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Virgin Atlantic introduces more flights to Barbados for Winter 2019 Season

In a bid to increase choice for customers travelling from the Manchester region, Virgin Atlantic is expanding its operation out of Manchester Airport, with brand new flights from its northern base, including increased flights to Barbados. The airline says a third weekly service from Manchester to Barbados will be introduced for the full Winter 2019 […]

Notice to Barbadians travelling to Miami

Barbadians travelling to Miami for business or pleasure have been reminded of the importance of securing their travel documents. Consul General in Miami, Neval Greenidge, pointed out today that in recent weeks there has been an unusually high number of thefts of passports, particularly from cars of persons shopping in the Hialeah area. He has […]


Tropical Storm Dorian disrupts some LIAT flights

LIAT is advising passengers that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, several destinations within its network will be affected. Several flights have been cancelled for Monday, the airline said in a statement. These include: LI 756 from St. Lucia to Barbados LI 512 from Ogle, Guyana to Barbados LI 512 from Barbados to […]

GAIA to be expanded

Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds says Government is seeking to expand Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in a bid to accommodate more arrivals. “We are now in an advanced stage of doing an agreement that would allow us to see 75,000 square feet of new floor space being built out at GAIA and that is […]

Repeat visitors recognized

Seven repeat visitors to Barbados who have visited Barbados over a time span of nearly  40 years were recognized for their loyalty Friday night at the Gun Hill Signal Station. Robert and Bonnie Fraser (43 visits), Ken and Adrienne Layton (42 visits), Shirley Eyre (42 visits) and Robert and Shelagh Ffoul-kes-Jones (35 visits), received awards […]

Virgin launches first-ever Departure Beach location in Barbados

The Barbados tourism product got a major boost with the opening of the Virgin Holidays Departure Beach lounge at the Copacabana, Bay Street location on Saturday. The investment, which is upwards of $1 million, is a partnership between Virgin Holidays, Copacabana and the Sun Group. Copacabana remains open for business. The departure beach provides a […]