Marlon Madden, Author at Barbados Today
Marlon Madden
Articles by Marlon Madden

New strategic focus to push tourism product

A focus on quality product development will be critical to the...

UN check early next year for major conference

A United Nations advance team is expected here early next year to...

Lacklustre performance in Barbados and other Caribbean...

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is...

Economy ‘on track’ with credit ratings boost...

Buoyed by a major upgrade of Barbados’ creditworthiness yesterday,...

Hoteliers ‘unable to get promised concessions’, says...

Over a year after hoteliers were given a promise by Government that...

RBC sells EC banks to homegrown operators

Major Canadian banks continued their exodus from the Caribbean today...

‘National accessibility standard’ for tourism...

Hotels, guest houses and villas may soon be required to ensure their...

BHTA boss buoyant on tourism outlook

A leading tourism official said today he remains upbeat about the...

‘Lack of research, students in tourism’

Two prominent UWI professors have expressed disappointment at the low...

S&P notches credit rating up by six points

Barbados’ credit worthiness took a big leap up out of default...

Growing interest in sandbox

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is reporting continued...

Spare taxes on sport, build multisport home, urges organiser

A local sport organiser has called for tax waiver on sports tourism...

Beautify Bim, boost tourism, says TDC

An upbeat outlook for tourism was issued today by a major industry...

More upgrades coming to Aquatic Centre

After receiving some major upgrades over the last year, president of...

Port sets up mentorship programme

As it struggles with being ranked among the slowest and most costly...

Inequality, climate change ‘challenges to development’

While Barbados and other countries have made progress in minimizing...

Port ‘loses time, money’ in reboot of Customs software

The Bridgetown Port is counting its losses from waivered fees for...

FTC, FSC promise ‘timely regulation’

Consumers and businesses have been promised more timely decisions from...

FTC tells credit buyers ‘shop around’

Shoppers opting for layaway plans need to ask the right questions...