Posts Tagged ‘Antigua and Barbuda’

Record breaking cruise arrivals by year end at Antigua and Barbuda

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Antigua and Barbuda is poised to receive 907,172 cruise ship visitors for this year. The Tourism Minister Asot Michael made the disclosure in a release to the media. (

Antigua and Barbuda Present Cruise Master Plan

Monday, January 30th, 2017

After three days of discussions and presentations to the cruise industry in South Florida, Antigua & Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Honorable Asot A. Michael, is “very encouraged” about the future of his country’s cruise sector, according to a statement. (

Antigua: Cruise ship aborts call due to weather

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

The country missed an opportunity to host 3,000 passengers yesterday when bad weather forced the Azura Cruise Liner of P&O Cruises to abandon a call to St John’s Harbour. (

Cruise passenger dies while snorkelling

Monday, December 5th, 2016

A day of exploring Antigua ended tragically for a cruise passenger yesterday. Sixty-four-year-old Martin Brutosky of New York, died while snorkelling by Bird Island. The police do not suspect foul play. (

Antigua becomes cruise line port

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Antigua has made a leap forward to becoming a homeport for cruise lines, as St John’s will be one of four homes for the Spanish cruise line, Pullmantur. (

Antigua & Barbuda. Record year for cruise tourism in 2015

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Approximately 340 vessels visited the shores of Antigua & Barbuda in 2015, bringing a total of 650,000 passengers. According to President of the Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Tourism Association, this represents a “24 per cent increase over the past year”. (

Antigua and Barbuda Prepares for Fruitful Winter Cruise Season

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials are anticipating a busy winter cruise season. (

Antigua and Barbuda: Major Upgrades Coming

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Chinese investments will drive a significant pier upgrade for cruise ships in Antigua and Barbuda in the coming years. (more…)

Antigua and Barbuda: More Summer Calls

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

In a thorough tourism media presentation, Antigua and Barbuda confirmed that they had six cruise calls schedule for July, up 100 percent from 2012. (

Antigua Government to Undergo Cruise Port Fitness Study

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Saint John’s Development Corp. on the Caribbean island of Antigua retained Miami-based Global Destinations Development to evaluate the Caribbean island for increased cruise business over the next 15 to 20 years. (

News from Antigua & Barbuda

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

For the 2010-2011 Winter Cruise Ship Season, there will also be an increased Police presence at Heritage Quay and the environs. (

Antigua. Cruise Rush About to Begin

Monday, September 27th, 2010

The October start of the highly anticipated 2010 cruise tourism season will kick off with 10 cruise calls on schedule. (

Security Measures in Antigua and Barbuda

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda takes every incident involving the safety of our visitors and our citizens seriously and commits itself to implementing policies and initiatives to
ensure security and safety for everyone. (