Latest News for: Barbados transport


Looking to banish the winter blues? Try these cut-price Caribbean holidays

Metro UK 04 Nov 2023
Charitable Travel)Barbados walking tour. Spending 10 nights in Barbados, this leisurely group tour includes guided walks past palm-fringed beaches, heritage trails and botanical gardens while based at a beachside hotel ... From £2,789pp, half-board, including flights, all transport and entrance fees, Rambler Holidays.

Guyana to establish US$14 million regional food hub

Jamaica Observer 27 Sep 2023
“We want Guyana to be the food hub, the primary production hub of the Caribbean so that we could supply the Caribbean ... Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh said the government have been in discussions with the Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley about sourcing inputs from northern Brazil and transporting them through Guyana to Barbados and vice versa.

Guyana to establish regional food hub costing US $14m

The Daily Herald 27 Sep 2023
Crop from the Tacama Gold Incorporated’s corn and soya bean project in the Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice Region ... Mohammed Sulaiman on Monday ... Ashni Singh said the government has been in discussions with Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, about sourcing inputs from Northern Brazil and transporting them through Guyana to Barbados and vice versa ... .

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.