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Tourism ministers end ASTA Caribbean Showcase on high note

Jamaica Observer 08 Sep 2023
... Barbados; and Gary Sadler, executive vice president, UVI ... Ian Gooding-Edghill, minister of tourism and transportation, Barbados addressing the opening session of the American Society of Travel Advisors second annual Caribbean Showcase in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

'I'd love the energy spent arguing over slavery reparations to be used to save the ...

The Daily Mail 07 Sep 2023
Or, as he calls it, 'a lonely person's dinner' ... Outspoken ... READ MORE ... Advertisement ... Second ... For several years, they have been researching their family tree, uncovering unpalatable truths about an ancestor on his mother's side, who was born into slavery in Barbados before being transported to Guyana, most likely to work on a Gladstone sugar plantation ... .

Summit-like atmosphere as tourism ministers descend on ASTA Caribbean Showcase, TCI

Jamaica Observer 04 Sep 2023
Chester Cooper, deputy prime minister and minister of tourism, investment and aviation, The Bahamas; Dr Ernest Hillaire, deputy prime minister and minister of tourism, investment, culture, creative industry and information, St Lucia; Ian Gooding-Edghill, minister of tourism and ...

DNA study of remains at Delaware site find kinship among European settlers, African slaves

Phys Dot Org 02 Aug 2023
Anthropological geneticist Raquel E ... "There's no direct port in this locale, so these men would have had to be forcibly brought into Maryland or the port of New York and then transported via land.". Fleskes also speculates that since John Avery was a mariner with ties to Barbados, the enslaved individuals could have been brought from the Caribbean.

Saudi Cabinet renews condemnation of Qur’an burnings in Sweden, Denmark

Arab News 25 Jul 2023
The Cabinet authorized the Saudi Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services to sign a draft agreement with the government of Barbados in the area of air transport services. The Cabinet also approved assigning the Deputy Minister of Transport and Logistics for Roads Affairs Badr ...

Sunrise Airways CEO lauds Government of Barbados’ landmark decision to reduce airport service charge

TravelDailyNews 12 Jul 2023
The Government of Barbados, and in particular Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Ian Gooding-Edghill, are to be commended for their bold and progressive leadership toward improving air travel within the Caribbean basin ... As a result, the Barbados airport service charge was reduced from US$35 to US$20.

Gurdip Bath honored with Barbados’ highest state recognition for key role in vaccine transportation

The Eastern Herald 26 Jun 2023
Bridgetown, Barbados ... Following the initial announcement, it was elaborated that The Right Honorable Gurdip Bath being awarded this “highest state honour” is in recognition of his key role in arranging the transport of 100,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from India to Barbados in February 2021.

Can an Island Paradise Get Tourists to Care About Going Green?

The Daily Beast 24 Jun 2023
ECO Lifestyle & Lodge, Barbados ... Every day, I’d wake up and get breakfast and meet my expert guide for the week, Shawn Butcher, the chief executive concierge (CEC) of Reflections of Barbados, a transportation and full concierge service that specializes in tours, and we’d check out something new in sustainability and tourism around Barbados.

CHTA Travel Forum: Redefinition of tourism post COVID needed to accelerate growth in the Region, ...

TravelDailyNews 11 May 2023
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has urged regional tourism stakeholders to redefine the industry in what can now be described as the new post-COVID era ... Ian Gooding-Edghill, Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Barbados, and Marc Melville, CEO, Chukka Caribbean.

Bartlett to participate in Caribbean Travel Marketplace trade show

Jamaica Observer 09 May 2023
Other panellists will include Minister of Tourism and Transport, Cayman Islands, and current chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Kenneth Bryan; Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Barbados, Ian Gooding-Edghill, and Chief Executive Officer of Chukka Caribbean, Marc Melville, with Madden-Greig as moderator.

CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Forum to focus on key industry issues

TravelDailyNews 28 Apr 2023
... Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Kenneth Bryan, who is also the Cayman Islands Minister of Tourism and Ports; Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett; and host minister Ian Gooding Edghill, Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport.

Barbados looking to Latin America to further develop tourism sector

Jamaica Observer 15 Apr 2023
Tourism and International Transport Minister, Ian Gooding-Edghill, said this will aid Barbados in continuing to strengthen the relationship and marketing efforts in the region and further demonstrate the confidence in this market for the growth of the tourism industry ... Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Saint Patrick’s Day 2023 Remembrance: England’s “Irish Slaves”

GlobalResearch 17 Mar 2023
“In clearing the ground for the adventurers and soldiers (the English capitalists of that day) To be transported to Barbados and the English plantations in America ... In 1652, prior to the wholesale transportation of Irish, most of 12 thousand political prisoners on Barbados were Irish.

P&O Cruises to name new ship in Barbados

TravelDailyNews 16 Mar 2023
All eyes will be on Barbados this week as the island hosts an unprecedented cruise ship celebration ...It’s an opportunity for Barbados to be featured and you can’t pay for that publicity,” said Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ian Gooding-Edghill ... “Our naming party in Barbados is a world first and so it had to be rum.

Barbados to host first ever naming of international cruise line in the Caribbean

Jamaica Star 15 Mar 2023
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 15, CMC – Britain’s Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, will on Thursday celebrate the naming of its new ship, Arvia, here which Tourism and International Transport Minister, Ian Gooding-Edghill, says provides “an opportunity for Barbados to be featured” internationally.

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