolled out the red carpet for couples visiting the destination during Romance Month in June.
“I want to congratulate our entire team for their commitment to ensuring that Antigua and Barbuda stands out from other destinations. Our top priority is to continue to increase the number of flights, produce unique marketing campaigns and initiatives, and focus on sustainability. “Winning several of these prestigious awards is a great achievement and highlights the endless dedication we give to promoting the destination and contributing to the success of our islands’ tourism industry,” said Colin James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. .
The Verandah Antigua and Hammock Cove also received awards: the first, for the Caribbean all-inclusive resort, and the second, for the Small all-inclusive resort of the year.
Source : EM M