Antigua and Barbuda upbeat about talks with Carnival Cruiseline

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has described as “productive and constructive” talks with officials of the Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line regarding the ongoing impasse between them that had led to the company cancelling several scheduled calls to the island.

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St. Lucia prepares for bumper cruise arrivals in March

The St. Lucia Tourism Ministry says it anticipates an almost 15 per cent increase in visitor arrivals for the month of March this year and is preparing for it.

A statement from Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) said the country has, in three days, received 19,052 cruise travelers to the destination and anticipates an additional 125,434 cruise passengers before the month ends, bringing the estimated total to 144,486.

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David says he is not part of a plot to oust Prime Minister Tillman Thomas

General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress and former Tourism Minister Peter David has denied allegations that he is part of a plot to remove Prime Minister Tillman Thomas from office.

David, the General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and MP for the town of St.George, says the conspiracy claims are unfounded. Continue reading