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Central Bank: Tourism up due to more seats and major events

The tourism sector was helped by having more airline capacity - seats on more scheduled flights or larger airplanes coming to Barbados - and events like the Barbados Reggae Festival and the English Cricket Tour.
Commentary & Analysis

LIAT: Leave Incorporation Any Time

I could never understand why Owen Arthur hastily assembled the leaders of a few other islands back in 2003 to announce that Barbados and their governments were borrowing money from the Caribbean Development bank.

Mottley: We're ready to sell our shares in Liat

Ms. Mottley told Parliament on Tuesday that the Barbados government did not believe Liat could do what it needed to under its current structure.

BTMI promotes Barbados in Italy ahead of new Lufthansa service to island

Barbados will be the only Caribbean island being served by the Lufthansa Group, and Italians will be able to fly here from seven cities: Milan, Bologna, Turin, Florence, Venice and Verona.

Symmonds: Gov't launching tender for PPP for Barbados airport

Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds said on Feb. 13 that the concessionaire would be given an operational lease for a period of 20 to 30 years, allowing for a reasonable time to have a return on the investment.