Travellers to Canada urged to refrain from travelling with two passports

The Canadian government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is advising members the public who have been issued new E-passports and who wish to travel to Canada to refrain from travelling with both their old and new passports. Rather, persons are advised to transfer the visa counterfoil to the new passport to avoid delays at …

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Stakeholders disappointed as high waves and strong winds turn away mega cruise ships

Spread the love A cloud of disappointment hung over local tourism stakeholders whose expectations of earning some much needed income were dashed yesterday morning after three major cruise ships were forced to cancel plans to dock in Antigua. The cancellation was due to high waves and strong winds that are currently impacting the island and …

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They sheltered in Florida after an earthquake. Now Trump wants these Haitians gone

lmost every day, it seems, a parishioner comes to Father Reginald Jean-Mary with the same plea: Pray for us, we’re scared. We can’t go back, not now. They live in fear of a forced return to Haiti, a country where they were born and that they love, but one that’s been paralyzed by poverty, violent protests …

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JETS CROWD ANGUILLA’S AIRPORT FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR

There have been a sizeable number of private jets at the Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport in Anguilla, over the Christmas and New Year period, giving rise to the expectation when direct commercial jet travel to the island will eventually be commonplace. The increased number of private jets, in fact, started flying into Anguilla at …

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LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica

According to Dominica News Online, LIAT officials have dismissed the recent rumours surrounding its operations in Dominica. An unofficial advisory had been circulated – indicating that there would be flight disruptions in Dominica, due to the political environment. The advisory further stated that LIAT announced the cancellation of all flights to and out of Dominica, …

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Julians at Quintessence Hotel Reopens for Second Season.

(PRESS RELEASE) – JULIANS—A Tropical French Bistro will reopen on Friday, October 26, 2018, for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is scheduled to open prior to the hotel’s 2018-19 season launch on November 5th. Executive Chef Dominique Thevenet and his staff are prepped and ready to provide an unrivalled fine dining experience to all guests…in …

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Canada institutes new measures in processing permanent resident applications for C’bean nationals

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(CMC) — The Canadian immigration agency – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has instituted new measures in processing permanent resident applications for Caribbean and other immigrants. “We know that applying to immigrate to Canada is a life changing event, and we understand how frustrating it can be when applications take longer than expected. That’s why …

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Updates on hurricane-affected areas

Travel Agent recently sat in on the Caribbean Tourism Organization‘s (CTO) series of press briefings conducted by tourism officials from Caribbean islands impacted by last year’s hurricane season. Here are the highlights. Anguilla Alison Ross, senior vice president of the Anguilla Tourist Board for North America, says Anguilla is open for business. In fact, the island’s airport actually reopened within a …

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The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) appoints Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada.

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(GIS) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. Faria, President of JF Marketing, will support the marketing efforts of the SLTA as part of a leading, national strategy to reposition the destination to Canadians. With almost 20 years of industry experience, Faria brings a wealth of knowledge …

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